(New Delhi) Controvercial NPR+1st Phase of Census Postponed ::Corona
The objective of the NPR is to create a comprehensive identity database of every usual resident in the country but opposition from several state governments Opposing the NPR and some of then even adopted resolution expressing their to the exercise.
Exercises were supposed to be carried out from April 1 to September 30.
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
As per Home ministry said Census 2021 was scheduled to be conducted in two phases — house listing and housing census during April-September and population enumeration during February 9 to 28. Officials said since the census and NPR exercise require the enumerators to visit every household and meet people, such exercise is not possible to carry out due to the prevailing situation.
The home ministry said due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, high alert has been declared by the Centre as well as the states and union territories.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown across the country from Tuesday night due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The states have been opposing the NPR include Kerala, West Bengal, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Bihar.
Category: Unrest Strikes
(Srinagar,NewDelhi) Public Safety Act Against Senior Abdullah Revok
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday revoked the Public Safety Act against former chief minister Farooq Abdullah
In an order, state Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra said the PSA invoked on Abdullah on September 17 and further extended on December 13, has been revoked
(New Delhi) Scindia To Start New Journey Meets PM Modi, Amit Shah
After resigning from Indian National Congress Disgruntled leader Jyotiraditya Scindia met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday amid indications that he might join hands with the BJP to topple the Madhya Pradesh government.
As per Sources ,Scindia first met Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and then the two leaders met Modi at the prime minister’s residence.
Legislators loyal to Scindia, who has been upset with the Congress leadership with his marginalisation in the affairs of the Madhya Pradesh Congress, are likely to quit the party to reduce the Kamal Nath-led government to a minority.
It is likely to be followed by the Bharatiya Janata Party staking claim to form the government in the state.
(New Delhi) 7 MPs Suspended For Snatching Papers :Cong Calls Dictatorial
Lok Sabha passed a motion suspending seven Congress members for the remaining period of the Budget session for their “gross misconduct” after they snatched papers from the Speaker’s table and “utter disregard” for House rules.
As soon as the House met at 3 pm following an adjournment, Meenakshi Lekhi, who was presiding the House, named Gaurav Gogoi, T N Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, Manicka Tagore, Rajmohan Unnithan, Benny Behanan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla.The Congress on Thursday alleged that the suspension of its seven members from Lok Sabha for the entire session was a “dictatorial decision” by the government aimed at weakening the Opposition’s voice ahead of a debate over Delhi riots.
Reacting to the development, Congress’s leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said it was a “government decision” and not one taken by the Speaker.
Gogoi, who was among the suspended MPs, said, “Suspend us for a year, but discuss the Delhi riots and heal the wounds of people.”
@INCAssam Played the Same Game in #AssamAssembly But Speaker Pardoned Suspended MLAs