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Assam Governor says NRC draft as per Assam Accord, suggests other states to prepare the same for security

Assam Governor says NRC draft as per Assam Accord, suggests other states to prepare the same for security

Guaranteeing security to all those whoever are Indians, he said that the Central government has the right to know about the foreigners staying in the state or the country.

Aug 02, 2018, 12:13 PM IST
A CM should not provoke for civil war: Assam Congress leader on Mamata's remark​

A CM should not provoke for civil war: Assam Congress leader on Mamata's remark​

Assam Congress chief on Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying that the latter should not provoke for a civil war. Condemning Banerjee's remark, Ripun Bora said that

Aug 01, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Assam NRC: BJP youth wing activist files FIR against Mamata Banerjee over 'civil war', 'bloodbath' remarks

Assam NRC: BJP youth wing activist files FIR against Mamata Banerjee over 'civil war', 'bloodbath' remarks

The Trinamool Congress also dared the BJP to try implementing NRC in West Bengal and said it can never come to power in the state.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Religious group followers stage 'rail roko andolan' in West Bengal, protest against Assam's NRC list

Religious group followers stage 'rail roko andolan' in West Bengal, protest against Assam's NRC list

Assam has come under fire following the release of the final draft of Assam's NRC which excluded more than 40 lakh people, terming them as 'illegal immigrants'.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Assam NRC: Citizen right activist now foreigner in own land

Assam NRC: Citizen right activist now foreigner in own land

Sekhar is one among the 40 lakh people who have been left in an uncertainty following the release of the final draft of National Register for Citizens (NRC) in Assam.

Aug 01, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Only India citizens allowed to vote: Election Commission on NRC row in Assam

Only India citizens allowed to vote: Election Commission on NRC row in Assam

The Commission has asked its poll machinery in the state to ensure that all eligible voters are included in electoral roll during summary revision next year.

Aug 01, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
Mamata warns of civil war over Assam NRC draft, Amit Shah calls it vote-bank politics

Mamata warns of civil war over Assam NRC draft, Amit Shah calls it vote-bank politics

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has said that NRC in Assam will lead to a bloodbath but Amit Shah has hit back saying vote-bank politics is deplorable.

Jul 31, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
Assam NRC: ULFA chief makes it to the NRC draft, family members of former Indian President excluded

Assam NRC: ULFA chief makes it to the NRC draft, family members of former Indian President excluded

Baruah is reportedly living somewhere between China and Myanmar border. His wife and two sons are believed to be either in China or some other country.

Jul 31, 2018, 20:08 PM IST
ULFA (Independent) chief Paresh Baruah in final draft Assam NRC

ULFA (Independent) chief Paresh Baruah in final draft Assam NRC

Separatist ULFA (Independent) 'commander-in-chief' Paresh Baruah's name was in the final draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Monday. His name had also appeared in the first draft published

Jul 31, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
ULFA (Independent) chief Paresh Baruah in final draft Assam NRC

ULFA (Independent) chief Paresh Baruah in final draft Assam NRC

Separatist ULFA (Independent) 'commander-in-chief' Paresh Baruah's name was in the final draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Monday. His name had also appeared in the first draft published

Jul 31, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
Amid BJP call for West Bengal NRC, TMC to send delegation to Assam for assessing ground reality

Amid BJP call for West Bengal NRC, TMC to send delegation to Assam for assessing ground reality

Names of 40.07 lakh applicants did not find a place in Assam NRC released on Monday. 

Jul 31, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
Assam NRC deliberate attempt to target Bengalis, Biharis and Hindus: Mamata Banerjee

Assam NRC deliberate attempt to target Bengalis, Biharis and Hindus: Mamata Banerjee

Names of 40.07 lakh applicants did not find a place in the Assam NRC, touted to be a proof of Assamese identity.

Jul 30, 2018, 13:24 PM IST
Not named in Assam's National Register of Citizens? Here is what you can do

Not named in Assam's National Register of Citizens? Here is what you can do

Every person whose name was in the first draft but is missing from the final draft will be given an individual letter to file the claim for her/his non-inclusion during claims and objections.

Jul 30, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
Assam's draft National Register of Citizens: Check your name through SMS, online on nrcassam.nic.in, toll-free number

Assam's draft National Register of Citizens: Check your name through SMS, online on nrcassam.nic.in, toll-free number

Over 40 lakh residents have been found ineligible to be included in the National Register of Citizens.

Jul 30, 2018, 10:45 AM IST
Assam's NRC released, nearly 40 lakh residents not included in final draft

Assam's NRC released, nearly 40 lakh residents not included in final draft

Anticipating a law and order situation following the publication of the draft, security has been beefed up across the state.

Jul 30, 2018, 10:05 AM IST
Fate of 1.39 crore in balance: Final draft of NRC in Assam to be released on Monday

Fate of 1.39 crore in balance: Final draft of NRC in Assam to be released on Monday

The draft will be published at 12 pm at all the NRC Sewa Kendras (NSK) across the state and applicants can check their names in the list which will include the applicant's name, address and

Jul 29, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Assam cash-for-job scam: 19 persons, including BJP MP RP Sharma's daughter arrested

Assam cash-for-job scam: 19 persons, including BJP MP RP Sharma's daughter arrested

Nineteen state government officials, including eight women, have been arrested by police in connection to the cash-for-job scam that rocked Assam in 2016.

Jul 20, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati

Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati

Baruah has become the third transgender judge in India, with two others in West Bengal and Maharashtra judiciaries.

Jul 14, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
Girl's semi-clad body found in train in Assam's Sivasagar; police suspect rape before murder

Girl's semi-clad body found in train in Assam's Sivasagar; police suspect rape before murder

The victim was the student of Assam Agriculture University.

Jul 11, 2018, 06:03 AM IST
Man held for facilitating Assam MLA to rape wife twice

Man held for facilitating Assam MLA to rape wife twice

A man has been arrested after his wife complained to the police that he had helped an Assam MLA in raping her twice in May, the police said today.

Jul 09, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

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