Karnataka to soon have health register of all citizens
This project will be implemented first in Chikkaballapur district on an experimental basis.
Bomb threat against Adityanath, police register FIR
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India's Covid cases per lakh population is 7.1, world's 60
India has about 7.1 cases per lakh population whereas the average of the whole world is 60 cases per lakh population, the health ministry said.
Anti-CAA protest in Lucknow suspended amid coronavirus scare
The women protestors have submitted a letter to the police commissioner, saying they were suspending their 66-day-long protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR) temporarily in view of the outbreak.
No document to be collected during NPR update: Government
"No document is to be collected during the updation of NPR 2020," Rai, the Union Minister of State for Home, said replying to a written question. The NPR data will be collected along with the house-listing phase of the census to be conducted from April 1 to September 30.
Delhi Assembly passes resolution against NPR, NRC
"Me, my wife, my entire cabinet don't have birth certificates to prove citizenship. Will we be sent to detention centres?" Kejriwal asked. The chief minister challenged Union ministers to show whether they had birth certificates issued by the government.
View: After Delhi riots, government has to revisit its approach on CAA
A way forward will also have to come from the political space. If politics can divide, it can also bridge divisions. And the onus to do so falls on the government as Parliament takes up the issue after Holi. It’s important to realise that the consequences of inaction — or ‘mis-action’ — could be far worse.
First National Population Register, then National Register of Citizens
The nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be notified after the Registrar General of India (RGI) updates the National Population Register (NPR), officials said, citing provisions of the Citizenship Act.
India records 0.2 COVID-19 deaths per lakh population as against global figure of 4.1
It took 64 days for COVID-19 cases in India to touch the 1 lakh-mark from 100, more than double the time taken in the US and Spain which have been hit hard by the pandemic.
CM Jagan Mohan Reddy asks centre to revert to old NPR format
Weeks after extending his party’s support to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Parliament, Andhra Pradesh CM and YSR Congress President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy asked the Centre to revert to the old format of the National Population Register.
Delhi registers biggest single-day spike: 792 cases test covid positive
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India has 7.1 COVID-19 cases per lakh population as against 60 globally: Health Ministry
Referring to data from WHO situation report, the ministry said 45,25,497 COVID-19 cases have been reported till Monday which is about 60 cases per lakh population.
14.75 lakh migrant workers register as UP govt plans to employ them in MSMEs, other industries
At a meeting with senior state officials to review the lockdown situation, the chief minister said that skill-mapping should be completed in 15 days and the data should be prepared, an official spokesperson said.
Day 1 of lockdown: More and more factories shut shop; India's count crosses 600
With most businesses having to work from home or with minimal personnel, many have temporarily shut shop.
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