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Sep 27, 2019
Assam govt issues notice to set up 200 additional Foreigner Tribunals in 33 districts for hearing appeals of those excluded from final NRCThe Assam government has issued a notification setting up 200 more appellate Foreigner Tribunals for hearing of appeals of people excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC)
Jul 29, 2019
Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hitFour more people died on Monday due to floods in Assam, mounting the toll to 86 this monsoon season.
Jun 30, 2019
Harsh Vardhan dispatches central team to Assam to probe Japanese Encephalitis cases, says he is 'closely monitoring' situationHealth Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday dispatched a central team to review health situation in Assam after Japanese Encephalitis cases reported in the state
May 15, 2019
Lightning strikes in Assam over past weeks claim 23 lives: State disaster mgmt agency, DC to release ex-gratia within 48 hoursThe worst-hit districts are Golaghat, Sivasagar, Dhubri, Sontipur, and Cachar, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said.
Nov 03, 2018
12-hour bandh observed in parts of Assam to protest killing of 5 men in Tinsukia; police detain over 700 protestersProtesters squatted on railway tracks, pelted stones at vehicles and burnt tyres on roads in some districts of Assam during a 12-hour state-wide bandh.
Aug 24, 2018
Of no fixed abode: Renowned sculptor's son says Assam officials told him there was 'nothing to worry' aboutUttam Paul, 48, of Assam’s Cachar district had never thought he would feel insecure in a country inhabited by his family for over decades now.
Aug 20, 2018
Of no fixed abode: NRC leaves out Kargil martyr's nephew; family slams politicians' rhetoric calling those excluded 'outsiders'In Kargil, 1999, Grenadier Chimmoy Bhowmik laid down his life on the battlefield. His nephew Pinak's name has been left out of the NRC.
Aug 15, 2018
Of no fixed abode: Govt should accept us or shoot us, says family of 'migrant' who committed suicide in 2012 over NRCIn 2012, Arjun Namasudra of Cachar district had killed himself after he was served with a D-voter notice by the Foreigners Tribunal in Assam; six years later, his family is battling the same crisis
Aug 09, 2018
Of no fixed abode: In a village known for its D-voters, 48-year-old woman ostracised after Assam NRC exclusionDespite having his name in Assam’s electoral rolls of 1971 — the cut-off year for National Register of Citizenship (NRC) — Kumud Ram Das, 63, has been languishing in a detention camp for the last nine months.
Aug 04, 2018
Of no fixed abode: Named in first NRC, missing in final draft, former MLA claims he was left out 'intentionally'Two-time MLA Ataur Rahman Mazarbhuiya, whose name has gone missing from the final draft of the NRC, caims RSS pressurised NRC co-ordinator Prateek Hajela to come up with new rules which would help exclude more Muslims