May 23, 2022 1:52 am
In his complaint lodged with the police last Thursday, state NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma seemed to have gone a step further, alleging that Hajela had deliberately introduced errors in the NRC and thus “endangered national security”.
May 21, 2022 8:26 am
HD Sarma alleged that the former Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator Prateek Hajela “facilitated entry of names of ineligible persons into the NRC” by intentionally avoiding “mandatory quality checks”.
December 04, 2021 5:54 am
🔴 Abdul Khaleque, who represents Barpeta constituency in lower Assam, introduced the 'Doubtful Voters in the State of Assam (Special Provisions) Bill, 2020' in the ongoing Winter Session of the 17th Lok Sabha.
September 25, 2021 12:59 am
Moinul’s family, huddled under a makeshift shelter put together with two aluminium sheets, a few kilometres away, says they haven’t seen the video, nor have they seen his body so far.
September 24, 2021 7:54 am
Asked what action would be taken against the policemen in the video, Assam Special DGP G P Singh said: “Wherever there were violations of SOPs and protocols, police will take action.”
September 24, 2021 8:36 am
Aman Wadud writes: Citizenship is an important right; in fact, the most important right because it is the right to have other rights. But that’s not how the pillars of Indian democracy have treated citizenship.
September 21, 2021 10:49 am
While hearing a Doubtful Voter (D-Voter) case against Bikram Singha in Karimganj district on September 10, FT member Sishir Dey said, “...there is no doubt that this NRC Assam published in 2019 is nothing but Final NRC.”
September 14, 2021 2:58 am
The judges, however, did not overturn the order but sent the matter back to the FT, observing that there were “factual aspects which must be ordinarily considered by the Foreigners' Tribunal and not by this Court”.
August 30, 2021 5:21 pm
State government officials reckon it is a “unique problem” and attribute it to red tape and a lack of clarity on the NRC exercise itself.
July 21, 2021 6:44 pm
Referring to the Citizenship Amendment Act, Sarma said that there are two perspectives on this- for protestors outside Assam, the demand is why Hindus alone should be given citizenship, Muslim migrants too should be covered.
August 31, 2019 12:46 pm
Assam’s final National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published Saturday. Of the 3.3 crore applicants, over 19 lakh were excluded from the final list.