Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicCitizenship bill

Topic: citizenship bill

A year after it was set up, Karnataka ‘detention centre’ gets first detainee — a Sudanese

Established in March 2019, the detention centre for foreigners illegally staying in the country became functional last October, but did not house any detainee so far.

TMC leader Mahua Moitra moves Supreme Court against Citizenship Act

On Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, after Parliament cleared the bill over the week.

US panel slams India for citizenship bill, says ‘religious test’ threatens pluralism

US Commission on International Religious Freedom too criticises proposed law, has sought sanctions on Amit Shah & other leaders if citizenship bill becomes law.

Modi govt making an invisible Hindu-Muslim divide with Citizenship bill: Shiv Sena

In a ‘Saamana’ editorial, the Shiv Sena said the Centre was inviting new problems with Citizenship Amendment Bill, and said it could trigger a religious war.

Kaushik Basu on ‘taming’ Big Tech, Syed Hasnain warns of terror in Kashmir

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

SC transfers Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh over ‘death threats’

Prateek Hajela, a 1995-batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, was accused of showing bias after the final NRC list was published. 

Indian cricket ‘worse than 5 years ago’ — Boria Majumdar & Gandhi the ‘tolerant Hindu’

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Stung by final NRC outcome, BJP readies new on-ground strategy for Assam

The number of those left out of the final NRC list is lower than BJP’s 40 lakh rhetoric, and not all excluded turned out to be ‘infiltrators’ by its yardstick.

NRC after Citizenship Bill — Swapan Dasgupta, listen to Urjit Patel on banks — Ashok Desai

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Assam gears up for final NRC list — what the exercise is all about & the way forward

Of the total of 3.29 crore applicants in Assam, a little over 40 lakh have not found their names on the NRC list so far.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.