National Register of Citizens of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into effect from 10th January

On 11th December 2019, the Parliament of India passed the Citizenship Amendment Act followed by which thousands of citizens including students protested across various parts of the country against the Act despite the continuous assertion of the Central Government that no Indian citizen needs to worry about the new Act, On Friday, 10th January 2020 ..

NPR Data collection in Odisha in April-May

The National Population Register (NPR) exercise will be initiated from 16th April to 31st May this year in Odisha under which some new features related to parents such as Date and Place of Birth of parents will be added. The National Population Register was previously recorded in 2010 under which enumerators had recorded data from ..

Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016

Bhupen Hazarika’s son has rejected late father’s Bharat Ratna award. The wholesome blame he has given to the Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 which is in favour of providing citizensenship to non-muslim immigrants. Features of Citizenship Amendment Bill,2016 The bill is amending Citizenship Act,1955. Aim : to provide citizenship to illegal migrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, ..

The completed draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC published by Assam government

On July 30, the second and final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) has been officially published bearing the names of 2 crore 89 lakh 83 thousand 677 citizens of the state. The NRC will feature the names, addresses and photographs of all Indian citizens, who have been residing in the North-eastern state ..

The first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) released for Assam

The first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam has listed 19 million people out of the 32.9 million applicants as legal Indian citizens in a massive exercise aimed at identifying illegal immigrants in the state that borders Bangladesh. The Office of the State Coordinator of NRC Assam has provided five alternatives ..