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.
The distinct aspect of the coup in Burkina Faso, where the army has taken over the government and President Roch Kabore, who was elected in 2015, and the constitution was suspended, was that the people have welcomed it.
A soccer star shot dead. Parliament gutted by fire. People trampled to death in riots. Even with the most spectacular crimes, South Africa’s criminal justice system can’t seem to keep up. For months, the nation has engaged in a lengthy
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