Assam NRC

Assam: Centre to involve locals to ensure error-free NRC list

The Centre will involve non-locals in the NRC reverification process to ensure non-Indians don’t make it to the final list of Assam NRC.

published on : 20th July 2019

'India can’t be world’s refugee capital': Centre seeks re-verification in Assam NRC process

CJI Ranjan Gogoi said about 80 lakh people have already been re-verified in the process of disposal of claims and objections in the NRC process.

published on : 20th July 2019

Centre, Assam move SC seeking extension of deadline for NRC finalisation

The Centre told a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi that India cannot be the refugee capital of the world.

published on : 19th July 2019

SC refuses urgent hearing of pleas for extending NRC deadline

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned the matter for an urgent hearing, saying that it will not be possible to complete the NRC by July 31.

published on : 16th July 2019

'Miya' poet, booked for poem on NRC, expresses regret if his writing hurt Assamese sentiments

The poem, in an East Bengali dialect, spoke about the alleged discrimination towards Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam.

published on : 14th July 2019

Poem on Assam citizenship issue triggers row, FIR against ten people

The poem was written in the colloquial Miya dialect – a spoken language of the Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam.

published on : 12th July 2019

Assam citizenship row: Supreme Court order only hope for disabled man left out of NRC

The paralytic Muslim man said his citizenship was being stripped over his inability to depute a person to appear before the Foreigners Tribunal instead of him.

published on : 8th July 2019

Assam man says wife is a ‘Bangladeshi’, should be sent to detention camp

Akbar Ali is enraged on being “cheated” by his Bangladeshi in-laws. He said they had married off Morzina Bibi to him by hiding the fact that all of them are Bangladeshi nationals.

published on : 6th July 2019

Retd army man Sanaullah failed to establish himself as Indian citizen: Government tells Rajya Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said this in a written reply to a question in the Upper House.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Paralysed Assam man declared foreigner: SC asks Centre, Sonowal government to reply to plea 

Azizul Hoque, who is lodged in a detention centre since March 24, 2017, was declared a foreigner by a tribunal in Assam in ex-parte proceedings as he failed to appear due to lower-limb paralysis.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Since 1985, over 63,000 people declared foreigners in Assam

The court asked the government to release those who have been incarcerated for more than three years on producing two Indian sureties of Rs 1 lakh each, among other conditions.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Over 1 lakh names included in additional exclusion list of Assam NRC draft

The complete draft NRC, published on July 30 last year, did not contain the names of over 40 lakh people. An estimated around 3.29 crore people had applied for inclusion of their names in NRC.

published on : 26th June 2019

Assam woman ‘ignores’ notices from Foreigners’ Tribunal, sent to detention camp

Dolly’s family claimed she was born in Lower Assam’s Barpeta district and she possessed several documents to prove her Indian citizenship.

published on : 12th June 2019

Nationality row: Kargil war veteran walks free from detention camp in Assam

The veteran Army Captain was detained by the border wing of the Assam Police last month after a Foreigners' Tribunal in Assam declared him a 'foreigner'.

published on : 8th June 2019

Kargil war veteran taken out of detention centre for medical examination, likely to be released

Goalpara police said the formalities in the case would be done in Kamrup (rural) district. Following the medical examination, he is likely to be released.

published on : 8th June 2019
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