Articles about National Population Register

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.

India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

25 Mar 2020

India
India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

Even as India, a nation of 1.3 billion people, observes a total lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases crossed 600 on Wednesday.

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

12 Mar 2020

Politics
Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.

Government says parents' place, date of birth essential for NPR

06 Mar 2020

India
Government says parents' place, date of birth essential for NPR

Amid uproar regarding the National Population Register (NPR), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has informed a standing committee of Parliament that questions related to parents' birth were asked in the past as well and it's necessary for "back-end data processing".

Heavy police deployment at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; Section 144 imposed

01 Mar 2020

India
Heavy police deployment at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; Section 144 imposed

The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Shaheen Bagh, where protesters have staged a sit-in demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act since mid-December.

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

26 Feb 2020

India
Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on petitions seeking to shift the sit-in protests in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

Calling anti-CAA protests 'sinister', 150 prominent citizens write to President

18 Feb 2020

India
Calling anti-CAA protests 'sinister', 150 prominent citizens write to President

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continue, over 150 prominent citizens have written to President Ram Nath Kovind in favor of the legislation.

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

11 Feb 2020

Politics
Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

Certain that Arvind Kejriwal is returning as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third consecutive time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is celebrating with all its might.

This word from Modi's Rajya Sabha address struck from record

07 Feb 2020

Politics
This word from Modi's Rajya Sabha address struck from record

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted the Opposition over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).

'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

03 Feb 2020

Politics
'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.

'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.

Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

26 Jan 2020

Politics
Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

In an embarrassment for the ruling Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh, two party leaders were seen hitting each other at a Republic Day event.

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.

Internet used for watching dirty films in J&K: VK Saraswat

19 Jan 2020

Politics
Internet used for watching dirty films in J&K: VK Saraswat

NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat justified the suspension of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir by saying that it was only used for "watching dirty films."

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.

Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

17 Jan 2020

Politics
Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

Another non-BJP governed state has come on-board to take constitutional action against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

13 Jan 2020

Politics
With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip

13 Jan 2020

Politics
Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip

Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).

CAA to give citizenship, not snatch it: Modi in Kolkata

12 Jan 2020

Politics
CAA to give citizenship, not snatch it: Modi in Kolkata

Amid widespread protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday repeated himself saying that CAA is not about snatching anyone's citizenship.

Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

11 Jan 2020

Politics
Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.

Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM

05 Jan 2020

Politics
Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has announced dates for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) this year.

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.

'Notebandi 2.0': RaGa fires fresh salvo at Modi over NRC/NPR

28 Dec 2019

Politics
'Notebandi 2.0': RaGa fires fresh salvo at Modi over NRC/NPR

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the government over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).

Like demonetization, NRC, NPR are taxes on poor: Rahul Gandhi

27 Dec 2019

Politics
Like demonetization, NRC, NPR are taxes on poor: Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday renewed his attack on Bharatiya Janata Party, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shah takes a U-turn, says no discussion on nationwide NRC

25 Dec 2019

Politics
Shah takes a U-turn, says no discussion on nationwide NRC

On Tuesday, Home Minister Amit Shah said that there has been no discussion on nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) at the moment, hours after the Centre green-lit the National Population Register (NPR) exercise in 2020.

NPR green-lit by Modi Cabinet; Rs. 3,941 cr budget approved

24 Dec 2019

Politics
NPR green-lit by Modi Cabinet; Rs. 3,941 cr budget approved

As nationwide protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continue, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday green-lit the National Population Register (NPR).

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

21 Dec 2019

India
No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have spread across the nation in just over a week.

Aadhaar, passport, voter-ID in one: Shah talks about multipurpose card

23 Sep 2019

India
Aadhaar, passport, voter-ID in one: Shah talks about multipurpose card

Indians could soon be issued a multipurpose card. This card, whose idea was proposed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, can be used as Aadhaar card, passport, voter ID, driving license, etc.

Bihar worst performer on implementation of Aadhaar linkage

31 Aug 2016

Politics
Bihar worst performer on implementation of Aadhaar linkage

According to officials in the Prime Minister's Office, linkage of welfare schemes with Aadhaar was failing miserably in Bihar.