Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicNational Register of Citizens

Topic: National Register of Citizens

Vajpayee-Advani imagined an all-India NRC and Modi-Shah added a Muslim filter

All-India NRC and CAA are both part of the same law, the Citizenship Act, added by Vajpayee-Advani in 2003 and Modi-Shah in 2019, respectively.

Not Owaisi, not TMC, India’s Muslims must return to Congress after citizenship row

A fractured Muslim vote at the all-India level, dispersed among multiple regional and smaller parties, will be a boon for BJP’s Hindutva project.

Without a pan-India NRC, Modi-Shah know Citizenship Bill is nothing but symbolism 

BJP knows it is more alluring to keep talking about nationwide NRC than actually carrying out a complex process that can backfire, like it did in Assam.

Rajnath Singh bats for NRC, says Indians have the right to know who is an illegal immigrant

At an election rally in Jharkhand's Bokaro, defence minister Rajnath Singh said opposition parties are calling the BJP 'communal' for promising a nationwide NRC

Armchair commentators, media distorted picture of NRC, says CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Speaking at a book launch, CJI Ranjan Gogoi said NRC was meant to ‘allay rumours’ & give some certainty on illegal immigration.

Modi govt’s Citizenship Amendment Bill silent on rights of Gorkhas, Koch Rajbongshis & Bodos

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is no answer to Assam's unresolved immigration and citizenship issues.

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.

With UAPA, Modi is sidestepping legislative scrutiny to make tough laws look tougher

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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.