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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dolly’s family claimed she was born in Lower Assam’s Barpeta district and she possessed several documents to prove her Indian citizenship.
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'.
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.
Noted advocate Indira Jaising had told the court the retired Army officer possessed sufficient documents to establish that he is a genuine Indian citizen.
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".
Sanaullah’s wife Samina Begum met senior Army officers at the Narengi cantonment in Guwahati on Thursday.
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.