Citizenship Act
People  /  Published 10.01.21

The long and unhappy life of Chandradhar Das

The phone call came in the early hours of December 15, 2020. It was human rights activist Kamal Chakraborty on the other end with the news of the death of Chandradhar Das, a 104-year-old resident of s...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Heritage  /  Published 30.08.20

Dreams die first

By Moumita Chaudhuri, Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 14.12.19

Curfew relaxed in Shillong from 10 am to 7 pm

The curfew, imposed in parts of the city amid violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act, was relaxed on Saturday from 10am to 7pm as the law and order situation improved, officials said.Off...
By PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.01.19

AGP withdraws support to BJP over Citizenship Bill

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday withdrew its support to the ruling BJP in Assam over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, AGP president and minister Atul Bora said.The bill seeks to provide Indian c...
By PTI in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Majoritarian bullying: We must say no

Time was that general elections had India collectively holding its breath... then exhaling. Parties campaigned furiously, there was a mandatory two-day lull on election eve and then everyone (or nearl...
By Mukul Kesavan in


Opinion  /  Published 26.12.19

The idea of India

Had he sought refuge in India today, it is very likely that Jesus Christ would have been classified as an ‘illegal migrant’ and faced deportation — after all he was a Jew, and Jews are not inclu...
By Samantak Das in

North East  /  Published 10.01.19

Citizenship bill: Sedition charges against Assam trio

Sedition cases were registered on Thursday against RTI activist Akhil Gogoi, Assamese litterateur Hiren Gohain and a senior journalist for their comments on the citizenship bill, a police official sai...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.10.18

Cong misleading people on citizen bill: BJP

The BJP’s state executive has accused the Congress of misleading the people of Assam on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, for political mileage. On the concluding day of its two-day state exec...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.10.18

Pro-citizenship bill meet under scanner

Various organisations and individuals in Assam have opposed a proposed meeting of 26 Bengali organisations here next month in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.The Citizen Right Protec...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 15.12.19

Citizenship Act: Violence, arson in Delhi

Violence erupted in southeast Delhi following a clash between police and Jamia Millia Islamia students who were protesting on Mathura Road against the amended Citizenship Act, on Sunday, December 15, ...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi


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