Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019
North East  /  Published 19.03.19

Rahul flags citizen bill

AICC president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said introduction of the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019, by the BJP was the biggest attack launched by the ruling party on the people of the Northeast and the Co...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 06.03.19

Politicising slur on BJP

Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday accused the ruling BJP of “profiting” from the sacrifices of the CRPF jawans who were killed in the Pulwama attack on February 14.“We are all deepl...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.02.19

AGP leader slams Amit Shah on Citizenship Bill claim

Former Assam chief minister and AGP founder president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Tuesday slammed BJP national president Amit Shah for his comments on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.“We are op...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.02.19

Join politics, Chaliha asks AASU leader

Senior Congress leader Kirip Chaliha urged the All Assam Students’ Union’s chief adviser Samujjal Bhattacharjya to take the political plunge as “agitation without political muscle will not save ...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.02.19

Party dubs remark ‘political gimmick’

The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday described BJP president Amit Shah’s remarks on the citizenship bill as “a political gimmick to woo voters” ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and urged...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 08.06.19

NPP looks to further reach

The National People’s Party (NPP), which was recognised as a national political party by the Election Commission on Friday, will now propagate its vision and ideology by keeping both regional aspira...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.05.19

Modi effigy burnt in Garo hills over Citizenship bill

A pressure group in Meghalaya’s Garo hills burnt the effigies of top BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Rajnath Singh, in protest against the inclusion of the Citi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Assam varsity students post video for peace

Five students of Assam University, Silchar, have posted a video on Facebook, urging the people of the state to refrain from sharing hateful content online and instead exercise peace and restraint.The ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.19

Mamata dares Delhi to topple Bengal govt

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday dared the BJP-led Centre to topple her government and imprison her, reasserting that neither the amended citizenship law nor the National Register of Citizens ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.01.19

Lawyers threaten to move SC over bill

Lawyers across Assam staged sit-ins on Friday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and threatened to move the Supreme Court if it becomes a law.The lawyers, who protested under the banner o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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