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Why Supreme Court faces a balancing act with Citizenship Amendment Act

The apex court's anodyne order has left the question of the constitutional validity of the CAA wide open.


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Who is (not) a citizen of India?

India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about what is the truth of the CAA, NPR and NRC, in the January 20 edition of the India Today Magazine.


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National population register, National register of citizens, NRC, Citizenshipamendmentact

2019: Well begun but only half done for BJP

A year that began with celebration of Balakot promises to end in division and acrimony. It will provide the BJP time to reflect on the triumphs and errors.


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National register of citizens, Assamese nationalism, NRC, Citizenshipamendmentbill

I don't exist if I am not Assamese

We can't be Hindus or Muslims, if we can't remain Assamese.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  4-minute read
Citizenship, NRC, National register of citizens, Citizenshipamendmentact

CAA, NRC and the idea of India

Forcing an idea down people's throats can only lead to contagious rebellion, an irrational use of force by the state and, ultimately, chaos.


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Citizenship Amendment Bill has begun a process whose end even its initiators haven't thought through

The Assam NRC cost the exchequer a whopping Rs 1,220 crore and proved to be an exercise in nothing.


 |  Ed Hoc  |  4-minute read
National register of citizens, Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, NRC

Assam NRC: Identity politics can put Mamata Banerjee and Bengal’s Right on the same boat

Could Prashant Kishor’s advice to the West Bengal chief minister reverse BJP’s recent gains in the state?


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Assam NRC excludes 19 lakh: Is the number too high or too low?

Statements made by various chief ministers and Union ministers over the years are proof the final list has got its maths all wrong.


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Deconstructing the NRC: With wrongful exclusion and inclusion of names, will the list do justice to the Assamese?

With a decision on the controversial National Register of Citizens approaching, we look at the history of the NRC and illegal immigration in Assam. We also decode if the NRC is 'anti-Muslim'.


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How the BJP's critics and opponents got it totally wrong

The opposition couldn't stop the Modi-Shah duo. Clearly, their strategy was on the softer side.