Assam NRC list of August 2019 not final, state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma tells Gauhati High Court
In an affidavit, Sarma said that over 10,000 names were either wrongly included or excluded in the list, adding that necessary orders have been issued to delete nearly 4,800 'ineligible persons' from the document
NRC coordinator Sarma said he cannot comment on the total number of “erroneous inclusions", however, sources told PTI that around 10,000 people have been identified whose names were "wrongly included"
Bengal politicians slam Rhea Chakraborty's arrest, accuse BJP of using her to score brownie points in Bihar polls
The TMC claimed the Rhea Chakraborty episode has once again brought into the open the BJP's 'inherent dislike' for Bengalis
Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination to Rajya Sabha will fuel debate around CAA, NRC; ex-CJI likely to counter Opposition Assamese candidate AJit Kumar Bhuyan
The nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha is likely to fuel the political narrative the BJP is trying to weave around citizenship and NRC in India
Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about six detention centres in Assam with a capacity of 3,331 persons
The Rejection Slip will mention the reasons for excluding a person's name from the final NRC.
FIR filed against ex-NRC official for not divulging key passwords after quitting; move comes after disappearance of data from official website spurs panic
A day after Assam National Register of Citizen's data vanished from its official website, the state NRC coordinator's office has registered an FIR against a former employee
Assam NRC data safe despite technical issues on cloud, says home ministry; clarifies glitches will be resolved soon
The Centre on Wednesday said the NRC data in Assam is safe even though some technical issues were visible and that will be resolved soon
Assam likely to conduct survey to segregate state’s indigenous Muslims from those of Bangladeshi origin, aims to begin exercise next fiscal
Assam is likely to conduct an exercise to identify the state's indigenous Muslim population and segregate them from illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, even as doubts over the accuracy of the NRC are yet to be addressed
Recently one of my pictures was trolled by right-wing people on social media. These responses display that their frameworks to look at the world is disrupted by a visibly queer body. An important lens to look at the world for them is through marriage, which becomes the foundational principle of assigning gendered personhood. The comments were brutally transphobic and queerphobic. Throughout, one thread of reference remained the same, 'Who will marry this and how?'
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram calls National Register of Citizens a 'mischievous plan' to divide India
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday dubbed the National Register of Citizens a sinister and mischievous plan to divide the country
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.
Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggerated
The BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account
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.
Amit Shah promises to expel all illegal migrants by 2024 but Assam's failed NRC has a lesson or two for Centre
Home Minister Amit Shah has vouched to enforce a country-wide NRC to 'weed out' illegal immigrants from the midst of India's more than a billion strong population by 2024
The question of who is Assamese is an ontological one, brought about by the advent of colonialism in the 19th century.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires; tenure at helm of SC marked by controversy and consequential judgments
Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India on Sunday
Ranjan Gogoi set for Supreme Court farewell: Key highlights from the career of India's first CJI from North East
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is all set to retire on 17 November as the 46th head of Indian judiciary. With a reputation as a no-nonsense administrator, in his tenure, he has given judgment on some of the most iconic cases in Indian history like that of NRC, Ayodhya land dispute, entry of women into Sabarimala temple, to name a few
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
US House Subcommittee hearing aimed to target India, but that doesn't mean it didn't contain lessons for New Delhi
Anyone who watched the hearing by the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, would have discerned not only that India got a drubbing and that Pakistan got away scot-free, but also that the State Department gave a far more professionally-measured statement than the panellists themselves