Friday, Sep 24, 2021

National Population Register (NPR)

NPR Can Address Limitations Of Demographic Data In India, Revolutionise Discourse On Inequality

Jul 11, 2020 Dr Nandita Saikia

On World Population Day, it is important to underline that continuous update of population register data can produce ‘gold standard demographic data’, leading to improvement in socio-economic indicators.

Pandemic A Speed Breaker For Anti-CAA Protesters, But Modi 2.0 Keeps Pot Boiling

May 30, 2020 Preetha Nair

Enacting the new citizenship law was only a matter of time for the party after it came to power for the second time with a thumping majority in 2019.

COVID-19 Proved India's Demographics Are Unsustainable. Time We Brought Our Fertility Rate Down

The Government must prepare a blueprint and the Prime Minister must create a national consensus and implement it. We need to bring our total fertility rate further down from 2.1 to 1 or even lower, writes Congress MP Manish Tewari.

Some Say They Will Protest From Balconies Against NRC, NPR, CAA During Janta Curfew

Mar 21, 2020 PTI

As government advises citizens to stay home to prevent coronavirus spread, people ask what would happen to those who lost homes during Delhi riots

There Will Be Constitutional Crisis If Centre Insists On NPR: Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

He warned that if the Centre insists on NPR, the state government will even disrupt the Census operation as well

17 March, 2020

CAA Does Not Violate Any Fundamental Rights, Centre Tells SC


It also said CAA does not confer any arbitrary and unguided powers on the executive as the citizenship to the persecuted minorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh would be granted in a manner as specified under the law.

16 March, 2020

Telangana Adopts Resolution Against CAA, NPR, NRC; Eighth State To Do So


The House also expressed its concern over the proposed implementation of NPR and NRC, which may result in exclusion of large number of people.

14 March, 2020

Inciting People, Spreading Wrong News: BJP Slams AAP Over Anti-NPR Resolution In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Assembly has passed a resolution urging the Centre not to carry out the exercise of the NPR and NRC

04 March, 2020

Andhra Pradesh Ministers To Shelve NPR Till 2010 Questionnaire Is Adopted


The ministers said that it was not just to forcibly impose the NPR when crores of people were frightened over it.

04 March, 2020

SC Seeks Activist Harsh Mander's Response On Allegations Of Hate Speech During Anti-CAA Stir


In response, senior advocate Colin Gonsalves referred to alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders -- Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma, Kapil Mishra and Abhay Verma.

02 March, 2020

No NRC For Now; Will Be Later Done Transparently: BJP Spokesperson

Preetha Nair

Since the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) was passed by the parliament in early December, the country has been witnessing protests against the new citizenship law, NRC and NPR.

02 March, 2020

BJP-ruled Local Body In Maharashtra Passes Resolution Against CAA, NRC


The council chairman Vinod Borade said he had summoned a meeting two days before the resolution was passed, as demanded by the members of the NCP, the Congress and seven councillors from the Muslim community.

01 March, 2020

NDA United In Bihar...Will Win More Than 200 Seats In Assembly Polls: Nitish Kumar


Nitish Kumar sought to dispel "confusions" arising from his recent meetings with RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.

28 February, 2020

Opposition Spreading Lies Over CAA, No Muslim Will Lose Citizenship, Says Amit Shah


Calling the Citizenship (Amendment) Act a "historic step", Shah alleged that the Congress, Communists, SP, BSP and 'Mamata didi' were spreading lies about it.

22 February, 2020

Road From Jamia To Noida, Closed Due To Shaheen Bagh Protest, Reopens


The protesters have opened a small portion of a road leading to Kalindi Kunj so that locals can pass through it with their two-wheelers.

22 February, 2020

Can It Also Be Seditious To Say 'America Zindabad'?

Aritry Das

In the current political climate, claiming to love India with your life would not help your case if you have ever uttered positive words for Pakistan, let alone "Zindabad".

21 February, 2020

Congress, BJP Slam Waris Pathan For 'Communal' Comment During Anti-CAA Rally

Outlook Web Bureau

Bashing AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, BJP called him the 'leader' of the nationwide protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

19 February, 2020

Agar koi marne ke liye aa hi raha hai...: CM Yogi Sparks Row With Comment On Anti-CAA Protesters


Leader of Opposition, Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the chief minister's statement showed utter disregard for civil liberties.

Photo Gallery

Advocates following a shootout at the Rohini Court, where gangster Jitender Gogi was being produced, in New Delhi. Gogi was killed by rival gang shooters who were later shot dead by the police in the cross-firing.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference in Chandigarh.

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BSF DIG Pushpendra Singh flags off a cycle rally from Vijay Stambh for 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebration, in Bikaner. The rally will culminate at Rajghat in Delhi.

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Members of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) led by president Bhupen Kumar Borah participate in a protest rally over violence during an agitation against an eviction drive, at Mangaldoi in Darrang district.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses party workers during the foundation day of party Intellectual Cell, in Patna.

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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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