Tag: Nrc

National Register of Citizens likely to be implemented in Odisha’s Kendrapara

Kendrapara: With the publication of the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, another list is likely to be prepared for Kendrapara district in Odisha for which the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has written a letter to the Registrar General of India. The letter has been written based on the report […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
India, Bangladesh Sign 7 Pacts, Launch 'Sonali Adhyay'

New Delhi: India and Bangladesh here on Saturday marked the “sonali adhyay” (golden era) in bilateral ties with the inking of seven agreements, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina. During the talks, the Bangladesh PM voiced concerns over Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) and raised the Teesta […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Clerics to educate UP Muslims on NRC documents

Lucknow: The 150-year-old Idara-e-Sharia at Firangi Mahali will now tell Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to keep 22 documents required for the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The documents include certificates of inheritance, birth, education, and bank, refugee registration, as well as family ledgers among other identity proofs. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has already said […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Disappointed Over NRC Being Wrongly Linked With Issue Of Minority Rights: India At UN

United Nations: India has voiced disappointment that the NRC in Assam is being “wrongly linked with the minority rights issue and asserted that one should not jump to conclusions based on “incomplete understanding” after a UN expert raised alarm over a potential “humanitarian crisis” due to the exercise. First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Muslims Urge Odisha CM Naveen Not To Implement CAB

Bhubaneswar: Members of Chauda Mahala Muslim Jamat from Bhadrak today met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik citing their concerns over the safety of their community after the enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019. The members urged the CM not to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the State. “Amid growing concerns […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
'States Have No Powers To Refuse Implementation Of Citizenship Act'

New Delhi: State governments have no powers to reject the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 as the legislation was enacted under the Union List of the 7th Schedule of the Constitution, a top official said on Friday. The statement came after chief ministers of West Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh announced […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Anti-CAA Protesters Torch Railway Stations In West Bengal

Kolkata: Violence broke out in West Bengal on Friday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) as also a possible NRC exercise in the state as protesters vandalised and set fire to railway stations, disrupting train services. In Beldanga in Murshidabad district, a mob torched the station master’s cabin and ransacked the ticket counter before setting […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
CAA Has Nothing To Do With NRC: MHA

New Delhi: Citizenship (Amendment) Act has nothing to do with National Register of Citizens (NRC) and it does not apply to Indian citizens, including Muslims, Home Ministry sources said on Tuesday. The information was shared following incidents of violence across many states over the new Act. “CAA has nothing to do with NRC and it […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
CAA Protests: Muslims In Odisha Take Out Peaceful Rally

Bhubaneswar: At a time when resentment over the passage of the amended citizenship law continues across the country, members of several Muslim organisations from across Odisha staged demonstration in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Terming the legislation as unconstitutional, the protesters alleged that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) violates Article 14 and 15 of the Constitution of […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Column: Patnaik Keen To Retain Muslim Vote Bank

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The very fact that chief minister, Naveen Patnaik felt the need to clarify his party’s stand on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) demonstrates his insecurity vis-à-vis the Muslim votes in the wake of his party’s support for the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the parliament. Muslims, who constitute a sizeable vote […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
No Proof On Being Indian Will Be Sought: Govt On NRC

New Delhi: The Central government has appealed to the people not to get misled by the rumours and doubts over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act – CAA, and National Register of Citizens (NRC), as violent protests, broke out across the country over the two issues. The government, in a bid to quell and address the doubts […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Mass rally in support of CAA in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even as resentment and protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) continue to disrupt peace and tranquillity in several parts of the country, several organisations came together and took out a rally in support of the act in Bhubaneswar today. It is for the first time in Odisha that several outfits have joined hands […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Nitish Kumar Makes Big Announcement At Poll Rally, 'This Is My Last Election'
NRC, What For? Asks Nitish, Asserting It Would Not Be Implemented "At All"

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday asserted that National Register for Citizens will not be implemented in the state, putting at rest speculations raised by his JD(U)s support to the Citizenship Amendment Act. Kumar made this clear in a terse reply to queries from journalists who had sought his response on the proposed […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Anti-CAA Stir: At Least 6 Dead As Violence Rocks UP; Thousands Rally In National Capital

New Delhi: At least six persons died as violent clashes with police rocked Uttar Pradesh on Friday while thousands rallied in the national capital and several other cities with tricolour and ‘Save Constitution’ banners as part of raging protests across states against the amended citizenship law and the proposed NRC, prompting the government to indicate […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Mamata Backtracks, Says Had Meant Opinion Poll On CAA

Kolkata: A day after seeking a UN-controlled referendum on the new controversial citizenship law, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did a volte face on Friday, saying she had merely sought an opinion poll on the issue. “I did not say referendum. I said gana vote. I meant an opinion poll overseen by experts like […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021