Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Citizenship

1.83 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in first 10 months of 2022: Union

Over 1.83 lakh Indians have renounced their citizenship between January and October in 2022, according to the Union’s reply in Lok Sabha on 9 December.

Assam man fighting citizenship battle dies by suicide

The 60-year-old dry fish seller Manik Das was fighting a legal battle to prove his citizenship before a Foreigner’s Tribunal (FT) in Assam since December 2019, despite his name appearing in the National Register for Citizens (NRC) that was published a few months before that.

Reading ‘Midnight’s Borders’

‘The Dog of Tithwal’ is a short story by Sadat Hasan Manto. It stands out for its brutal yet subtle metaphors of partitioned lives...

Being excluded from NRC affects every stage of life: Assam scholar Abdul Kalam Azad

Abdul Kalam Azad is a human rights researcher, community worker, and writer based in Assam. He is working on his Ph.D. thesis on Assam’s citizenship crisis at Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

“Gross violation of constitutional rights;” lawyer Aman Wadud on Assam citizenship crisis

Prominent Assam based human rights lawyer Aman Wadud speaks to Maktoob's Noorail Khan about Assam's citizenship crisis.

After outrage, Assam govt removes photo of Muslim family with foreigner tag from website

Following the criticisms from family, photographer and Muslim community leaders, the photograph of a riot victim Muslim family clicked in 2012, which was used as a representative image on a page on Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) on an Assam government website, has been removed.