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North East

In memorandum to PM, Manipur MLAs urge for ‘complete disarmament’, NRC

IMPHAl, AUGUST 10: Forty MLAs from violence-hit Manipur have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that the State requires complete disarmament to foster an environment of peace and security. The MLAs, most of whom are ethnic Meiteis, also demanded the withdrawal of the Suspension of Operations (SoO) Agreement with Kuki militant groups, implementation of NRC in the State and strengthening of the Autonomous District Councils (ADCs). In the memorandum, these MLAs opposed the demand for a 'separate administration' by Kuki groups. "For the immediate establishment of security, simple deployment...
North East

Don’t allow people coming from outside to impose CAA, NRC on you: Mamata at Meghalaya poll rally

Shillong, February 22: In a veiled attack on the BJP at an election rally in Meghalaya, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party will not allow people coming from outside to impose CAA and NRC on residents of the northeastern state. She also accused the Conrad Sangma government in the state of “not undertaking development work” in the state and being involved in the “scandal”. “Don't allow people coming from outside to impose CAA, NRC on you,” Banerjee said at the poll rally...
North East

PIL on NRC issue case for fundamental right of life: MP Sushmita Dev

Guwahati, October 14: Rajya Sabha MP Sushmita Dev on Friday maintained that her PIL before the Supreme Court, seeking issuance of Aadhaar cards to NRC applicants in Assam whose names have figured in the final draft of the citizenship document, is a case for the fundamental right of life. She said the government is yet to even notify the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft, even after three years of publishing it, and wondered how can people be denied Aadhaar cards on this pretext. Over 27 lakh NRC applicants...

PPFA demands outstanding payment to NRC temporary workers

A Correspondent Guwahati, October 9: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA), while expressing concern over the disturbing news related to uptation process of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam demands that the concerned authorities should pay the outstanding amount of money to around six thousand data entry operators (DEO) as early as possible. The forum of nationalist citizens also argues that for anybody’s greed those DEOs must not be deprived of their legal dues. The forum strongly believes that the draft Assam NRC should be reverified as the immediate past...

Individual info collected for census not made public or used in database like NRC: MHA

New Delhi, July 20: The Union home ministry on Wednesday said individual information collected for the census is not made public or used for preparation of any other database including the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and only aggregated data at various administrative levels is released. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that the census scheduled in 2021 and related field activities got postponed until further orders due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, adding when held, it will be the first digital census...
North East

NRC: SC notice to Centre on plea to issue Aadhaar to persons in final supplementary list

New Delhi, April 11: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre and others on a plea seeking issuance of Aadhaar cards to persons who have been included in the final supplementary list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. A three-judge bench of Justices U U Lalit, S Ravindra Bhat, and P S Narasimha issued notice to the Centre, Assam government, and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on the plea filed by TMC leader Sushmita Dev. Senior advocate Bishwajit Deb, appearing for...
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