National register of citizens

'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

Muslim outfits meet Chief Secy, demand resolution

He also said the federation would take a decision on the future course of agitation depending upon the government’s response to their demands.

published on : 15th March 2020

WATCH | Don't make films to please PM, Home Minister, says 'Lagaan' actor Yashpal Sharma

Yashpal Sharma said that the day an actor considers to make a film to please the Prime Minister or Home Minister, they die.

published on : 5th March 2020

NRC contestation to recommence from March 20 in Assam

Given the huge number of the people left out of the NRC, there is a perception that the process of challenging exclusion in the tribunals is going to be chaotic.

published on : 3rd March 2020

NRC won't have implications on Bangladesh: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Bangladesh was also apparently upset following the rollout of the National Register of Citizens in Assam even though India conveyed to it that the issue was an internal matter of the country.

published on : 2nd March 2020

No issue with implementation of NPR in Tamil Nadu, says CM Palaniswami

The then DMK government had in 2011 implemented NPR across Tamil Nadu, he said.

published on : 26th February 2020

Bihar becomes first NDA-ruled state to pass resolution against NRC

Another resolution was also unanimously passed in the state assembly to implement only the old format of the 2010 National Population Register (NPR) in the state. 

published on : 25th February 2020

'Namaste Trump': Religious freedom on agenda during US President's India visit

US officials say the matter will come up during Trump-Modi meet, hint trade talks stuck due to India's 'protectionist' measures.

published on : 23rd February 2020

Home department sees a pattern in protests, has eyes on organisers

Home department sources said that since December 2019, 736 protests were held across the state, mainly in Bengaluru.

published on : 23rd February 2020

Few 'ineligible' names figured in final NRC: Assam coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma

Sarma also said the matter was of utmost importance as the details have to be submitted to the Registrar General of India urgently.

published on : 23rd February 2020

NGO alleges ‘jihadis’ made it to NRC, urges Supreme Court to order 100 per cent re-verification

It named four alleged 'jihadis' stating that they became genuine Indian citizens by virtue of the NRC.

published on : 18th February 2020
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