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Two years of Assam NRC: Uncertainty looms over 19 lakh applicants for re-verification process
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Two years of Assam NRC: Uncertainty looms over 19 lakh applicants for re-verification process

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, when asked about the concerns over the NRC draft, simply stated that "the matter is pending in the Supreme Court and I will not like to comment on it"

No Muslim will face loss due to Citizenship Amendment Act, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
India

No Muslim will face loss due to Citizenship Amendment Act, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

The citizenship law is will provide protection to persecuted minorities in the neighbouring countries, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief said

West Bengal polls 2021: National Register of Citizens will have no impact on Gorkhas, vows Amit Shah
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West Bengal polls 2021: National Register of Citizens will have no impact on Gorkhas, vows Amit Shah

Shah, during an address after a roadshow in Kalimpong, said as long as the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is there at the Centre, no Gorkha will be harmed

Assam polls: BJP releases poll manifesto, promises NRC correction and freedom from vagaries of floods
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Assam polls: BJP releases poll manifesto, promises NRC correction and freedom from vagaries of floods

Though the CAA was not mentioned in the document, party chief JP Nadda said at the launch that the citizenship act will be implemented 'in time'

Assam NRC notification up in air, home ministry seeks issue of rejection slips to delisted, reveals RTI
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Assam NRC notification up in air, home ministry seeks issue of rejection slips to delisted, reveals RTI

Last week Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was quoted by the media as saying that NRC was not final and Coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma filed an affidavit before the apex court making a case for reverification

Assam NRC list of August 2019 not final, state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma tells Gauhati High Court
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Assam NRC list of August 2019 not final, state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma tells Gauhati High Court

In an affidavit, Sarma said that over 10,000 names were either wrongly included or excluded in the list, adding that necessary orders have been issued to delete nearly 4,800 'ineligible persons' from the document

Around 10,000 'ineligible names' to be deleted from final NRC in Assam, say reports
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Around 10,000 'ineligible names' to be deleted from final NRC in Assam, say reports

NRC coordinator Sarma said he cannot comment on the total number of “erroneous inclusions", however, sources told PTI that around 10,000 people have been identified whose names were "wrongly included"

Revisiting a ground report from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh: What it means to live in a city of dissent and under siege
India

Revisiting a ground report from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh: What it means to live in a city of dissent and under siege

This essay is as much about the making of the iconic protest site of Shaheen Bagh as about emergent forms of life, publics and place-making in a city, and a nation, being reconfigured by the normalisation of barricades.

Beyond the Kashish Film Festival controversy, members of Mumbai's queer community allude to a widening rift
India

Beyond the Kashish Film Festival controversy, members of Mumbai's queer community allude to a widening rift

The Kashish Film Festival row has brought to the fore differing opinions about whether Pride overlaps with political issues, as well as the discrimination that trans individuals face within the Indian queer community

Joe Biden campaign puts up policy paper seeking 'restoration of Kashmiris' rights', expressing disappointment in NRC, CAA
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Joe Biden campaign puts up policy paper seeking 'restoration of Kashmiris' rights', expressing disappointment in NRC, CAA

“These measures are inconsistent with the country’s long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” according to the policy paper ‘Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim American community’ posted recently on his campaign website.

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.

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.

Security beefed up in UP's Aligarh after AMU student, who got injured during anti-CAA protests, succumbs to injuries
India

Security beefed up in UP's Aligarh after AMU student, who got injured during anti-CAA protests, succumbs to injuries

Security was beefed up in the old city areas in Aligarh after a youth injured in last month's violent clashes over the new citizenship law died at a hospital, police said on Saturday.

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

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

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

NRC won't have implications on Bangladesh, process 'entirely internal' to India, says Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla
India

NRC won't have implications on Bangladesh, process 'entirely internal' to India, says Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

'Updation of NRC is a process that is entirely internal to India', said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

After opposition to NRC, Bihar Assembly now passes unanimous resolution in favour of caste-based Census in 2021
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After opposition to NRC, Bihar Assembly now passes unanimous resolution in favour of caste-based Census in 2021

Earlier on Tuesday, the Bihar Legislative Assembly witnessed a fair share of unrest over the contentious citizenship law, with a ruckus over the issues of CAA-NRC-NPR between the ruling NDA and the Opposition getting so unruly that the Speaker had to adjourn the House for 15 minutes.