Foreigners Tribunal

NRC rejects will get more time to prove citizenship

Since NRC authorities are yet to start the process of issuing certificates giving reasons for their exclusion, there is a possibility of the coordinator approaching the SC seeking an extended period.

published on : 5th September 2019

Amnesty International India voices concern over NRC final list

Those who have been excluded from the National Register of Citizens have 120 days to appeal against it at Foreigners Tribunals.

published on : 31st August 2019

Final Assam NRC list: 400 Foreigners' Tribunals to deal with cases of excluded people

The Foreigners' Tribunals are Quasi-judicial courts mandated to hear appeals of those excluded from the NRC.

published on : 31st August 2019

Needy people excluded from final NRC list will get free legal aid from Assam government

Persons left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be detained under any circumstances until foreigners tribunals (FTs) declare it.

published on : 27th August 2019

Nine declared ‘foreigners’ released from Assam detention camp on conditions

The four released in Goalpara are the first to walk to freedom since Assam took a decision on the conditional release of declared foreigners who have already spent at least three years in detention.

published on : 26th August 2019

Now, a BSF officer declared a ‘foreigner’ in Assam

The Foreigners’ Tribunal in Jorhat declared Muzibur Rahman and his wife as a foreigner, ex-parte – without hearing his case.

published on : 23rd August 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

People with cases pending at Foreigners Tribunal will not make it to final Assam NRC list: State-coordinator

Prateek Hajela said names of some foreigners have entered the NRC final draft published on July 30 as they concealed the fact that they had cases pending against them in the Foreigners' Tribunal.

published on : 4th August 2018