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Issues related to NRC, granting Scheduled Tribe status to six ethnic communities and recommendations of Clause 6 Committee of the Assam Accord were discussed at the meeting.
All Assam Students’ Union has released a confidential report prepared by a central panel asked to look into the implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord.
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.
The Sylhet Referendum of 1947 led to the Partition of the state of Assam, but it left Sylheti Hindus in strife for decades.
Modi may continue to win elections for a while, but what will he really be remembered for in the long run, besides his amazing ability to command votes?
Activists have to wade through a sea of abuse, BJP IT Cell warriors, WhatsApp forwards and UAPA-like laws, but they are still a firewall against the state.
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 need not refuse NPR updating. They can insist on certain precautions to ensure Census’ sanctity and their own legal obligations are not violated.
Home ministry’s counter-affidavit in Supreme Court says citizenship falls squarely within the domain of Parliament, and cannot be challenged through PILs.
Supreme Court's silence on important matters echoes its Emergency-era behaviour when it crumbled and conformed to the ruling party's diktats.