Disclosure of information in NPR voluntary: MoS Home Reddy
Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy also said the NPR was first initiated by the Congress-led UPA in 2010 and it was a constitutional obligation.
NIA Act unconstitutional, repeal it: Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh to SC
The law was passed in 2008 and was enforced on December 31, 2008. The petition by senior advocate Vivek Tankha urged the court to strike it down as unconstitutional and ultra vires the Constitution on the grounds that it was violative of the spirit of federalism.
ED questions P Chidambaram in UPA-era aviation scam case
The case pertains to alleged losses suffered by Air India due to the alleged multi-crore aviation scam and irregularities in fixing air slots for international airlines.
UPA's NPR was about residency, not citizenship: P Chidambaram
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday slammed the BJP-led Central government over the National Population Register (NPR) and said...
There’ll be ‘social vetting’ of NPR entries: UPA-2 Minister told LS
In reply to a question in Lok Sabha on August 28, 2012, then minister of state for home Jitendra Singh had stated, “The National Population Register is the first step towards the creation of a National Register of Indian Citizens.
First NPR by UPA; BJP ministers have said NRC will follow NPR: Congress
The political war of words over National Population Register (NPR) intensified between ruling BJP and opposition Congress on Wednesday, a day after the Centre approved its updation exercise.
UPA also did NPR in 2011, but never took it forward to NRC: Ajay Maken
Former Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Congress leader Ajay Maken, while talking about implementation on National Popu...
Modi govt inherited high cost of mobile internet from UPA govt: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also Committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable," Prasad said a day after Congress alleged that private operators were set to gain Rs 36,000 crore every month from the tariff hikes.
Cong, other UPA parties to move censure motion in LS against Pragya Thakur: Sources
The Congress and other constituents of UPA including the DMK, NCP, RJD, IUML, is spearheading a censure motion in Lok Sabha against BJP MP Pragya Thakur that seeks to censure her for her "unwarranted remarks" on Nathuram Godse and against the party.
View: Govt may toss aside corporate critics but there are two things it needs to reflect on
Being a leader isn’t just about winning elections. It is also about performance. And while you can make this as complicated as you want, in simple terms, this performance can be judged on two simple criteria. A good Indian leader is someone who can keep everybody together and deliver great GDP growth.
SC says it will consider after 3 months Subramanian Swamy's plea for giving Ram Sethu national heritage status
Ram Sethu is a chain of limestone shoals between coasts of India and Sri Lanka. According to the epic Ramayana, the Ram Sethu bridge was built by the 'Vanara army' to rescue Sita, who was kidnapped by Ravana.
Govt asks WhatsApp to explain breach, says Centre committed to protecting citizen privacy
Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted that the government is committed to protecting the privacy of Indian citizens. He asserted that government agencies have a "well-established protocol for interception which includes sanction and supervision from highly ranked officials in central and state governments, for clear stated reasons in national interest".
Moily slams Modi govt for cold-shouldering UPA initiative on strategic oil reserves
"The present government has been going on snail pace in taking measures during the last six years to utilise these facilities (when faced with price volatility)," he said.
Raghuram Rajan ko gussa kyu aata hai (with apologies to Pinto)?
Rajan stands in stark contrast with exemplary restraint shown by professional central bankers.
Budget 2019: FM Sitharaman takes on UPA, Chidambaram in Rajya Sabha
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that under the UPA regime no attention was given to the economy and there were scan...
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