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Census v/s NPR What to do when government officials come to your home

The Government of India has suddenly declared that it will conduct a door to door survey to determine the ordinary residents of India from April 2020 to September 2020 (National Population Register-NPR). India is also due for the decennial population survey, the Census in 2021. By clubbing these two processes, one a much needed and…

Mihir Desai Point By Point Rebuttal Of Govt CAA claim

सीएए (नागरिकता संशोधन क़ानून) पर केन्‍द्र सरकार द्वारा जारी प्रश्‍नोत्‍तरी (FAQ) का नुक्‍़तेवार खण्‍डन भारत सरकार की प्रश्‍नोत्‍तरी जितना बताती है उससे अधिक छिपाती क्‍यों है - एडवोकेट मिहिर देसाई

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…

India’s poorest citizens will bear the brunt of NPR-NRC (English) How & Why NPR-NRC is anti-poor, anti-SC/ST/OBC as well as anti-Muslim

Imagine how difficult and costly the process of proving ones citizenship will be in a country where 90% of the workforce is in the unorganised sector and millions migrate every year in search for better livelihoods. Imagine how disproportionate the burden of document searching and lining up to be enlisted will be for daily wagers.…

Why the CAA must be opposed, because it discriminates An Expert Analysis of the CAA 2019

An Analysis of the CAA 2019 Ram Kumar The CAA 2019 is confusing. Some muddle it with the problematic NRC. Others are unclear about what it actually implies. It might be worth looking at it in some detail. This is an amendment to the Citizenship Act 1955. We must read the Citizenship Act with this…

Mihir Desai Point By Point Rebuttal Of Govt CAA claim

Advocate Mihir Desai’s point by point rebuttal of the GOI’s FAQ on CAA/ NPR-NRC Why the GOI FAQs hide more than they reveal

FAQ BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT ON CAA https://pibindia.wordpress.com/2019/12/20/q-a-on-nrc-national-register-of-citizens/#more-20113   A Point by Point Rebuttal        Mihir Desai   The FAQ released by the Central Government on CAA/ NRC is highly misguiding and at times gives totally false information. It hides more than it reveals.  At the end of the answer issued by the Government to…

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सीएबी/सीएए 2019 के बारे में अक्सर पूछे जाने वाले सवाल नागरिकता संशोधन अधिनियम 2019 की जटिलताओं को समझने की कोशिश

नागरिकता संशोधन अधिनियम क्या है? यह एक अधिनियम है जो अफगानिस्तान, बांग्लादेश अथवा पाकिस्तान से 31 दिसंबर 2014 को या उससे पहले भारत में  बिना वैध यात्रा दस्तावेजों के प्रवेश करने वाले हिंदू, सिक्ख, बौद्ध, जैन, पारसी अथवा ईसाई शरणार्थियों को आवेदन करने पर कुछ आसान शर्तों पर नागरिकता प्रदान करना प्रस्तावित करता है। नागरिकता…

NPR-NRC – FAQs Frequently asked questions on the to be implemented NPR-NRC in India

What is the National Population Register (NPR)? NPR is a National Population Register. In 2003, The Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003 were passed under the Citizenship Act. These are the NRC Rules. Under this, the Central Government may carry throughout the country a house to house enumeration for…

Citizenship Laws in India – FAQs Frequently asked questions on Citizenship laws in India before the recent Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019

Which articles in the Constitution deal with citizenship rights? Articles 5 to 11 deal with provisions relating to citizenship. Articles 5 to 10 deal with citizenship at the time of coming into force of the Constitution (ie until January 1950). Article 11 empowers the Indian Parliament to make Regulate on Citizenship by law. It was…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the CAB/CAA 2019 Untangling the complexities of the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

What is Citizenship Amendment Act? It is an Act that proposes that all Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian refugees from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December, 2014 without any valid travel documents such as passport, will be granted citizenship by naturalization on applying…

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