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National Register of Citizens


As leadership face, posturings put Bihar BJP in a cleft stick, Nitish plays it cool

April 26, 2022 6:11 am

Nitish has been keeping everyone guessing by not reacting to comments of leaders from the BJP and to counter-comments from his own party leaders.

No decision yet on country-wide NRC: Govt to LS

March 15, 2022 7:00 pm

An update of the NRC (also referred to as NRIC) has been carried out only in Assam.

Absconder in 2019 anti-NRC protest held from Vadodara

March 08, 2022 6:09 am

According to the DCB, the accused, Mohammad Sajjad Mansuri, 27, was part of a "premeditated conspiracy to protest against the NRC Bill and also attack policemen with the intention to kill".

Assam: 60-year-old man fighting citizenship battle dies by suicide

February 04, 2022 3:43 am

Manik Das's family has alleged that he was going through “mental trauma” because of the ongoing case before a Foreigners' Tribunal.

Assam: Passport renewal of activist Pranab Doley stuck over ‘doubtful nationality’

December 23, 2021 12:15 pm

Pranab Doley belongs to the Mising tribe and had contested the recent state Assembly elections on a regional party ticket.

Give doubtful voters, whose names are in NRC, voting rights: Assam Cong MP in new private member's Bill

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.

Rs 1528 crore spent on updating NRC: Himanta Biswa Sarma

July 20, 2021 11:37 am

The NRC, updated under the supervision of the Supreme Court, left out more than 19 lakh of the 3.29 crore applicants.

Bengal polls: In Matua bastion, some voters in dilemma about CAA

April 22, 2021 7:24 am

Though most Matuas backed the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the hope of an expedited citizenship process, some point out that several Hindus were kept out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam in 2019.

Online 'census' for Assamese Muslims launched by indigenous associations

April 16, 2021 2:37 pm

The census is “modelled on the lines of the National Register of Citizens (NRC)” and aimed at "distinguishing Assamese Muslims from Bengali-speaking migrant Muslims."


This is how protests against CAA unfolded in Jama Masjid, other parts of India on Friday

December 20, 2019 9:00 pm

From Delhi's Jama Masjid to Mumbai's Kurla and beyond, the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continued Friday with crowds marching in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Vadodara.