Possible human error: Prateek Hajela on NRC anomalies

Amid reports and allegations of names of genuine Indian citizens excluded from the NRC draft, NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela on Saturday admitted to the possibility of some “human error” creeping in considering how massive the NRC update exercise has…

NRC Face-off: TMC leaders detained at Silchar airport fly home

Six out of the eight Trinamool Congress leaders who had arrived in Silchar yesterday (Thursday) following express orders from their party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee flew back to Kolkata this morning. The eight-member delegation comprising six…

No genuine Indians will be excluded from final NRC: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday reassured the nation that no genuine Indian will be left out of the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC). Speaking in Rajya Sabha, Singh also reiterated no coercive action will be taken against those whose…

NRC Issue: Assam Trinamool Congress chief quits party

Former Hajo MLA Dwipen Pathak, also the president of Assam unit of the Trinamool Congress, today (Aug 2) resigned from the party over party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s stand on the NRC update issue. Flaying the…

TMC delegation detained at Silchar airport, clash with police

The eight-member Trinamool Congress delegation, on a two-day visit to Assam in an apparent bid to create divisions on linguistic lines in the wake of the publication of the draft NRC, arrived in Silchar today (Aug 2) to a rather…

Mamata Banerjee continues to play politics over NRC update

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is once again trying to create a divide, stir communal discord and score political brownie points from the NRC update exercise. After claiming that the move to update the citizen’s register could lead to…

UPDATE: No deadline for publication of final NRC

A day after the office of the Registrar General of India under the Ministry of Home Affairs, through a gazette notification, directed the Assam Government to publish the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) on or before Dec 31, Prateek…

NRC debate: Amit Shah tears into Opposition

BJP president Amit Shah today (July 31) launched a scathing attack on the Congress, TMC and other parties opposing the NRC update process in Assam, questioning as to whether they support Indian citizens or illegal Bangladeshi infiltrators. The BJP president…

KSU sets up “infiltration check gates” to search inbound Assam vehicles

A day after the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) was out; the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) has set up “infiltration check gates” at three districts in Meghalaya. Members of KSU are frisking inbound vehicles from Assam and…

Complete NRC update by Dec 31: Centre

Hours after the Assam Government published the final NRC draft including the names of over 2.89 crore people out of the total 3.29-plus applicants, the Central Government has directed the government of Assam to complete the update process by Dec…

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