Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Topic: National Register of Citizens (NRC)

7 lakh Muslims among 19 lakh left out of NRC in Assam, says CM Himanta Sarma

On Sunday, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that seven lakh Muslims are among the 19 lakh persons left out of the National Register of Citizens for the state.

Large scale anomalies in Assam NRC updation, says CAG report

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has detected anomalies in the updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam while the audit body is recommending action against a former State Coordinator and system integrator Wipro.

Jawaharlal Nehru University remembers martyrs of struggle against CAA, NRC

Paying a tearful tribute to “the martyrs of the struggle against National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), on its third anniversary, students of Jawaharlal Nehru University recollected the days of violent assault on citizenship protests across India.

31 “declared foreigners” died in detention centres from 2016 to 2021: Data

A total of 31 persons who were declared foreigners have died in Assam’s six detention centres between 2016 and 2022, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in the state assembly.

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.

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.