Assam citizenship

SC asks Centre to maintain Aadhaar-like secrecy for Assam NRC data

On July 23, the apex court had extended the deadline for the final publication of the NRC in Assam from July 31 to August 31.

published on : 13th August 2019

NRC applicants in Assam pledge jewellery to make it to hearings, civil society writes to CJI

Notices are being served to NRC applicants whose names figure in the draft list to attend re-verification hearings in far-flung areas at woefully short notice of one or two days.

published on : 9th August 2019

NRC re-verification process: Arbitrary notices cause chaos in Assam Muslim villages

The Supreme Court had issued an order wherein it was clearly mentioned that the NRC Seva Kendras, where people are called for hearings, should be within a convenient distance.

published on : 9th August 2019

Asam NRC authorities urged to give adequate time to people to submit papers

The Forum Against Citizenship Act Amendment Bill demanded that the NRC authorities do not harass the people and give them adequate time to submit their documents.

published on : 6th August 2019

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

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

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

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

Kargil veteran's nationality row: Mohammad Sanaullah granted bail by Gauhati HC

Noted advocate Indira Jaising had told the court the retired Army officer possessed sufficient documents to establish that he is a genuine Indian citizen.

published on : 7th June 2019

Kargil veteran's nationality row: Witnesses sue retired Assam cop, say evidence were faked

Retired Army honourary captain Md. Sanaullah's family members have decided to file a case against the Assam Border Police for allegedly conspiring to declare Sanaullah a "foreigner".

published on : 4th June 2019

Army says it’s not taking up Kargil war veteran Sanaullah’s case

Sanaullah’s wife Samina Begum met senior Army officers at the Narengi cantonment in Guwahati on Thursday.

published on : 31st May 2019

Kargil war veteran ‘foreigner’, sent to detention camp; family moves court

During one of the hearings, he had mistakenly mentioned the year of his joining the Army as 1978 and based on the gaffe, the Foreigners’ Tribunal declared him a foreigner, his cousin said.

published on : 29th May 2019
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