Rights Issues

8 outfits to be heard on NRC claims process

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to take the views of political parties on the Centre’s standard operating procedure (SOP) and modalities for filing and disposal of claims/objections leading to the publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam. State NRC Co-ordinator Prateek Hajela informed a Bench …

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Centre may relax NRC guidelines

Time period for hearings on claims and objections likely to be extended The Centre is mulling relaxed guidelines for migrant workers and labourers from other States who were not included in the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam that was published on July 30. As …

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300 Army personnel move SC against prosecution

Over 300 Army officers on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against what they called “persecution” by the court and civilian agencies, like the CBI, for doing their duty in the insurgency-hit areas of Jammu and Kashmir and the northeastern States. The petition, filed by senior officers at the level of …

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For four million, another chance to make it to NRC

Distribution of claim and correctionforms begins Some 2,500 Nagarik Seva Kendras (NSKs) in Assam began issuing claim, objection and correction forms on Friday for people excluded from the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on July 30. NRC officials could not specify how many forms were …

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