643: The Citizenship Amendment Bill, no repo rate cut by RBI and Unnao rape victim


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On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 granting exemption to a large part of the North East region. In the first segment, Deeptiman Tiwary, explains the reasons for this change and whether the bill will face criticism to the extent that it did last time it tried to pass. Next, Udit Misra talks about the reason why the RBI's monetary policy committee decided to not cut the repo rate, why it came as a surprise to many and the reason it might be worried. And last, a 23-year-old gangrape victim was set on fire allegedly by five men in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

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