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    Life upended for those left off Indian citizenship list

    Agence France-Presse . Guwahati | Updated at 12:54am on September 03, 2018

    Nimai Hajong remembers almost nothing of the hills of eastern Bangladesh where he was born more than half a century ago, having fled as a...

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    Life upended for those left off Indian citizenship list

    Agence France-Presse . Guwahati | Updated at 10:31am on September 02, 2018

    Nimai Hajong remembers almost nothing of the hills of eastern Bangladesh where he was born more than half a century ago, having fled as a...

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    Rohingyas demand citizenship, justice

    Mohiuddin Alamgir with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:16am on August 26, 2018

    Thousands of Rohingyas held peaceful protests at different camps in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday, demanding citizenship rights, safe and dignified return to their homeland....

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    In India’s citizenship test, a spelling error can ruin a family

    Reuters . Dhubri, India | Updated at 12:10am on August 18, 2018

    Riyazul Islam says he had to produce family documents going back to 1951 to prove he was an Indian and not an illegal Bangladeshi immigrant....

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    Citizenship and compassion

    Shiv Visvanathan | Updated at 12:05am on August 07, 2018

    THE current situation in Assam seems like a nightmare, a warning about the internal contradictions of democracy. It is a warning that the 19th century...

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    India’s Rajya Sabha disrupts over NRC

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:10am on August 04, 2018

    Business in the upper house was disrupted for the fourth straight day, on the issue of the National Register of Citizens, final draft for the...

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    To what end this exercise?

    Alok Prasanna Kumar  | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2018

    THE ongoing crisis in Assam over the National Register of Citizens is largely the creation of the Supreme Court....

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    Arun Jaitley defends citizenship test, citing Muslim growth

    Reuters | Updated at 07:06pm on August 01, 2018

    An Indian minister on Wednesday defended a controversial citizens' list to detect illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh, saying the growth in the Hindu population...

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    Fears grip Indian state as millions made stateless

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 02:50am on July 31, 2018

    More than four million people left off a draft list of citizens in northeast India on Monday have effectively been made stateless, campaigners said, likening...

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