Evicted families of Assam’s Dhalpur not illegal immigrants: Reports

Evicted families of Assam’s Dhalpur not illegal immigrants

Ground Report | New Delhi: Evicted families of Assam’s Dhalpur; A citizens’ committee published a report on the eviction campaign in Dhalpur, Assam on Thursday and claimed that there were no illegal aliens among those evicted. An independent study into the incident has found that the evicted families were not illegal immigrants or land grabbers, … Read more

Assam’s NRC published in August 2019 is final: Foreigners Tribunal

Assam's NRC published in August 2019 is final: Foreigners Tribunal

Ground Report | New Delhi: Assam’s NRC published in August; A Foreigners Tribunal in Assam has said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on August 31, 2019 is the ‘final NRC’. However, the Registrar General of India (Registrar General) has not notified it yet. The tribunal in Karimganj district, declaring a person as … Read more

Assam NRC: lakhs made it to list, but struggle for Aadhaar continues

Assam's NRC published in August 2019 is final: Foreigners Tribunal

Ground Report | New Delhi: Assam NRC; It has been two years since the list of NRC was published in Assam, but despite the names appearing in this list, there are many people in the state who are now facing the problem of not being able to issue Aadhaar numbers. These people are facing problems … Read more

Assam, West Bengal election 2021: First phase of polling begins

The first phase of voting has begun on March 27, 30 seats in five districts of West Bengal and 47 out of 126 assembly seats in Assam. Electoral arrangements have been made in both states amid heavy security. In the first phase, some high-profile seats in Assam, such as Majuli, Gohpur, Jorhat and Nazira seats … Read more

Assam Election: BJP’s promise for Assam- ‘Correct NRC’, free education

Contempt petition in SC

Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Tuesday released the party’s manifesto for Assam assembly elections in Guwahati, saying that his party will bring a correct NRC in the state. But there is no specific mention of CAA in this manifesto of BJP. On the CAA, JP Nadda merely said, “CAA has been passed by … Read more

Assam Assembly election 2021: Who is Akhil Gogoi?

Akhil Gogoi (45) is considered a prominent leader of farmers in Assam, who has been jailed for more than a year.  He was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) following his involvement in sedition and opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) under the UAPA.  ALSO READ: Assam Assembly Election 2021: Who Is Akhil Gogoi? … Read more

BJP is not anti-Muslim but identity of enemies is important: Assam CM Sonewal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that ‘BJP is an anti-Muslim party – this is a myth’. He said, “The party follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s slogan ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’ and no man was denied the benefit of government schemes anywhere in the state.” In an interview given to The Hindu … Read more

Not final’ NRC list of 2019; 4,700 names disqualified’

Hresh Sarma, Coordinator of NRC (National Citizenship Register) in Assam has told the Guwahati High Court that the final list of NRC is yet to be published by the Registrar General of India (RGI). In an affidavit dated 3 December, Sarma stated that RGI has not said anything on the publication of the “final NRC”. On … Read more