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Sep 18, 2019
Plea filed in SC against 2,000 transgenders being excluded from NRC, says Assam's first transgender judge Swati Bidhan BaruahA petition has been filled in the apex court seeking its direction in the issue of around 2,000 transgenders being excluded from the list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam
Sep 14, 2019
Plea in SC demands Assam NRC cut-off year be changed to 1951; favorable verdict may cause spike in exclusionsA Supreme Court case in question bears significance as it is widely felt that the NRC update process has failed to contain Assam’s fast-changing demographic pattern caused by mass migration from Bangladesh
Oct 24, 2018
Assam groups opposing citizenship bill seek meeting with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, threaten mass movementThe citizenship bill seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, drawing opposition from several groups in Assam.
Oct 23, 2018
Assam bandh: Citizenship Amendment bill becomes flashpoint for BJP, ally AGP; shutdown halts road, rail traffic in key districtsForty-six organisations called for a 12-hour strike in Assam to protest against the Centre's bid to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Winter Session of Parliament.