Assam Citizens’ List “Full Of Errors”: Congress Leader Tarun Gogoi

Congress leader Tarun Gogoi blames state coordinator Prateek Hajela for faulty NRC list. Guwahati:  Veteran Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Thursday alleged that final National Register of Citizens of India or NRC is an “erroneous” document as the full responsibility of the exercise was entrusted upon state coordinator Prateek Hajela who was “a junior and … Read moreAssam Citizens’ List “Full Of Errors”: Congress Leader Tarun Gogoi

Hitesh Dev Sarma Appointed Coordinator Of Citizens Register In Assam

As many as 19 lakh applicants were left out of the final NRC list published on August 31. Guwahati:  Assam Civil Service officer Hitesh Dev Sarma has been appointed as the coordinator of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the northeastern state. The 1986-batch officer got the job after the Supreme Court allowed incumbent … Read moreHitesh Dev Sarma Appointed Coordinator Of Citizens Register In Assam

Mamata Banerjee Tells Trinamool Leaders To Up Ante Against Citizens’ List

Kolkata:  Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked her party leaders to vigorously campaign against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue and asserted that the TMC does not support discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or religion. Without naming the BJP, Ms Banerjee pointed out that some people are saying those who … Read moreMamata Banerjee Tells Trinamool Leaders To Up Ante Against Citizens’ List

Citizens Register Is “Base Document For Future”, Says Chief Justice

Justice Ranjan Gogoi said people must resist the urge of “finding shortcomings everywhere” (PTI Photo) New Delhi:  Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday strongly defended the current exercise of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, saying it would be a base document for future and was urgently needed as prior to it … Read moreCitizens Register Is “Base Document For Future”, Says Chief Justice

Disappointed NRC Being Wrongly Linked With Minority Rights Issue: India At UN

United Nations:  India has said it is disappointed that the citizens’ list or NRC in Assam is being “wrongly linked” with the minority rights issue and asserted that one should not jump to conclusions based on “incomplete understanding” after a United Nations expert raised alarm over a potential “humanitarian crisis” due to the exercise. The … Read moreDisappointed NRC Being Wrongly Linked With Minority Rights Issue: India At UN

“Against NRC, No Question Of Detention Camps In Bengal”: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has strongly opposed NRC. (File) Siliguri:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government would not allow setting up detention centres in the state while repeating she will not allow implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Addressing officials at a review meeting here … Read more“Against NRC, No Question Of Detention Camps In Bengal”: Mamata Banerjee

Assam BJP Attacks NRC Chief After Top Court Orders Unexpected Transfer

The Assam NRC has faced protests over people excluded from the list. Guwahati:  A day after the officer in charge of Assam’s National Register of Citizens or NRC was transferred to Madhya Pradesh by the Supreme Court, the state BJP has once again targeted him. State BJP President Ranjeet Kumar Dass accused Prateek Hajela of … Read moreAssam BJP Attacks NRC Chief After Top Court Orders Unexpected Transfer

NPR to be basis of NRC across country: Sitaram Yechury

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury interacts with media in Kolkata, Friday. (PTI) The National Population Register (NPR) is going to be the basis of the launch of National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the country, said CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday. He was addressing media persons at the end of the two-day state … Read moreNPR to be basis of NRC across country: Sitaram Yechury

Prepare NRC for whole country, no citizen rights for outsiders: RSS’ Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi

Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi RSS General Secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi Friday said the government must prepare a National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the entire country. Further, it must identify those who have infiltrated from outside as ‘foreign nationals’ and at the very minimum deny them the rights of Indian citizens. Addressing the media after the … Read morePrepare NRC for whole country, no citizen rights for outsiders: RSS’ Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi

Assam Chief Minister Assures Legal Support To Those Not In Citizens’ List

Sarbananda Sonowal said it is the duty of government to make all groups and sections feel secure. Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday assured that the state government will provide legal support to those excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens of India (NRC). Mr Sonowal gave the assurance … Read moreAssam Chief Minister Assures Legal Support To Those Not In Citizens’ List

“No Threat To Citizenship Of Indians”: Union Minister On NRC

“The rights of true citizens should be protected at all costs,” Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said. New Delhi:  There should not be an atmosphere of “confusion or fear” over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as it does not pose a threat to the citizenship of Indians, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday, … Read more“No Threat To Citizenship Of Indians”: Union Minister On NRC

Poised for ‘golden chapter’, India-Bangladesh look to build a bright shared future

Related News Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. (Express photo: Tashi Tobgyal) Behind the noise over the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC), New Delhi and Dhaka are looking at consolidating the gains from the bilateral relationship of the past decade, and to make the progress “irreversible”. What started as an … Read morePoised for ‘golden chapter’, India-Bangladesh look to build a bright shared future

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