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Assam NRC News

NRC deadline approaching, families stranded in Assam floods stay home, don’t want to be rescued

In minority-dominated areas of Assam, home and land are tangible markers of identity in a state that is days away from the July 31 deadline for publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Centre, Assam move SC, seek NRC deadline extension, sample reverification

The Centre and state urged the court “to suitably modify the timeline fixed for publication of the final from 31st July 2019 to a future date”.


Supreme Court notice to Centre, Assam on pleas against NRC appeal order

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta issued the notice on the petitions filed by All Assam Minorities Students Union and the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind.

Healing old wounds

NRC process addresses a century-long demographic crisis in Assam.

Conspiracy to derail NRC process: AASU on govt plea seeking sample re-verification

The final NRC is expected to be published on July 31. The AASU is one of the stakeholders in the case in the SC on the updation of the NRC.

The Miya voice

FIR filed against poets voicing their fears about NRC process in Assam is an outrageous attempt to suppress a debate.


FIR against 10 for poem on Assam’s citizenship row

Dharmendra Kr Das, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Guwahati Central, said, “Yes, an FIR has been registered today. No arrests have been made yet.”

Among those still missing in NRC, son of freedom fighter and Assam agitation participant

Bordoloi’s family was excluded from the list ever since the first draft was published on the midnight of December 31 last year.

Explained: How do Foreigners' Tribunals work?

In 33 years, 64,000 in Assam have been declared foreigners by ex parte orders. Under what circumstances do Foreigners’ Tribunals deliver such orders? Ahead of publication of final NRC, a look at a complex process.

Disabled detainee’s wife clings to ‘last hope’ in Assam’s NRC push

Hoque’s family, all of whom figure in the NRC, says his name was in the NRC draft too but was dropped in the Additional Exclusion List published last month since a Foreigners’ Tribunal had declared him a foreigner.