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West Bengal polls: Mamata calls BJP ‘party of rioters’, Modi hits back, says 'game' will be over on 2 May
Politics

West Bengal polls: Mamata calls BJP ‘party of rioters’, Modi hits back, says 'game' will be over on 2 May

Clashes broke out between supporters of the TMC and the BJP on Thursday during Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan's rally in Purba Medinipur, leaving at least two people injured, reports said

No decision yet on countrywide roll-out of NRC, Union home ministry tells parliamentary panel
India

No decision yet on countrywide roll-out of NRC, Union home ministry tells parliamentary panel

The update of the NRC was carried out in Assam to identify bona fide Indian citizens living in the state but the initiative had created a nationwide uproar

Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet
India

Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet

The charge sheet quoted a protected witness who claimed that Udit Raj, Salman Khurshid and Brinda Karat made 'provocative speeches' at the Khureji Khas protest site

Census, NPR unlikely in 2020, not on govt's priority list amid COVID-19 pandemic, say officials
India

Census, NPR unlikely in 2020, not on govt's priority list amid COVID-19 pandemic, say officials

The house-listing phase of the Census and the exercise to update the National Population Register were scheduled to be carried out from 1 April to 30 September, but were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak: NPR updation exercise deferred after 21-day lockdown announced by Narendra Modi
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: NPR updation exercise deferred after 21-day lockdown announced by Narendra Modi

Due to the prevailing situation, the NPR and Census exercises have been deferred till further orders, a senior home ministry official said

As India shuts down for 'Janta Curfew', petrol bomb hurled near Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; cops say no one injured, situation under control
India

As India shuts down for 'Janta Curfew', petrol bomb hurled near Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; cops say no one injured, situation under control

The development comes in the backdrop of the nationwide "Janta Curfew," which is being observed on Prime Minister Modi's appeal.

PIL filed in SC seeking removal of anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh in view of health hazards posed by novel coronavirus
India

PIL filed in SC seeking removal of anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh in view of health hazards posed by novel coronavirus

Hundreds of demonstrators at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi have been agitating since 15 December last year against the CAA, NRC and NPR

Maoists adopt new propaganda strategy, amp up rhetoric on  CAA, NRC, NPR to drive new offensive against State
India

Maoists adopt new propaganda strategy, amp up rhetoric on CAA, NRC, NPR to drive new offensive against State

In a major shift in their outreach strategy, the Maoists in Chhattisgarh have decided to tap into burning national controversies such as Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), and treatment of minorities in general, as a new offensive to fight against the State.

Delhi riots: Shaheen Bagh women demand fair probe, compensation of Rs one crore for victims of violence
India

Delhi riots: Shaheen Bagh women demand fair probe, compensation of Rs one crore for victims of violence

"There should be an inquiry about how the people came to Delhi from Uttar Pradesh and during the violence," a group of women at Shaheen Bagh said at a late-night press conference. "We want a fair probe into the violence in Jaffrabad, Shiv Vihar and Maujpur."

AAP moves resolution against implementation of NPR in Delhi; procedure will impact all, Gopal Rai tells Assembly
India

AAP moves resolution against implementation of NPR in Delhi; procedure will impact all, Gopal Rai tells Assembly

Gopal Rai said the NPR and NRC are not only meant for a 'particular religion' but will also impact the majority population

Tamil Nadu govt says it has put NPR exercise on hold, flags concerns over queries on Aadhaar, details of parents
Politics

Tamil Nadu govt says it has put NPR exercise on hold, flags concerns over queries on Aadhaar, details of parents

The AIADMK government's stand came amid demands by the main opposition DMK that the state should not take up NPR.

Telangana Congress asks Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to follow Kerala government's steps and stop NPR work in state
Politics

Telangana Congress asks Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to follow Kerala government's steps and stop NPR work in state

'While we welcome a resolution by the Telangana Assembly against NPR, NRC and CAA, this alone may not suffice to stop the NPR work in Telangana state', said N Uttam Kumar Reddy

Harish Salve’s defence of CAA legally sound, but eminent lawyer’s arguments forego humanity in endorsing the Act
India

Harish Salve’s defence of CAA legally sound, but eminent lawyer’s arguments forego humanity in endorsing the Act

Will the courts take cognisance of the CAA being only one link in a chain of three? The proverbial jury, of course, is still out.

Uddhav Thackeray appoints cabinet sub-committee to study issues regarding CAA, NPR; Shiv Sena’s Anil Parab to head panel
Politics

Uddhav Thackeray appoints cabinet sub-committee to study issues regarding CAA, NPR; Shiv Sena’s Anil Parab to head panel

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday appointed a cabinet sub-committee to study issues related to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).

No need to discuss CAA, NPR in Maharashtra Assembly, says Ashok Chavan after BJP accuses Maha Vikas Aghadi of making contradictory remarks
Politics

No need to discuss CAA, NPR in Maharashtra Assembly, says Ashok Chavan after BJP accuses Maha Vikas Aghadi of making contradictory remarks

Maharashtra cabinet minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan said that there is no need to discuss the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Population Register (NPR) in the state Assembly

India consumed by internal turmoil as prospects of Taliban's rise in Afghanistan appear imminent following US peace deal
World

India consumed by internal turmoil as prospects of Taliban's rise in Afghanistan appear imminent following US peace deal

International pressures on India are mounting. It is possible that external factors, including ones that nobody can predict – such as impacts of the coronavirus – may play a significant part in determining the fate and future of our country.

YS Jaganmohan Reddy opposes NPR, urges Centre to revert to 2010 procedure citing 'insecurities' among minorities
India

YS Jaganmohan Reddy opposes NPR, urges Centre to revert to 2010 procedure citing 'insecurities' among minorities

Andhra Pradesh has become the seventh state to distance itself from Centre's controversial policy decisions, the NPR, CAA and the NRC

Shaheen Bagh has shattered myth of oppressed Muslim woman who needs saving: Vasanth Kannabiran
Life

Shaheen Bagh has shattered myth of oppressed Muslim woman who needs saving: Vasanth Kannabiran

Veteran feminist Vasanth Kannabiran traces the history of the women's movement in India through the history of her own life. Her book Taken At The Flood analyses and reflects on the victories achieved by the movement thus far, and the leaps and bounds that are yet to be travelled

For leaders like Kapil Mishra, ideology is the fig leaf behind which the real business of politics is conducted
India

For leaders like Kapil Mishra, ideology is the fig leaf behind which the real business of politics is conducted

Ideology is and was a minor issue for many career politicians, whose interest is in winning elections, becoming minister, and generally in gaining and holding power. The issues they espouse and the personas they adopt are disposable. So too are the fools who die in their cause.