Don't penalise on draft list: SC

Don't penalise on draft list: SC

As the House met, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu asked BJP President Amit Shah to resume his speech on the discussion on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam that he could not complete on Tuesday due to pandemonium.

Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned against "civil war and bloodbath" surrounding the draft list.

He asserted that no "coercive" action will be taken against those whose names were excluded from the NRC draft list.

"Those, who could not prove their citizenship, their names have been removed from the list", he said.

Muslims arrive in a country boat to check if their names are included in the NRC n Bur Gaon village, 70 kms east of Gauhati, India, Monday, July 30, 2018. Our top priority is to safeguard our borders.

A bench of justices Ranjan Gogoi and R F Nariman asked the Centre to submit the modalities and SOPs before it for approval within August 16.

The list, named as the National Register of Citizens (NRC), is a list of people who can prove they came to the state by 24 March 1971, when Bangladesh was created.

With the Assam NRC draft list, opposition has got more teeth to hit out at the Centre ahead of a number of state polls and 2019 general elections.

Korea Remains Could Be Army Troops Who Fell at 'Frozen Chosin'
Trump's Twitter post on Thursday thanked Kim for returning the remains of some American war dead from the 1950-1953 Korean War. Army soldiers who fought in the November, 1950 Battle of Chosin Reservoir - 1,024 Americans are still missing from that battle.

Apple must pay $145.1 million for infringing on patents
Of the companies involved in the suit, Apple was the only one that didn't agree to settle, instead choosing to go to court. Last month, Apple was slapped with two lawsuits, both related to its Siri technology.

Premier League veteran Cech warns newcomer Leno for English football
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has warned his rival for the Gunners number one spot Bernd Leno , that it will be hard to adapt to the rough and tumble of the Premier League .

"BJP's only aim is to do communal politics, including through the NRC", Congress lawmaker Ripun Bora said.

Prominent personalities from the Barak Valley whose names are missing from the draft include Archana Paul, the wife of BJP MLA from Cachar Dilip Paul, and former Congress legislator Ataur Rahman Mazarbhuiya. "They were subsequently repatriated or let us say the matter was addressed under the mutually agreed terms and jointly between the two countries".

India does not have a deportation pact with Bangladesh, however, and the government has said it would decide on the fate of those eventually deemed foreigners in consultation with the Supreme Court, which is monitoring the registration process.

The BJP President said that the opposition parties are talking about human rights violations. "Isn't it a violation of national security?" he said.

At the outset, NRC Assam coordinator Prateek Hajela placed before the court its status report giving details of publication of the draft NRC yesterday.

She said she would speak to the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh.

When inquired about his view on references to Bangladesh vis-à-vis illegal migrants despite enjoying good ties with India, he said, "No".

They alleged by bringing in the NRC the ruling party was trying to divide the people "The NRC is forcing people to become refugees in their won country", TMC leader Kalyan Banerjee claimed.

Related Articles