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.
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.
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.
As government advises citizens to stay home to prevent coronavirus spread, people ask what would happen to those who lost homes during Delhi riots
He warned that if the Centre insists on NPR, the state government will even disrupt the Census operation as well
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.
The House also expressed its concern over the proposed implementation of NPR and NRC, which may result in exclusion of large number of people.
Delhi Assembly has passed a resolution urging the Centre not to carry out the exercise of the NPR and NRC
The ministers said that it was not just to forcibly impose the NPR when crores of people were frightened over it.
In response, senior advocate Colin Gonsalves referred to alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders -- Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma, Kapil Mishra and Abhay Verma.
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.
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.
Nitish Kumar sought to dispel "confusions" arising from his recent meetings with RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.
Calling the Citizenship (Amendment) Act a "historic step", Shah alleged that the Congress, Communists, SP, BSP and 'Mamata didi' were spreading lies about it.
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.
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".
Bashing AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, BJP called him the 'leader' of the nationwide protests against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
Leader of Opposition, Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the chief minister's statement showed utter disregard for civil liberties.
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.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses party workers during the foundation day of party Intellectual Cell, in Patna.PTI Photo
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