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

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
World

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
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

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.

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
India

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.

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

'No need for NRC in Bihar, updation of NPR as per 2010 format': State Assembly passes resolution on citizenship, population registries
India

'No need for NRC in Bihar, updation of NPR as per 2010 format': State Assembly passes resolution on citizenship, population registries

The Bihar Assembly on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution holding that there is no need for NRC in the state and updating of the National Population Register (NPR) should be done according to the 2010 format

MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups
India

MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups

The Sharma Committee, which has members of the All Assam Students Union (AASU), one of the signatory bodies of the Assam Accord, and is headed by Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma, will submit its recommendations on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord on Tuesday as the debate over who is 'Assamese' continues. The

Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional
India

Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional

The Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census.

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station
India

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station

Over 500 people, mostly women, sat on a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) near Delhi’s Jaffrabad metro station

Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC
Politics

Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC

Comments assume significance as Shiv Sena, Congress are part of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government in state