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A school drop-out, who only speaks in broken Bengali, Sammanit said she never knew she had a case against her. She does not now know how to procure relevant papers because her husband died in 2004.(HT image)

Trapped in the NRC legalese

Hojai/Baksa/Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi and Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:23 PM IST
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) was designed as a gender neutral process. But lack of education and stunted access to documentation may have hurt many women’s chances of making it to the citizens’ register
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with families of the 10 people killed in shootout in Umbha village in Sonbhadra.(HT Photo)
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with families of the 10 people killed in shootout in Umbha village in Sonbhadra.(HT Photo)

Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra massacre that claimed 10 lives

Hindustan Times, Sonhadra | By Sudhir Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 07:44 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath accused the Congress of shedding crocodile tears over the death of tribal farmers who were shot dead over a land dispute in Sonbhadra.
Constructed in 201, this sophisticated airstrip in Mahratabad village of Maitha sub-division has not seen any aircraft landing or taking off in the last two years.(HT Photo)
Constructed in 201, this sophisticated airstrip in Mahratabad village of Maitha sub-division has not seen any aircraft landing or taking off in the last two years.(HT Photo)

Airstrip in UP, built at a cost of Rs 311-cr, being used to learn driving

Kanpur | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 10:29 AM IST
The airstrip, mooted by the then Samajwadi Party government in 2014, is 3 km long and 450 metre wide.
Life must go on: Violence-affected villagers prepare food at a relief camp at Gossaigaon, in the Kokrajhar district of northeastern Assam state in December 2014.(AFP)
Life must go on: Violence-affected villagers prepare food at a relief camp at Gossaigaon, in the Kokrajhar district of northeastern Assam state in December 2014.(AFP)

Review: Peace Has Come by Parismita Singh

Hindustan Times | By Supriya Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 09:13 PM IST
Ordinary people try to live normal lives while sandwiched between the state and insurgents in these stories set in the villages of upper Assam
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