Articles about CAA-NRC-NPR

CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more

09 Apr 2022

India
CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested an extension of six months to prepare the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act of 2019 (CAA).

UP government to refund Rs. 22.4L collected from anti-CAA protesters

20 Feb 2022

India
UP government to refund Rs. 22.4L collected from anti-CAA protesters

The Uttar Pradesh government will refund Rs. 22,37,851 that was collected from protesters for allegedly damaging public property during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests (CAA) in 2019.

UP government withdraws recovery notices issued to anti-CAA protesters

18 Feb 2022

India
UP government withdraws recovery notices issued to anti-CAA protesters

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it had taken back over 270 notices issued for the recovery of damages to public properties during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests in 2019.

CAA, NRC have nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: Bhagwat

21 Jul 2021

India
CAA, NRC have nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have nothing to do with the Hindu-Muslim divide and communal narrative surrounding the two issues were being peddled by some to gain political mileage.

#BoycottToofaan trends again; film slammed for allegedly promoting 'love jihad'

10 Jul 2021

Entertainment
#BoycottToofaan trends again; film slammed for allegedly promoting 'love jihad'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming movie starring Farhan Akhtar Toofaan is touted to be a sports flick, chronicling the life of national-level boxer Aziz Ali.

Centre invites CAA-like citizenship applications in 5 states

29 May 2021

India
Centre invites CAA-like citizenship applications in 5 states

The Indian government on Friday issued a notification, allowing refugees from three neighboring countries residing in specified districts of five states to apply for an Indian citizenship.

Patna: Sedition case against two groups over CAA-NRC 'lessons'

10 Apr 2021

India
Patna: Sedition case against two groups over CAA-NRC 'lessons'

The Patna Police has filed a case of sedition against two voluntary groups based in the city for imparting "provocative and anti-national" lessons on CAA-NRC to students at a Danapur residential school.

Sushant for Bihar-polls, Rhea for Bengal? Parties evoke regional cards

11 Sep 2020

Politics
Sushant for Bihar-polls, Rhea for Bengal? Parties evoke regional cards

In poll-bound Bihar, the sensational Sushant Singh Rajput death case became a simmering issue, with the ruling NDA milking the tragedy to score political points.

Lodged in Guwahati jail, Sharjeel Imam tests positive for coronavirus

21 Jul 2020

India
Lodged in Guwahati jail, Sharjeel Imam tests positive for coronavirus

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) PhD student Sharjeel Imam, who is currently lodged in Assam's Guwahati Central Jail, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

19 Mar 2020

India
Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

17 Mar 2020

India
Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government nominated former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, four months after he retired from the top post.

Assam woman produces 15 documents to prove she's Indian; fails

19 Feb 2020

India
Assam woman produces 15 documents to prove she's Indian; fails

In what has widely been viewed as a precursor to the dangers of a nationwide National Register of Citizens exercise, a 50-year-old woman in Assam lost the battle to prove her citizenship, despite producing 15 documents.

Assam NRC data goes offline, Government says 'technical issue'

12 Feb 2020

India
Assam NRC data goes offline, Government says 'technical issue'

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday cited "technical issues" after the data on Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) disappeared from its official website.

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

30 Jan 2020

Politics
'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

27 Jan 2020

Politics
Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

24 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

The ongoing debate over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has left the whole nation divided.

Kapil Sibal says no state can deny implementation of CAA

19 Jan 2020

Politics
Kapil Sibal says no state can deny implementation of CAA

Addressing the controversy over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Congress leader and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal on Saturday said that states cannot deny the implementation of a law passed by the Parliament.

Will consult states before NRC: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

29 Dec 2019

Politics
Will consult states before NRC: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and plans of implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation.

Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal

01 Oct 2019

Politics
Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal

During his first visit to West Bengal since Modi 2.0, BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state while addressing a rally in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Tiwari  to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal

25 Sep 2019

Politics
Tiwari to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal

Political heat in New Delhi turned up on Wednesday after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party's Manoj Tiwari indulged in a war of words over National Register of Citizens (NRC).

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

01 Sep 2019

India
This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

On Saturday, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published at 10 am, bringing the six-year-long process to a close.

Assam: Final NRC list out, over 19 lakh left out

31 Aug 2019

India
Assam: Final NRC list out, over 19 lakh left out

The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list released at 10 AM today, four years after the gargantuan process to disenfranchise illegal Bangladeshi immigrants started.

Final NRC list will be released tomorrow: Details here

30 Aug 2019

India
Final NRC list will be released tomorrow: Details here

The northeastern state of Assam is gearing up for a tectonic change, as the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be released tomorrow, August 31.

#AssamNRC: Supreme Court extends Assam NRC deadline to August 31

23 Jul 2019

India
#AssamNRC: Supreme Court extends Assam NRC deadline to August 31

The deadline for the publication of final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam has been extended by the Supreme Court on Tuesday by a month from July 31 to August 31.

Assam: 14-year-old girl commits suicide, family blames NRC

27 Jun 2019

India
Assam: 14-year-old girl commits suicide, family blames NRC

Since the process of National Register of Citizens (NRC) started, residents of Assam have been rushing to prove they are Indian citizens, and naturally so.

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

06 Oct 2018

Politics
Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

On Friday, a top Bangladeshi government official claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had personally told Sheikh Hasina that those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not be deported to Bangladesh.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

13 Sep 2018

India
Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

On Thursday, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed the Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

03 Aug 2018

Politics
Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

In a shocking development, the name of Assam's only woman Chief Minister was excluded from the NRC draft, which released earlier this week.

A chest-thumping Amit Shah says no-one dared to implement NRC

31 Jul 2018

Politics
A chest-thumping Amit Shah says no-one dared to implement NRC

BJP President Amit Shah spoke on the Assam NRC issue in the Rajya Sabha today and said only this government had the courage to implement it.

BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi

31 Jul 2018

Politics
BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Joshi, on Monday, said the party will come up with National Register of Citizens in Bengal, just like Assam, if voted to power.

Assam NRC: Banerjee says Indians being made refugees by government

30 Jul 2018

Politics
Assam NRC: Banerjee says Indians being made refugees by government

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the government and accused it of playing divide and rule policy, after the Assam's National Register of Citizens left 40 lakh names.