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Assam NRC row: 4.5 lakh people of 40 lakh excluded from final draft submit applications for inclusion in register
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Assam NRC row: 4.5 lakh people of 40 lakh excluded from final draft submit applications for inclusion in register

The draft NRC in Assam was published on 30 July which included the names of 2.9 crore people out of the total applications of 3.29 crore.

Mamata Banerjee calls Assam NRC 'dirty politics', says names of genuine voters removed from final draft
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Mamata Banerjee calls Assam NRC 'dirty politics', says names of genuine voters removed from final draft

Mamata Banerjee has been very critical of the BJP-led government at the Centre since the publication of the final draft of Assam's NRC on 30 July.

Assam NRC: Supreme Court sets 15 December as deadline for filing of claims, objections to draft list
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Assam NRC: Supreme Court sets 15 December as deadline for filing of claims, objections to draft list

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also allowed claimants for Assam NRC to rely on five documents which were earlier objected to by NRC coordinator.

Assam NRC applicants can't change legacy person in claim form submitted in August 2015, says official
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Assam NRC applicants can't change legacy person in claim form submitted in August 2015, says official

Claims can be filed by only those persons who submitted NRC application form till 31 August, 2015 and were issued a valid Application Receipt Number (ARN) while objection can be filed by any person.

Assam NRC row: SC orders re-verification of 10% people included in final draft; says 'sample survey' to check for discrepancies
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Assam NRC row: SC orders re-verification of 10% people included in final draft; says 'sample survey' to check for discrepancies

A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and RF Nariman said the re-verification of those excluded from Assam NRC draft was a "sample survey" for the satisfaction of the court

Around million fake submissions, bogus linkages detected and deleted from draft NRC
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Around million fake submissions, bogus linkages detected and deleted from draft NRC

Officials at Assam Secretariat had offered estimates varying between 9 lakh and 11 lakh applicants who had either submitted forged papers or sought to establish bogus linkages

Assam NRC: MEA says it has 'assured' Bangladesh that the list released was a 'draft' prepared under SC orders
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Assam NRC: MEA says it has 'assured' Bangladesh that the list released was a 'draft' prepared under SC orders

MEA said that the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) released in Assam would not impact India's relationship with Bangladesh

Assam NRC row: Those who applied for Indian citizenship till 31 August, 2015 eligible to make claims, says official
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Assam NRC row: Those who applied for Indian citizenship till 31 August, 2015 eligible to make claims, says official

An official at NRC Assam coordinator's office also said those who have not applied till 31 August, 2015 cannot apply between 10 August and 28 September, fixed for filing claims and objections

Assam NRC row: Immigrants contribute to economy, not challenge it; govt should look beyond population numbers
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Assam NRC row: Immigrants contribute to economy, not challenge it; govt should look beyond population numbers

Bangladeshi immigrants, or the Bengali speaking community, became a political issue in Assam because of identity and religion, but not so in West Bengal, because of linguistic and cultural similarities

Assam NRC row: TMC files 2 police complaints against Sarbananda Sonowal over 'illegal detention', 'manhandling' in Silchar
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Assam NRC row: TMC files 2 police complaints against Sarbananda Sonowal over 'illegal detention', 'manhandling' in Silchar

Two police complaints were lodged against Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal in the city on Friday over alleged "manhandling" and "illegal detention" of TMC delegates at the Silchar airport on Thursday by Assam police officials

Assam NRC row: Lone woman chief minister from state Syeda Anowara Taimur's name missing from final draft
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Assam NRC row: Lone woman chief minister from state Syeda Anowara Taimur's name missing from final draft

The name of Assam's lone woman chief minister Syeda Anowara Taimur, who is residing in Australia, is missing from the NRC and she plans to return home to initiate the process of enlisting herself and her family in the register of citizens of the state.

Assam NRC row: NCP says BJP using draft National Register of Citizens to polarise people on religious lines to gain votes
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Assam NRC row: NCP says BJP using draft National Register of Citizens to polarise people on religious lines to gain votes

The NCP on Thursday attacked the BJP over the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying the ruling party was exploiting the issue to polarise people.

Assam NRC Row updates: Police prohibits TMC delegation, leaders from entering Guwahati until further notice
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Assam NRC Row updates: Police prohibits TMC delegation, leaders from entering Guwahati until further notice

The Guwahati Police Commissioner has issued an order prohibiting TMC delegation, party leaders and any other person who can make an inflammatory speech against NRC from entering Guwahati.

TMC leader Saugata Ray protests detention of party MPs at Silchar airport, calls it 'breach of privilege'
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TMC leader Saugata Ray protests detention of party MPs at Silchar airport, calls it 'breach of privilege'

Saugata Ray said four Trinamool Congress members were detained at Silchar airport when they were visiting the state in the aftermath of the publication of Assam NRC