Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicCAA-NRC-NPR

Topic: CAA-NRC-NPR

Supreme Court’s Shaheen Bagh judgment is well-meaning judicial anguish, not binding law

Constitutional questions require dissection with a sharp surgical knife; what the Supreme Court used in the Shaheen Bagh case instead was a hacksaw.

60 Delhi MLAs & I could be ‘doubtful citizens’ if NPR-NRC take place, says Kejriwal

At a special session Friday, Delhi assembly passed a resolution that calls on the central government to withdraw the 'NPR-NRC exercise'.

On NPR, should states trust Home Minister Amit Shah’s repeated assurances?

Home Minister Amit Shah said that people won't have to submit citizenship documents under the NPR exercise, which begins on 1 April, and no one will be marked ‘doubtful’.

NPR not against minorities, won’t identify doubtful citizens, Amit Shah tells Rajya Sabha

Home Minister Amit Shah clarifies that govt will not seek any documents from an individual for the National Population Register, a UPA-era initiative. 

Take the quiz: How much do you know about India’s complex citizenship laws?

A quiz to help you navigate the Byzantine bureaucratic mesh of CAA-NPR-NRC. Twenty questions.

Why the root of Delhi’s Hindu-Muslim riots is a malevolent creeper planted by Supreme Court

The top court wrote a diabolical chronology and playbook through its Assam NRC order, and the BJP turned it into an all-conquering, polarising dog-whistle.

Bihar on NRC: Is Nitish Kumar asserting himself successfully or is this BJP’s retreat?

The Bihar assembly Tuesday passed a resolution against the NRC, making it the first NDA-ruled state to oppose the contentious exercise.

Jamia isn’t anti-national, Gandhi wanted to help raise funds with a ‘begging bowl’

Jamia Millia Islamia was not and is not a religious seminary. It was founded to inculcate Indian nationalism among Muslim youth.

Stretching the Overton Window from Amit Shah to Shaheen Bagh

If we didn’t have Shaheen Bagh, the centre for a populist like Arvind Kejriwal would have been further on the Right.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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