Monday, April 22, 2024

Topic: National Register of Citizens (NRC)

Inadequate legal aid for NRC excluded persons, NGO moves Guwahati HC

Teesta Setalvad's Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has filed a petition before Guwahati High Court seeking effective legal aid for 1.9 million excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Seventh US city passes resolution against CAA, calls Modi govt ‘discriminatory’ towards Muslims

Alameda County, an American city has passed a resolution against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) by declaring laws "are discriminatory towards Muslims, caste oppressed minorities, women and indigenous people."

Madras High Court quashes FIR against CAA protesters, says protests happened all over India

The Madras High Court quashed the first information report filed against advocates T. Lajapathi Roy and Henri Tiphagne, two Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register Citizenship (NRC) protesters, and took cognisance that no untoward incident had taken place and observed that there were protests across the country against amendments to the Act.

Bihar elections: A Judas kiss to minorities

From glorifying CM candidates to using dry development rhetoric, this state election is garden-variety for political parties even as young Muslim, Dalit and Adivasi voters forage for progressive undercurrents in Bihar after CAA and Hathras.

Muslims not kids to be ‘misguided’ on CAA: Owaisi MP responds to RSS chief

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on Sunday at the Sangh’s annual Vijayadashami rally in Nagpur on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act that "some people misled our Muslim brothers" brought a stark response from All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi.

US city resolution against CAA cites arrests, police violence on protesters

The resolution, passed by a unanimous vote at the Board’s meeting, categorically opposes the CAA, NRC and NPR as "discriminatory to Muslims, caste oppressed, women, indigenous peoples, and the LGBTQ community."