National Population Register Npr
India  /  Published 07.06.22

Nitish differs with BJP on population control

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a different stand than ally BJP on a population-control policy in the country and asserted that there was no need for such measures. He pointed out that edu...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 10.08.21

Govt: No plan on nationwide NRC

The government has not taken any decision on preparing a National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) for the whole country, Union minister Nityanand Rai said in Parliament on Tuesday. He, however, sa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.21

Mamata brings up NRC in campaign

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday resurrected the Narendra Modi government’s contentious citizenship matrix as a prominent poll plank for the Bengal campaign, condemning the alleged intent behind the ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Women march for justice

More than 50 women, who were part of the sit-in at Park Circus Maidan against the new citizenship matrix, took to the streets again on Friday to demand justice for the Hathras victim and protest the &...
By Snehal Sengupta in Park Circus

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.20

Plug the gaps: Aadhar and MGNREGA

India’s economy is going through an unprecedented crisis of unemployment. In these times, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme and other welfare programmes are beacon...
By Anjor Bhaskar, Preeti Singh


India  /  Published 15.08.20

What I have learned since last year

The Jamia Millia Islamia student who shielded a journalist from police lathis The India I have learnt through my textbooks is entirely different from the India that I am facing now. I always believe...
By K.M. Rakesh, Pheroze L. Vincent, Debraj Mitra

India  /  Published 05.08.20

Riots: Plea to focus on culprits

Delhi police on Tuesday questioned a Delhi University professor in connection with the February riots here in which 53 people died, a week after the arrest of another teacher of the varsity over a 201...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.03.20

The reluctant radical

The ‘I’ of this story is not the individual named in the byline. The two have points in common, others wildly at variance. So do most readers of The Telegraph.Who, then, is this ‘I’? ‘I’ a...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 25.03.20

NPR update put off till further notice

The Centre on Wednesday decided to postpone the census and the contentious update of the National Population Register (NPR), which were to begin in April, in view of the nationwide lockdown.While this...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.20

NPR, first phase of Census postponed

The updating of the National Population Register (NPR) and the first phase of the Census 2021 have been postponed due to the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said o...
By PTI in New Delhi


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