Kolkata/IBNS: A Durga Puja pandal in south Kolkata themed after the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) and detention camps has topped the West Bengal government's "best of the best" list, in what could lead to a political debate amid the festivity.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her government won't allow the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state, while addressing a rally in the Murshidabad district.
Guwahati/IBNS: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Wednesday said that the persons whose names were excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list in Assam can vote in the Assembly Election in the state if their names are on the electoral rolls.
Guwahati/IBNS: The NRC list which was published on August 31 last is not final, Assam's NRC State Coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma told Gauhati High Court by submitting an affidavit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.