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SC asks Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela for detailed report on those not included in draft, next hearing on August 28

SC asks Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela for detailed report on those not included in draft, next hearing on August 28

The next hearing on the matter will take place on August 28.

Aug 16, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
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
Won't let nation turn into 'Dharmshala', NRC to be implemented across India: BJP MP Om Prakash Mathur

Won't let nation turn into 'Dharmshala', NRC to be implemented across India: BJP MP Om Prakash Mathur

The NRC draft features the names, addresses and photographs of all Indian citizens, who have been residing in the northeastern state before March 25, 1971. 

Aug 13, 2018, 09:29 AM IST
NRC debate: Congress leader bats for 'shelter' for all, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh says India not a dharamshala

NRC debate: Congress leader bats for 'shelter' for all, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh says India not a dharamshala

The Centre has been facing heat ever since the Assam government released the draft NRC on July 30. 

Aug 12, 2018, 14:13 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
Assam CM makes a gaffe, addresses Ravi Shankar Prasad as 'Pandit Ravi Shankar'

Assam CM makes a gaffe, addresses Ravi Shankar Prasad as 'Pandit Ravi Shankar'

"I would like to especially thank Pandit Ravi Shankarji," Sonowal said at the beginning of his speech at the launch of the "Digital North East Vision 2022" document in Guwahati.

Aug 11, 2018, 21:30 PM IST
Assam NRC draft row: Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging survey

Assam NRC draft row: Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging survey

The second NRC draft on Assam left out names of nearly 40 lakh people. 

Aug 07, 2018, 10:04 AM 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
Despite political war over Assam NRC, call for similar survey across nation grow

Despite political war over Assam NRC, call for similar survey across nation grow

Several BJP leaders have called for an Assam NRC-like survey across the nation.

Aug 01, 2018, 23:57 PM IST

National Register of Citizens must move ahead, opposition to it is for parochial gains

The opposition to the NRC is opportunistic and is coming from politicians who have repeatedly raised the illegal immigrant issue.

Aug 01, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
Indian Air Force needs airman, read details about IAF Group Y (non-technical) recruitment 2018

Indian Air Force needs airman, read details about IAF Group Y (non-technical) recruitment 2018

IAF is inviting applications from interested candidates for the post of Airman in Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical) category.

Aug 01, 2018, 18:22 PM IST
Some members running menacingly towards the Rajya Sabha Well upset me: Venkaiah Naidu

Some members running menacingly towards the Rajya Sabha Well upset me: Venkaiah Naidu

"I was very upset yesterday when some members ran menacingly towards the well of the house, I hope it will not be repeated. I don't want to name anybody, the house should function smoothly, " said Venkaiah Naidu.

Aug 01, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
Muslims entering India not refugees as they faced no persecution in home countries: Tripura Guv

Muslims entering India not refugees as they faced no persecution in home countries: Tripura Guv

Roy said that those howling about the exclusion of people from the Assam NRC were advised to read the definition of the word `refugee` given by UNHCR.

Aug 01, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

As debate rages over Assam, it may make sense to link NRC with Aadhaar

Creating undesirable social tensions or starting controversial deportations of poor people does not suit an aspiring power like India.

Jul 31, 2018, 18:52 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 on the intervening night on December 31-January 1.

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 on the intervening night on December 31-January 1.

Jul 31, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
What is Centre's role, Rajnath Singh hits back at Opposition over uproar on Assam's NRC data

What is Centre's role, Rajnath Singh hits back at Opposition over uproar on Assam's NRC data

Names of over 40 lakh residents have not been included in the NRC that was released by the state government on Monday. 

Jul 30, 2018, 13:13 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

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