Friday, 28 January, 2022
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Topic: NPR

SC’s coin toss in Prashant Bhushan case, and the dislikes on Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’

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Amit Malviya and Salman Khurshid wrote a book together. That too on Hindu Rashtra and CAA-NRC

In ‘The Citizenship Debate’, BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya and Congress leader and lawyer Salman Khurshid break down the CAA-NRC-NPR plan in their own words.

States going against NRC-NPR should know two wrongs don’t make a right

In attempting to uphold the Constitution of India, state governments such as Kerala, Telengana and Rajasthan must not throw the baby out with the bathwater.

States can checkmate Modi govt on NRC in 3 easy steps: delink, defer, diffuse

States need not refuse NPR updating. They can insist on certain precautions to ensure Census’ sanctity and their own legal obligations are not violated.

Shaheen Bagh protest must end now. Its returns are diminishing and COVID-19 is a real risk

As coronavirus spreads and 12 states reject NPR and NRC, Shaheen Bagh’s women must count their gains, cut their losses and leave.

As Delhi joins the list, 12 Indian states & UTs now stand in opposition to NPR

The opposition to implementing the NPR in its 2020 format is increasing quickly. Two NDA-led states are also in the list of those against the exercise.

Amit Shah’s assurances on NPR not working for states. Govt must revert to 2010 format

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

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’.

Tamil Nadu govt puts NPR on hold, says Centre has not responded on concerns

Chief Minister K Palaniswami had written to the Centre seeking appropriate amendments to the provisions to allay the fears of minority communities, especially Muslims.

The real reason Amit Shah wants to know your mother tongue

In the absence of a proper data protection law, the NPR is an excessive centralisation of personal data waiting to be politically misused.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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