Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicAssam NRC

Topic: Assam NRC

3rd deadline missed, Bengal BJP leaders to knock on PM Modi’s door to protest CAA delay

CAA was passed by Parliament in 2019, but central government yet to form rules for its implementation. On 9 January, it missed the third deadline extension.

Want Mamata Didi as India’s second woman PM, should lead battle against BJP: Akhil Gogoi

Raijor Dal leader Akhil Gogoi tells ThePrint in an exclusive interview his party has floated the idea of an electoral alliance with Trinamool in Assam.

Assam wants Hajela’s email password to probe late updates in NRC list, but he won’t share

In his application to SC, Assam NRC coordinator Sarma says he needs to access Hajela's email to see why changes were made to supplementary draft NRC list even after it was published.

Himanta Biswa Sarma — Hindutva ambassador or ace administrator? Assam watching closely

Assam charmed by Himanta Biswa Sarma but won’t take eyes off his Hindutva politics.

Assam govt replaces Muslim lawyers with Hindus at 7 foreigners’ tribunals in Dhubri

Assam move has sparked allegations of discrimination. Dhubri district has a total of 10 foreigners' tribunals under it. The only FT with a Muslim AGP is currently non-functional.

Assam artistes who jointly fought CAA now stand split — some join BJP, others Congress

40 popular singers, musicians, film personalities joined Congress Tuesday saying they will continue their fight against CAA. 28 artistes have joined BJP saying they were misguided.

‘Assamese’ only if migrated before 1951 — what central panel says on Clause 6 of accord

All Assam Students’ Union has released a confidential report prepared by a central panel asked to look into the implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord.

IAS officer who conducted Assam NRC removed as MP health commissioner for ‘negligence’

Prateek Hajela is a 1995-batch IAS officer who courted controversy after the exclusion of nearly 40 lakh people from Assam's NRC list.

CAA, NRC could render huge numbers of Indian Muslims stateless, says Ashutosh Varshney

At USCIRF hearings, Brown University professor Ashutosh Varshney said the implications of CAA are horrendous and put Indian Muslims in danger of being oppressed.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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