National Register of Citizens

Manipur Assembly adopts resolutions to establish population commission, implement NRC

The resolutions were moved by JD(U) legislator Kh Joykishan on Friday, the last day of the budget session of the state assembly.

published on : 6th August 2022

Wary of illegal foreign immigrants, Manipur tribal groups demand NRC

The controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) now resonates in Manipur that shares a border with Myanmar.

published on : 15th July 2022

Foreigners Tribunals across Assam suffer due to lack of infrastructure

The 200 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) were to become functional from September 1, 2019, as a consequence of a May 2019 Supreme Court order.

published on : 15th July 2022

NRC resonates in Manipur as tribals urge PM Modi to detect, deport foreigners

Alarmed by the alleged influx of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar, 19 tribal outfits of Manipur urged the Centre to detect and deport of the foreigners.

published on : 14th July 2022

FIR filed against ex-NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela, others

Hajela, who is an IAS officer, is currently serving in his home state of Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 21st May 2022

CAA stir: Delhi HC to hear Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in sedition case on May 26

A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar asked the counsel appearing for Imam to place before it the documents concerning another FIR, registered in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 6th May 2022

Assam NRC: SC issues notice to Centre, others on PIL seeking Aadhar for over 27 lakh people

The petitioner’s counsel, senior advocate Bishwajit Deb, submitted before the court that those whose names were included in the NRC supplementary list were denied Aadhaar. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Petition in Gauhati HC for unlocking blocked biometrics taken during NRC drafting

The petitioners, Sanjoy Dey and his son Anoowabh, appealed to the court to ensure that their locked biometrics were released to enable them to apply for their Aadhar cards.

published on : 4th March 2022

No decision on nationwide NRC yet: Government in Lok Sabha 

'Till now, the Government has not taken any decision to prepare National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) at the national level,' MoS Home Rai said in a written reply to a question.

published on : 30th November 2021

Over 30 have died in Bengal due to NRC panic, claims Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata rally

Don't hand over any papers, unless they are engaged in voter list updation, she said to the people of Kolkata.

published on : 4th February 2020

Will implement NRC in Haryana, says Manohar Lal Khattar

 The process of NRC update was started in Assam following a Supreme Court order in 2013 and since then, the apex court has closely monitored the entire process.

published on : 15th September 2019

Assam’s neighbouring states on alert after NRC publication

They fear the illegal Bangladeshi immigrants would now migrate to the two states to avoid action against them in Assam.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Assam Muslim body slams Imran Khan, Owaisi for comments on NRC 

Aowal also asked all people living outside Assam and media not to run speculative stories and spread rumours regarding the NRC.

published on : 1st September 2019

Four family members of former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed left out of final NRC list

Sajid Ali Ahmed, who is the grandson of late Ekramuddin Ahmed, brother of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, has been excluded with his father Giauddin Ahmed, mother Akima and brother Wajid.

published on : 1st September 2019

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 process conducted in fair, transparent manner; everyone will get chance to appeal: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said no coercive action will be taken against anyone in any situation and condemned attempts to create an atmosphere of fear.

published on : 3rd 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

Supreme Court asks authorities not to take any coercive action over Assam's draft NRC

The apex court directed the Centre to formulate SOP and place before it for approval and said it should be fair and giving reasonable opportunity to contest exclusion.

published on : 31st July 2018
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