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The year that will be: The political battles of 2021

By Prashant Jha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:10 AM IST
This year’s electoral fights will give a glimpse into the nature of identity-based politics and their message will last till 2024.
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Chandradhar Das was declared a foreigner by a tribunal in January, 2018.(Sourced Photo)
Chandradhar Das was declared a foreigner by a tribunal in January, 2018.(Sourced Photo)

104-yr old Assam man declared foreigner dies before proving citizenship

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Das had come to India in 1955 but was declared a foreigner since the refugee certificate issued to him in Tripura wasn’t verified by authorities there.
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File photo: BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.(PTI)
File photo: BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.(PTI)

‘Will enforce only CAA,’ says Vijayvargiya as BJP takes U-turn on NRC in Bengal

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Till the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP’s national and state leaders had maintained that the NRC will be prepared in all states, including Bengal.
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Among the 10,199 persons whose details were verified, it was found that names of 5,404 persons which should have got included in the NRC didn’t find themselves in the list.(HT Archive)
Among the 10,199 persons whose details were verified, it was found that names of 5,404 persons which should have got included in the NRC didn’t find themselves in the list.(HT Archive)

4,800 ineligible people in updated NRC, HC informed

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 04:54 AM IST
The court was hearing a petition by Rahima Begam, a resident of Mukalmua in Nalbari district, who had challenged a 2019 order of a foreigners’ tribunal that had declared her a foreigner.
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People wait in queue to check their names on the draft list at the NRC centre at a village in Nagaon district, Assam, in 2018.(File photo)
People wait in queue to check their names on the draft list at the NRC centre at a village in Nagaon district, Assam, in 2018.(File photo)

Nearly 4,800 ineligible persons in Assam NRC, state coordinator informs Gauhati HC

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 04:07 PM IST
Similarly, among the 10,199 persons whose details were verified, names of 5,404 persons which should have got included in the NRC didn’t make it to the list
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally at Raniganj.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally at Raniganj.(PTI)

Beware of BJP’s NRC, NPR agenda, Mamata Banerjee tells coal belt voters

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Although no senior leader of the BJP has made any comment on National Population Register and the National Register of Citizens in recent days, Mamata Banejee said that the saffron party plans to enforce the NRC and NPR.
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Student-activist Gulfisha Fatima has been granted bail but remains lodged in Tihar jail.(ladeedafarzana/Twitter)
Student-activist Gulfisha Fatima has been granted bail but remains lodged in Tihar jail.(ladeedafarzana/Twitter)

Delhi riots: Student-activist Gulfisha Fatima granted bail

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 09:54 PM IST
It was alleged that Fatima along with other activists Umar Khalid, Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and others plotted to create unrest in Jafrabad under the guise of peaceful protests.
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Activists took part in protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, at Roshan Bagh in Prayagraj last December and earlier this year.(Representational Photo/PTI)
Activists took part in protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, at Roshan Bagh in Prayagraj last December and earlier this year.(Representational Photo/PTI)

Uttar Pradesh: Months after anti-CAA protests, protesters get notices

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Hundreds of women, along with men, had staged a sit-in demonstration against CAA, 2019 at Mansoor Ali Park for around three months since last December
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The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday declared 14 anti-citizenship law and National register of Citizens protesters as absconders and announced cash rewards for their arrest(ANI)
The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday declared 14 anti-citizenship law and National register of Citizens protesters as absconders and announced cash rewards for their arrest(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: UP announces cash reward for arrest of absconding anti-CAA, NRC protesters and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:50 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times
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The accused were charged with arson, spreading communal disharmony and causing damage to public properties during the anti-CAA, NRC protest in Lucknow that turned violent. (Photo@CMOfficeUP)
The accused were charged with arson, spreading communal disharmony and causing damage to public properties during the anti-CAA, NRC protest in Lucknow that turned violent. (Photo@CMOfficeUP)

UP announces cash reward for arrest of absconding anti-CAA, NRC protesters

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:12 AM IST
Eight of the 14 protesters were declared wanted under Gangster Act and notices were pasted outside their houses.
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People wait in queue to check their names on the draft list at the NRC centre at an Assam village.(File photo)
People wait in queue to check their names on the draft list at the NRC centre at an Assam village.(File photo)

Gauhati HC seeks affidavit from NRC coordinator on inclusion of ineligible names in list

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 10:12 AM IST
The two-member HC division bench directed the coordinator last week to file the affidavit within three weeks, when the next hearing of the case is slated to be held
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Chirag Paswan has been warned by BJP leaders and has been asked to not spread any confusion regarding the alliance.(ANI)
Chirag Paswan has been warned by BJP leaders and has been asked to not spread any confusion regarding the alliance.(ANI)

‘Don’t nurse or spread any illusions’: BJP tells Chirag Paswan

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Patna
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Paswan faced stinging criticism from Javadekar who said,”We want to make it clear that we have no relations (with LJP), and we do not like this politics of spreading confusion.”
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People wait in queue to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at a village in Nagaon district, Assam.(REUTERS File)
People wait in queue to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at a village in Nagaon district, Assam.(REUTERS File)

Assam NRC list: The eligibility issue and other latest developments

By hindustantimes.com | Edited Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Chief minister Sarabananda Sonowal had earlier this month said that the government is committed to fulfil all clauses of the Assam Accord, including Clause 6, and publication of a flawless NRC.
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Though the final National Register of Citizens for Assam was made public in August last year, it is yet to be notified by the Registrar General of India, leaving the historic and controversial document without any official validity.(File photo for representation)
Though the final National Register of Citizens for Assam was made public in August last year, it is yet to be notified by the Registrar General of India, leaving the historic and controversial document without any official validity.(File photo for representation)

10,000 ineligible names to be deleted from final NRC list in Assam

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh | Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 10:47 PM IST
Around 10,000 names will be deleted from the final NRC in Assam as many “ineligible persons” and their descendants were included in the list, according to a directive issued by its state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma and officials in the know of the decision.
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A decision was taken at the meeting to form a high-level united coordination committee to work together on various issues, including the NRC; the CAA, 2019; detect, delete and deportation of illegal voters; inner line permit (ILP), the empowerment of the ADC under the 6th Schedule of the Constitution through direct funding and land rights.(PTI File)
A decision was taken at the meeting to form a high-level united coordination committee to work together on various issues, including the NRC; the CAA, 2019; detect, delete and deportation of illegal voters; inner line permit (ILP), the empowerment of the ADC under the 6th Schedule of the Constitution through direct funding and land rights.(PTI File)

Tripura royal scion forges alliance with indigenous parties to work on NRC, CAA, empowerment

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 05:17 PM IST
INPT, TPF and TIPRA have jointly resolved to work unconditionally without any self-interest for the social, cultural , political and economic rights of the indigenous people
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The signatories said no case has been registered against leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their alleged hate speeches and criticised Delhi Police for their investigation into the riot cases.(HT Photo)
The signatories said no case has been registered against leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their alleged hate speeches and criticised Delhi Police for their investigation into the riot cases.(HT Photo)

Rushdie, Chomsky, Mira Nair, among 200 personalities demanding Khalid’s release

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 07:48 AM IST
Earlier this month, Delhi Police commissioner SN Shrivastava had said they had examined a large number of persons regardless of their religion and party affiliation and dismissing allegations that they were targeting a particular community.
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A section of the 1,600 support staff for the new foreigners’ tribunals in Assam protesting in Guwahati seeking release of their appointment letters.(HT PHOTO)
A section of the 1,600 support staff for the new foreigners’ tribunals in Assam protesting in Guwahati seeking release of their appointment letters.(HT PHOTO)

A year since publication of NRC in Assam, the process remains in limbo

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahai
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 04:47 PM IST
More than 19 lakh people left out of the National Register of Citizens in Assam are yet to be issued rejection slips while new Foreigners’ Tribunals to handle their cases are not functional yet .
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Delhi High Court on Friday held that there were justifiable grounds for extending the time to complete an investigation against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Delhi High Court on Friday held that there were justifiable grounds for extending the time to complete an investigation against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi HC extends time to quiz Sharjeel Imam

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 04:18 AM IST
Justice V Kameswar Rao dismissed the plea by Imam who had challenged the trial court’s June 25 order granting three more months to the Delhi Police, beyond the statutory 90 days, to complete the investigation in the case under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.
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The Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly also paid tributes to the Army personnel who laid down their lives in line of duty at Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
The Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly also paid tributes to the Army personnel who laid down their lives in line of duty at Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh.(ANI FILE PHOTO)

Andhra Pradesh assembly adopts resolution opposing NRC and NPR

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderrabad
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister and minister for minority welfare Amzad Basha who moved the resolution said the NRC was creating a sort of fear psychosis and insecurity among the minorities.
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The FIR was filed in the Anti-Corruption Branch of CBI on Monday by the Assam Public Works (APW).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The FIR was filed in the Anti-Corruption Branch of CBI on Monday by the Assam Public Works (APW).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Assam NGO files FIR with CBI against former state NRC coordinator over alleged financial irregularities

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The FIR alleges scam in purchase of software and generators for the NRC process.
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Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28 under teh Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.(HT PHOTO)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28 under teh Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.(HT PHOTO)

Anti-CAA protester Sharjeel Imam seeks bail as police fail to file charges

By Richa Banka | Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 08:13 PM IST
Sharjeel Imam has sought default bail because the police did not file a charge sheet within the statutory period of 90 days.
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The CM expressed his displeasure with Hajela’s work during his review meeting with officials over coronavirus situation in the state on Wednesday.(Twitter/@HajelaPrateek)
The CM expressed his displeasure with Hajela’s work during his review meeting with officials over coronavirus situation in the state on Wednesday.(Twitter/@HajelaPrateek)

Amid fight against Covid-19, Prateek Hajela moved from health commissioner’s post

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 03:35 PM IST
Hajela’s removal comes on the ground of his ‘dereliction of duty during the Covid-19 pandemic,’ according to a government statement.
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Amarinder terms Gogoi’s RS nomination ‘wrong and questionable’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2020 11:46 PM IST
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The CAA was passed in December last year.(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)
The CAA was passed in December last year.(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)

CAA outside the purview of judicial review: Govt to SC

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 01:44 AM IST
Centre presented a point-to-point rebuttal to the arguments of over 150 petitioners who have petitioned the court against the CAA, calling it discriminatory.
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A number of petitioners have moved Supreme Court questioning the constitutional validity of CAA.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
A number of petitioners have moved Supreme Court questioning the constitutional validity of CAA.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Centre rebuts challenge to CAA, says NRC necessary for every country

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The Centre filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court against petitions which have challenged the constitutional validity of Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA.
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Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi, general secretary of the RSS blamed ‘a section of leaders for misleading the masses’ during the nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act .(ANI/Twitter)
Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi, general secretary of the RSS blamed ‘a section of leaders for misleading the masses’ during the nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act .(ANI/Twitter)

Centre must talk to states to clear CAA, NPR doubts: RSS

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 05:54 AM IST
The CAA’s passage in December to fast-track the citizenship process for non-Muslims, who have entered India from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh before December 31, 2014, triggered protests across the country.
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Women hold a placard during the ongoing sit-in protest against NPR, NRC and CAA.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)
Women hold a placard during the ongoing sit-in protest against NPR, NRC and CAA.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against implementation of NPR, NRC

By Press Trust of India | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 06:49 PM IST
At the one-day special session, which was held to discuss the NPR and the NRC, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requested the Centre to withdraw them.
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K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday suggested that the Centre should introduce a national identity card for the citizens
K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday suggested that the Centre should introduce a national identity card for the citizens

‘Should I die’, KCR asks, declares he doesn’t have a birth certificate

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 10:25 PM IST
The chief minister reasoned that if he didn’t have the birth document despite coming from a wealthy family that owned 580 acres of land and a huge building, it would be unreasonable to expect the marginalised section to have it.
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A riot-affected area in Delhi, March 2, 2020(REUTERS)
A riot-affected area in Delhi, March 2, 2020(REUTERS)

Delhi riots offer a warning

UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Hindu-Muslim relations are fragile. Be careful in other states
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that no refugee living in the state will be deprived of citizenship.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that no refugee living in the state will be deprived of citizenship.(PTI)

Bangladeshis living in West Bengal are Indian citizens, no need to apply for citizenship: Mamata Banerjee

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 12:04 PM IST
Banerjee said that she will not let “a single person” to be driven out of the state.
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