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CID to investigate arrest of Assam journalist who 'exposed' nexus between cattle smugglers, cops
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CID to investigate arrest of Assam journalist who 'exposed' nexus between cattle smugglers, cops

Rajib Sarma was arrested from his residence in Assam’s Gauripur at 2 am on Thursday, hours before his 64-year-old father passed away due to cardiac arrest

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
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Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more

NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests

Gauhati HC grants divorce to man after wife refuses to wear 'sindoor and sakha', says it projects woman's refusal to accept marriage
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Gauhati HC grants divorce to man after wife refuses to wear 'sindoor and sakha', says it projects woman's refusal to accept marriage

'... her refusal to wear 'sakha and sindoor' will project her to be unmarried and/or signify her refusal to accept the marriage with the appellant (husband),' the Gauhati High Court said in the judgment passed on 19 June.

Oil India ‘intending to file writ petition’ before Gauhati HC challenging PCBA order to close operations at Assam’s Baghjan oil field
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Oil India ‘intending to file writ petition’ before Gauhati HC challenging PCBA order to close operations at Assam’s Baghjan oil field

OIL stated that it is intending to file writ petition before the Gauhati High Court challenging PCBA's order to close down operations at Baghjan oilfield in Tinsukia district

MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups
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MHA-appointed panel's recommendation of 1951 as cut-off date to define Assam 'indigenous' meets resistance from minority groups

The Sharma Committee, which has members of the All Assam Students Union (AASU), one of the signatory bodies of the Assam Accord, and is headed by Justice (retired) Biplab Kumar Sharma, will submit its recommendations on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord on Tuesday as the debate over who is 'Assamese' continues. The

Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional
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Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional

The Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census.

Conflicting judgments, absence of guidelines, litany of documents: India's citizenship conundrum is a mess
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Conflicting judgments, absence of guidelines, litany of documents: India's citizenship conundrum is a mess

Multiple conflicting judgments have only deepened the confusion rather than solving it.

Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres
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Supreme Court directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres

The Supreme Court Friday directed the Centre and the Assam government to file a fresh report with regard to the status of release of Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres as per its earlier order

Assam NRC exercise and citizenship determination drive hold warning to other states of the shape of things to come
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Assam NRC exercise and citizenship determination drive hold warning to other states of the shape of things to come

As part of the Assam NRC, individuals had to prove that either they or their ancestors lived in Assam before 24 March 1971.

Amid anti-CAA storm, Assam remains calm: Artists at forefront of protests preach peace and patience
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Amid anti-CAA storm, Assam remains calm: Artists at forefront of protests preach peace and patience

What sets Assam apart from the rest of the country is its peaceful form of protest. The Assamese have combined peace, patience and art to set an example for those who believe in the true meaning of nation building.

Inspired by Ahom warrior Mula Gabhoru, Assamese women take centrestage in fresh anti-CAA protests across state
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Inspired by Ahom warrior Mula Gabhoru, Assamese women take centrestage in fresh anti-CAA protests across state

If the first phase of Assam protests against Citizenship Amendment Act was dominated by violence and instances of aggression, women are taking the centrestage in phase two of the protests which calls for a non-violent satyagraha against the Act

'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet
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'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet

Over 12,000 Ola and Uber drivers in Assam have threatened to start an aggressive movement against the government as mobile internet ban enters the seventh day amidst anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

CAG detects 'irregularities' worth Rs 100 crore during National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam: Report
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CAG detects 'irregularities' worth Rs 100 crore during National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam: Report

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has uncovered alleged irregularities worth Rs 100 crore during the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise.

Hitesh Dev Sharma replaces Prateek Hajela as Assam NRC coordinator, will oversee appeals against exclusion in final list
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Hitesh Dev Sharma replaces Prateek Hajela as Assam NRC coordinator, will oversee appeals against exclusion in final list

Assam Civil Service officer Hitesh Dev Sharma was on Saturday appointed as the NRC State Coordinator in place of Prateek Hajela, who ensured publication of the final version of the National Register of Citizens on 31 August under supervision of the Supreme Court

Making sense of Assam's NRC: A closer look at three factors that caused errors in register of citizens
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Making sense of Assam's NRC: A closer look at three factors that caused errors in register of citizens

Barring 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

With 3 days left to publish final NRC in Assam, officers working round the clock for 'error-free' list, say govt officials
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With 3 days left to publish final NRC in Assam, officers working round the clock for 'error-free' list, say govt officials

With just three days left for the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, officers are working round-the-clock to ensure an "error-free" final list, official sources said on Wednesday.

Till NRC do we part: Assam family calls off daughter's wedding after groom's name missing in list
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Till NRC do we part: Assam family calls off daughter's wedding after groom's name missing in list

The final NRC is set to be published on 31 August and little is known about what happens to those whose name do not figure in it

CJI Ranjan Gogoi expresses concern over pendency of cases at public function, says over 2 lakh matters pending in courts for over 25 years
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CJI Ranjan Gogoi expresses concern over pendency of cases at public function, says over 2 lakh matters pending in courts for over 25 years

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that the judiciary alone should not be be blamed for pendency of cases; the executive also has some responsibility.

NRC in Assam: Gauhati HC grants interim bail to Mohammad Sanaullah, Kargil veteran who was detained after being declared 'foreigner'
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NRC in Assam: Gauhati HC grants interim bail to Mohammad Sanaullah, Kargil veteran who was detained after being declared 'foreigner'

A resident Kolohikash village in Kamrup district of Assam, Mohammad Sanaullah was serving as a sub-inspector in the Assam border police before being declared a "foreigner" on 23 May and dismissed from service