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National register of citizens: Draft list of those ineligible upon re-verification to be out on June 15

The NRC prepared in 1951 is being updated to include the names of people or their descendants who appear in the 1951 NRC, in any electoral roll or in any one of the other admissible documents issued up to the midnight of March 24, 1971.

Rimple Mehta’s new book focusses on Bangladeshi women prisoners in India

The book explores how Bangladeshi women from poor and undereducated backgrounds, who have crossed the Indo-Bangladesh border, find themselves in prisons serving sentences under the Foreigners Act 1946.


Opposition more concerned about human rights of infiltrators: Amit Shah

Addressing a poll rally at Tasgaon in Maharashtra's Sangli district to campaign for BJP candidate Sanjay Kaka Patil, he alleged that the opposition parties were more concerned about the human rights of infiltrators.

Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Christians need not be afraid: Amit Shah in Bengal

Speaking at a rally in Malda, Shah targeted the TMC: “They are very fond of infiltrators. To expel the infiltrators, NRC was brought but they misled the people of Bengal by saying Bengalis will be driven out."

Assam bandh Highlights: Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha

Assam bandh Highlights: Citizenship Bill passed in Lok Sabha amid protests by Opposition.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari writes to Rajnath Singh on NRC

Stating that a formal letter is being drafted and will be sent to the minister soon, a senior leader said, “He (Singh) has been busy with political campaigns due to the upcoming state elections... Once he is back, we will start pressing for the issue.”


National Register of Citizens: A dangerous game

Reckless identity politics in Assam runs risk of reviving old spectres. Politicians, civil society must heed warning signs.

Citizenship Bill helping ULFA, creating rift: Assam top cop

The top officer also added that the recent publication of unverified news reports regarding the death of the chief of the ULFA(I), Paresh Barua, could add to the tension.

They had papers to show nationality but died as foreigners in Assam camps

A certified copy of the 1951 National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam — which the state is seeking to update now — shows eight members of the Dey family registered at House No. 63, Salmara Bazaar village, Dhubri district.

No plan to revise NRC in Tripura, says Central government

The statement from the MHA has come shortly after INPT leaders had claimed that Rajnath Singh assured them to 'take initiatives' for revising NRC in Tripura after the ongoing process in Assam gets over.