The 'relentless squeeze by supermarkets and brands on the share of the end consumer price' for tea makes poverty and hardship for workers in Assam more likely, said the report after interviewing 510 workers in 50 tea estates in the state to ascertain the main challenges faced by workers.
The background of the NRC in Assam, or the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants in Nagaland have always been to identify the ‘sons of the soil’. It is not fuelled by xenophobia but by a rightful claim of the indigenous population to assert their identity.
The policy will help in protecting the state government's digital database and safeguarding information technology systems and resources from theft
Shah also said that people of the country have given its stamp of approval for the nationwide-implementation of the NRC through the verdict of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
The demand for NRC, for an inner-line permit and the protest against rail lines are all interrelated issues that need to be understood comprehensively, and boil down to the fear of outsiders changing the culture and customs of the state.
Is NRC being used as a smokescreen to deflect public attention for pressing issues such as economic woes?
Assam has remained disturbed for decades on issues concomitant to citizenship. Undoubtedly, the NRC is fraught with stereotypes and biases against minorities, but now is the time to conclude Assam’s citizenship conundrum with the acceptance of the final list.
To discredit NRC, the party is planning to enlist state leaders, national leaders, RSS workers and influencers to question the list
Some of the workers building the camp said they were not on a citizenship list Assam released last week as part of a drive to detect illegal immigrants.
The final NRC was published on August 31. About 3.11 crore people made it to the list while the names of over 19 lakh were missing
The NRC must reflect the sentiments of the locals in Assam—any dilution of it will defeat the purpose of the exercise.
According to the new guidelines issued by the Centre, an individual who has been excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) can approach one of the 300 foreigners tribunals set up in Assam within 120 days beginning August 31.
According to an NRC official, the number of people who did not apply for their names to be included in the NRC will run into thousands across Assam
It has been an acute lack of wisdom and foresight of the past leadership that things have come to such a pass in Assam
Kargil war veteran and retired army officer Mohammad Sanaullah, who spent a few days in detention in May after being declared a foreigner by a tribunal, was excluded from the updated list
The much-awaited updated Final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has been released today. Stay tuned for live updates.
The updated final National Register of Citizens (NRC) was out on August 31, excluding over 19 lakh applicants.
Assam police has appealed to the people not to believe in rumours, as some are trying to create confusion
The NRC will have an impact in Assam and beyond. Millions in Assam are eagerly waiting to find their names on the August 31st list — it will bring cheers to the many citizens who find their name on the list, but for those whose names will not feature on the list, it’s tough times ahead.
The final list of NRC, a document touted to be a proof of Assamese identity, is scheduled to be published on August 31.
The application process for the NRC started in May 2015. Since July 2015, extreme mental torture has forced at least 31 persons to commit suicide.
Those who are not named in the final list of NRC can challenge their exclusion in these tribunals
Community organisations are preparing to guide people, who have been excluded from the final NRC, through the bureaucratic process while appealing for inclusion
The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the NRC process, has mandated publication of the final register on August 31
Environmentalists from Madhav Gadgil to the latest IPCC report remind us the importance of nature and the dangers of disregarding it.