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People queue up to check their names on the final draft of the NRC in Assam

‘Fake’ complaints against genuine Indian citizens registered in NRC raises concern

Journalists & social activists have alleged that complainants challenging lineage of citizens do not appear before authorities during hearings.
Young lawyers outside the Supreme Court

Supreme Court says won’t extend 31 July deadline to finalise NRC in Assam

The Supreme Court has given a 'free hand' to Assam NRC coordinator dealing with claims & objections.
People wait to check their names on the final draft of the Assam's National Register of Citizens

Bengali Muslims are not sure where they belong this Lok Sabha election

TMC’s electoral games to garner Muslim votes in Bengal and BJP’s NRC push has made an entire community vulnerable to statelessness.
Amit Shah says Sadhvi Pragya innocent

Sadhvi Pragya’s nomination right decision, says BJP chief Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah backed the party's decision to nominate Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya, and said the real culprits were set free.
Shaukat Ali

Was kept in lock-up through the night, says Assam Muslim man attacked by mob over ‘beef’

Assam police claim Shaukat Ali was not kept in a lock-up, and was merely detained at the station for ‘security reasons’.
Sulekhar Das and her family display their ID cards | Ruhi Tewari/ThePrint

Held as ‘foreigners’, languishing in jail, Assam’s nowhere people cling to Indian identity

The hope for the detainees lodged in Assam's detention centres is they will one day be declared Indian.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi at the National Women Livelihood Meet 2019, Uttar Pradesh | PTI

These are the ‘unfulfilled tasks’ for which Modi govt is asking for another 5 years

The running theme in BJP ads on TV and radio is that the party is seeking more time to “further” and “expand” its initiatives and schemes.
BJP national president Amit Shah at the rally in Rajahmundry | @BJP4India/TwitterBJP national president Amit Shah at the rally in Rajahmundry | @BJP4India/Twitter

Will scrap Article 370, bring in NRC across India if voted back to power: Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah asserted that the National Register of Citizenship will be used to give citizenship to each and every Hindu refugee.
Shaukat Ali

Assam Muslim beaten for selling ‘beef’ has one regret — he won’t be able to vote

The mob had questioned Shaukat Ali's nationality and asked him if his name appears in the NRC. It does.
A Congress hoarding in Silchar | Ruhi Tewari/ThePrint

Who is a citizen? The question that’s driving votes in Assam’s Barak Valley this election

The Citizenship Amendment Bill has exposed hitherto-unseen faultlines in Assam — a Hindu-vs-Muslim divide on the immigrant issue.

On Camera

ram madhav

Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.