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.
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."
March 24, 2021 2:07 am
J P Nadda said the initiatives in BJP's manifesto for Assam were to strengthen connectivity, infrastructure, education, health and women empowerment as part of the party's aim for inclusive development.
February 03, 2021 8:13 am
The government also clarified in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday that no decision has been taken on a nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) yet. Union Home Minister Amit Shah had earlier said the NRC would follow the CAA.
January 01, 2021 5:12 pm
In June 2019, as the couple were arrested and sent to the detention centre in Goalpara district, their world collapsed around them.
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 15, 2020 5:53 am
The National Register of Citizens, published in August last year under the direct supervision of the Supreme Court, excluded 19 lakh-odd applicants out of around 3.3 crore applicants.
September 28, 2020 1:21 pm
Gearing up for release on popular OTT platforms before the end of this year, the film was entirely shot in Tripura, another first for Bollywood.
September 07, 2020 9:23 am
At a time when the world battles growing concerns of statelessness, can India afford to have a community of second-class citizens in a state strategically important like Assam?
September 04, 2020 11:07 pm
For those excluded by NRC, fair hearing at tribunals remains urgent necessity, which must be expedited
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.