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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

Assam accord

Sep 18, 2019 18:24
Responding to a question on the National Register of Citizens, she said it is part of Assam Accord, hence there is no provision of its implementation in West Bengal. read more
Sep 02, 2019 16:25
New narratives may influence the demand for making 1951 the cut-off year for identification of “Illegal Bangladeshi migrants” pushed by the BJP and the Sangh Parivar as well as those opposed to the cut-off date of 1971 read more
Sep 02, 2019 09:38
NRC Assam List: The Home Ministry says no action will be taken against people who have been excluded out of the Assam citizens’ list as long as they have not exhausted their legal options. read more
Sep 01, 2019 23:43
This is the first time a member of the panel, Pallab Bhattacharya, has spoken on the mandate before the panel in the context of an updated citizens’ register released on Saturday. read more
Aug 31, 2019 13:44
The AASU is a signatory to the Assam Accord, a 1985 document that provided for “detection, deletion and deportation” of illegal foreigners from Assam. read more
Aug 30, 2019 20:57
Updating of the NRC is being carried out on the directions of the Supreme Court as per the 1985 Assam accord that led to insertion of Section 6A by an amendment to the Citizenship Act, 1955. read more
Aug 30, 2019 18:20
The authorities undertook the humungous task of digitising 6,00,000 old, even dog-eared pages of four major documents -- the 1951 NRC done in Assam, the voters lists of 1961, 1966 and 1971 -- together bunched as legacy documents. read more
Aug 30, 2019 12:13
The government has sought to ease fears in Assam ahead of NRC list, reiterating that those excluded will not automatically be declared foreigners and that people should not believe rumours. read more
Aug 23, 2019 19:29
On the reading list this week is an A to Z of the Parsi way of life, an examination of the Assam Accord, and a memoir about the evolving dating habits of middle aged men and women. read more
Aug 22, 2019 18:12
In a public notice issued on Thursday through newspapers, the committee headed by Justice (Retired) BK Sharma has asked stakeholders, social organizations, individuals etc. to give their views, comments and suggestions on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord read more
Aug 08, 2019 23:43
NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela had brought to the court’s notice the statements made by Assam leaders on the NRC updation process. read more
Jun 08, 2019 00:27
At present, there are 100 tribunals, which deal with the cases of people suspected to be illegal immigrants by the border organisation of the Assam Police or marked D (doubtful voter) in electoral rolls. read more
Apr 01, 2019 06:14
18 million people between 18 and 23 are estimated to cast their ballot for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. What do they want? read more
Feb 02, 2019 00:06
Talking about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the chief minister asserted it is not true that the Assam Accord will be violated if the bill was implemented. read more
Jan 30, 2019 23:27
Scores of families of people killed in the Assam agitation of the 1980s returned their awards to the state government in Guwahati on Wednesday to protest against the proposed amendment to citizenship law. read more