West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo/IANS)

Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Assam NRC

Kolkata: The West Bengal Assembly on Friday passed a resolution opposing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam and ruling out any such exercise in Bengal. The Resolution tabled under Rule 185 of Rules of Procedures of Conduct of Business of the House got the backing of members ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition Left Front […]

Prateek Hajela (File Photo/Facebook)

Assam: FIRs against NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela for ‘exclusion’ of names

Guwahati: FIRs have been lodged against Assam coordinator of National Register of Citizens (NRC) Prateek Hajela for “intentionally excluding” people from the final NRC list published on August 31. The Assam government had published the final list of NRC on August 31. The list excluded names of over 19 lakh people from different religions, linguistic […]

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File Photo: Twitter)

They have a lot to answer to the nation: Mamata on NRC

Kolkata: Showing empathy for the more than 19 lakh people in Assam, specially Bengalis whose names were excluded from the much-awaited final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday called it a fiasco for which the nation deserves an answer. “The NRC fiasco has exposed all […]