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Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019
India  /  Published 09.12.19

Meet protector of minorities

Home minister Amit Shah on Monday used the BJP’s brute majority to push through the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha, five minutes past the midnight hour.Shah claimed that the Narendra ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 09.12.19

Sonowal, Himanta traitors, says Gogoi

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said his successor Sarbananda Sonowal and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had betrayed the people of Assam by bringing the controversial Citizensh...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.12.19

Assam BJP puts Clause 6 balm on agitation frenzy

Amid statewide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, leaders of the ruling BJP from Assam strongly backed the bill, invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, among others, t...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.12.19

Forum seeks Roy ouster

The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations staged a protest on Monday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill while demanding immediate recall of governor Tathagata Roy.The members of the co...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

UK tourists told to avoid gatherings

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom has advised its nationals visiting the Northeast, especially Assam, to take precautionary measures to avoid trouble in view of the non-stop ag...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

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North East  /  Published 07.12.19

Dibrugarh University students hit the streets

College students came out of their campuses and hit the town’s streets in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill on Saturday while Union minister of state for food processing industries Ra...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 29.11.19

Scrap citizen bill, MPs urge Modi

A group of MPs from the Northeast have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a plea to exempt the entire region from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.Twelve MPs, representing both the Lok...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 20.11.19

NRC to happen across India: Shah

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) process will be carried out across India, Union home minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday while making it clear that there would be no discrimina...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 29.03.19

AASU mulls party rider on ex-members

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) is proposing that its leaders and members be barred from joining political parties till at least six months after quitting the organisation.The move follows AASU...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.03.19

Mizoram House pledge on citizen bill

The Mizoram Assembly on Wednesday adopted an official resolution opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and urged the Centre not to re-introduce the bill in future.Home minister Lalchamliana...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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