New Delhi, Aug. 14 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered maximum security for National Register of Citizens (NRC) data and ruled out any re-verification or future reopening of the exercise that is currently underway in Assam to identify so-called illegal immigrants.

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice RF Nariman directed NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to adopt a security regime as provided for protection of Aadhaar data.

The judges ordered that the list of exclusions from the list shall be published on August 31 only online and family-wise.

The bench said only after an "appropriate security regime" for NRC data is in place, the list of inclusions and exclusions shall be made available to the state and central g...