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5W1H: Supreme Court directs for system in place to secure NRC data from getting leaked

Taking into cognizance the controversy regarding the alleged leak of the data of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Assam Assembly much ahead of its final publication date on August 31, the bench of CJÌ Ranjan Gogoi and Justice RF Nariman has directed for the system to be in place to prevent such occurrence. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 13, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

SC extends deadline for final publication of Assam's NRC list to August 31

The Centre and the state government had demanded the inspection of 20 per cent of those people residing in the border districts. 

Jul 23, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Assam leaves out 1.02 lakh persons in additional exclusion list to draft NRC

The NRC in Assam is being updated under the monitoring of the Supreme Court and the final list is scheduled to be released on July 31.

Jun 26, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

Two arrested for taking bribe from complainant for including name in NRC final draft

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team of Assam caught the duo red-handed at the NRC Sewa Kendra of Dispur in Ganeshguri.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:06 PM IST

SC asks Assam's NRC coordinator to adopt fair process in deciding claims

The apex court further said that "there is a time frame and deadline of July 31 but that does not mean you would not be fair".

May 30, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

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Central forces deployed in Assam for NRC process will not be withdrawn for election: Centre tells SC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