New Delhi/IBNS: Amid countrywide lockdown over coronavirus outbreak, the Indian government on Wednesday announced the first phase of Census 2021 and updating of the National Population Register (NPR), which was scheduled to begin on Apr 1, has been “postponed until further orders".
New Delhi/IBNS: Making a clarification in the Parliament, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said no documents are required for the National Population Register (NPR).
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when Delhi is on edge after witnessing the deadly violence over the new citizenship law, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked Congress chief Sonia Gandhi not to teach his party the 'rajdharma'.
Bengaluru/IBNS: The young woman, who had raised a pro-Pakistan slogan at the AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) here, has been charged with sedition, media reports said.
Chennai/IBNS: Several anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protesters are marching towards the state secretariat here on Wednesday.
Guwahati/IBNS: Amid strong debate over citizenship across the county along with protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, National Population Register (NPR), National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Gauhati High Court has said that an Electoral Photo Identity Card is not a conclusive proof of Indian citizenship.
Jaipur/IBNS: Making a surprise visit to the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protest site which is billed as "Jaipur's Shaheen Bagh", Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he would be the first person to go to detention centre as he was unaware of his parents' birthplace, media reports said.
Mumbai/IBNS: An Uber driver in Mumbai allegedly called police after he overheard a passenger he was driving talk about anti-CAA protests and urged to arrest him.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tore apart the oppositions over their protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said the ones who themselves brought National Population Register (NPR)in 2010 are now spreading misinformation among the people.
New Delhi/UNI: Proceedings in the Lok Sabha was stalled on Monday by the Opposition parties led by Congress over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), NPR and NRC issues.
Kolkata/UNI: A 57-year-old woman died of cardiac arrest on Sunday in the city's Park Circus Maidan, which has been witnessing protest against the CAA, NRC and NPR.
New Delhi/UNI: Opposition parties, led by Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, on Friday protested against BJP government's 'unconstitutional practices and hate politics', in Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition challenging the imposition of the National Security Act or NSA in some states and the national capital amid anti-CAA protests.
Shimla/UNI: Seeking 'National Register of Unemployment,' state unit of Youth Congress staged a Dharna before the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee Office here on Thursday protesting against the rising unemployment in the country.
New Delhi/UNI: Hitting out at Narendra Modi government over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), which triggered widespread protests across the country, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said: "just like our growth is a drag on the global economy, the actions of Prime Minister and Home Minister are a drag on our democracy."