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Delhi Assembly passes resolution against NPR, NRC

-PTI “Me, my wife, my entire cabinet don’t have birth certificates to prove citizenship. Will we be sent to Detention centres?” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked. The Delhi Assembly passed a resolution on Friday against the National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). 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. Please click...

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'Will they take me away?' -Tora Agarwala

-The Indian Express As the narrative moves on to CAA and a possible nation-wide NRC, the Assam list hangs in a limbo. So does the fate of children out of it. The Centre has assured the Supreme Court, Parliament that such children, whose parents are on the list, won’t be taken to Detention centres. But that hasn’t lessened their dread, of being sent away to “a place called Bangladesh”. Bongaigaon, Morigaon (Assam):...

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Ugly truth about Assam's detention camps -Sudipta Bhattacharjee

-The Telegraph The plight of an ‘indigenous foreigner' comes as a horrifying reminder of what lies in store As the country heaved over protests surrounding universities and an amended citizenship law this month, a tragic contour unfolded in Assam with the death of a daily wager belonging to an indigenous community. Naresh Koch, who was apprehended and taken to the Goalpara detention centre in March 2018, was declared a “foreigner” in June...

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Undermining the Republic -Prashant Bhushan & Cheryl D'souza

-The Indian Express There is deliberate ambiguity regarding citizenship laws and policies, their implementation. These threaten to undermine the basic values of the Indian Constitution. Rattled by the widespread agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act, which, coupled with the National Register of Citizens, is rightly seen as the first concrete step to establish a Hindu Rashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed at Ramlila Maidan that there is no move by the government...

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Data from various international & national sources contradict the narrative that immigrants & refugees have flooded the country in recent years

Against the backdrop of National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC), which is expected to be conducted nationwide, there are media reports about Detention centres being constructed in various parts of the country. Although media reports indicate the Government denying any connection between NRIC and National Population Register, a reply to unstarred question no 4380 (to be answered on 21st April 2015 in the Lok Sabha) by the Minister of State...

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