Karnataka drops NRC plan, to create database

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government has put the Assam-like National Register of Citizens (NRC) proposal on the backburner and decided to narrow down its exercise to creating a database of immigrants without documents and foreign nationals overstaying their visa.
The change in stance is partly due to practical difficulties in preparing and maintaining a registry of that magnitude. Karnataka home minister Basavaraj Bommai said, “We are considering compiling details of citizens that must help the government in tracking down illegal and overstaying foreign nRead More – Source