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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addressing a rally during a protest against CAA and NRC, in Patna in January.(ANI Photo)

‘Pushed back Amit Shah 1000 km’: Tejashwi Yadav on Bihar resolution against NRC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 08:30 AM IST
Bihar is the first NDA-ruled state, which has demanded tweaking of the revised NPR form.

The malice in making protests and protesters invisible

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 01:32 AM IST
The city police attempted this with Mumbai Bagh too in a way citing traffic impediments and bringing pressure to bear on the women sitting-in, slapping notices and FIRs on them and volunteers, profiling protesters and visitors.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s statement on NPR came after Congress lawmaker from Bhopal Central, Arif Masood, took exception to a notification issued by the state government on December 9, 2019, regarding its implementation.(ANI File Photo)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s statement on NPR came after Congress lawmaker from Bhopal Central, Arif Masood, took exception to a notification issued by the state government on December 9, 2019, regarding its implementation.(ANI File Photo)

No NPR in Madhya Pradesh, asserts CM Kamal Nath amid confusion over notification

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 10:47 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh is the third state after Kerala and West Bengal that has refused to implement NPR and the first Congress-ruled state to say no to the exercise.
A demonstrator displays a placard during a protest against CAA, NRC, and NPR, at Azad Maidan, in Mumbai on Saturday.
A demonstrator displays a placard during a protest against CAA, NRC, and NPR, at Azad Maidan, in Mumbai on Saturday.

Thousands protest at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan against CAA, NRC, NPR

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2020 08:01 PM IST
The “maha-morcha” protest was organised by the Maharashtra chapter of the ‘National Alliance Against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR)’.
The logic of protests requires a receptive government, to acknowledge dissent, and open dialogue to build a fresh consensus. However, the government has not only chosen to disregard the protests; it has chosen to also use these as a counterpoint to consolidate majority(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The logic of protests requires a receptive government, to acknowledge dissent, and open dialogue to build a fresh consensus. However, the government has not only chosen to disregard the protests; it has chosen to also use these as a counterpoint to consolidate majority(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

The anti-CAA protests have hit a wall. Here is why

By Ruchi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2020 07:26 PM IST
Will protests remain an expression of citizen’s dissent or evolve into a political movement? Protesters must decide
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Bankura district of West Bengal.(PTI PHOTO.)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Bankura district of West Bengal.(PTI PHOTO.)

Banks, postal dept being used to conduct NRC surveys, alleges Mamata

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 06:13 PM IST
After the meeting, she went to the neighbouring West Burdwan district and led a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) in Durgapur.
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What is CAA? 80 groups to go door-to-door to explain

By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 12:58 AM IST
The erosion of trust between the State and citizens will harm data-collection(Sonu Mehta/HT)
The erosion of trust between the State and citizens will harm data-collection(Sonu Mehta/HT)

The new challenge for Census 2021

By Devesh Kapur and Neelanjan Sircar
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 06:11 PM IST
The CAA-NPR-NRC controversy may deter citizens from offering authentic information
Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday backed the National Population Register (NPR).(ANI File Photo)
Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday backed the National Population Register (NPR).(ANI File Photo)

CAA no threat to Muslims, NPR ‘very, very essential’: Rajinikanth weighs in

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 08:43 PM IST
Rajinikanth also said that the central government has assured that Indians will have no issues in view of the citizenship act. He also wondered how Muslims, who chose to stay back in India following Partition, will be sent out of the country.
Students protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, January 20, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
Students protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, January 20, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

Opinion | NRC, NPR and who is an alien?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 06:42 PM IST
Even before the final schedule of questions in the NPR has been notified, states have objected. Kerala and West Bengal have already put the process on a “temporary hold”, Rajasthan, Maharashtra among others have objected to the inclusion of these questions and also to NPR.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is collecting population data using non-government organizations (NGOs) in the state.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is collecting population data using non-government organizations (NGOs) in the state.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

‘With help from NGOs, BJP on Aadhaar data collection spree in Bengal’: Mamata Banerjee

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 03:17 AM IST
Banerjee also reiterated her opposition to the National Population Register (NPR) and justified her government’s stand on not attending the NPR related meeting in New Delhi that all other states attended.
The Census is a decadal exercise for the collection of data on households and various demographic, socioeconomic and other parameters of the entire population.(HT File Photo)
The Census is a decadal exercise for the collection of data on households and various demographic, socioeconomic and other parameters of the entire population.(HT File Photo)

The low-down on Census, NPR exercises | HT explainer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Chetan Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2020 10:23 AM IST
The census data collected is used for planning and policymaking and provides valuable inputs about the impact of government policies.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI Photo)
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI Photo)

No NPR in the state but census will continue, says Kerala government

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Earlier, the state assembly had passed a resolution urging the Union government to withdraw CAA immediately.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi arrive to attend a meeting of the Opposition leaders, in Parliament Annexe building in New Delhi on January 13.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi arrive to attend a meeting of the Opposition leaders, in Parliament Annexe building in New Delhi on January 13.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

All Congress-ruled states set to pass resolution against citizenship law

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 10:48 AM IST
A few states that are not ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday objected to some aspects of the new National Population Register.(PTI)
A few states that are not ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday objected to some aspects of the new National Population Register.(PTI)

Non-BJP states object to methodology of NPR

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 04:30 AM IST
Rajasthan chief secretary DB Gupta said he and the representatives of a few other states raised objections to a few questions to be asked by enumerators to people during the NPR exercise.
Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala at a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17, 2020.(ANI / Twitter)
Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala at a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17, 2020.(ANI / Twitter)

‘Kerala CM Vijayan cultivating good boy image in front of PM’: Cong leader

Thiruvananthapuram | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 04:13 PM IST
As part of the plans to implement the CAA, Kerala’s Pinarayi Vijayan government had already taken steps to implement the National Population Register (NPR) in the state, the senior Congress leader alleged.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had led a section of the Indian National Congress in the 1920s-1930s, and was the party president in 1938 and 1939. He was ousted from Congress leadership positions in 1939 owing to differences with Mahatma Gandhi and the party leadership.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had led a section of the Indian National Congress in the 1920s-1930s, and was the party president in 1938 and 1939. He was ousted from Congress leadership positions in 1939 owing to differences with Mahatma Gandhi and the party leadership.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

To take on the CAA, Congress to highlight Netaji’s achievements

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 01:01 AM IST
The Congress has asked all of its state units to celebrate the achievements of the Indian National Army and to hold celebrations on January 23 to commemorate the birthday of Subhash Chandra Bose
Army chief Gen M M Naravane during Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Army chief Gen M M Naravane during Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: ‘Abrogation of Article 370 a historic step,’ says Army chief and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Lawyers protest against NPR, NRC and CAA in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Lawyers protest against NPR, NRC and CAA in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

National Population Register exercise on despite protests, pilot project started

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 12:00 PM IST
The government had initially said that updation of NPR would be followed by a NRC wherein individuals are supposed to prove their citizenship either by birth or by naturalisation.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi arrive to attend an Opposition leaders’ meeting, in Parliament Annexe building, in New Delhi, on Monday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party leader Rahul Gandhi arrive to attend an Opposition leaders’ meeting, in Parliament Annexe building, in New Delhi, on Monday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Congress shifts gear in anti-CAA protest. Here’s why this move is significant

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:50 AM IST
The Congress-led Opposition parties have asked non-BJP states to adopt a resolution against conducting the National Population Register.
As the former Union finance minister, in several tweets, warned the Centre about the effects the sliding economy, he also took a jibe over rising inflation.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
As the former Union finance minister, in several tweets, warned the Centre about the effects the sliding economy, he also took a jibe over rising inflation.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Youth, students will explode in anger: Chidambaram warns govt about slowing economy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 09:22 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has been facing a wave of protests on the streets and campuses across the country as students and others have questioned its intentions over the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA.
The deliberations in Opposition meet, which went on over more than three hours, focused on the citizenship debate, and the prevailing economic and jobs situation.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The deliberations in Opposition meet, which went on over more than three hours, focused on the citizenship debate, and the prevailing economic and jobs situation.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Opposition slams government on CAA, economy; 6 parties absent

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2020 04:39 AM IST
Twenty parties, led by the Congress, demanded the withdrawal of the CAA, and launched an attack against the central government over slowdown in the economy.
People protesting against CAA,NPR and NRC outside Andheri Station in Mumbai, India, on Friday, January 3, 2020.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
People protesting against CAA,NPR and NRC outside Andheri Station in Mumbai, India, on Friday, January 3, 2020.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

In open letter, 106 retired civil servants rebut Centre on NPR-NRC-CAA link

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 08:46 AM IST
The retired civil servants, who have come together under the aegis of the Constitutional Conduct Group, also countered the government’s latest effort to delink the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Population Register and the National Register of Citizens.
Yashwant Sinha met NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday. Pawar will attend anti-CAA yatra organised by Sinha’s front.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Yashwant Sinha met NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday. Pawar will attend anti-CAA yatra organised by Sinha’s front.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Sharad Pawar to flag-off and march in Yashwant Sinha’s anti-CAA yatra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 12:37 AM IST
The NPR is also being opposed by many parties, who claim, it will be used to identify Muslim migrants, who will then be ousted using the NRC. The Central government has, however, debunked these theories and said the opposition is misleading and provoking unrest for electoral gains.
With the crowds swelling at Dharna Chowk in Hyderabad, it became difficult for the police to control the mob. They were forced to open the gates of the adjacent NTR stadium, which was filled with protestors within minutes on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)
With the crowds swelling at Dharna Chowk in Hyderabad, it became difficult for the police to control the mob. They were forced to open the gates of the adjacent NTR stadium, which was filled with protestors within minutes on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)

Thousands swarm Hyderabad roads to participate in ‘Million March’ against CAA

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 09:05 PM IST
The Hyderabad police, following a directive from the high court, gave conditional permission to hold a meeting at Dharna Chowk at Indira Park. The protestors flooded the main thoroughfares from all parts of the city to reach the Dharna Chowk, where the march culminated into a brief public meeting.
Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan has said that the state assembly’s resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act has no constitutional validity.(ANI / Twitter)
Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan has said that the state assembly’s resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act has no constitutional validity.(ANI / Twitter)

‘No legal validity’: Kerala governor on assembly resolution against citizenship law

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 04:57 PM IST
On Tuesday, Kerala became the first state in the country to pass a resolution against changes to the citizenship law and the National Population Register
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami hit out at the opposition to NPR and CAA.(PTI Photo)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami hit out at the opposition to NPR and CAA.(PTI Photo)

Tamil Nadu CM backs NPR, CAA, says uninfluential parties opposing it

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 06:19 PM IST
TN CM said NPR was merely a record of Indian residents that had also been updated by the Congress government and added, that as far as NRC was concerned, home minister Amit Shah had clarified it is not being implemented.
Earlier today, Rahul Gandhi renewed his party’s attack on the BJP-led national coalition over the NRC and the NPR as an attack on the poor. (ANI Photo)
Earlier today, Rahul Gandhi renewed his party’s attack on the BJP-led national coalition over the NRC and the NPR as an attack on the poor. (ANI Photo)

‘Biggest liar of 2019’: Minister pans Rahul Gandhi over ‘tax on poor’ barb

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Launching a broadside at the Congress leader was Union minister Prakash Javadekar who claimed that the people are with the government on the new citizenship law and NPR.
Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media at Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) party office, in Chennai.(PTI)
Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media at Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) party office, in Chennai.(PTI)

BJP posts Chidambaram’s old NPR clip

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2019 09:22 AM IST
BJP spokesperpson Sambit Patra posted an old video in which then President Pratibha Patil is enrolling her name in the NPR. In the same video, Chidambaram, senior Congress leader, can be seen.
Updating of this data was done during 2015 by conducting a door-to-door survey. The digitisation of the updated information has been completed.((HT Photo/ Representatives Image ))
Updating of this data was done during 2015 by conducting a door-to-door survey. The digitisation of the updated information has been completed.((HT Photo/ Representatives Image ))

Union Cabinet clears Rs 3,900 crore plan to update NPR, once powered by UPA govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 12:20 AM IST
The exercise will start from April next year. It is a list of “usual residents” of the country.
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