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Citizenship Amendment Bill
West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.20

Amit Shah to talk to Matuas on CAA: MP

Bengal BJP launched a social outreach programme called Sonar Bangla or Golden Bengal campaign on Wednesday. The party prepared a list of 50 speakers who will reach out to people in all 294 Assembly s...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Matuas up the ante on citizenship rights

Former MP and president of the Trinamul-backed Sarbabharatiya Matua Mahasangha, Mamatabala Thakur, on Monday launched a movement at Thakurnagar in North 24-Parganas, demanding unconditional citizenshi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta, Thakurnagar (North 24 Parganas)

India  /  Published 30.11.19

Amit Shah tries to allay Northeast bill fears

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday met stakeholders from the Northeast to allay apprehensions about the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill, two days after fears relating to the National Regist...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 29.11.19

Tribal groups slam Centre

The Coordination Committee of Tribal Organisations of Assam, (CCTOA), an umbrella organisation of the state’s Scheduled Tribe communities on Friday said the Centre is “fooling the six communities ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.11.19

CAB protest in Assam’s hill districts

The Hills Tribe Students’ Association, an umbrella organisation of tribal students in Assam’s Dima Hasao district, staged a sit-in here on Wednesday against the Centre’s move to push the Citizen...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

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North East  /  Published 20.11.19

Only media harps on bill: Sarma

Referring to the BJP’s electoral success in Assam despite the party’s push to pass the bill in Parliament, Sarma said, “The panchayat and Lok Sabha elections have already revealed the truth. The...
By A Sraff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.02.19

Rohingya getting help to settle in Assam, alleges minister Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday alleged that vested interests were helping Rohingya refugees to settle in Assam.Sharing statistics of Rohingya detected in the state from 2009 to 2019, Sar...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Case against Sarma over citizen comment

The Laluk unit of the Chatra Mukti Sangram Samiti, the student wing of the KMSS, has lodged a complaint with Lakhimpur police against Assam cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged provoca...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Groups for muted Bihu to protest citizen bill

Several groups and organisations in Assam have appealed to the people to celebrate Bhogali Bihu in a subdued manner to protest the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha.A...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.12.19

Girl’s raised finger turns emblem of protest

The image of a woman in a maroon hijab, right index finger raised to warn a policeman not to hit a man crouching behind her, has taken social media by storm.Posters printed in solidarity with Jamia Mi...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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