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Politicians must stand up against NRC: Teesta Setalvad Deccan Chronicle

Activist Teesta Setalvad speaks on the National Register of Citizens at an event in the city on Tuesday. (Photo: DC) Ms Setalvad said it was very difficult for people to appeal against exclusion from final NRC in Assam published on August 31, 2019. Hyderabad: Speaking in the city on Tuesday on the ongoing National Register of…

NRC and its solution: Teesta holds public meeting at Siasat The Siasat Daily

Photo Courtesy “twitter/TeestaSetalvad” Hyderabad: Noted Human Rights activist, Ms. Teesta Setalvad will address a special meeting at the Golden Jubilee Hall of Siasat Urdu Daily today at 11 a.m. on ‘NRC and its solution’. It may be mentioned that Ms. Teesta has been very active in fighting the cases of the Gurajat Muslim riots victims.…

Residents of Assam cramped up in detention camps, deprived of right to work The Free Press Journal

Mumbai: Hundreds of Assam residents are being held in detention camps for various flaws and missing information in their legal documents, according to the report by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a Human Rights movement. These detainees are facing conditions worse than prisoners with insufficient water supply, food and no right to work. Some people…

Stories from beyond: NRC victims share their plight The Hindu

NGOs present sordid tales from Assam at ‘solidarity meet’; say 19 lakh excluded Anima Dey from Assam lost her son Subrata in the Goalpara detention camp, said to be the deadliest of the six detention camps in the State: 10 inmates have been found dead in that camp alone. “Whenever I went to meet him,…

Assam NRC: Deprivation of citizenship should be through rigorous procedure, says People’s Tribunal Bar and Bench

Citizenship gives an individual the right to have other rights and a process like drafting of the Nation Register of Citizens (Assam NRC) must follow a strict procedure, a Jury of a People’s Tribunal observed on Sunday. Following an intense two-day hearing of depositions by experts and testimonies of those affected in Assam, a Jury…

Assam govt to provide free legal aid to needy people excluded from final NRC Hindu Business Line

The final list of the NRC will be published on Aug 31 (File photo)  –  RITU RAJ KONWAR RELATED NRC in Assam is India’s internal matter, says MEA S Jaishankar Assam, NRC, and the economics of migration Centre will deport illegal immigrants, says Amit Shah Centre committed to complete NRC within stipulated time: Rajnath Singh…

Paralegals trained to help NRC-excluded The Hindu

Some 100 paralegals in Assam have been trained to help defend the citizenship of people whose names will be excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which is to be published on August 31. The three-day training in Guwahati to “navigate the complex issue of citizenship after the publication of the list” was organised by Citizens…

PASSPORT TO KILL News 18

For 50 years, illegal immigration has been at the centre of Assam politics. The anxiety over NRC is now pushing people over the brink: 33 people have killed themselves so far, six in July itself. Guwahati: Angad Sutradhar, an unschooled labourer from Assam’s Baksa district, left home for a stroll on the evening of 8 July 2015.…

Pehlu Khan lynching: Justice Chandrachud says cases monitored by courts have shown ‘better outcome’ Scroll

The Supreme Court judge in a lecture in Mumbai also spoke about how freedom has rendered people intolerant. A file photo of Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud. | Bombay Bar Association/YouTube Justice DY Chandrachud on Saturday said cases in which investigations were monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, PTI reported. Chandrachud was speaking…

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