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In 1994, the Dhola-based 18 Punjab Regiment of the Indian Army had picked up nine persons and detained them at the Dhola army camp in connection with the killing of a tea estate GM by ULFA.
Accepting a writ petition filed by Nagaon Deputy Superintendent of Police Sabita Das, who was placed under suspension for allegedly asking for a bribe, the high court issued notices to eight parties.
A senior home ministry official, however, made it clear that Nepalese citizens living in Assam are not eligible to be included in the NRC as well as in the electoral rolls.
The number of those who have to prove their credentials as Indian citizens is stated to be around 40 lakhs.
The incident took place on October 6 while Mallah was on his maiden visit to Ratabari, his own constituency, after being elected as the deputy speaker.
In a video of the incident which has gone viral on the social media, some people were seen erupting in wild celebration after the victim was made to go through the ignominy.
The Bill, passed unanimously by the Manipur assembly on July 23, aims to grant the status of "natives" to Meiteis, Pangal Muslims, scheduled tribes and others who moved to the state before 1951.
Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court rejected the plea made by one of the Rohingya refugees seeking to restrain the Centre from deporting them to Myanmar.
As many as 162 arrests have been made in these cases this year, although no arrests were made in 2017.
A claim can be submitted for reconsideration of eligibility based on documents already submitted or it can be submitted with additional List A or List B documents, the NRC official said.
The draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published on July 30 and included the names of 2.9 crore people out of the total applications of 3.29 crore.
The Congress is raising issues to deflect the attention from crucial subjects, the BJP chief said, adding that there is no competition to the BJP in respect of development, security and nationalism.
Mamoudou Gassama, the migrant nicknamed "Spiderman" after footage of his daring rescue went viral in May, has since been rewarded with French citizenship and a job in the fire service.
In all, 161 cases of rape, 457 cases of sexual harassment, 1,544 cases related to dowry and 1,543 cases of abduction took place in Assam's capital town Guwahati.
Under the claims process, over 40 lakh people who were not included in either the part draft or the complete draft of NRC, will have to submit prescribed documents to get their names included