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National NRC: Panic Without Proof?, NDTV

Available at NDTVPublished on 01 October 2019 BJP leaders from the centre and state are calling for the implementation of a pan-India citizens register, similar to the NRC in Assam, but none of them are able to give us an estimate of the scale of the problem. Reality Check looks into the scale of the […]

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Citizen Register published; 19 Lakh people excluded from list | News Night, Times Now

TIMES NOW On The News Night today, just a day after the NRC list was out a big political fight has erupted. But that is not detouring BJP leaders from pitching a PAN-India NRC. Leaders from 3 other states have asked for a PAN-India NRC exercise. The Ministry of External Affairs has assured the 19 […]

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Over 1 lakh tribals excluded in Assam NRC: Rights body, The New Indian Express

Available at The New Indian Express03 September 2019 Its director Suhas Chakma said about 25 per cent of 36,000 Reangs in Hailakandi district were excluded from the NRC. GUWAHATI: Amidst assertions by political parties that the National Register of Citizens (NRC), published on Saturday, was not error-free, a human rights body said over one lakh […]

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Taal Thok Ke: Why Opposition is unhappy with exclusion figure in NRC list?, ZEE NEWS

ZEE NEWSAug 31, 2019, 19:12 PM IST The government of Assam on Saturday published the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list amid tight security arrangements across the state. The final NRC list can be checked at www.nrcassam.nic.in or www.assam.mygov.in. According to the Assam government officials, the list was released online around 10 AM at […]

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NRC ghost looming large over illegal migrants in India, Clipper28

Clipper2810 October 2019 As the Indian Union government has decided for the screening of all illegal migrants taking shelter in the populous country though updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for a nationwide database of genuine citizens (also detect illegal foreigners),one can apprehend more chaos & confusions across the south Asian nation in the […]

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NRC ghost looming large over illegal migrants in India, Asian Tribune

Asian Tribune05 October 2019 As the Indian Union government has decided for the screening of all illegal migrants taking shelter in the populous country though updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for a nationwide database of genuine citizens (also detect illegal foreigners), one can apprehend more chaos & confusions across the south Asian nation […]

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असम NRC| बड़ी थी मुसीबत या करनी थी सिर्फ सियासत?, The Quint

The Quint03 September 2019 5 साल का वक्त.. 1200 करोड़ से ज्यादा का खर्च…करीब 62 हजार सरकारी अफसरों की मेहनत.. और नतीजा असम की कुल आबादी के 6% से भी कम. यानी आसान शब्दों में कहें तो खोदा पहाड़ निकली चुहिया. मैं बात कर रहा हूं NRC यानी ‘Needless Register of Citizens…’ ओह माफ कीजिएगा National Register […]

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Tripura tribals” bodies slam Mizoram for ”false” campaign, Outlook

Outlook09 October 2019 Tripura tribals” bodies slam Mizoram for ”false” campaign Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) Various Chakma tribals” organisations on Wednesday criticised the Mizoram government and Chief Minister Zoramthanga for an alleged ”false campaign against the Chakmas and mistreatment to the students in the state”. Despite efforts by IANS, the Mizoram government did not respond […]

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Thousands In Lawyer Fees, Debts: A Nightmare Awaits Assam’s Poor Left Out Of NRC, Huffpost

HUFFPOST04 September 2019 “Salman Khan gets bail for Rs 50,000, a Labourer in detention has to pay Rs 2 Lakh surety to get out,” an activist said, pointing out the unfair burden on Assam’s poor. The sole remaining photograph of Hibaz Ali is a grainy image of his face squeezed into a framed collage with […]

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India publishes final NRC: All you need to know on citizens’ list, Aljazeera

Aljazeera31 August 2019 Nearly 2 million left out from the controversial citizenship list in Assam amid fears they could be rendered stateless. Authorities in the northeastern Indian state of Assam have published a citizenship list that aims to identify genuine citizens amid fears millions could be excluded. A total of 31.1 million people were included in […]

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Foreigners in Assam a blast from the past

By – Suhas Chakma, Director, RRAG The National Register of Citizens (NRC) had provisionally identified over 4.1 million people as alleged foreigners as on 26 June 2019. As the final NRC of Assam is scheduled to be released on 31.08.2019, the most pertinent question is how serious is the influx of the foreigners in Assam, […]

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UN meets round the year, DNA

Available at Daily News and AnalysisWritten by Suhas Chakma, Director, Rights & Risks Analysis Group India has to guard against international scrutiny on Jammu & Kashmir, which has begun now Since the abrogation of Article 370 and the subsequent lockdown of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), India has been under intense scrutiny at the national and […]

Hurting Indians without papers, Daily News & Analysis

Rights group terms it largest incident of making people ‘stateless’ in decades