Their political importance can be gauged from the fact that not only did Amit Shah made a stop at the residence of the community's leader, but Assam's Budget presentation was deferred because the state's finance minister was to accompany Shah
CAG detects 'irregularities' worth Rs 100 crore during National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam: Report
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has uncovered alleged irregularities worth Rs 100 crore during the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise.
Hitesh Dev Sharma replaces Prateek Hajela as Assam NRC coordinator, will oversee appeals against exclusion in final list
Assam Civil Service officer Hitesh Dev Sharma was on Saturday appointed as the NRC State Coordinator in place of Prateek Hajela, who ensured publication of the final version of the National Register of Citizens on 31 August under supervision of the Supreme Court
Protest against citizenship bill hits movement of trains in Assam; youth bodies demand introduction of inner line permit as well
Movement of trains was affected in Assam on Thursday morning as members of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) blocked rail tracks, demanding immediate revocation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and introduction of inner line permit (ILP) in the state
'Assam's burden is our burden,' says Rajnath Singh as Citizenship Amendment Bill is passed in Lok Sabha amid protests
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh moved the the Citizenship Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha amid protests inside the House and in the northeast.
'NRC will weed out Jinnahs living in Assam': BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma lauds Narendra Modi for protecting indigenous people of state
Sarma also urged the AASU, which has been demanding to detect and deport illegal Hindu Bangladeshis from Assam for long, to come forward and speak for the interest of the greater Assamese community.
Of no fixed abode: Named in first NRC, missing in final draft, former MLA claims he was left out 'intentionally'
Two-time MLA Ataur Rahman Mazarbhuiya, whose name has gone missing from the final draft of the NRC, caims RSS pressurised NRC co-ordinator Prateek Hajela to come up with new rules which would help exclude more Muslims
Delinking Aadhaar, voter roll from NRC negates intent, turns Rs 1,200-crore exercise into pointless endeavour
If the government’s proposed move to delink the voter roll and Aadhaar from the NRC comes to fruition, it would be a frontal negation of the NRC’s own intent and a gross misspending of taxpayers' money
After uproar over Assam NRC in Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah asks Congress if it wants to save 'illegal Bangladeshis'
BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday hit out at the erstwhile UPA governments charging the Congress with not having the courage to identify illegal migrants in Assam, an exercise which was to be conducted as part of the accord signed by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1985
Assam NRC quandary: SC says claims of left out persons to be included in subsequent list if found genuine
Supreme Court on Friday said that claims of those citizens, whose names do not figure in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam to be published by 31 December, would be scrutinised and included in the subsequent list if found genuine
Rajnath Singh assures AASU of no dilution in Assam Accord, mulls second line of defence along Indo-Bangla border
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the spirit of the 1985 Assam Accord won't be allowed to get diluted and the central government will do everything to protect the state's indigenous people by completely sealing the Indo-Bangla border.