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Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise
India

Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise

The issue here is that Sharjeel dared to question the Assam NRC, the detention camps and the general status quo that has emerged after the Assam Movement.

Rs 1,220-cr and 10 years later, NRC leaves group favouring exercise dissatisfied, raises doubts over migrant numbers in Assam
India

Rs 1,220-cr and 10 years later, NRC leaves group favouring exercise dissatisfied, raises doubts over migrant numbers in Assam

The NRC in Assam, which took ten years, employed 52,000 government employees and cost the government Rs 1,220 crore, is now being considered as a fruitless exercise by the very same people who sought it in order to detect and deport of illegal migrants from the northeastern state

BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politics
Politics

BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politics

BJP leader Queen Oja, the only woman politician to win the Lok Sabha polls 2019 from Assam, says that her victory would inspire women workers of the Assam Movement to participate in the socio-political change of India

In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbers
Politics

In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbers

A flashpoint during the 80s Assam agitation, Mangaldoi’s residents left out of the NRC seem determined to vote in April like always even though uncertainty looms over their future

Nellie massacre: 36 years on, a reflection on why victims of tragedy have been erased from public memory
India

Nellie massacre: 36 years on, a reflection on why victims of tragedy have been erased from public memory

With respect to the Nellie massacre, we have arrived at the stage of decline. One needs to ask, what is the politics of erasure of Nellie? Whose purpose does it serve?

Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'
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Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'

These charges show to what extent the administration can go to abuse freedom of expression and suppress dissent, says Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain.

Assam NRC: Human rights of non-citizens are important but indigenous Assamese need to protect their vanishing homeland
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Assam NRC: Human rights of non-citizens are important but indigenous Assamese need to protect their vanishing homeland

Migration before Independence from East Bengal and infiltration after Independence from East Pakistan and later on from Bangladesh into Assam had become so easy that it caused a profound sense of unease and fear in the minds of all Assamese people.

Over 2.8 million Indians were displaced in 2016, nation ranks third worldwide: report
India

Over 2.8 million Indians were displaced in 2016, nation ranks third worldwide: report

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council released a new report which ranked India third among countries most affected by displacement related to disasters followed by China and the Philippines