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Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise
India

Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise

The issue here is that Sharjeel dared to question the Assam NRC, the detention camps and the general status quo that has emerged after the Assam Movement.

P Chidambaram says Congress' NPR form had different context from BJP's; terms Centre's population log part of 'sinister agenda'
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P Chidambaram says Congress' NPR form had different context from BJP's; terms Centre's population log part of 'sinister agenda'

Chidambaram said that under the UPA, the stress was on residency and not citizenship, as under the BJP's version of the exercise

Nationwide NRC, NPR won’t provide accurate listing of Indian citizens or weed out illegals; govt knows this all too well
India

Nationwide NRC, NPR won’t provide accurate listing of Indian citizens or weed out illegals; govt knows this all too well

For reasons well documented by the government itself, the NRC will not be able to provide an accurate listing of Indian citizens, nor help address the illegal immigrant problem.

West Bengal govt to set up two detention centres to house arrested foreigners, claims these camps have 'absolutely no connection' to NRC
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West Bengal govt to set up two detention centres to house arrested foreigners, claims these camps have 'absolutely no connection' to NRC

The West Bengal government will soon set up two detention centres to house foreign nationals arrested on various criminal charges, and these camps have 'absolutely no connection' with the NRC

Amit Shah says govt 'preparing in advance' for nationwide rollout of NRC amid reports of detentions camps in Karnataka, Maharashtra
India

Amit Shah says govt 'preparing in advance' for nationwide rollout of NRC amid reports of detentions camps in Karnataka, Maharashtra

The final NRC list, published on 14 September, is an exercise to establish bonafide citizens. The complete list excluded over 19 lakh people, who will now face the quasi-judicial foreigners’ tribunals. People declared foreigners by the FT would be sent to detention centres, in case of absence of deportation.

Assam govt to provide legal aid to 'needy people excluded from final NRC list', says MHA; 200 new Foreigner Tribunals set up
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Assam govt to provide legal aid to 'needy people excluded from final NRC list', says MHA; 200 new Foreigner Tribunals set up

The Assam government will provide legal aid to the needy people from amongst those who have been excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens according to the MHA

Rs 1,220-cr and 10 years later, NRC leaves group favouring exercise dissatisfied, raises doubts over migrant numbers in Assam
India

Rs 1,220-cr and 10 years later, NRC leaves group favouring exercise dissatisfied, raises doubts over migrant numbers in Assam

The 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

TMC to hold protests opposing Assam NRC in West Bengal from 7-8 September, say party sources
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TMC to hold protests opposing Assam NRC in West Bengal from 7-8 September, say party sources

Trinamool Congress leadership on Monday decided to hold mass protests across West Bengal from this week opposing NRC in neighbouring Assam.

Assam NRC final list: MHA says adequate judicial process available to appeal to Foreigners' Tribunals for excluded people
India

Assam NRC final list: MHA says adequate judicial process available to appeal to Foreigners' Tribunals for excluded people

According to the final NRC, out of the total 3.3 crore applicants, 3.11 crore figured in the list and names of about 19 lakh residents were excluded

'Botched up': JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor slams Assam's NRC, claims it has left 'lakhs of people as foreigners in their own country'
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'Botched up': JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor slams Assam's NRC, claims it has left 'lakhs of people as foreigners in their own country'

Prashant Kishor on Sunday termed Assam's National Register of Citizens as 'botched up' which has left 'lakhs of people as foreigners in their own country.'

Daily Bulletin: 19 lakh excluded from final NRC list in Assam, Bumrah's hat-trick, Texas shooting; today's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 19 lakh excluded from final NRC list in Assam, Bumrah's hat-trick, Texas shooting; today's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Assam govt appeals for peace as final NRC list excludes 19 lakh people from list, Motor Vehicles Amendment Act to be implemented today, and more

Assam NRC final list: Hindu, Muslim organisations raise credibility concerns, ethnic groups keep distance
India

Assam NRC final list: Hindu, Muslim organisations raise credibility concerns, ethnic groups keep distance

Ethnic groups in Assam, which have been demanding the NRC update, have kept a safe distance from such concerns.

Assam NRC on 31 August: To mitigate resentment, Sarbananda Sonowal hints at legislation to tackle wrongful inclusion
India

Assam NRC on 31 August: To mitigate resentment, Sarbananda Sonowal hints at legislation to tackle wrongful inclusion

The worst example of administrative fallacy in the NRC update process was the draft exclusion list published on 26 June by the NRC authorities excluding the people who wrongly made it to the list.

Assam NRC: A re-verification effort restricted only to districts neighbouring Bangladesh may not be fruitful
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Assam NRC: A re-verification effort restricted only to districts neighbouring Bangladesh may not be fruitful

The Assam government along with the Centre had moved the Supreme Court of India with the re-verification appeal but the apex court dismissed the same.

Assam NRC case: Supreme Court says may consider releasing illegal foreigners in detention centres subject to conditions
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Assam NRC case: Supreme Court says may consider releasing illegal foreigners in detention centres subject to conditions

The Supreme Court said it may consider releasing illegal foreigners detained in Assam detention centres' provided they are available whenever required for legal proceedings

Election Commission in focus after release of Assam NRC final draft; fate of D-voters in its hands ahead of 2019 polls
India

Election Commission in focus after release of Assam NRC final draft; fate of D-voters in its hands ahead of 2019 polls

The 40 lakh people left out of the Assam NRC final draft can submit their claims, objections and corrections to Seva Kendras from 30 August to 28 September.

Finish fencing work along Indo-Bangla border in three months: SC to Centre
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Finish fencing work along Indo-Bangla border in three months: SC to Centre

The bench, in its 70-page verdict, directed the Centre to take all effective steps to complete the "fencing (double coiled wire fencing) in such parts/portions of the Indo-Bangla border (including Assam) where presently the fencing is yet to be completed to prevent illegal access to the country from Bangladesh".