National Register of Citizens (NRC)
07 Mar 2020
Hindu American Foundation accuses USCIRF of spreading misinformation about CAA
A top Hindu body in the United States, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), has accused the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) of spreading misinformation about the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
05 Mar 2020
Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected
The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.
19 Feb 2020
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.
18 Feb 2020
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.
12 Feb 2020
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.
06 Feb 2020
Indians prefer "good sex" over partners' opinions on CAA-NRC: Survey
For the Indian youth, "good sex" matters more than their partner's political opinions, a survey has found.
28 Dec 2019
'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).
27 Dec 2019
All you need to know about detention centers in India
Since the Citizenship Act was recently amended, there has been a lot of talk about the National Register of Citizens and detention centers expected to confine those declared foreigners under the NRC exercise.
25 Dec 2019
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.
23 Dec 2019
Dissecting Modi's recent speech: The many lies he peddled
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ahead of Delhi Assembly polls next year.
12 Dec 2019
Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.
01 Oct 2019
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.
09 Sep 2019
After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India
Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.
01 Sep 2019
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.
23 Jul 2019
#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.
30 May 2019
NRC row: Retired soldier declared 'foreigner', SC rebukes officials
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) has caused a lot of confusion in North-eastern states. And for a retired soldier of the Indian Army, it created sadness, more than anything else.
12 Dec 2018
Meghalaya-HC: India can't become Islamic-country, have faith in PM Modi
Justice SR Sen of the Meghalaya HC recently said India can't be allowed to become another Islamic country as he delivered a judgment related to a plea of an army recruit, reports Live Law.
12 Dec 2018
#AssamNRC: SC extends deadline for claims, objections to December 31
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court extended the deadline for filing claims and objections pertaining to the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) till December 31.
18 Nov 2018
Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion
Over 35.5 lakh people of the 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), haven't yet come forward for inclusion in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.
06 Oct 2018
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.
24 Sep 2018
Amit Shah's 'termite immigrant' comment gets criticized by Bangladesh
BJP President Amit Shah's choice of words, while speaking about illegal immigrants in India, has not gone down well with Bangladesh. The country's Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu called it an 'unwanted remark'.
22 Sep 2018
Bangladeshi-migrants are 'termites', will be removed from voters' list: Shah
BJP President Amit Shah said Bangladeshi migrants are like termites and each one of them will be struck off the electoral roll.
11 Sep 2018
NRI body seeks Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh
A group of some Indian-American organizations in the US has launched a campaign seeking Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh who have been left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.
08 Sep 2018
Long live Bengali-Bihari unity: WB CM Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said around two lakh Biharis were left out of the complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC), touted to be proof of Assamese identity.
12 Aug 2018
Updating NRC, my 'baby'; BJP failed to 'nurse' it: Gogoi
Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has claimed that the initiative to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was his "baby" and the BJP has failed to "nurse" it properly due to which a defective draft was published with names of over 40 lakh people missing.
05 Aug 2018
Amit Shah dares Congress to clear stand on OBC bill
BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday dared the Congress to clear its stand in the Rajya Sabha on the amended OBC bill, saying it will expose whether the party was really for the backward communities or not.
04 Aug 2018
India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations
The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.
03 Aug 2018
Assam TMC-chief, two MLAs resign over Mamata's opposition to NRC
Assam Trinamool Congress (TMC) president Dwipen Pathak and two other party leaders resigned yesterday in protest against party supremo Mamata Banerjee's opposition to the final draft of the National Register of Citizens.
02 Aug 2018
Assam: NRC protests tense after police detain TMC-team at airport
Protests over NRC in Assam turned tense as police refused to let a TMC delegation from West Bengal (WB) leave the Silchar airport.
31 Jul 2018
NRC aftermath: Prateek Hajela, the man who's running the show
The complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) that was published yesterday has sent people into a tizzy.
31 Jul 2018
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.
31 Jul 2018
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.
30 Jul 2018
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.
30 Jul 2018
Assam's citizen register updated: Names of 40L not included
After months of delay, the Assam government has published the complete draft of the much-awaited National Register of Citizens (NRC) with 2.9cr names.