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  • NRC in Assam: Final list not yet prepared, Coordinator tells Gauhati High Court Dec 10, 2020 10:23 AM IST

    NRC in Assam: Final list not yet prepared, Coordinator tells Gauhati High Court

    Assam's National Register of Citizens coordinator has told the Gauhati High Court that the Registrar General of India has been silent on the final publication of the list for which it is the only authority to take action.

  • Will not allow NRC in Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee Dec 09, 2020 07:21 PM IST

    Will not allow NRC in Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee

    Maintaining that all the residents of the state are citizens of the country and no one can change that, Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of trying to play divisive politics using the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

  • Bihar Election Results 2020: Asaduddin Owaisi blames RJD, Congress for being silent on CAA, NRC Nov 12, 2020 10:34 AM IST

    Bihar Election Results 2020: Asaduddin Owaisi blames RJD, Congress for being silent on CAA, NRC

    Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) fielded 16 of its 21 candidates in Seemanchal region and won five seats

  • Imran Khan asks Mark Zuckerberg to ban Islamophobic content on Facebook, cites CAA, NRC as examples of 'pogrom against Muslims' Oct 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST

    Imran Khan asks Mark Zuckerberg to ban Islamophobic content on Facebook, cites CAA, NRC as examples of 'pogrom against Muslims'

    Referring to India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Khan said that Muslims are being denied their citizenship rights.

  • Joe Biden seeks restoration of peoples' rights in Kashmir; disappointed with NRC, CAA Jun 26, 2020 08:00 AM IST

    Joe Biden seeks restoration of peoples' rights in Kashmir; disappointed with NRC, CAA

    “These measures are inconsistent with the country's long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” according to the policy paper -- ‘Joe Biden's agenda for Muslim American community' posted recently on hos campaign website.

  • Modi Govt 2.0 | Centre-state ties go downhill May 27, 2020 09:52 AM IST

    Modi Govt 2.0 | Centre-state ties go downhill

    COVID-19 was a good opportunity for the Centre to repair relations with the states and rebuild trust. Instead, it seemed keener to use the crisis to emphasise its dominance, and show who the boss was

  • Modi Govt 2.0 | A tumultuous year for India May 26, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    Modi Govt 2.0 | A tumultuous year for India

    For the past 12 months the BJP-led NDA government’s actions have been bold, and have seen strong and polarising reactions. Its response to the Coronavirus crisis has left a lot to be desired

  • Delhi Police clears Shaheen Bagh protest site amid lockdown over coronavirus Mar 24, 2020 08:08 AM IST

    Delhi Police clears Shaheen Bagh protest site amid lockdown over coronavirus

    Shaheen Bagh area has witnessed a sit-in protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed pan-India National Register of Citizens for around 100 days.

  • Politics | The Centre digs in its heels as the states unite in opposition Mar 06, 2020 08:14 AM IST

    Politics | The Centre digs in its heels as the states unite in opposition

    The Centre, should it choose to end the crisis, can agree to the 2010 NPR form and put out a list of NRC documents. That in itself will go a long way towards ending the protests. It will still be seen to be firm on the CAA and can claim that as a victory.

  • USCIRF members express concern over CAA; say it could result in 'disenfranchisement' of Muslims Mar 05, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    USCIRF members express concern over CAA; say it could result in 'disenfranchisement' of Muslims

    The new citizenship law passed by the Indian Parliament in December 2019 offers citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted religious minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

  • Coordination panel to study NPR issues in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray Mar 03, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    Coordination panel to study NPR issues in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

    Addressing media in Vidhan Bhawan in south Mumbai, where the budget session of the state legislature is underway, Thackeray also declined to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement that he was thinking of quiting social media.

  • Politics | Nitish Kumar gives a sneak peek into his election strategy Mar 03, 2020 11:10 AM IST

    Politics | Nitish Kumar gives a sneak peek into his election strategy

    The JD(U) leader’s strategy appears to be to retain the Hindu votes by riding piggyback on the BJP and, at the same time, winning over the minorities by passing the resolution against the NRC.

  • NRC Rejection Slip likely from March 20: Assam Govt Mar 03, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    NRC Rejection Slip likely from March 20: Assam Govt

    At present, work related to scanning of "speaking order" is going on and around 12 per cent job is left, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said while replying to a written query by Congress MLA Rekibuddin Ahmed.

  • NRC won't have implications on Bangladesh: Foreign Secretary Shringla Mar 02, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    NRC won't have implications on Bangladesh: Foreign Secretary Shringla

    Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan cancelled their visits to India in December over prevailing situation following passage of the new citizenship bill.

  • If no minority will be affected by CAA, why keep Muslims out of it: Chidambaram to Amit Shah Mar 02, 2020 08:13 AM IST

    If no minority will be affected by CAA, why keep Muslims out of it: Chidambaram to Amit Shah

    Addressing a rally in Kolkata, Shah assured people of the minority community that not a single person will lose citizenship due to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

  • Citizens of Maharashtra need not worry about CAA-NRC-NPR: Ajit Pawar Mar 02, 2020 08:10 AM IST

    Citizens of Maharashtra need not worry about CAA-NRC-NPR: Ajit Pawar

    Addressing the convention of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) here, he also ruled out any need to bring a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR) in the state Legislative Assembly.

  • Politics | Two issues testing the Thackeray government’s strength Feb 28, 2020 02:59 PM IST

    Politics | Two issues testing the Thackeray government’s strength

    Other than the Bhima Koregaon case, the more crucial difference in the Maharashtra coalition is over the triple issues of the Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Register of Citizens, and the National Population Register.

  • Politics | Why delimitation could finally be a reality in Assam Feb 28, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    Politics | Why delimitation could finally be a reality in Assam

    A section of government officials and functionaries cutting across party lines and civil society groups feel that delimitation can be a tool to check the debilitating impact of the rapid demographic change in Assam.

  • Bihar Assembly passes resolution to not implement NRC in the state Feb 25, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly passes resolution to not implement NRC in the state

    Earlier in the day, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had reiterated his opposition to "additional clauses" inserted in the NPR forms

  • My stand on CAA-NRC-NPR decided after consulting NCP and Congress: CM Uddhav Thackeray Feb 24, 2020 09:18 AM IST

    My stand on CAA-NRC-NPR decided after consulting NCP and Congress: CM Uddhav Thackeray

    After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi as part of a scheduled visit on Friday, Thackeray said that no one needs to fear about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and that the National Population Register (NPR) is not going to throw anyone out of the country.

  • NRC will not be implemented in Bihar: Nitish Kumar Feb 24, 2020 08:36 AM IST

    NRC will not be implemented in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

    The Janata Dal (United) president had in December already made its stand clear that the NRC would not be implemented in the state, though the party supported the Centre's Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

  • Disinformation being spread on CAA, it will in no way affect Muslims in India: Subramanian Swamy Feb 20, 2020 08:50 AM IST

    Disinformation being spread on CAA, it will in no way affect Muslims in India: Subramanian Swamy

    Delivering a talk on 'The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Historical Imperative beyond Contemporary Politics' at the University of Hyderabad, Swamy cited "disinformation" on the CAA and said he had invited opposition Congress leaders for a public debate on the matter.

  • Thousands of people take to streets in Tamil Nadu against CAA Feb 19, 2020 12:06 PM IST

    Thousands of people take to streets in Tamil Nadu against CAA

    The protest call here was given by a collective of Muslim outfits. Agitators carrying placards against CAA, NRC and NPR, besides the Indian flag, converged at Chepauk as part of their original plan to lay seige to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, located inside the state Secretariat, and raised slogans against the amended law.

  • Election card proof of citizenship: Court acquits couple suspected to be Bangladeshi Feb 15, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Election card proof of citizenship: Court acquits couple suspected to be Bangladeshi

    The court also said that a birth certificate, a domicile certificate, a bona fide certificate, and a passport can also be used to establish the nationality of the person.

  • In The News podcast | Gujarat gears for Trump visit; sharp hike in LPG prices; coronavirus may be 'eradicated' by April and more Feb 12, 2020 08:31 PM IST

    In The News podcast | Gujarat gears for Trump visit; sharp hike in LPG prices; coronavirus may be 'eradicated' by April and more

    Moneycontrol's Anvita Bansal gets in conversation with Nachiket Deuskar, Siddhesh Raut and Viswanath Pilla from the newsroom to find out the top stories of the day.

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