No need of fresh NRC in Assam if Supreme Court allows 20% re-verification in border districts, says Himanta Biswa Sarma
The state government does not accept the existing National Register of Citizens (NRC), the final version of which was published on 31 August with over 19 lakh exclusions, Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told a press conference.
Assam NRC Final List: Names of all 3.30 crore applicants published online; check status at www.nrcassam.nic.in
After the publication of the final NRC list, construction work for the state's first detention centre for those who do not qualify as Indian citizens has begun.
Assam NRC: Centre to withdraw 10,000 paramilitary forces deployed before publication of final document
Those who failed to make it to the final NRC list have been given 120 days to appeal against their exclusion at the Foreigners Tribunals. If not satisfied with the verdict of the tribunals, they will have the option to move the High Court and the Supreme Court for redress.
Foreign journalists can visit Assam after taking permission, clarifies home ministry amid rumours of restrictions
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has issued a statement on Twitter stating that foreign journalists, whether already based in India or not, can visit Assam after taking its permission
Over 19 lakh names missing from final Assam NRC; legal options, including right to appeal in SC, open to those excluded
According to the Assam government, 19,06,657 people have been excluded from the final NRC list. Legal provisions, including the right to appeal in the Supreme Court, is open to people who have been left out.
Himanta Biswa Sarma, AASU seek re-verification of final Assam NRC list; Owaisi slams BJP, says 'myth' of illegal immigrants busted
The president of All Assam Students' Union Dipankar Kumar Nath indicated a similar disappointment over the release of the final NRC document and avowed to approach the apex court to file appeal for "rectification of these mistakes".
Assam NRC final list 2019 Updates: BJP should learn its lesson, myth of illegal immigrants busted, says Asaduddin Owaisi
Assam NRC final list 2019 LIVE Updates: Ananta Kumar Malo, the AIUDF MLA from South Abhayapuri, and his son’s name were not in the final list of NRC published today. Another person to be missing on the list of citizens was retired army officer Mohammad Sanaullah, who has been declared a foreigner in the previous draft.
Assam NRC final list released: Those excluded from citizenship list can approach Foreigners Tribunals, Gauhati High Court, Supreme Court
The people excluded from the final Assam NRC list can even approach the Gauhati High Court or even the Supreme Court in case they are unsatisfied with the response of the Foreigners Tribunal.
Assam NRC final list released: State finds 3,11,21,004 individuals eligible for inclusion, debars over 19 lakh from National Register of Citizens
The process in Assam differed from the rest of the country and is governed by Rule 4A and the corresponding Schedule of the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003. These rules have been framed as per the cut-off date of 24 March, 1971, decided as per Assam Accord.