Indian or not? Muslims fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

A policeman stands guard after the publication of the first draft of the National Register of Citizens at a NRC centre in Chandamari village in Goalpara district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, Jan 2, 2018. FOFONGA, India: Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in India's northeastern state of Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless.

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In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, photo, North Korean school girls react upon seeing their photograph being taken as they walk along Mirae Scientists Street, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Tensions have spiked in recent weeks over North Korea's advancing nuclear technology and missile arsenal.

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The Tocklai Tea Research Institute here is undertaking a yearlong collaborative research project with the United States Department of Agriculture /US Forest Service International Programs to... The Ulfa today released Kuldeep Moran, a BJP leader's son who was kidnapped by the outfit from Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh on August 1. The Scots have their Scotch, the Irish swear by a pint of Guinness and if all goes to plan, by next January, Assam's traditional brews will be giving them a run for their... Dhubri police picked up 45 people for their suspected involvement in hoisting the Pakistani flag in front Golokganj BJP legislator Ashwani Roy Sarkar's house and at other... The Manipur BJP is set to flex its muscles during party president Amit Shah's visit to Imphal next week.

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A Kashmiri girl crosses through a barbed wire set up as a road blockade by Indian troops during a curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The largest anti-India street protests in recent years in Kashmir erupted after Indian troops killed a popular, young rebel leader in a gunbattle on July 8. Since then, most parts of the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been under security lockdown.