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Nationwide NRC: Centre has to set common cut-off date

The central government is planning to decide the common cut-off date for implementing a countrywide National Register of Citizens(NRC) on the lines of the document compiled in Assam. The Assam NRC was monitored by the Supreme Court. The final list published on August 31 excluded 19 lakh out of 3.29 crore applicants in the State. ..

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Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland

The government of Nagaland government has initiated an exercise to prepare a master list of all indigenous inhabitants of the State. This list called as the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) is viewed as a localised version of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) that Assam began updating four years ago and is ..

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SC Verdict: Foreigners Tribunal decision will prevail over NRC

The Supreme Court of India has held that a Foreigner Tribunal’s order declaring a person as an illegal foreigner will be binding and will prevail over government decision to include or exclude name from National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. Key Highlights Argument: The SC bench constituted of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan ..

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Assam Government extends AFSPA in the state for 6 more months

Governor of Assam has extended application of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in the entire state for six more months with immediate effect. For this, it used powers conferred under Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 declaring entire state as ‘Disturbed Area’ upto 6 months or unless withdrawn earlier. ..

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SC extends deadline for publication of final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens

Supreme Court has extended deadline for publication of final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) from earlier June 30, 2018 to July 31, 2018. This extension comes after Central Government and the state coordinator of NRC agreed to publish it within the new time limit. Key Facts The NRC is being prepared to ..

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