Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019
North East  /  Published 02.02.19

BJP using NRC, citizen bill to push Hindutva: Gohain

Eminent intellectual and Sahitya Akademi awardee Hiren Gohain, against whom a sedition case was filed recently, said at an public hearing on National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship (Amendm...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.01.19

Assam CM vows to protect indigenous people

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the indigenous people of Assam should not doubt his sincerity in working for jati, mati, bheti (community, land, hearth) and stressed that the ...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

North East  /  Published 30.01.19

Uproar in Assam House on black-flag ban

The Assam Assembly on Wednesday witnessed acrimonious scenes and a walkout by the Congress MLAs over the ban on black flags at public events attended by Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to prev...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.01.19

Kin of Assam stir martyrs return govt awards

By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.19

Bengal refugee colonies get freehold rights

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday gave freehold land rights to residents of 94 refugee colonies set up on state government plots and promised a similar initiative for another 237 colonies that ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 26.01.19

Citizen bill shadow on Republic Day in Mizoram

Mizoram witnessed low-key Republic Day celebrations on near-empty grounds amid a boycott call from civil society groups opposed to the citizenship bill.Under an agreement between the government and th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 25.01.19

Mahanta calls for joint efforts

The Assam Andolan Sangrami Mancha, a platform of Assam Agitation leaders, led by Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, on Friday threatened to take legal recourse if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, is passe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.12.19

No, Mr Shah, several MPs did tell the House

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday chose to be miserly with the truth again, stating that members of Parliament did not say anything on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the House.The c...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.01.19

Modi, Rajnath effigies burnt in Aizawl

Protesters burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Rajnath Singh during an agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, here on Thursday.Responding to a call ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 20.01.19

AJYCP to wage ‘war’ on bill

The Asom Jatityatabdi Yuva Chhatra Parishad (AJYCP) took an oath to wage mahasangram (great war) against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, to safeguard the interests of the indigenous population o...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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