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Assam: Teacher engaged in NRC updation detained after being declared illegal B'deshi migrant

Assam: Teacher engaged in NRC updation detained after being declared illegal B'deshi migrant

Khairul Islam was earlier declared an infiltrator by the Foreigners Tribunal, Morigaon. He was detained last night near Moirabari in Morigaon district, Superintendent of Police Swapnanil Deka said.

Aug 16, 2018, 14:07 PM IST
Boy who saluted Tricolour in chest-deep flood water not in Assam NRC draft

Boy who saluted Tricolour in chest-deep flood water not in Assam NRC draft

A nine-year old boy, whose photograph of saluting the Tricolour in chest-deep flood water in an Assam school on Independence Day in 2017 had gone viral, has failed to find a place in the final draft

Aug 15, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
NRC was my 'baby', BJP failed to nurse it, claims former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

NRC was my 'baby', BJP failed to nurse it, claims former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

The three-time chief minister alleged that the BJP was not interested in solving the problem of infiltration, but to use it as a poll agenda in the next Lok Sabha and state elections.

Aug 12, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
Rape complaint registered against union minister Rajen Gohain in Assam

Rape complaint registered against union minister Rajen Gohain in Assam

The complainant has accused the police of inaction.

Aug 10, 2018, 21:42 PM IST
Those not in Assam NRC won’t be jailed or deported, says official

Those not in Assam NRC won’t be jailed or deported, says official

This comes just days after the Supreme Court said that the authorities should not take any coercive action against those not included in Assam NRC.

Aug 05, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
Fourth FIR registered against Mamata Banerjee in Assam for her 'civil war and bloodbath' speech

Fourth FIR registered against Mamata Banerjee in Assam for her 'civil war and bloodbath' speech

Banerjee had warned of violence in Assam if the issue was not resolved.

Aug 04, 2018, 23:13 PM IST
Second wave of floods hits Assam, over 90,000 people affected

Second wave of floods hits Assam, over 90,000 people affected

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the flood situation in Assam.

Aug 03, 2018, 21:06 PM IST
Assam NRC: Disappointed over Mamata Banerjee's 'civil war' remark, 2 TMC leaders quit party

Assam NRC: Disappointed over Mamata Banerjee's 'civil war' remark, 2 TMC leaders quit party

Diganta Saikia, Pradeep Pachoni said that the West Bengal Chief Minister, who is unaware of the ground reality in the northeast state, slammed the move without knowledge.

Aug 02, 2018, 14:26 PM IST
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

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