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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 11, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak in India: Decisions related to health lie with the states, but by invoking Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, advisories and directions of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare can be enforced across the country; check out all latest coronavirus news on BusinessToday.In live blog


PTI
February 20, 2020
PAN card, land and bank documents do not prove one's Indian citizenship, the Gauhati High Court has observed while dismissing a woman's plea against a tribunal order that rejected her citizenship claim


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, February 12, 2020
Data on National Register of Citizens of Assam, including information on individuals who made it to the final list as well as those who were excluded, has been missing from NRC website since December 15


Mudit Kapoor
January 27, 2020
In the backdrop of CAA and NRC, fear has spread over government building detention centres in India. BusinessToday.In looks into number of detention centres in India, their locations and government's policy on the matter


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 22, 2020
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, shared his views on the Citizenship Amendment Act in India in an interview with India Today's Rahul Kanwal at World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos. Kamal Nath questioned the need for CAA and NRC. He said that the govt should have consulted all chief ministers before taking such a step. Watch the video for more.


Prasanna Mohanty
January 13, 2020
Available information on the influx of \"illegal migrants\" doesn't warrant a nation-wide NPR-NRIC. The CAA 2019 was necessitated by the introduction of \"illegal migrant\" in Citizenship Act of 1955 during the Vajpayee regime in 2003 but it introduced another problem - religion-based citizenship - which has sparked a nation-wide strife


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 10, 2020
India under Narendra Modi is one of the biggest geopolitical risks the world faces in 2020 according to Eurasia Group report. The  international consulting group that works with investors and business leaders has named the Narendra Modi government's \"controversial social policies\" in a list of geopolitical risks in 2020, a \"tipping point\" year, it says. Led by the political scientist Ian Bremmer, the Eurasia Group pointed to the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, the Supreme Court-monitored citizenship verification drive (NRC) in Assam and the 2019 amendment to the Citizenship Act before predicting an increase in \"sectarian and religious conflict\". Watch the video for more.Also read: World Bank cuts India's FY20 growth estimates to 5% from earlier 6%


PTI
January 6, 2020
A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was hearing the petition which also sought removal of the state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 27, 2019
The districts where internet services have been affected include Meerut, Ghaziabad, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr, and Shamli. Authorities have said the services will be resumed on Friday evening


Prasanna Mohanty
December 26, 2019
Unlike the National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC), Population Register (PR) or National Population Register (NPR) does not exist in Citizenship Act of 1955; it exists in 2003 Rules for preparing NRIC alone and hence, it is misleading to claim that the two are not linked or that NPR has an independent standing of its own in law - it doesn't


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 26, 2019
Chidambaram's Congress party has accused the government of trying to link the NPR with the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Former Home Minister P Chidambaram claims the National Population Register approved by the Modi government is different \"in terms of the text as well as the context\" of data collection done in 2010. P Chidambaram claimed the government had a \"sinister\" agenda. Chidambaram's Congress party has accused the government of trying to link the NPR with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) -- a controversial citizenship verification drive meant to identify illegal immigrants, so far implemented only in Assam. Watch the video to know what Chidambaram had to say.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 26, 2019
Rahul Gandhi has widely criticised the Prime Minister after the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was passed in the parliament, accusing the BJP of spreading hatred and breaking the country


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 25, 2019
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said there is no link between National Register of Citizens and National Population Register


Prasanna Mohanty
New Delhi, December 24, 2019
NPR-2020 for which Union Cabinet approved funds on Tuesday is not limited to identifying \"usual resident\" and \"illegal migrant\" alone, but also \"doubtful\" citizens and \"doubtful citizenship\"- the terms which are not defined and hence, presents a far greater threat to far too many people in India


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 24, 2019
NPR approved by Union Cabinet: The National Population Register will now be updated along with the house-listing phase of Census 2021 from April to September 2020 in all the states and union territories apart from Assam


BusinessToday.In
December 24, 2019
The proposal to allocate funds for updating the National Population Register (NPR) was a part of the agenda of the Union cabinet meeting. The exercise to update the list will begin from April 2020


BusinessToday.In
December 23, 2019
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PTI
December 23, 2019
An agreement was signed between the Union fisheries ministry, Tamil Nadu government and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) in the presence of Fishery Minister Giriraj Singh


Prasanna Mohanty
December 23, 2019
In sharp contrast to the Assam NRC, identification process for \"doubtful citizenship\" or \"illegal migrant\" under the NPR and NRIC being prepared is not specific, leaving immense scope for arbitrariness and misuse- and all leading to targeting and filtering out the Muslims


PTI
December 23, 2019
Anti CAA protest: Organised by American-Indian Muslims in association with over a dozen of similar bodies, peaceful protestors from in and around the Greater Washington Area shouted slogans in favour of India's unity


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