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, […]
1. Introduction There is no escape from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and every resident of Assam must mandatorily participate if they seek to be identified as citizens of India. The State Coordinator of the NRC, Assam under the supervision of the Supreme Court of India has been preparing the controversial NRC […]
New Delhi: Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Mr Suhas Chakma today stated that the release of the district-wise draft National Register of Citizens(NRC) data by the Government of Assam yesterday before the State Assembly constitutes contempt of court as the Supreme Court had specifically directed Shri Prateek Hajela, the SC appointed […]
CNN-News18 Published on Jan 8, 2019 #CitizenshipAmendmentBill2019 As the citizenship amendment bill is passed in the parliament Modi Govt. successfully reached out to crores of non hindus in the country.
Table of contents 1. India needs a refugee law 2. Proposed Amendment of the Citizenship Act 2.1 Proposed amendment of the Citizenship Act 3. The reality of persecution of non-Muslim minorities in South Asia 3.1 Bangladesh: The ever decreasing Hindu populations 3.2 Pakistan 3.3. Afghanistan 4. Opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 4.1 Opposition […]
NDTV Published on Oct 20, 2018 A large number of people moving to live and work in other places often leads to a flashpoint. We saw an example of this recently in Gujarat, where thousands of migrants had to flee fearing mob violence, and in Assam over the National Register of Citizens. On this episode […]
TIMES NOW Published on Sep 28, 2018 For weeks now activists had organised themselves into a virtual lobby, opposing the arrest of suspected ‘Urban Naxals’. This lobby had mounting a campaign suggesting that the State of Maharashtra and elements of the media had manufactured evidence to discredit intellectuals and smother dissent. They had even managed […]
Times Now The Newshour Debate Published on Sep 5, 2018 The state spells out its case, A stinging rebuttal to ‘activists’, 21-page justification accessed. Did ‘doubters’ jump the gun?
Munawar Zaman Press TV, New Delhi Reports of Child abuse at state-run children shelter homes have shaken India. As munawar zaman reports from New Delhi authorities have ordered an inquiry, but critics have questioned the government’s inability to prevent children saying the culture of sexual abuse is persistent in India.
Rajya Sabha TV Published on Aug 9, 2018 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would constitute a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look in to the problems in jails including overcrowding and suggest measures to tackle it . This is not the first time that the issue of prison reforms […]