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Oct 01, 2019
Five national law universities set up legal aid clinic; initiative aims to draft appeals on behalf of those excluded from Assam NRCThe legal aid clinic will work with teams of student volunteers in order to assist lawyers in drafting appeals on behalf of those excluded from Assam NRC and train lawyers and paralegals
Aug 31, 2019
Govt will provide legal support to citizens left out of NRC, says Assam minister; 200 new foreigners’ tribunals to open from MondayThe Assam government Saturday claimed many genuine Indian citizens have been left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), but said they do not need to panic as they have option to appeal in the Foreigners Tribunal
Jul 22, 2019
Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poets: 'Labels will only sharpen Assam's brittle faultlines, create conditions for ethnic, communal violence'On 10 July 2019, an FIR was filed against ten Miyah poets and other activists from Assam under five different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Telecommunications Act for a poem titled Write it Down, I am a Miyah written by senior Miyah poet, Hafiz Ahmed. The FIR accused the poets and activists, amongst other things, of depicting the Assamese people as 'xenophobic in the eyes of the whole world' and posing a 'serious threat to the Assamese people as well as towards the national security and harmonious social atmosphere.'
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 12, 2019
Rohit Shetty on Akshay Kumar's citizenship row, Golmaal Jr and comparisons of his cop-verse to Avengers franchiseRohit Shetty said that the success of introducing Singham in Simbba made him confident about expanding his cop universe with Sooryavanshi
May 09, 2019
Relief for Rahul Gandhi as SC dismisses plea seeking to have Congress chief debarred from polls, says no merit in 'British citizenship' claimSubramanian Swamy had alleged that Rahul Gandhi's nationality was registered as 'British' in the annual returns of a firm registered in the United Kingdom.
May 06, 2019
Anupam Kher defends Akshay Kumar in citizenship row: You're a doer, don't need to explain to anybodyAnupam Kher wrote that Akshay Kumar should stop trying to explain his stand to people and to justify his loyalty towards India.