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Delhi HC asks police to reply on Sharjeel Imam bail plea, sets date for hearing

Delhi police claimed that Sharjeel Imam instigated a “particular religious community” against the Centre by creating unfounded fears in their minds regarding the CAA and the NRC.
Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28, 2020, from Bihar’s Jehanabad district on charges of sedition.(REUTERS)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28, 2020, from Bihar’s Jehanabad district on charges of sedition.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 02:29 PM IST
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NRC, migrant hardship theme for Kolkata's Barisha Club Durga Puja

Barisha Club has been focusing on the migrant crisis in India for its Durga Puja theme for some time now; last year, too, the event organisers had chosen a similar theme, displaying the goddess as a working-class migrant woman carrying her children in tow.
The Barisha Club Durga Puja pandal features a huge cage-like structure, showing a woman carrying an idol of goddess Durga along with her children. (Photo via ANI)
The Barisha Club Durga Puja pandal features a huge cage-like structure, showing a woman carrying an idol of goddess Durga along with her children. (Photo via ANI)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 10:09 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Assam: An 80-year-old woman till struggling to be ‘Indian’, 5 decades later

Despite this development, Das is not perturbed given the law states her name will be restored to the rolls after the expiration of a 10-year period. “In 10 years, me and my family members will be declared permanent Indian citizens,” she said.
Bhandari Das
Bhandari Das
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 02:41 AM IST
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ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha, Hindustan Times, Silchar

Assam NGO files FIR against former NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela

“We suspect there was manipulation in family tree verification during the process that led to inclusion of many illegal and doubtful persons in the updated NRC,” said Abhijeet Sharma of Assam Public Works (APW).
The updated NRC, which was made public in August 2019, had left out 1.9 million of the nearly 33 million applicants.(HT File Photo)
The updated NRC, which was made public in August 2019, had left out 1.9 million of the nearly 33 million applicants.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2021 02:15 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, Guwahati

In Assam and Bengal, the BJP’s contrasting approach to CAA-NRC

The BJP’s manifesto in Assam is silent on implementing CAA, which allows citizenship to Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, Parsis and Jains who came to India from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) supporters wave party flags during a pro-CAA rally. (HT Archive)
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) supporters wave party flags during a pro-CAA rally. (HT Archive)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 04:36 AM IST
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