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Final NRC status of all Assam applicants...

Final NRC status of all Assam applicants...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 14 2019

List comes less than a fortnight after 1.9 million people were excluded from the final NRC released on...

India: Fear among Muslims over planned...

India: Fear among Muslims over planned...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 11 2019

Many Muslims say BJP is using the citizenship issue to target the community as activists warn against...

Amit Shah visits ‘disturbed area’...

Amit Shah visits ‘disturbed area’...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 8 2019

'I have clarified in parliament that this is not going to happen and I am saying it again today in...

Northeast Indian states step up vigil...

Northeast Indian states step up vigil...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 4 2019

The Naga Students Federation has also expressed apprehensions about people left out of the NRC moving...

Assam minister: Not rejecting NRC, only...

Assam minister: Not rejecting NRC, only...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 3 2019

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the outcome of National Register of Citizens (NRC) is...

The irony in the Assam NRC

The irony in the Assam NRC

South Asia

Tue, Sep 3 2019

The exclusion of 1.9 million people had raised fears of legitimate citizens being left out of the...

The Indian state that wants to throw...

The Indian state that wants to throw...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

The citizens register included 31.1 million people, but 1.9 million were deemed ineligible - potentially...

Publication of final citizens’ registry...

Publication of final citizens’ registry...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

33 million candidates have been included, with 1.9 million people not being included in the final list...

Backlash grows over contentious India...

Backlash grows over contentious India...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

Critics said the NRC process reflected the BJP's goal to serve Hindus, with a large chunk of those...

Family of India’s former president left...

Family of India’s former president left...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed was the fifth president of India from 1974 to 1977

Over 1.9m people excluded from NRC in...

Over 1.9m people excluded from NRC in...

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 1 2019

“We have not yet started thinking about it. Any decision will be taken by the whole government,”...

Imran Khan: Modi's government targeting...

Imran Khan: Modi's government targeting...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 31 2019

He shared a recent report from the Indian state of Assam where almost two million people were denied...

AASU to approach SC against exclusion...

Students Union to approach SC against...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 31 2019

The Assam Public Works, which was the first organisation to file a petition in the Supreme Court seeking...

Assam NRC: What next for 1.9m people...

Assam NRC: What next for 1.9m people...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 31 2019

The aim of the register was to separate genuine Indian citizens from undocumented immigrants in the...

2 million face statelessness as India...

2 million face statelessness as India...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 31 2019

A total of 31.1 million people were included in the National Register of Citizens (NRC), leaving out...

Assam security tight for Indian citizens...

Assam security tight for Indian citizens...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 30 2019

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the state is due out on Saturday

Over 100,000 excluded from NRC in Assam...

Over 100,000 excluded from NRC in Assam...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 26 2019

The draft NRC published last year had left out around 4 million people

Rahul Gandhi criticizes BJP for NRC,...

Rahul Gandhi criticizes BJP for NRC,...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 26 2019

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in India’s lower house of parliament in July, 2016,...

Meghalaya BJP legislators oppose Citizenship...

Meghalaya BJP legislators oppose Citizenship...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 13 2019

Notably, Meghalaya shares a 443 km-international border with Bangladesh

Citizenship amendment bill to be tabled...

Citizenship amendment bill to be tabled...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in India’s lower house (Lok Sabha) in July, 2016...

Assam NRC: UN experts warn of tensions,...

Assam NRC: UN experts warn of tensions,...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The independent experts of the global body said that the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list,...