At the meeting convened by Sonia Gandhi, opposition parties said the NPR-NRC exercise along with the amended citizenship law targeted the poor, SC/STs and the minorities.
After supporting new citizenship law in Parliament, JD(U) has appeared like a divided house over CAA-NRC-NPR. Party chief & Bihar CM Nitish Kumar isn’t helping.
BJP leader Jay Bhagwan Goyal, whose book 'Aaj ke Shivaji: Narendra Modi' sparked a backlash from opposition parties in Maharashtra, said he would 'revise' parts of it.
The Congress and other parties are looking to take the students' movement against Modi govt's CAA and NRC forward, and have lent support to the cause, sources said.
BJP MLAs staged a sit-in protest against CM Yogi Adityanath in the assembly on 17 December, and their anger doesn’t seem to have subsided even now.
Kishor, the JDU VP, had hit out at the Congress last month for not stridently opposing the controversial legislation.
Prime Minister also renames the 150-year-old Kolkata Port Trust after the Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee.
Amit Shah attacked the Congress and said that the party had divided the country on the basis of religion when partition took place.
Lalu Prasad-led party wants to ‘rectify’ its mistake of conceding more seats to allies than they deserved in the 2019 Lok Sabh polls. This time it wants 150 out of 243 seats.
The appointment was delayed because of last year’s Lok Sabha elections.