Notwithstanding hopes in certain quarters, it is difficult to fathom what the mammoth and distressing exercise will deliver.
NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela said those people whose names have been excluded in the first list need not worry.
Looking back on the happenings in the country’s restive northeast.
Even as the Centre is quiet on the policy and the Assam Accord suggests disenfranchisement of ‘foreigners’ for ten years, experts offer solutions like work permits and protective legislation.
‘Unless Assam Is Allowed to Develop on Its Own Resources, Unrest Will Always Be There’: Hiren Gohain
The prominent Assamese public intellectual speaks about the state’s fraught journey in independent India, his opposition to BJP rule in Assam and more.
The Registrar General of India has sought permission from the Supreme Court to push the deadline for updating the National Register of Citizens in Assam to July 31 2018.
National Register of Citizens Told to Segregate ‘Original Assam Inhabitants’ From Among 48 Lakh Applicants
The 48 lakh applicants submitted a panchayat certificate, which is only a supporting document, to prove their citizenship.
Yakub Ali was part of a protest held against alleged inclusion of Indian citizens in the doubtful voters list by the foreigners’ tribunals.
A roundup of this week’s news from the northeast.
ULFA leader Anup Chetia discusses the process of updating the National Register of Citizens, the Assam Accords, progress in talks with the Centre and more.
There is anger in the camps. Neglected by the government, many threaten to leave to rejoin militancy if a means of livelihood is not provided soon.
With no traditional base in Assam, the BJP is cleverly wooing Assamese voters by reviving the strong anti immigrant sentiments that marked the 1980s.
Enforcement Directorate officials sent to Singapore on Lalit Modi’s trail The government on Monday sent Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials to Singapore to expedite the letter rogatory (LR) the agency had sent to the country earlier in the day. This is the first major step against former IPL chief […]