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'Send him to Bangladesh': Authorities in a fix after kin refuses to accept body of 'illegal foreigner'

"The form described that Dulal was a 'declared foreigner' and left the information regarding his residence empty. I said that they should fill the information regarding his address first... Ideally, they should send the body of an 'illegal Bangladeshi' to Bangladesh. Why are they coming to us?”

BJP govt in Karnataka mulling to bring in NRC to identify 'illegal migrants'

Union Home Minister Amit Shah Tuesday reiterated that the NRC will be rolled out across the country and all illegal immigrants will be thrown out through legal means.


Explained: Why Amit Shah wants to amend the Citizenship Act before undertaking countrywide NRC

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has reiterated that the government would first amend the existing citizenship norms – by passing the Citizenship Amendment Bill – before it implements a nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina to meet Oct 5, focus on economic ties

Hasina will hold a meeting with CEOs of top Indian companies on October 4 where she is likely to make a pitch for investments in Bangladesh.

Will bring Citizenship Bill before NRC exercise in Bengal, says Amit Shah

Addressing BJP workers at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata, Shah said “ Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist and Christian” refugees will not be forced to leave India.

NRC fallout: Assam’s N-E neighbours step up border checks, turn people away

According to data from the Meghalaya Police Monday, “1,329 detected persons without proof of Indian citizen were sent back directly to bring their documentary proof”.


Orientation begins for new members of Assam Foreign Tribunals

The move comes amid the exclusion of 19 lakh people in the final NRC published last month and these people will get a chance to appeal against their exclusions at the FTs — Assam has 100 such tribunals.

The NRC spectre

BJP leaders are not serving any national interest by spreading panic that NRC will soon be implemented across India

NRC will be implemented in Bengal, no Hindu will have to leave the country: Vijayvargiya

On Monday, TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata had claimed that six people died in Bengal due to NRC fear. “Don’t panic over NRC. There will be no NRC in this state,” she had said.

Assam body against NRC exclusion cases going to Foreign Tribunals

Over 19 lakh people have been excluded in the final National Register of Citizens published last month and these people will get a chance to appeal against their exclusions at the state’s Foreigners Tribunals.