National Register of Citizens

No decision on countrywide roll-out of NRC: Ministry of Home Affairs to parliamentary panel

The update of the NRC was carried out in Assam to identify bona fide Indian citizens living in the state but the initiative had created a nationwide uproar.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Those excluded from NRC can vote in Assam; Congress, AIUDF welcome EC decision

The final NRC, a database of Indian citizens living in Assam which was updated under the supervision of the Supreme Court and published on August 31, 2019, excluded names of over 19 lakh people.

published on : 21st January 2021

NRC not flawless, RGI silent on corrective measures: NRC Assam coordinator to court:

The NRC State Coordinator cited a few examples of anomalies committed during the updating of the register.

published on : 10th December 2020

Illegal immigrants in final NRC list? Assam State Coordinator files affidavit in HC

According to unverified reports, the affidavit contained the names of around 4,800 persons.

published on : 9th December 2020

'It's against SC ruling', says Congress as Assam moves to delete NRC ‘ineligible’ names

Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Debabrata Saikia said the NRC authorities in Assam had not obtained SC nod to issue the directive.

published on : 16th October 2020

10,000 ineligible names to be deleted from final NRC in Assam

Though final NRC for Assam was made public in August 2019, it is yet to be notified by the Registrar General of India, leaving the historic and controversial document without any official validity.

published on : 14th October 2020

One year on, NRC in Assam goes into oblivion

The final list of the NRC, published on August 31 last year, had seen over 19 lakh out of the over 3.3 crore applicants being left out.

published on : 30th August 2020

Joe Biden seeks restoration of peoples' rights in Kashmir; disappointed with NRC, CAA

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wants New Delhi to take necessary steps to restore rights of all Kashmiris and has expressed disappointment over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

published on : 26th June 2020

Anti-CAA protest to begin on Wednesday

Around 100 people are set to gather at Maurya Circle near Gandhi statue on Wednesday to protest against the CAA-NRC, demand the release people arrested by the Delhi police.

published on : 3rd June 2020

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

'Maybe, one day they’ll be in detention camps', Arundhati Roy takes a dig at BJP

Arundhati Roy also hit out at the BJP government saying 'maybe, one day they might land in a detention centre'.

published on : 12th January 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
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