November 30, 2020 12:41 (IST)
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Delhi Assembly moves resolution against NPR, NRC with 61 MLAs having no birth certificates

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution against the  National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) after 61 of the 70 MLAs responded negative to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's question that if they had their birth certificates.

Bangladeshis voting in India don't need to apply for citizenship: Mamata Banerjee

Kaliganj(West Bengal)/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday people who arrived in India from Bangladesh and have been voting in elections are Indian citizens and do not require to apply for citizenship anymore, media reports said.

Assam Congress demands govt's clarification on credibility of NRC

Guwahati/IBNS: While the BJP-led Assam government said that, the National Register of Citizens (NRC) authority will start the process of issuing the rejection slip to over 19 lakh people excluded from the final NRC list from March 20, the opposition Congress has demanded that the government should first make clarifications whether they accepted the NRC or not.

Nobody should be scared of CAA, NRC: Uddhav Thackeray after meeting PM

New Delhi/IBNS: Even as the Shiv Sena is no more an ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday extended support to the Centre's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said there is nothing to be afraid of the law.

Woman who raised pro-Pakistan slogan at Asaduddin Owaisi's rally charged with sedition

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.

Anti-CAA protesters march towards state secretariat in Chennai

Chennai/IBNS: Several anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protesters are marching towards the state secretariat here on Wednesday.

Gauhati High Court says Electoral Photo Identity Card is not a proof of citizenship

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.

Don't know about my parents' birthplace, will be the first person to go to detention centre: Ashok Gehlot

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.

Amid NRC row, Assam govt plans to conduct a survey to identify indigenous Muslims

Guwahati/IBNS: Amid the National Register of Citizens (NRC) row, the Assam government is planning to conduct a survey to identify the indigenous Muslim population of the state so that they can be segregated from the illegal Bangladeshi immigrants.

Uber driver calls police to arrest passenger for being communist

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.

Modi govt hatching conspiracy to demolish rule of Constitution: Kanhaiya Kumar

Darbhanga/UNI: CPI leader and former president of JNSU Kanhaiya Kumar on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of hatching conspiracy to demolish the 'rule of the Constitution' in the country and urged that all attempts should be made by people to thwart this sinister design of present dispensation at the Centre.

No decision taken yet on nationwide NRC: Home Ministry tells Parliament

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the nationwide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), the Union Home Minister on Tuesday clarified in Parliament that no decision by the government has been taken to make a nationwide NRC yet, media reports said.

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over CAA, NPR, NRC

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.

Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition protest against CAA-NRC-NPR in Parliament complex

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.

Indira Gandhi strangulated democracy: NCP leader Jitendra Awhad criticises Cong at anti-CAA-NRC rally

Mumbai/IBNS: Embarrassing his ally Congress which is a part of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jitendra Awhad has criticised former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi accusing her of "strangulating the democracy", media reports said.