Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016
Opinion  /  Published 13.02.21

Waiting in the wings: Yogi, Modi’s successor

Three subjects dominated the headlines in the calendar year, 2020. These were the threat posed by the pandemic, the perilous state of the economy, and the border conflict with China. The media in Indi...
By Ramachandra Guha

People  /  Published 10.03.19

‘The RSS-BJP combine has little idea of the Northeast’

She was hailed a giant-killer five years ago, when in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Sushmita Dev defeated Kabindra Purkayastha, a BJP stalwart in the Northeast and a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpaye...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

North East  /  Published 12.12.19

Meghalaya erupts as Conrad faces protests

Trouble erupted in Shillong, compelling the district administration of East Khasi Hills to impose curfew in a few areas of the city from 10pm on Thursday until further orders.The areas that came under...
By TT Bureau in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.01.19

Mizoram CM backs protests, bandh against Citizens Bill

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga on Monday said the state government is strongly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and extended support to Tuesday’s bandh in the Northeast called by ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

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


India  /  Published 07.01.19

JPC final report today amid ‘dissent’

The final report of the joint parliamentary committee on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which will be submitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday, lacks approval from at least four Opposition partie...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.01.19

Gogoi dubs Sonowal ‘spineless’ over bill

Former chief minister and Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Sunday again hit out at Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, describing him as “spineless” a...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.12.18

Forum files petition in SC against bill

The Forum Against Citizenship Act Amendment Bill announced on Sunday that it has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, challenging the laws regularising the entry and stay of persecuted communities f...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.09.19

Akhil plea for united protest

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti has urged all organisations and people in general to unitedly protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill for the sake of Assam and other states of the Northeast....
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.19

Arunachal torn over permanent residency issue

The violence in Arunachal Pradesh in the last week of February that wasted lives and property does not have the same causes behind it as the protests in Assam. Yet there is an underlying link. In Assa...
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