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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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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PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:50 AM IST
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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.
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
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.”
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.
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.
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
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2020 11:46 PM IST
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Hindu-Muslim relations are fragile. Be careful in other states
Bangladeshis living in West Bengal are Indian citizens, no need to apply for citizenship: Mamata Banerjee
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.