Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

National Population Register


Parliament Winter session: Govt may bring Bill to allow NPR updation via birth and death database

November 27, 2022 7:13 am

According to the proposed Bill, the data will also be used for updating electoral rolls, the Aadhar database, ration cards, passports and driving licenses.

Census, NPR database declared as critical information infrastructure

November 09, 2022 9:00 am

The computer resources of all associated dependencies of the aforementioned entities have also been declared as "protected systems" under the law.

MHA annual report underlines need to update National Population Register across country

November 08, 2022 6:25 am

This is to incorporate the changes due to birth, death, and migration for which demographic and other particulars of each family and individual are to be collected.

Census new rules notified, people can self-enumerate online

March 13, 2022 7:06 am

In a gazette notification issued on Friday, the Centre amended Census Rules, 1990, to include “electronic form” and “self-enumeration” in the schedule of questions to be asked during census enumeration.

Centre postpones NPR update, first phase of Census

March 26, 2020 3:40 am

The updation of NPR was proposed to be done along with Phase I of Census 2021 in all States/UTs, except Assam, as it has already gone through the process of preparing National Register of Citizens.

Explained: Why there’s a question mark over NPR exercise after Odisha says put it off

March 21, 2020 1:45 pm

On Friday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging that the NPR updation be postponed.

Din in Maharashtra House as BJP tries to expose cracks in Sena-NCP-Cong alliance over CAA, NPR

March 15, 2020 2:27 am

Trouble erupted in the House after Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, while discussing budgetary grants, accused “some of the ministers” in the state of stoking fear among minorities.

Delhi Assembly resolution to discuss NPR-NRC link

March 13, 2020 8:58 am

In Delhi, the NPR updation exercise is supposed to begin on April 1 in the NDMC areas with the house-listing phase of Census 2021.

Amit Shah on NPR: No one to be marked D (doubtful)... telling you as Home Minister

March 13, 2020 10:40 am

While Punjab, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Puducherry, Bihar (where BJP rules with JD-U) and Andhra Pradesh have all passed resolutions against NPR, states such as Odisha and Telangana have reservations on the questions relating to details of parents in the NPR form.

AAP govt calls Assembly session, may seek NPR as per 2010 format

March 12, 2020 9:04 am

The Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, took the decision to convene the special session on Wednesday.