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In meeting with Amit Shah, Mamata reiterates: Don't want NRC in Bengal

Mamata's visit and discussion on NRC also comes in the backdrop of BJP being on the back foot both in Assam and Bengal over exclusion of a large number of Bengali speaking Hindus.

Citizenship Amendment Bill carries the danger of making discrimination a formal part of India’s refugee policy

The religious undertone of this exercise is problematic. By explicitly naming the religions getting exemptions, the Bill flouts the fundamental right to equality enshrined in Article 14 of the Constitution.


Publication of final NRC not to be stretched beyond July 31: Supreme Court

The court, which perused NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela's report, ordered “having considered the matter we are of the view that, in no circumstances, the publication of the final NRC should be stretched beyond 31st July, 2019”.

Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea seeking NRC for Tripura

The apex court's move came two days after the Ministry of Home Affairs said no decision had been taken on the issue of NRC (National Register for Citizens) revision in the state. 

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Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

40 lakh people left out of Assam NRC: News in Numbers

What does it mean for 40 lakh people to be left out of the Assam NRC? Let's put the number in perspective. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.