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.
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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
Imran Khan hits out at Narendra Modi govt over Assam NRC, claims exercise a wider policy to 'target Muslims'
Soon after the final list of the updated NRC was out on Saturday, Imran Khan attacked the Modi-led central government of linking the NRC as part of a wider policy to 'target Muslims'
TMC to hold mass protests against NRC and 'divisive politics of BJP' in West Bengal on 7 and 8 September
Trinamool Congress leadership decided to hold mass protests across West Bengal on September 7 and 8 opposing NRC in neighbouring Assam, party sources said.
Assam govt to move to Supreme Court again for sample re-verification in NRC in certain districts, say reports
Assam government is to move to the Supreme Court, once again, for 20 percent sample verification of the draft NRC in border districts along Bangladesh and 10 percent in other districts
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.
Assam NRC final list: BJP wanted to weaponise citizenship exercise, but is now struggling with a political hot potato
The BJP — which had once championed the NRC — finds itself in such a tricky spot that it is desperate to distance itself from the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.
Assam NRC final list: Original petitioner in SC says document is 'flawed' as apex court rejected reverification plea
In 2009, the APW filed a petition in the Supreme Court praying that names of 41 lakh foreigners be deleted from the electoral rolls of Assam and the NRC updated.
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 published: From 1947 to 2019, a timeline of state's struggle against influx of immigrants through porous border
On the other hand, it will impel lakhs of Assam residents into a legal quagmire as they are set to be stripped off their citizenship
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.
Final NRC publication: On his last day in office, Assam’s police chief insists that adequate security arrangements are in place
With the publication of the contentious National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam scheduled for Saturday, security arrangements have been beefed up across the state, Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia said
Assam NRC: From D-voters to foreigners' tribunals, all you need to know about key aspects of National Register of Citizens
Glossary of Assam NRC terms: The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) which is scheduled to be released on 31 August, which will be a list of inclusion and exclusion status of applicants whose citizenship claims are under scanner