December 15, 2020 7:32 am
On Sunday evening, Chandrahar, 104, suffering from a heart disease, who had spent three months in a detention camp for “foreigners” in Assam two years ago, died in his son’s run-down cottage in Boraibasti in Assam’s Cachar district — still a “foreigner”.
October 28, 2020 1:49 am
The NRC process has hit a stonewall as rejection orders are yet to be issued to the 19 lakh excluded people — it will allow them to appeal against the exclusion in the Foreigners' Tribunals.
October 19, 2020 12:57 pm
The process of deleting names of people who had been erroneously included in the NRC has started, but no estimate of the total numbers is immediately available, according to the state coordinator of the register.
October 11, 2020 10:32 am
What are these detention centres? How many do they hold, and what is the significance of the Gauhati High Court order?
October 09, 2020 7:27 am
Assam currently has six detention centres to hold ‘illegal foreigners’ – all inside jails.
September 02, 2020 2:46 pm
Around 19 lakh applicants were left out of the NRC. A total of 425 people are currently lodged in the six detention centres in the state.
August 31, 2020 8:27 am
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June 19, 2020 5:49 am
Over 19 lakh people were excluded In the final NRC published in August last year. They would be able to file an appeal for inclusion at the state's Foreigners Tribunals only after the rejection order is issued.
April 07, 2020 1:53 pm
The woman, who was in detention since February 2018 according to jail records, was a cancer patient. With this, the total number of deaths in Assam's detention centres has risen to 30.
April 02, 2020 7:32 am
On Wednesday, after addressing a meeting to review the state’s preparedness to meet the COVID-19 threat, Chief Minister Chouhan ordered the removal of Hajela.
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.