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LIC officials and the agent who issued the insurance are likely to be questioned.(HT Archive)

Bihar LIC office under lens for selling insurance policy to Afghan national

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:10 PM IST
  • LIC policy was soled to the Afghan national based on forged documents. Besides the birth certificate, proof of residence and a photograph are needed to open an insurance policy with the LIC.
Chargesheet filed against two Bangladeshis in Mizoram for plotting terror acts on the Indian soil.(HT Photo/Representative)
Chargesheet filed against two Bangladeshis in Mizoram for plotting terror acts on the Indian soil.(HT Photo/Representative)

Two arrested Bangladeshis entered India to commit terror acts, NIA says in charge sheet

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 01:02 AM IST
The charge sheet states both the accused were in possession of fake Aadhaar cards provided by their handlers in Bangladesh. From Tripura, they went to Bangalore where they spent the next 8-9 months and conducted a recce of several public places in the city.
CAB has led to apprehensions among several aboriginals in the northeast that it may lead to dilution of their culture and political influence.(PTI Photo/File)
CAB has led to apprehensions among several aboriginals in the northeast that it may lead to dilution of their culture and political influence.(PTI Photo/File)

Congress team tours northeast, says it will oppose CAB tooth and nail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 12:00 PM IST
CAB aims to grant Indian citizenship to persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan while the NRC has identified 1.9 million people—including Hindus-- in Assam, who could be declared illegal immigrants.
The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam had excluded 1.9 million applicants.(PTI Photo)
The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam had excluded 1.9 million applicants.(PTI Photo)

Post Assam NRC, Nagaland issues advisory on illegal immigrants

Hindustan times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:38 PM IST
The advisory added that non-locals should not be allowed to enter the state without valid documents issued by the district administration and any unusual influx of “outsiders” should be brought to the knowledge of government authorities.
Union home minister Amit Shah speaks at the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(ANI)
Union home minister Amit Shah speaks at the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.(ANI)

‘Will identify, deport illegal immigrants across India’: Amit Shah

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Amit Shah’s statement comes a day after the central government has observed that it has adopted a multi-pronged approach to ensure effective surveillance and domination of international borders to check infiltration of illegal immigrants.
North East Students' Organization (NESO) stage a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, in Guwahati on November 20.(PTI Photo)
North East Students' Organization (NESO) stage a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, in Guwahati on November 20.(PTI Photo)
A woman whose name was left out in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft gives thumb impression when she submits her form and documents at a NRC center on the outskirts of Gauhati on August 13.(AP File Photo)
A woman whose name was left out in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft gives thumb impression when she submits her form and documents at a NRC center on the outskirts of Gauhati on August 13.(AP File Photo)

Attempts on to include illegal migrants: NRC officer to Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 11:45 PM IST
Prateek Hajela added that the demand to include all 15 documents for filing inclusion claims and objections was “more of political posturing than real requirement”.
The Centre had on July 30 published a second draft NRC list of Assam in which out of 3.29 crore people, names of 2.89 crore were included.(AP/File Picture)
The Centre had on July 30 published a second draft NRC list of Assam in which out of 3.29 crore people, names of 2.89 crore were included.(AP/File Picture)

Supreme Court seeks response from Centre on plea seeking NRC in Tripura

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2018 01:48 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking implementation of the national register for citizens (NRC) in Tripura to identify illegal immigrants in the state.
People verify the National Register of Citizens (NRC) forms to file claims and objections at an NRC centre, in Guwahati, on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
People verify the National Register of Citizens (NRC) forms to file claims and objections at an NRC centre, in Guwahati, on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Process to file NRC claims in Assam begins amid anxiety, chaos

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 05:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court had said only 10 of the 15 documents that were initially accepted as proof of citizenship could be submitted afresh with the claims form.
(Pic: Innovation Law lab)
(Pic: Innovation Law lab)

Six asylum seeking Punjab youths released from Oregon federal prison, freed on immigration bonds

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 11:22 AM IST
Were detained on the Mexico border
Congress party leaders raise slogans during a protest against controversial Assam's National Register of Citizen (NRC) draft in front of Assam House, in Kolkata on Thursday, Aug 2, 2018. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra) (PTI8_2_2018_000086B)(PTI)
Congress party leaders raise slogans during a protest against controversial Assam's National Register of Citizen (NRC) draft in front of Assam House, in Kolkata on Thursday, Aug 2, 2018. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra) (PTI8_2_2018_000086B)(PTI)

39 families of suspected illegal immigrants included in NRC draft

Utpal Parashar, Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2018 08:35 PM IST
Assam citizen survey left out 40 lakh people when it was published on Monday.
In October 2017 Adityanath had directed the police to identify illegal immigrants residing in the state.(HT Photo)
In October 2017 Adityanath had directed the police to identify illegal immigrants residing in the state.(HT Photo)

UP too plans action against ‘illegal’ Bangladeshis

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2018 12:42 PM IST
Amid the row over exclusion of about 40 lakh people from the National Register for Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Uttar Pradesh government too has made it clear that it proposes to act against illegal Bangladeshis in the state.
Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party members hold placards during a protest over the Assam NRC issue at Parliament House in New Delhi on July 31.(PTI photo)
Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party members hold placards during a protest over the Assam NRC issue at Parliament House in New Delhi on July 31.(PTI photo)

To protest NRC exercise, Matua community blocks roads, rail tracks in West Bengal

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Sumanta Ray Chaudhuri and Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 02:58 PM IST
The Matuas are a community of five million migrants from Bangladesh who settled in the North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Nadia, Cooch Behar, Birbhum and Burdwan districts.
Bangladesh information minister Hasanul-Haque Inu insisted there are no illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in India.(Reuters)
Bangladesh information minister Hasanul-Haque Inu insisted there are no illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in India.(Reuters)

NRC is India’s ‘local internal matter’ with ‘ethnic undertones’: Bangladesh

HT Correspondent, New Delhi | By Jayanth Jacob
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 09:42 AM IST
Bangladesh called the exclusion of over 40 lakh people in Assam from the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) India’s “local internal matter” with “ethnic undertones”. It said New Delhi has not even once in the 48 years of Bangladesh’s existence ever raised the issue of illegal immigrants with Dhaka.
Police said the robbers also beat up the family’s security guard and gagged and tied him to a tree outside the home.(HT Photo)
Police said the robbers also beat up the family’s security guard and gagged and tied him to a tree outside the home.(HT Photo)

Businessman robbed of Rs 25 lakh in east Delhi, police suspect illegal immigrants

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2018 10:31 AM IST
Seven men armed with iron rods and pistols allegedly barged into a businessman’s house in east Delhi’s Preet Vihar, held family members and the domestic help hostage, thrashed them and decamped with cash and jewellery worth around Rs 25 lakh early on Friday morning.
People wait to check their names on the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Goroimari in on January 1.(AFP File Photo)
People wait to check their names on the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Goroimari in on January 1.(AFP File Photo)

1.5 lakh people may lose their citizenship status in Assam

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 12:06 AM IST
The first draft published on midnight of December 31, 2017, had 1.9 crore names out of the 3.29 crore who applied.
The National Register of Citizens is being prepared to identify illegal immigrants in Assam.(AFP/File Photo)
The National Register of Citizens is being prepared to identify illegal immigrants in Assam.(AFP/File Photo)

Supreme Court to hear issues regarding publication of final NRC draft tomorrow

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Crucial issues relating to publication of the final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) would come up before the Supreme Court on Monday, days after the NRC state coordinator said it would not be possible to release it as scheduled on June 30 due to floods in the state.
Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi addressing a press conference at Rajib Bhawan in Guwahati.(PTI File Photo)
Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi addressing a press conference at Rajib Bhawan in Guwahati.(PTI File Photo)

Genuine Indian citizens will be left out of NRC, claims former CM Tarun Gogoi

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 11:26 PM IST
Tarun Gogoi said he is apprehensive because the first draft left out many names. The draft which came out on January 1, had names of 1.9 crore people out of the 3.29 crore who applied.
President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday aimed at ending his controversial policy of separating children from parents caught entering the country illegally.(AFP)
President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday aimed at ending his controversial policy of separating children from parents caught entering the country illegally.(AFP)

Where are the beds? Questions surround Trump’s plan to hold families in detention

Reuters, New York/Washington/San Francisco | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 08:53 AM IST
One child has stopped eating and fell into depression. Another who could previously walk on his own now asks his mother to carry him everywhere. A third child has started biting other children. These are some children who have spent just three weeks at a family detention centre.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal addresses a press conference on the occasion of completion of two years of the state government, at Administrative Staff College, Khanapara in Guwahati on May 24.(HT Photo)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal addresses a press conference on the occasion of completion of two years of the state government, at Administrative Staff College, Khanapara in Guwahati on May 24.(HT Photo)

Wait till NRC update is over, Assam CM appeals to people as state erupts over Citizenship Bill

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:19 PM IST
Assam is witnessing large-scale demonstrations against the Bill, which seeks to grant citizenship to minorities from neighbouring countries, over fears of an influx of Hindu Bangladeshis.
People wait to check their names on the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Goroimari of Kamrup district in Assam on January 1.(AFP File Photo)
People wait to check their names on the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Goroimari of Kamrup district in Assam on January 1.(AFP File Photo)

Separated families unite at NRC verification centres in Assam

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 12:28 PM IST
NRC offices in Assam has to verify cases of family tree mismatches across the state by May 31, 2018 — the deadline set by the Supreme Court.
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