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No stay on CAA, SC issues notice to Centre, seeks reply in four weeks
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre on fresh pet...
Centre peddling lies on CAA, NPR, NRC: Chandrashekhar Azad
Azad, addressing a rally in this north Bihar town, called upon the people to carry...
CAA pleas: SC gives four weeks to Centre to respond, 5-judge Constitution bench to be set up
Hearing a batch of 143 petitions, an apex court ...
Sena questions Centre on democracy ranking drop, economic woes
India slipped 10 places to 51st position in the 2019 Democracy Index's global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, which cited "erosion of civil liberties" in the country as the primary cause for the downtrend. The EIU report was released earlier this week.
Rajasthan govt to introduce resolution against CAA: Sachin Pilot
Kerala and Punjab have already passed resolutions seeking the withdrawal of the CAA. Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot said that the Centre should listen to people protesting against the Act across the country and asserted that democracy weakens if there is no dialogue. He further added that People have the right to express their disagreement in a peaceful manner.
Resolutions against CAA 'political gesture', states hardly have any role: Shashi Tharoor
In an interview to , the lawmaker said that in the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed nationwide NRC, the states will have a vital part as it will be their officials who will conduct the exercise because the Centre doesn't have the required manpower.
Congress not against granting citizenship to Hindus: Abhishek Singhvi
Abhishek Singhvi said: "The Congress is a party which always wanted, welcomed and supported the grant of citizenship to Hindus and other communities. What we are opposed to is why should we deny citizenship to a particular community - that is my question as a political party."
View: US shows that states can defy citizenship laws
BJP should re-think its strategy. Modi should publicly contradict Home Minister Shah’s pledge to force a NRC.
Kerala govt not to cooperate with procedures for NPR updation
The Left government in Kerala is set to inform the Union government about its non-cooperation with any official procedures regarding the updation of the National Population Register (NPR). A special cabinet headed by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan took the decision.
Centre standing on brink of bankruptcy: Yashwant Sinha
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha asserted that the economy was passing through its "worst-ever crisis" due to the "death of demand" in sectors. He was speaking on the sidelines of his "Gandhi Shanti Yatra" against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Sinha served as finance minister of India during 1998-2002.
Assam: Those applying for citizenship under CAA may get window of just 3 months
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma met Union Home Minister Amit Shah last week and made a request to keep a limited period window for applying under the CAA and also incorporate some other Assam specific provisions in the CAA rules.
SC notice to centre on petition challenging CAA, NPR
The petition filed by West Bengal resident Israrul Haque Mondal has also challenged changes made in the passport and foreigner rules of 2015 and 2016, allowing non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh and Afghanistan fleeing religious prosecution to stay on even though they may have entered the country illegally.
Why did AASU reject the offer to detect 70 lakh illegal immigrants, asks Assam Finance Minister
Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has maintained that less than five lakh people will be eligible to apply under the CAA, and those who are saying that one crore people will come to Assam will have to tender apology to public after the application process is wrapped up.
Yogendra Yadav lashes out at Modi govt over CAA
He said the ongoing protests across the country against some decisions of the Centre were a way for people to vent out their "suffocation". The politician-activist was addressing a rally in Bhiwandi town here on Saturday night to oppose CAA, the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).
Kerala government moves Supreme Court challenging Citizenship Amendment Act
The Kerala government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act and has sought to declare it as ultra vires the Constitution.
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