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Over 6 Lakh Indians Gave Up Citizenship In Last 5 Years, Says MHA. But Why? How?

Nov 30, 2021 Priyam Shukla

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 Concerned Over ‘Severe Demographic Imbalances’ In India

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.


Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.

CAA, NRC Nothing To Do With Hindu-Muslim Divide: Mohan Bhagwat

Jul 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Talking about NRC, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat stated that all nations have the right to know who its citizens are.


Assam: NGO Files Complaint Against Ex-State NRC Coordinator For Allegedly Manipulating Records

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

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03 May, 2021

BJP Wins Pro-CAA Matua Votes But CAA To Hit Mamata Hurdle

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Mamata Banerjee has been a staunch critic of the legislation and had vowed to prevent its implementation in the state.


04 April, 2021

No Plan To Update NRC In Bengal But We Will Implement CAA: BJP Leader Kailash Vijayvargiya

PTI

‘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


17 March, 2021

No Decision Taken To Prepare NRC: Centre In Rajya Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


01 March, 2021

BJP Lacks Courage To Talk About Implementing CAA In Assam: Priyanka

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


11 February, 2021

CAA After Covid-19 Vaccination, Amit Shah Reiterates In Bengal

Outlook Correspondent

Amit Shah's announcement is being seen as an attempt not to antagonize voters in Assam ahead of the elections.


03 February, 2021

Waiting For SC Permission To Initiate NRC Updation: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Outlook Web Bureau

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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01 January, 2021

Top 10 Political Events To Look Out For In 2021

Outlook Bureau

The new year, 2021, and the new decade, promise to be equally eventful.


28 December, 2020

Bilkis Bano: Protest With A Smile

Preetha Nair

Age is just a number for Bilkis Bano, who became the mascot of the protest movement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens, which rocked the country.


23 December, 2020

Key Verdicts By Supreme Court In The Year 2020

PTI

In 2020, the top court faced a barrage of criticism over allegations of not acting swiftly towards the plight of lakhs of migrant workers.


17 December, 2020

Dhaka Wants UN To Call Out Pak For 1971 Genocide. Will India Support It?

Seema Guha

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.


10 December, 2020

NRC Published Last Year Not Final, Assam To High Court

PTI

The final NRC was released on August 31, 2019, by excluding names of 19,06,657 persons.


09 December, 2020

Will Not Allow NRC In Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

PTI

Banerjee also claimed that these are the BJP's ploy to throw people out of the state.


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05 November, 2020

Nitish Kumar Calls Yogi Adityanath's Remark Over CAA 'Faltu Baat'

PTI

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)".


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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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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.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

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.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta