NRC draft

Assam NRC draft: Supreme Court to hear matter today

The second final draft, which was released on July 30, included names of 2.89 crore people out of 3.29 crore applicants in Assam.

published on : 7th August 2018

NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela says those not in draft won't be jailed or deported

Ever since the draft was released, the Opposition has been at loggerheads with the BJP-led Centre and questioning as to where these 40 lakh people would go.

published on : 5th August 2018

NRC: Team detained, Mamata Banerjee decries ‘super emergency’

Reacting to the alleged manhandling of six Trinamool Congress MPs, one MLA and one minister at Silchar aiport in Assam, Mamata Banerjee said a there was a “super emergency” in the country”

published on : 3rd August 2018

Despite serving Army for 30 years, jawan left out from Assam NRC draft

Mohammad A Haq served the Indian Army between September 1986 and September 2016 as Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) before retiring.

published on : 2nd August 2018

After NRC, Assam’s neighbours Meghalaya and Nagaland raise infiltration firewall

Hundreds of people travelling to Nagaland and Meghalaya were sent back from the two states by the police and a students’ outfit.

published on : 2nd August 2018

We fear influx of immigrants: Nagaland Chief Secretary

Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy said, “We don’t want to make the ongoing exercise too complicated at the cost Indian nationals.

published on : 2nd August 2018

VHP plans to conduct massive campaign to press for NRC in Bengal

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is planning to conduct massive campaigning in West Bengal along the Indo-Bangladesh border to press for NRC in the state.

published on : 2nd August 2018

Bengal Dalits stage rail blockades to protest against Assam NRC draft

The agitators warned of intensifying their stir if the Bengalis were stripped off their citizenship, before lifting the blockades by afternoon.

published on : 1st August 2018

Assam NRC: Kin of former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed missing from draft list

ASI Shah Alam Bhuyan, who was attached to CM Sarbananda Sonowal until recently and also his predecessor Tarun Gogoi, was shocked on not finding his name in the NRC.

published on : 1st August 2018

NRC draft published in accordance with provisions of Assam Accord: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said that the draft NRC has been prepared in accordance with the law and under the supervision of the Supreme Court.

published on : 31st July 2018

NRC will be implemented in Assam, Opposition playing vote bank politics: Amit Shah​

Shah said the process for NRC, whose mandate is to identify illegal immigrants, was started in 2005, when the UPA was in power, but the government lacked the courage "to throw out Bangladeshis."

published on : 31st July 2018

Contemplating to take biometrics details of over 40 lakh people excluded from NRC draft: Centre to Supreme Court

The Centre told the SC that some states, including West Bengal, have fears that people whose name has not found mention in the second and final draft NRC, will migrate to other states.

published on : 31st July 2018

Amit Shah says NRC must be firmly implemented in Assam, slams Mamata Banerjee

Mr Shah reminded the Congress leadership that in 1971 the then prime minister Indira Gandhi had herself stated that "no Bangladeshi infiltrator" will be allowed to stay in India.

published on : 31st July 2018

Modi government is doing what Rajiv Gandhi could not do: Amit Shah on Assam NRC draft

The BJP chief charged the Congress with not having the courage to identify illegal migrants in Assam, an exercise which was to be conducted as part of the accord signed by Rajiv Gandhi.

published on : 31st July 2018

If NRC is Congress' baby, why is it opposing: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju's remarks came a day after Gandhi said that the draft NRC issued on Monday that excluded more than 40 lakh applicants has created a "massive" sense of "insecurity" in the state.

published on : 31st July 2018

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted by noisy protests over Assam NRC draft; House adjourned to tomorrow

As the Rajya Sabha debated the NRC issue after Congress and TMC members created an uproar, Amit Shah countered them by asking whether the Congress wanted to save he "illegal Bangladeshis".

published on : 31st July 2018

NRC: Rajnath Singh says no need to panic, will get opportunities to prove citizenship

The Home Minister said the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of Assam's citizens, is being updated in accordance with the 'Assam Accord' signed on August 15, 1985.

published on : 22nd July 2018