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सीएए (नागरिकता संशोधन क़ानून) पर केन्‍द्र सरकार द्वारा जारी प्रश्‍नोत्‍तरी (FAQ) का नुक्‍़तेवार खण्‍डन

सीएए/एनआरसी पर केन्‍द्र सरकार द्वारा जारी प्रश्‍नोत्‍तरी (FAQ) पूरी तरह गुमराह करनेवाली है और कई बार तो यह बिल्‍कुल झूठी जानकारी‍ देती है। यह जितना बताती है उससे कहीं अधिक छिपाती है। सरकार ने हर सवाल का जो जवाब जारी किये हैं, उनमें से हर जवाब के अन्‍त में मेरी टिप्‍पणियाँ भी हैं। अक्‍सर पूछे…


Lipstick – and an Iron Will – under my burqa

As I get off the metro at the Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh station, I am uncertain how to get to the Shaheen Bagh camp. I think there might be some signs from the metro station itself since the encampment had suddenly shot in the news. But none seemed apparent. So I look hopefully for a…


Census Data debunks claim of large-scale Bangladeshi immigration in Assam

Recently, much awaited migration data has been released by Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. While demographers are presumably busy analysing the data, certain preliminary observations are noteworthy, especially in the context of Assam where strong allegation of large-scale illegal migration from Bangladesh has assumed greater significance post NRC. While data on foreign migrants do not distinguish between…


The CJP effect: SC orders no children be sent to detention camps in Assam

CJP’s application sought directions from the apex court that drew attention to the Constitutional, legal obligations and prayed, specifically that no child excluded from the NRC is either sent to detention camps nor separated from their parents in Assam. In November 2019, CJP (Citizens for Justice and Peace, Mumbai) had filed an Intervention Application for Directions…


Mere absence after filing documents not justification for FT order against proceedee: Gauhati HC

In a significant order delivered on December 20, the Gauhati High Court has given a new lease of life to those defending their citizenship before Foreigners’ Tribunals in Assam. The court has ruled that if the proceedee is unable to appear for hearings but has filed relevant documents, they must be taken into consideration and…


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