Assam NRC

CAA 'by-product' of Assam NRC: Mizoram opposition leader

He alleged that the CAA was introduced by the BJP government to 'calm down' those people whose names have been excluded in the final updated NRC list in Assam.

published on : 20th January 2020

No country for its citizens

The year of 2019 ended with the country deeply divided on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

published on : 5th January 2020

Bangladesh nationals returning to their country after NRC in Assam: BSF

An improving economic scenario in Bangladesh was also a reason for the return of its nationals from India, BSF Inspector General of Meghalaya frontier, Kuldeep Saini said.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Assam NRC row: Original petitioner demands high-level probe into corruption by state authorities

The APW also petitioned for a third-party audit by an internationally acclaimed organisation into the functioning of the software, application and IT infrastructure utilised in the whole process.

published on : 30th December 2019

Assam in 2019: A state on edge amid fear, uncertainty as CAA gets Parliament nod

More than 19 lakh people, a sizeable number of them Hindus, were excluded from the final NRC list that was published on August 31.

published on : 28th December 2019

Why illegal immigrants not identified, deported: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi questions Centre

He said that both PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah vowed to deport illegal immigrants which is yet to be done.

published on : 27th December 2019

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal faces protestors’ wrath over Citizenship Bill

In Guwahati, unknown protestors put up posters with messages against the Bill outside the private residences of the CM’s media advisor Hrishikesh Goswami.

published on : 2nd December 2019

BJP demands apology from Adhir Chowdhury for calling Modi, Shah 'infilitrators', raises Sonia's foreign origin

In an apparent way, Joshi also called Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi an "infiltrator" in reference to her foreign origins.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Government need to streamline NRC for Char people of Assam, says report

The ongoing Foreigner tribunal cases, D or ‘doubtful’ voters and reference cases should be brought under the ambit of NRC, the report has recommended. 

published on : 27th November 2019

Assam woman claims immigration official at Mumbai airport asked her if she made it to NRC

The woman, Archismita Choudhury, said she had suffered the ignominy on Sunday at around 6:30 am upon landing from Bangkok.

published on : 25th November 2019

US expresses concerns over NRC, says 1.9 million Assam residents may soon be deemed stateless

The updated final NRC was released on August 31, with over 1.9 million applicants failing to make it to the list.

published on : 20th November 2019

India set to deport five more illegal Bangladeshi immigrants

The foreigners, currently lodged in detention camps, were booked under the Passport Act for their illegal entry into India.

published on : 18th November 2019

NRC in Assam targeting religious minorities: US commission on religious freedom

USCRIF on Friday said that a number of domestic and international organisations have expressed concern that the NRC is a 'targeted mechanism to disenfranchise Assam's Bengali Muslim community'.

published on : 16th November 2019

Assam NRC: Office functions without newly-appointed state coordinator, work hangs midway

Instead of expediting work, the newly-appointed Assam NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma is on a month-long leave.

published on : 16th November 2019

CJI Gogoi hails NRC as timely, calls out its critics for thwarting Assam’s progress

Justice Gogoi said the guesswork that is often associated with the influx of illegal migrants has over the years infused political turmoil and instability in Assam.

published on : 3rd November 2019
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