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Sep 11, 2019
Making sense of Assam's NRC: A closer look at three factors that caused errors in register of citizensBarring foreign nationals who might have fraudulently enrolled their names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, nobody is happy with the list published last month
Sep 03, 2019
Rs 1,220-cr and 10 years later, NRC leaves group favouring exercise dissatisfied, raises doubts over migrant numbers in AssamThe 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
Jul 21, 2019
Academicians, writers condemn FIRs against Assam's Miyah poets, say it is attempt to 'malign and criminalise' themMiyah poetry, written by Bengali Muslims who have settled in the riverine plains of the Brahmaputra in Assam, has been the subject of much media attention in recent times.
May 28, 2019
BJP managed to nullify regionalism, negate citizenship fears among Bengali Hindus by pitting CAB against NRC in AssamComfortably in power in the state since 2016, the BJP ran a polarising campaign in the state amid controversial issues of the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Bill.
Jan 18, 2019
Citizenship bill: Submerged in sectarian politics, BJP turns a blind eye to historical complexities of Assamese sub-nationalismThough partition caused a communal rift in Assam, after Independence, the ‘Language movement’ overshadowed the problem of illegal immigration into Assam.
Dec 04, 2018
BJP bets on citizenship bill to make inroads in Assam, West Bengal as TMC's 'U-turn' leaves legislation up in airThe BJP has an opportunity to get cosier with Bengali Hindus, many of whom are eagerly waiting for the bill to become a law.
Nov 30, 2018
Citizenship Bill: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggeratedThe 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
Jul 30, 2018
Final draft of Assam NRC to be released today: 1.5 cr people await citizenship status amid heavy security and political assurancesThe release of the second and final draft of Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be released on Monday. Authorities are expected to release it at a press event in NRC Guwahati office at 10 am.
Jan 02, 2018
Successful NRC updation would prepare ground for tectonic shift in Assam politicsThe first part draft published with the names of 1.9 crore people out of the 3.29 crore total applicants in Assam recognising them as legal citizens of India.