Foreigners Tribunal
India  /  Published 22.09.19

Gorkhas to shun panels

The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha, the only registered national organisation of Indian Gorkhas, on Sunday said Gorkhas wouldn’t approach foreigners’ tribunals to prove their citizenship as they don...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

Foreigners Tribunal drops case

Akbar Ali appears to have finally got rid of his “foreigner” tag with foreigners tribunal (FT) No. 2 in Assam’s Bongaigaon district dropping the case against him on Tuesday.This was the second c...
By Sofikul Ahmed in Goalpara

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Act won’t even help beneficiaries: Group

Think tank organisation, Rights and Risks Analysis Group’s director Suhas Chakma on Monday said the Centre must scrap the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as it is not even helpful for the beneficiar...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.12.19

Centre gives nod to e-FT & 1000 FTs

The Centre has “in principle” approved the setting up of 1,000 additional foreigners tribunals (FTs) and the creation of an e-FT platform and is working on a mechanism to detect and deport illegal...
By A Staff reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.06.19

Sanaullah gets interim bail from detention

Mohammad Sanaullah, a 52-year-old Indian Army retiree who was declared a “foreign national” by a foreigners' tribunal in Assam will be released on bail after a Gauhati High Court order today. In t...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 04.06.19

Tribunal finds gaps in Sanaullah data

Family members of retired Armyman Md Sanaullah had different names in various documents submitted by him, apparently weakening his case at the foreigners tribunal, which declared him a foreign nationa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.05.20

Foreigners Tribunal members showcaused

A letter to Assam finance and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma purportedly sent by a Baksa foreigners tribunal member on April 7 with a rider not to use donations to fight the Covid-19 pandemic to ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 01.09.19

NRC: Delhi in hurry to fight ‘stateless’ perception

On a day the UN refugee chief urged India to ensure that no one is left stateless by the exclusion of nearly 2 million people from the citizenship list in Assam, the external affairs ministry said tha...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.08.19

Kargil veteran Sanaullah not on NRC list

Kargil war veteran and President’s medal winner Md Sanaullah was not surprised on finding his name excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), which was published on Saturday.“I w...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Carpenter with family in Bengal is declared foreigner in Assam

This is the second Eid in Asgar Ali’s family without him since he was sent to the Goalpara detention camp in Assam in July 2017. Asgar’s family says he moved to Assam from Bengal in search of a be...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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