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Friday, February 28, 2020



NSSO survey triggers fears of NPR in Hyderabad locality; temporarily suspended

February 27, 2020 3:44 pm

Speaking to,Joint Director at the State government’s Directorate of Economics and Statistics(DES), Lakshminarayana said the situation is such that the officials are not in a position to complete the survey within the stipulated timeframe.

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.

Maharashtra: Women, queer groups write to CM against NPR

February 26, 2020 1:02 am

"Once the NPR data has been collected through the state government, the central government will start NRC under its central authority. There is a need to separate the process of Census 2021 from the NPR process,” the statement read.

Uddhav Thackeray requires 'briefing' to understand how NPR is basis of NRC: Manish Tewari

February 22, 2020 7:51 pm

Manish Tewari's remark came a day after Uddhav Thackarey met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, following which he said no one needs to fear about the CAA as it is not meant for throwing anyone out of the country.

Uddhav Thackeray backs NPR, says will personally check questionnaire

February 19, 2020 2:30 am

Thackeray claimed he would personally check the columns in the NPR questionnaire and said there shouldn’t be any problem with the exercise.

No plan to implement NPR in Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath

February 17, 2020 10:24 pm

Nath's clarification came in the wake of Congress MLA Arif Masood threatening earlier in the day to protest against the party-led government's "decision" to update the NPR, news agency PTI reported.

NPR: Centre reaches out to states, Registrar General meets Amarinder Singh

February 15, 2020 6:51 am

Besides the Opposition, some NDA allies have also expressed reservations about some questions in the NPR form related to the date and place of birth of the respondent’s parents.

Tripura prepares for NPR, to collect data through mobile app only

February 14, 2020 9:01 pm

A team of nearly 11 thousand people will be deployed to work on NPR mechanism in the state, part of which is already functional.  The data will be collected in Tripura from May 16 to June 29, 2020. 

Call for women to assemble at Lucknow protest site today

February 09, 2020 10:48 am

However, there seemed to be a rift among the groups participating in the women-led indefinite sit-in, which began on January 17, as it entered Day 22 on Saturday, with a section of protesters and another committee not supporting the call for Sunday.

PM Modi in RS: Opposing NPR for political reasons will deprive poor of welfare schemes benefits

February 06, 2020 8:23 pm

PM Modi in Rajya Sabha: "They (Opposition) are opposing (NPR) for narrow and frivolous political narrative. This is anti-poor."