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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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)".
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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