Assam NRC

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Sushant for Bihar-polls, Rhea for Bengal? Parties evoke regional cards

11 Sep 2020

Sushant for Bihar-polls, Rhea for Bengal? Parties evoke regional cards

In poll-bound Bihar, the sensational Sushant Singh Rajput death case became a simmering issue, with the ruling NDA milking the tragedy to score political points.

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

19 Mar 2020

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

17 Mar 2020

Justice Lokur on Gogoi's RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen?

In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government nominated former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha, four months after he retired from the top post.

Assam woman produces 15 documents to prove she's Indian; fails

19 Feb 2020

Assam woman produces 15 documents to prove she's Indian; fails

In what has widely been viewed as a precursor to the dangers of a nationwide National Register of Citizens exercise, a 50-year-old woman in Assam lost the battle to prove her citizenship, despite producing 15 documents.

Assam NRC data goes offline, Government says 'technical issue'

12 Feb 2020

Assam NRC data goes offline, Government says 'technical issue'

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday cited "technical issues" after the data on Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) disappeared from its official website.

Will consult states before NRC: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

29 Dec 2019

Will consult states before NRC: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and plans of implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation.

Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal

01 Oct 2019

Will give Hindu refugees citizenship: Amit Shah in Bengal

During his first visit to West Bengal since Modi 2.0, BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state while addressing a rally in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Tiwari  to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal

25 Sep 2019

Tiwari to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal

Political heat in New Delhi turned up on Wednesday after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party's Manoj Tiwari indulged in a war of words over National Register of Citizens (NRC).

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

01 Sep 2019

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

On Saturday, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published at 10 am, bringing the six-year-long process to a close.

Assam: Final NRC list out, over 19 lakh left out

31 Aug 2019

Assam: Final NRC list out, over 19 lakh left out

The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list released at 10 AM today, four years after the gargantuan process to disenfranchise illegal Bangladeshi immigrants started.

Final NRC list will be released tomorrow: Details here

30 Aug 2019

Final NRC list will be released tomorrow: Details here

The northeastern state of Assam is gearing up for a tectonic change, as the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be released tomorrow, August 31.

#AssamNRC: Supreme Court extends Assam NRC deadline to August 31

23 Jul 2019

#AssamNRC: Supreme Court extends Assam NRC deadline to August 31

The deadline for the publication of final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam has been extended by the Supreme Court on Tuesday by a month from July 31 to August 31.

Assam: 14-year-old girl commits suicide, family blames NRC

27 Jun 2019

Assam: 14-year-old girl commits suicide, family blames NRC

Since the process of National Register of Citizens (NRC) started, residents of Assam have been rushing to prove they are Indian citizens, and naturally so.

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

06 Oct 2018

Assam NRC: No deportation for excluded, Modi reportedly told Hasina

On Friday, a top Bangladeshi government official claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had personally told Sheikh Hasina that those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would not be deported to Bangladesh.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

13 Sep 2018

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

On Thursday, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed the Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

03 Aug 2018

Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

In a shocking development, the name of Assam's only woman Chief Minister was excluded from the NRC draft, which released earlier this week.

A chest-thumping Amit Shah says no-one dared to implement NRC

31 Jul 2018

A chest-thumping Amit Shah says no-one dared to implement NRC

BJP President Amit Shah spoke on the Assam NRC issue in the Rajya Sabha today and said only this government had the courage to implement it.

BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi

31 Jul 2018

BJP will prepare Bengal-NRC if voted to power: Dilip Joshi

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Joshi, on Monday, said the party will come up with National Register of Citizens in Bengal, just like Assam, if voted to power.

Assam NRC: Banerjee says Indians being made refugees by government

30 Jul 2018

Assam NRC: Banerjee says Indians being made refugees by government

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the government and accused it of playing divide and rule policy, after the Assam's National Register of Citizens left 40 lakh names.