"NPR Came In 2010, Why Is Opposition Fooling People," Asks PM Modi
Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:25 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tore into the opposition in parliament for their protests against the citizenship law CAA and NPR and accused parties of "taking a u-turn" for political reasons. "Opposition leaders who were silent are now violent," he quipped on the aggressive protests against the CAA. The PM tackled criticism of changes in the NPR questionnaire, like the language spoken by parents.
Nitish Kumar's Stand On Citizens' List? Government Order Gives A Clue
Monday, January 6, 2020, 7:44 AM
The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar issued notification for the National Population Register the first step-towards the nationwide rollout of National Registry of Citizens last-month. The notification dated December 18, which is in NDTV's possession, says the exercise will begin on May-15 the timeline given by Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi yesterday. Nitish Kumar has not mentioned his party's stance on the population register.
No documents or biometrics required for NPR, says Prakash Javadekar
Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 8:49 PM
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that no documents or biometrics will be taken during the National Population register process. Announcing the cabinet's decision, taken on Tuesday with regards to the contentious NPR, the Human Resource Development Minister said that the upcoming NPR was no different than the one conducted in 2010 by the UPA government.