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Assam Accord
North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Cloud hovers on Clause 6 final report

The Centre is likely to hold “few more rounds of discussions” with members of the Assam Accord Clause 6 implementation committee after receiving the final report on February 25.Assam finance minis...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.04.19

No land's man: the plight of Assam's 'foreigners'

The red and green single-storey house on Silchar’s Jail Road, 340 kilometres southeast of Guwahati, looks innocuous. A weather-beaten corrugated tin shade nearly hides the signage that says: Central...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

North East  /  Published 18.02.20

No ILP, no Clause 6: Assam students' body

The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Tuesday said it would not accept the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord without introduction of inner-line permit (ILP) in the state....
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.04.19

NRC update to root out all infiltrators: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the BJP was committed to implementing the citizenship (amendment) bill but it will be done only after consultations with all sections of the people of the...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee and Kulendu Kalita in Kamrup

North East  /  Published 20.09.19

‘Assamese’ gets a fresh definition

The Asom Sangrami Mancha, a regional political party, on Friday demanded that all persons who have been living in Assam since “pre-Independence” be considered “Assamese”.The Mancha’s working...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.09.19

Khasis in Assam for indigenous tag

The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) has demanded inclusion of the Khasi-Jaiñtia community living in Assam’s Barak Valley as an indigenous community during implementation of Clause 6 of the 1985 Assam...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 11.11.19

Assamese ball in government court

Anti-influx group Prabajan Virodhi Manch on Monday said people’s representatives should have first given their views on constitutional safeguards to the high-level committee on implementation of Cla...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.11.19

AIUDF: 1971 cut-off for ‘Assamese’

The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) on Saturday told the high-powered committee on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord that all persons settled in Assam until March 25, 1971, should be considered ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Asom Songrami Mancha seeks safeguards

The Asom Songrami Mancha on Tuesday demanded the state government not reorganise the Assembly constituencies before safeguarding the political rights of the indigenous people of Assam under Clause 6 o...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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