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National Register of Citizens

NRC can be published before July 31 but not after that: SC

A special bench of Chief Justice (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi and Justice RF Nariman allowed Prateek Hajela, the NRC coordinator, to use his discretion to proceed as per the law if objectors don't appear.

May 08, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Central forces deployed in Assam for NRC process will not be withdrawn for election: Centre tells SC

In 2018, ahead of the release of the second and final draft of NRC on July 30, the Centre had sent over 22,000 central paramilitary troops to step up security in Assam and adjoining States.

Mar 13, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

Home Ministry trying to destroy NRC process, says Supreme Court

The top court said that the MHA doesn’t want the NRC to carry on and hence every time it comes up with different stories to destroy this process.

Feb 05, 2019, 15:55 PM IST

No Indian citizen will be left out of NRC: PM Narendra Modi in Assam

The government is working towards getting the Citizen (Amendment) Bill passed in the Parliament, added PM Modi.

Jan 04, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Centre gives extension of six months to complete updating NRC

The Centre has given an extension of six months to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam by June 30.

Dec 27, 2018, 14:07 PM IST

Disenfranchisement may be first possible step after final NRC: Officials

Disenfranchisement may be the first possible step against those whose names will not be part of the final list of the NRC to be published after the claims and objections window comes to an end this week, officials said Sunday.

Dec 09, 2018, 20:16 PM IST

BJP will implement nationwide NRC, send back infiltrators if voted back to power in 2019: Amit Shah

Assam government identified 40 lakh people in the state who were unable to prove their citizenship, he added.

Nov 12, 2018, 23:02 PM IST

Assam: Supreme Court fixes December 15 deadline for filing claims, objections for inclusion of names in NRC

The apex court also fixed the timeline for issuance of notice as of January 15 to claimants and verification of documents as February 1. 

Nov 01, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

NRI body seeks Indian citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh

Based on estimates, around 1.4 million to 2.5 million Hindus find themselves in a position to be stripped of their Indian citizenship, said a media release issued by the group.

Sep 11, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Illegal immigrants a challenge: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for NRC in all states

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

Sep 11, 2018, 06:23 AM IST

Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela under fire for his suggestion to Supreme Court

A bench of justices Ranjan Gogoi and R F Nariman had perused the report of Assam's NRC coordinator and said it was agreeable to his suggestions that any one of the 10 of a total 15 documents provided in List-A of the claim form can be used by the claimants to prove legacy.

Sep 09, 2018, 21:26 PM IST

Purpose of NRC failed: Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

Coming down heavily on the "faulty" implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the state`s former chief minister Tarun Gogoi claimed that the very purpose of NRC had failed.

Aug 27, 2018, 07:53 AM IST

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

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

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

After Assam's NRC debate, Haryana could have registration to check on illegal immigrants

Manohar Khattar has said that a registration ought to be done at the national level as well.

Aug 07, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

UPA deported over 80,000 Bangladeshis, NDA did 1,822 in 4 years: Congress

Congress accused Amit Shah and Modi government of duplicity, deception and double-speak and said that "NRC is the baby of the Congress party".

Aug 05, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

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

NRC draft: Manipur constitutes committees to monitor influx of immigrants

In a press conference, the Chief Minister said the two committees will initiate steps for checking and verification of the people accordingly.

Aug 03, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

Six Trinamool Congress MPs, two MLAs detained at Assam Airport, party calls it Emergency-like situation

The Trinamool Congress delegation reached Assam to assess the situation in Assam in the wake of the publication of the complete draft of the NRC. 

Aug 02, 2018, 15:13 PM IST