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Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016
North East  /  Published 06.01.19

Assam CM greeted with black flags

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) members showed black flags to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday when he was entering the Chowkidinghee playground here to attend the concluding func...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 31.12.18

BJP-majority JPC okays citizenship bill

The joint parliamentary committee (JPC) on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Monday gave its nod to passing the bill in its original form.JPC chairman and BJP MP Rajendra Agrawal said in the meet...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.12.18

AGP writes to Amit Shah with pullout threat

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), a partner in the BJP-led Assam government, toughened its stance on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Monday, threatening to pull out of the alliance if the BJP g...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.12.18

Congress hopes to gain from division of votes

The stage is set for the first phase of panchayat polls on Wednesday, a vote which will to some extent throw light on the “health” of the ruling coalition in Assam with the AGP and the BJP contest...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.19

TMC, BJP feeding off each other: Mohammed Salim

Mohammed Salim has just returned from Raiganj, his constituency, 400 kilometres north of Calcutta. He is in the city to attend a wedding reception and take care of some official work. The very next da...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

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Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

BJP's scramble for consensus on citizenship bill

Maa Bharati is a potent image. The prime minister seized upon it to turn the right knobs among his audience in Jammu. His vision of hundreds of children of Maa Bharati suffering in Bangladesh, Pakista...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 01.11.18

House session call by Congress

The Congress Legislature Party in Assam on Thursday demanded a special Assembly session to adopt a resolution that the Assam Accord will not be violated.In the wake of widespread protests in the state...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.06.19

Centre to help Assam on foreigners tribunals

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By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Sushmita Dev trails in Silchar with 42208 votes

When the Congress’ Sushmita Dev defeated Kabindra Purkayastha in Silchar in 2014, she was called a giant killer. This time, the fight was expected to be tougher. The National Register of Citizens an...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Refuge cannot be granted on a sectarian basis

Not all fires are natural; some are lit because of political imperatives. The unrest that was witnessed in Assam and some other parts of the Northeast after the passage of the citizenship (amendment) ...
By The Editorial Board


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