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Exclusion of 1.9 million people from NRC is largest in recent history: RRAG, Northeast Now

Northeast NowANUP SHARMAGUWAHATI , August 31, 2019 Hours after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) excluded 19,06,657 people from the updated citizens’ registry, New Delhi based Rights and Risk Analysis Group (RRAG) termed it as largest such incident making people ‘stateless’ in recent times. Also read: Assam gets its updated NRC…finally; 19,06,657 excluded from final list RRAG […]

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Assam NRC: Rights body says state had lowest decadal population growth rate in Northeast from 1971-2011, The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express 29 August 2019 The National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is being updated based on March 24, 1971 as the cut-off date. GUWAHATI: Assam had the lowest average decadal population growth rate of 20.90 per cent in the Northeast from 1971 to 2011, said a Rights body and Risks Analysis […]

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‘Want NRC, But Not at the Cost of Health’: Long Travel, Accident Mar NRC Reverification Hearings in Assam, NEWS18

NEWS18 / Published on 06 August 2019 Thousands appeared for reverification hearings on Monday in Golaghat from Sontoli, Kalatoli, Hatisolapam and adjoining villages under the Goroimari circle in Assam. Guwahati: Anwar Hussain waited from early morning for his turn at a Nagrik Seva Kendra (NSK) in Golaghat district where he was urgently summoned for a reverification […]

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Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Urges SC to Initiate Contempt of Court Proceedings, The Sentinel

The Sentinel Published on August 3, 2019 NEW DELHI: Director of the Rights and Risks Analysis Group (RAAG) Suhas Chakma on Friday stated that the release of the district-wise draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) data by the Government of Assam on Thursday before the State Assembly constitutes contempt of court as the Supreme Court had […]

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Congress’ Saikia to write to Supreme Court to check if placing NRC data in assembly violates court’s order, The Economic Times

The Economic Times BY BIKASH SINGH , ET BUREAU | AUG 03, 2019 Guwahati: Leader of opposition in Assam legislative assembly and congress leader, Debabrata Saikia said that Assam government has done contempt of Supreme Court by placing district wise data of draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) published last year in the floor of the house. Saikia […]