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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.

Three Bangla leaders slam Amit Shah's 'termite, infiltrator' remark: Inappropriate, unwanted

Bangladesh's Information Minister told The Indian Express, “We think Amit Shah's statement is inappropriate, it is not based on information, and it is unwanted. We regard this statement as a private statement, and not of the government."

Govt teacher engaged in NRC updation detained after being declared illegal Bangladeshi migrant

The teacher was declared a Bangladeshi citizen by the Foreigners Tribunal Morigaon in 2015. The Gauhati High Court upheld the verdict of the Foreigners Tribunal in June this year.

TMC to hold rallies across Bengal against Assam's NRC draft

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) will take out rallies across West Bengal tomorrow in protest against the publication of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, a senior leader of the party said.