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Apr 01, 2019
SC calls Assam govt's affidavit on foreigners tribunal 'an exercise in futility', directs state chief secy to appear before it on 8 AprilThe apex court directed the Assam chief secretary to appear before it and posted the PIL filed by activist Harsh Mander on the issue for 8 April. The bench was hearing a plea on the condition of detention centres in Assam and the prolonged detention of foreigners there
Mar 13, 2019
SC pulls up Assam govt over inadequate functioning of foreigners’ tribunal; 900 people lodged in six detention centres, bench toldThe Supreme Court pulled up the Assam government over inadequacies in the functioning of foreigners tribunals in the state and sought details on it by 27 March
Aug 21, 2018
Of no fixed abode: Beedi worker Fajlul Hoque holds legacy documents from 1942, yet misses NRC ticket in AssamThe Assam NRC released on 30 July left out the names of over four million applicants in the final draft, leaving them all fearing for their citizenship.
Aug 15, 2018
Around million fake submissions, bogus linkages detected and deleted from draft NRCOfficials 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
Aug 05, 2018
Of no fixed abode: Silchar woman now 'officially' a citizen, but earlier detention over misspelt name continues to haunt herThough elated to have been named in the final draft of NRC, Suchandra Goswami shudders to remember the days she spent in a detention centre in Silchar. "Three days seemed like three years in the cell," she says.
Aug 04, 2018
Assam NRC: People with cases pending at Foreigners Tribunal will not make it to final list, says state coordinator Prateek HajelaThe people, who have cases pending against them in the Foreigners Tribunal, will not find a place in the final NRC, Prateek Hajela said.
Jul 30, 2018
NRC final draft to be released today in Assam: State builds common database of citizens, foreigners, doubtful voters to expedite claim resolutionNRC Secretariat is creating a common database that could be accessed by all departments in order to streamline the process of identifying illegal migrants in Assam
Nov 27, 2017
Assam records its original inhabitants: State's methods of identifying foreigners on shaky ground as locals complain of harassmentSuspicion regarding infiltrators in Assam had put more than 6.2 lakh people under investigation as "foreigners" until October 2016
Oct 30, 2017
Quest for citizenship: As millions try to prove nationality in Assam, one man's story reveals the burden of proofAround 5 million illegal immigrants have been estimated in Assam over 51 years, according to data provided by the Assam Border Police Organisation
Oct 02, 2017
'Prove you are an Indian and not illegal Bangladeshi immigrant': Retired JOC officer from Assam told after 30 years of serviceAfter serving the Indian Army for 30 years, a retired Junior Commissioned Officer has been asked to prove that he is an Indian citizen and not an illegal migrant from Bangladesh