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Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016
North East  /  Published 29.11.18

Congress graft salvo at Assam BJP

Congress leader Debabrata Saikia on Thursday alleged that the Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP had collected money from state government offices to meet panchayat poll expenses. Addressing a news conference...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 25.11.18

AGP has no right to oppose citizenship bill: BJP

The rift between the BJP and its ally AGP became apparent on Sunday when BJP leader and Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the AGP has no moral right to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.19

The citizenship bill offers a beleaguered community a home

The citizenship amendment bill controversy reminds me of the grizzled Hindu peasant from Khulna in a refugee camp near Kalyani whom I asked after the 1971 India-Pakistan war if he regarded himself as ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

North East  /  Published 07.01.19

KMSS activists strip outside Parliament

A group of activists of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and organisations allied to it took everyone by surprise by staging a nude protest outside Parliament on Monday against the Citizenship ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.01.19

Women protesters storm Assam's BJP office

A group of women staged a demonstration outside the BJP state headquarters here on Sunday, demanding scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.The protesters said they did not belong to any ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

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North East  /  Published 01.11.18

Row over migrant tag on Bodos and Rabhas

The Indigenous Tribal Sahitya Sabhas, Assam, a forum of eight literary bodies representing different communities of the state, on Thursday asked Assam BJP spokesperson Rupam Goswami to prove his claim...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.11.18

Dropping Bangladesh irrelevant: Akhil Gogoi

Peasants rights group Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Sunday said Assam will not be safe even if the word “Bangladesh” is removed from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.There have been...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.11.18

Assam groups warn against rally curbs

The 70 organisations which launched a movement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Thursday threatened to call an Assam bandh if the state government obstructs their protest at Dispur o...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.11.18

Citizen bill protests escalate in Northeast

The North East Students’ Organisation (Neso) on Wednesday announced a series of agitations as a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.Neso comprises eight major students’ organisa...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.11.18

AGP Dibrugarh unveils rural poll candidates list

The AGP’s Dibrugarh district unit on Tuesday announced candidates for the panchayat election in Assam.The panchayat polls is scheduled to be held in two phases, on December 5 and 9, in 26 districts ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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