August 07, 2018 5:54 am
For lakhs of immigrants, Muslim and Hindu, NRC puts final seal on citizenship. For others, it’s a long road to closure.
August 07, 2018 12:02 am
NRC process has triggered forces that pit ‘indigenous’ against ‘outsider’. State governments must be vigilant.
August 06, 2018 2:04 am
Tanmoy Ghosh, secretary of Bangla Sanskriti Mancha, which organised the convention, said, “Humanity is at stake, which has forced us to hit the streets. People who have been living in Assam for generations have lost their identity over a night. We are strongly condemning it.”
August 05, 2018 2:03 pm
During his speech that lasted nearly 20 minutes, Amit Shah slammed the Congress for saying that it would ask one question a day to the government during the 40-day yatra.
August 05, 2018 2:07 pm
Come NRC, everyone wants a Nellie story. But this time Nellie hopes for a different ending.
August 05, 2018 6:58 am
Post-NRC, the scene will move to Assam’s overcrowded, overworked Foreigners’ Tribunals, where members who will sit in judgment often themselves serve as prosecutors, where it may take years to even serve a notice, and which have taken 30-odd years to dispose of around 2.40 lakh cases.
August 03, 2018 10:26 am
Lawyers say that among the 40 lakh people left out of the draft, are several married women who had submitted Gram Panchayat (GP) certificates as their sole document for NRC verification. In many cases, those were rejected.
August 02, 2018 6:59 am
Assam NRC: According to officials, the government will soon set up a centralised database with realtime information on the status of suspected “foreigners” and their cases at various tribunals.
August 01, 2018 12:37 pm
In a state where history and geography have created multiple identities intertwined over the years, the NRC has cleaved open more than one fault line: cutting across ethnicity, language, religion.