National Register of Citizens (NRC)

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What is NRC and Why NRC is required?

National Register of Citizens (NRC) is goverment driven process to identify illegal immigrants to deport them. Whole execution is driven by Supreme Court.

The NRC in Assam is one of the most visioned porcess in India as several lakh people will be stateless. The final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam released today with 19,06,677 people excluded from the final list, which names 3,11,21,004 people as Indian citizens.

After revoking 370 & 35A from Kashmir, Amit Shah and his team of 16 working on implementing NRC in Kashmir.

Also Home Ministry is working to expand the scope of NRC across India to deport illegal people from the country.

How NRC was initiated?

The NRC was first prepared after the 1951 Census of India and is now being updated in Assam to include the names of those persons or their descendants that appear in the NRC, 1951, or in electoral rolls up to midnight of 24th March, 1971. This also includes any admissible documents issued, which would prove or link their Assamese or Indian origin.

How NRC is being implemented?

The updating of NRC was initiated in year 2013 on the orders of Supreme Court of India. Bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has been monitoring the process very closely. Prateek Hajela State Coordinator of National Registration, Assam is leading the project under the strict monitoring of the apex court.

What is the criteria of eligibility for inclusion in NRC?

  • Persons whose names appear in NRC, 1951.

  • Persons whose names appear in any of the Electoral Rolls up to 24th March (midnight), 1971.

  • Persons from the family of above.

  • Persons who registered themselves with the Foreigners Registration Regional Officer (FRRO) before March 25, 1971.

  • Original inhabitants of Assam and their children and having a family tree. Provided their citizenship is ascertained.

  • Foreigners' tribunal to distinguish between original inhabitant and illegal immigrants. Voters can apply for inclusion of their names in the updated NRC.

  • Persons with documents admissible for citizenship issued before March 25 1971.

  • All members of the Tea Tribes shall be covered under 'Original inhabitants of Assam' category provided for under Clause 3(3) of the Schedule of The Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003.

All such original inhabitants shall be included on the basis of proof to the satisfaction of the Registering Authority.

Where to get help for NRC?

NRC Seva Kendras (NSK) are the help desks, established in all districts in the state of Assam, to assist the public to enroll themselves in the NRC update process Information Communication Technology (ICT).

Each NSK covers an approx of 2,500 households and plays a role of an epicentre for all NRC activities like helping public to search the Legacy Data, distribution of Application Form, receipt of Application Form, carrying out all the data entry work, displaying of Draft NRC etc.

Each NSK is equipped with sophisticated software for Legacy Data Search in three languages, namely English, Assamese and Bengali.

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INX Media Case

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Former Home & finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram was arrested formally on Wednesday by the CBI in the INX Media case .

Here's a list of the cases which are filed against Chidambaram:

1. INX Media Case INX Media--> A television company, who received Rs 305 crore as foreign funds in 2007.

2. Aircel Maxis Deal--> The case found irregularities while granting of FIPB approval in the Aircel-Maxis deal. The Aircel-Maxis deal is worth Rs 3,500 crore.

3. Air India Purchase case--> wrongdoing was found in the purchase of 111 aircraft for Air India when Chidambaram was Finance Minister in the UPA government. 42 Airbus and 24 Boeing aircraft were slated to be purchased but had ended up in the purchase of 111 aircraft

4. Black Money Case

5. Tamil Nadu land grab case --> The CBI started enquiry into allegations that a hotel in Tamil Nadu was grabbed by a relative of Chidambaram in collusion with officials of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB).

6. Ishrat Jahan affidavit case --> Manipulation of an affidavit in connection with the Ishrat Jahan case was found when Chidambaram was Union Home Minister.

Chidambaram's wife Nalini is also charged by CBI in the Saradha chit-fund scam for allegedly accepting a bribe to the tune of Rs 1.4 crore.
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370 and 35A revocation from Jammu and Kashmir

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It started in the mid week of June when PM Modi initiated the process of vanishing Article 370 and bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Subrahmanyam is one of the key player in this, who had worked as Joint Secretary (PMO) with the Prime Minister earlier. Amit Shah was monitoring the same very closely. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad worked on the legel part of it. NSA chief Ajit Doval was handling this from ground. On the critical night of August 4, Director General of Police (Jammu and Kashmir) Dilbagh Singh was instructed to take several preventive measures according to that key political leaders were house arrested, mobile, internet and landline services were stopped, imposing Section 144 and curfew in the valley. Today on 5th August 2019, Goverment has taken a historical step byrevoking Article 370 & 35A of the Constitution which grants special status to J&K. The government has also decided to bifurcate the state into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir, which will have a legislature, and Ladakh, which will be without a legislature.... Read more

Unnao Rape case

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Kuldeep Sengar, who has tasted all the political parties (Congress, BSP, SP and BJP) is a strong politician in UP with 3 consecutive wins in different seats in the same district. Rape survivor's father has a close association with Kuldeep Sengar and with family terms. Differences between the two started when Kuldeep Sengar fielded his wife Sangeeta Sengar for the post of chairman of the zila panchayat while rape survivor's family wanted the girl's mother to contest the seat but Sangeeta effortlessly won the election which created the divide. Case came in headline when victim tried to immolate infront of CM Yogi's house which resulted that the case was handed over to CBI & Sengar was arrested in April-2019. Victim's fathe was dead in th jail & her uncle is in jail. On Sunday victim's car met an accident with a truck which injured her while her mother and aunt were killed near Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.... Read more

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Chandrayaan 2

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India is set with it's most ambitious second lunar mission and heavy lift rocket nicknamed 'Bahubali' and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 gear up for their historic flight to the Moonat 2:51 AM on July 15. This will be THE first of its kind as it will shed light on a completely unexplored section of the Moon - its South Polar region Chandrayaan-2 will be launched from Satish Dhawan Space CentRE at Sriharikota on-board heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III). The Indian spacecraft and rover would land near the lunar south pole by September 6 or 7. The 3.8 tonne complex mission will have an orbiter with 8 scientific experiments, a lander with three experiments, a rover with two experiments and one passive experiment from the US space agency NASA. The ambitious mission will make India the fourth nation after the then Soviet Union (Russia), the US and China to land and ride on the moon to conduct various experiments on its orbit, surface, atmosphere and beneath.... Read more

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