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National Register of Citizens


Govt in Supreme Court: NRC necessary for sovereign country

March 19, 2020 7:22 am

The petitions had also challenged Section 14A of the Citizenship Act, 1955, which provides legal backing for the NRC, on the grounds that it suffered from excessive delegation of powers to the executive and is therefore arbitrary.

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.

Maharashtra: BJP-ruled Selu Municipal Council passes resolution against CAA-NRC-NPR

March 03, 2020 2:09 am

Interestingly, 17 councillors, including the chairman Vinod Borade, had joined the BJP in August 2019 in the run up to the state elections.

Amit Shah in Kolkata Highlights: 'Sonar Bangla' not possible under Mamata, says Home Minister

March 01, 2020 9:14 pm

Amit Shah in Kolkata Highlights: "Sonar Bangla will not be formed under Mamata Banerjee. Bring the BJP to power and in five years, we will make the dream come true," Amit Shah said.

The Urdu Press: Delhi Violence

February 28, 2020 11:44 pm

The editorial in Inquilab on February 26 speaks of the Bihar resolution against NPR/NRC as a big story: “It is for the first time in India’s history that opposition parties have presented an adjournment motion in Bihar, which was accepted, and unanimously.

Bihar first NDA state to say no to NRC, new NPR format

February 26, 2020 5:44 am

Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi, who on January 4 announced that the NPR exercise in the state would be conducted between May 15 and May 28, was present in the House Tuesday when the resolution was adopted unanimously.

Assam NRC chief: Ineligible persons in list, identify

February 22, 2020 7:51 am

The “ineligible persons”, the official memo said, particularly referred to “Doubtful Voters (DV), Declared Foreigner (DF), descendants of Doubtful Voters and Declared Foreigners (DVD, DFD) and those with cases pending in Foreigners’ Tribunal (PFT)”.

No one needs to fear about CAA, NPR: Thackeray after meeting PM Modi

February 21, 2020 10:12 pm

Thackeray’s stand is in variance with that of his allies, the Congress and the NCP, which have been vehement in their opposition to the CAA and the NRC as well as the NPR.

Denying nod to Bhim Army meet suppression of fundamental right, rules Bombay HC

February 21, 2020 1:53 pm

Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar Azad, who is scheduled to address the meet, is likely to address issues like the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Protests are not just against the CAA-NRIC-NPR trinity, but have already succeeded in numerous ways

February 28, 2020 10:22 pm

The other part of the movement, therefore, must be to deepen our unity and solidarity. It must address not just the state but each of us. In the end, the kind of country we become will be determined not by law or court judgments, but by whether love or hate colonises our hearts.


This is how protests against CAA unfolded in Jama Masjid, other parts of India on Friday

December 20, 2019 9:00 pm

From Delhi's Jama Masjid to Mumbai's Kurla and beyond, the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continued Friday with crowds marching in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Vadodara.