The National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam cost the exchequer Rs 1,600 crore.
For decades this has made Assam a hotbed of inter-religious and ethnic tensions, adding to pressure for a lasting solution. Sporadic violence has included the 1983 massacre of around 2,000 people.
Over 19 lakh people in Assam were left out of the much-awaited final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) released on a rain-soaked Saturday morning amid heightened security.
Security was tightened in the Indian state of Assam on Friday before the release of a “citizens register” expected to leave millions deemed “foreign infiltrators” facing detention camps and even deportation.
Nothing can lock down the spirit of Dubai, a never-miss destination for international travellers. The city of superlatives has extended a warm welcome back to tourists and the first set of visitors has already landed at the Dubai International Airport.
True. Trump is what America deserves. That holds true for all other countries as well. Modi is what India deserves. Xinping is what China deserves. Boris is what the UK deserves. We are what we elect.
India, with 3.2 million tonnes, was the third biggest contributor to global e-waste according to the Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report released recently.
Cases of COVID-19 are waning in much of the developed world, with life rapidly returning to normal in Europe and parts of North America. There, priorities have shifted away from death tolls to travel plans and in some cases, barbeques.