Replying in the parliament on the behalf of Ministry of Home Affairs, Minister of State, Nityanand Rai said today that over 6 lakh people gave up their Indian citizenship in the last 5 years. Let's take a look at the statistics and reasons.
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.
Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.
Talking about NRC, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat stated that all nations have the right to know who its citizens are.
An NGO has alleged that ex-Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela had manipulated the ‘family tree’ verification process while updating the NRC list to include names of foreigners
Mamata Banerjee has been a staunch critic of the legislation and had vowed to prevent its implementation in the state.
‘We are only looking forward to implementing the CAA after the (Bengal Assembly) elections...It is an important issue for us, as we wish to grant citizenship to the persecuted refugees,’ Kailash Vijayvargiya said
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai was replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the central government had any plans to implement the NRC throughout the country.
Assam had witnessed massive protests against the implementation of CAA in 2019 and five people had lost their lives to the violence that broke out.
Amit Shah's announcement is being seen as an attempt not to antagonize voters in Assam ahead of the elections.
The final NRC was published on August 31, 2019, by excluding 19,06,657 persons with a total of 3,11,21,004 names included out of the 3,30,27,661 applicants.
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In 2020, the top court faced a barrage of criticism over allegations of not acting swiftly towards the plight of lakhs of migrant workers.
Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina reiterated the close bonds between the two neighbours at a virtual summit Thursday, but some irritants still remain.
The final NRC was released on August 31, 2019, by excluding names of 19,06,657 persons.
Banerjee also claimed that these are the BJP's ploy to throw people out of the state.
Kumar's comments came on a day when Yogi said, "Modiji has found a solution to the infiltration problem in the form of the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act)".
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.PTI Photo
People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.PTI Photo
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Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
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While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.