Assam

'How is it human?': India's largest detention centre almost ready

Amid anxieties over a nationwide citizen count by government, Al Jazeera visits a detention centre coming up in Assam.

'How is it human?': India's largest detention centre almost ready

Assam

Indian states propose land rights amid fears over citizenship law

Assam and West Bengal vow to protect land rights of indigenous people and refugees amid protests against the new law.

Indian states propose land rights amid fears over citizenship law

Asia

India top court refuses to stop citizenship law's implementation

Supreme Court postpones hearing of pleas challenging constitutionality of new law that has sparked massive protests.

India top court refuses to stop citizenship law's implementation

Assam

Police fire tear gas as Delhi protesters decry citizenship law

Tensions remain high across India as several killed in Assam protests against the 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law.

India

In India's northeast, protesters rally against citizenship bill

Hundreds of protesters closed streets as part of an 11-hour shutdown across the region against the controversial bill.

In India's northeast, protesters rally against citizenship bill

Asia

India to implement nationwide citizenship count

Home Minister Amit Shah says the National Register of Citizens is for national security amid concerns over its misuse.

India to implement nationwide citizenship count

Opinion

India's citizenship question and the never-ending Assam imbroglio

The campaign to update the National Register of Citizens in Assam has upset everyone, including its proponents.

Sanjoy Hazarika

by Sanjoy Hazarika

Sanjoy Hazarika

India

Fear among Muslims over planned nationwide citizen list

Many Muslims say BJP is using the citizenship issue to target the community as activists warn against nationwide NRC.

India: Fear among Muslims over planned nationwide citizens list

Assam

Nearly 2 million excluded from India citizens list

Almost 2 million people facing statelessness as Assam publishes contentious National Register of Citizens.

India excludes nearly 2 million people from Assam citizen list

Assam

India publishes final NRC: All you need to know on citizens' list

Nearly 2 million left out from the controversial citizenship list in Assam amid fears they could be rendered stateless.

India publishes final NRC: All you need to know on citizens' list

Assam

Millions wait in fear as India plans to publish citizens list

National Register of Citizens to be published amid widespread concerns millions will be rendered stateless.

Millions wait in fear as India plans to publish citizens list

India

A million displaced by deadly floods in northeast India

At least 10 killed and a million people displaced in Assam state as water levels in Brahmaputra River continue to rise.

Deaths, displacement as heavy rain and floods hit northeast India

Asia

'Humiliated': Ex-Indian army man in Assam declared 'foreigner'

Mohammad Sana Ullah, who served in the Indian army for 30 years, is sent to a detention camp in Assam state.

'Humiliated': Ex-Indian army man in Assam declared 'foreigner'

India elections 2019

In India's Assam, Muslim families evicted weeks before elections

Authorities evict more than 600 families from their homes accusing them of illegally occupying government land.

In India's Assam, Muslim families evicted weeks before elections

Asia

India's lower house passes citizenship bill that excludes Muslims

Legislators approve bill that will grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants amid protests in northeastern Assam.

India's lower house passes citizenship bill that excludes Muslims