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Monday, February 17, 2020

National Population Register


Mamata says will write to all CMs against NPR implementation

February 15, 2020 4:28 am

In December, the Central government had approved over Rs 3,900 crore to update NPR, under which, a list of all “usual residents of the country” will be prepared. The state government is opposed to the NPR exercise.

'Cops kicked us in stomach': 16 anti-CAA protesters injured after clash with Delhi Police in Jamia Nagar

February 10, 2020 11:14 pm

Trouble erupted when the police put up barricades to stop the protesters from advancing towards Parliament.

Delhi anti-CAA stir HIGHLIGHTS: Jamia VC visits injured students in hospital

February 11, 2020 1:27 am

Delhi anti-CAA stir HIGHLIGHTS: While most of those injured complained they were kicked in their stomach, one woman complained of an injury to her private parts, said Dr Abdul Nazar, director of Al-Shifa Hospital.

Centre assures no document will be collected during NPR exercise

February 04, 2020 3:57 pm

Elaborating on what the NPR is, Rai said, it is a register containing details of persons usually residing in a village or rural area or town or ward or demarcated area within a ward in a town or urban area.

Bhupesh Bhagel: ‘Allowing NPR out of the question... will have to stop it at every step’

February 03, 2020 9:45 am

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel speaks to The Indian Express on updation of NPR, the Shaheen Bagh protests and his government's move to stop pension to MISA detainees.

States boycotting NPR can cause a constitutional crisis

January 31, 2020 12:28 pm

History will long remember this moment for how citizens pulled India back from the edge of fascism, through both, the resolve of collective civil disobedience and the public affirmation of their solidarity.

Mumbai: Two detained for ‘protesting without police permission’

January 28, 2020 4:08 am

A statement from the Joint Action Committee (JAC) for Social Justice read that Deonar police had detained two people who had visited the station to seek permission for an indefinite sit-in protest and satyagraha against CAA, NRC and NPR.

To soothe NPR fears, govt works out online update

January 26, 2020 7:42 am

The Registrar General of India (RGI) has digitised NPR data of 119 crore Indians already. This was to be updated by enumerators in the 2020 NPR exercise, beginning April 1, through paper forms and a mobile app accessible only to them.

Question on parents’ birth may be considered dropped: Govt on NPR

January 23, 2020 11:52 am

Speaking to The Indian Express on Wednesday, Paswan said nobody can be deprived of citizenship just because he/ she does not know his/ her parents’ date and place of birth.

Information sought in NPR is voluntary: Govt

January 22, 2020 7:29 am

While many opposition-ruled states have said they will not participate in NPR, Kerala has officially declared the same. On Monday it issued an official statement to that effect.