Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicNational Population Register

Topic: National Population Register

No social media posts on CAA-NRC: Delhi court’s bail conditions for Shaheen Bagh protestors

The bail conditions were imposed on three men arrested last week for violating the lockdown when they refused to leave Shaheen Bagh protest site.

Govt fence-sitting on CAA, UP Police gives orders and Akhilesh Yadav’s declaration

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Economy slows, protests grow — Modi has some hard decisions to take as 2019 ends

For the first time since he came to power in 2014, Modi seems concerned about the challenge to the BJP.

Why India should shelve NPR, the National Population Register

The objective of the NPR can be fulfilled by Aadhaar. The duplication is a waste of resources.

Amit Shah says union cabinet has not discussed nationwide NRC, issue has no link to NPR

Home Minister Amit Shah sought to calm the waters over the National Population Register (NPR), and urged state governments to not politicise the issue.

Modi govt laying the ground for pan-India NCR with National Population Register

The Centre intends to create the National Population Register (NPR) by 2020 which will be a comprehensive identity database of every usual resident, including biometric and demographic details.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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