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Govt Has No Decision Over Rolling Pan-India NRC Till Now: Centre

Replying to a question in Parliament on March 17, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said the Centre had not taken any decision on the framing of NRC till now. Rai also claimed no detention centre provisioned under the Citizenship Act, 1955 and National Register of Indian Citizens. Moreover, he added that detention centres were built by the state government and UTs to detain illegal migrants and foreigners who await deportation.

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 08:20 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: NRC, Assam, Anti-NRC Protests, rajya sabha, Nityanand rai

Bilkis Dadi during anti-CAA/NRC protests in Shaheen Bagh

Bilkis ‘Dadi’ / Rediff

Shaheen Bagh “Dadi” Makes it to Time’s “100 Most Influential People”

The Time magazine has included 82-year-old Bilkis, who was one of the “dadis” to lead the anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh in “100 Most Influential People of 2020”. The article, penned by journalist Rana Ayyub, states that Bilkis did not move from the protest site despite cold winters and fear from CAA supporters. She inspired thousands of others including students and leaders to join the protests, staying in roadside tents for months. 

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 03:53 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Bilkis Dadi, Shaheen Bagh, anti-CAA protests, Anti-NRC Protests, Delhi, Citizenship

Courtesy: India Today