Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
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Topic: NRC

BJP leaves CAA out of its Assam manifesto, 2 days after promising it in Bengal

BJP’s Assam manifesto does mention ‘correction and reconciliation of entries under SC-mandated NRC’. It also promises laws against ‘love jihad’ & ‘land jihad’.

Rahul Gandhi again misses the bus in Assam. His anti-CAA pitch too little, too late

Congress' criticism of the polarising CAA in Assam has been intermittent, confused and almost-reluctant. It was a potent tool to corner BJP with.

No immediate reason for Dhaka to be concerned on CAA-NRC, says Bangladesh foreign secretary

In an interview to ThePrint, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen also says Dhaka views Indo-Pacific region more as an economic opportunity than security grouping.

Assam forms police panel to check illegal immigrants crossing border, crackdown on facilitators

The committee of police officers are expected to take immediate and proactive steps to identify intermediaries involved in 'anti-national' activities.

IIM autonomy row unnecessary. 1-year degrees are standard courses, UGC needs to catch up

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4,795 ‘ineligible’ names in Assam NRC, 2019 list not ‘final’ — state coordinator tells HC

Published on 31 August 2019, the final NRC had excluded 19.22 lakh people. The state coordinator now says Registrar General is yet to publish the final list.

After 5 months in jail, HC releases man on condition he gets counselled for opposing CAA-NRC

Anwar Khan, a 24-year-old mechanic, was jailed for his WhatsApp status on the protests against the CAA-NRC.

Assam minority students’ union to move SC as NRC coordinator tells DCs to prune final list

All Assam Minority Students’ Union to file plea in Supreme Court against the NRC coordinator’s letter asking to remove more ‘ineligible’ people from the final list.

CM Sarbananda Sonowal attends meeting with Amit Shah, discusses NRC & other key issues

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.

‘Assamese’ only if migrated before 1951 — what central panel says on Clause 6 of accord

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.

On Camera

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An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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