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Sahitya Akademi winner Durga Khatiwada among eminent Gurkhas left out of Assam NRC The Hindu

A file photo of NRC officials checking documents of residents during a hearing against the non-inclusion of names.   Many community members in the additional exclusion list of 1.02 lakh people. After Bengali Hindus and Muslims, the Gurkhas of Assam appear to be at the receiving end of the exercise to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC).…

Assam foreigners” tribunals need more transparency: Setalvad Outlook India

Guwahati, Jun 30 Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners” tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship of people suspected to be illegal immigrants. “We are currently touring some districts of Assam and have come…

Assam foreigners’ tribunals need more transparency Setalvad The Week

Guwahati, Jun 30 (PTI) Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners’ tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship of people suspected to be illegal immigrants. “We are currently touring some districts of Assam and have…

Assam NRC: Activist Teesta Setalvad Calls For Transparency In Functioning Of Foreign Tribunals News Central 24*7

“We have come across a large number of cases where people have been declared foreigners despite having the required documents.” Guwahati, Jun 30 (PTI) Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners’ tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship…

Assam foreigners’ tribunals need more transparency: Setalvad Business Standard

Rights activist Teesta Setalvad Sunday called for more transparency in the functioning of foreigners’ tribunals (FT) in Assam while deciding the fate of suspected foreigners. The FTs are quasi-judicial bodies which determine the citizenship of people suspected to be illegal immigrants. “We are currently touring some districts of Assam and have come across a large…

Teesta Setalvad: ‘Democracy was hollowed out in the past five years’ Frontline

THE activist and secretary of the Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) Teesta Setalvad has been relentlessly battling the State government in her search for justice for the victimsof the Gujarat pogrom. She has suffered various forms of persecution because of her crusade. As someone who has closely observed Gujarat politics, she spoke to Frontline on the State and the…

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