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Foreigners Tribunals

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Assam Puts Distribution Of NRC Rejection Slips On Hold

Mar 20, 2020 Sadiq Naqvi

NRC officials claimed the process to hand out rejection slips would have indeed started had the Coronavirus not hit the country.

200 New Foreigners Tribunals In Assam To Hear Pending Cases Till NRC Appeals Start

Mar 04, 2020 Sadiq Naqvi

The 200 new tribunals were to deal with the appeals of those over 1.9 million persons who have been left out of the NRC list published on August 31 last year

Fearing Detention, Assam Woman Declared As Foreigner Goes Into Hiding

To support her claim that she was a citizen by birth, Jabeda had submitted 15 documents including 1951 NRC record of a parent, their names in multiple voter lists, PAN card, bank documents, land payment receipts and certificates from the village headman.

Voter ID, Voter list, Land Documents Not Proof Of Citizenship: Gauhati HC

Feb 17, 2020 Sadiq Naqvi

The High Court has dismissed citizenship claims of a woman who submitted 15 documents.

Five Months On, 221 Foreigners Tribunal Members In Assam Have No Work To Do

Officials say the new members may be asked to deal with existing pending cases. More than 90 per cent of the rejection orders have been uploaded.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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