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POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, NRC, National register of citizens, Nellie massacre

Shadows of NRC: 35 years after 1983's Nellie massacre, why the issue of ‘foreigners’ in Assam is boiling

BJP president Amit Shah says NRC should be implemented nationwide. It has meanwhile hit problems even in Assam, which has faced the 'locals versus foreigners' debate for decades now.

POLITICS

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NRC, Nellie massacre, Assamese nationalism, National register of citizenship

Why National Register of Citizens is likely to turn Assam into a tinderbox

With the completion of the NRC, at least two million people are at risk of losing their citizen's rights: to vote, to property, to state benefits.

POLITICS

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Nellie massacre, Assam, Assembly elections 2017

Why I'm thinking of Assam 1983 elections this poll season

'Nellie' happened on February 18-19, 1983, the massacre of almost 3,000 people.

POLITICS

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Godhra, 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Nellie massacre

Sad how India forgot the survivors of Nellie massacre 

33 years after seeing his son's head chopped off, Abdul Khayer is still hoping the government will acknowledge what happened to his family.