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Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019
North East  /  Published 18.01.19

AGP hits out at BJP, takes out rallies

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) hit back at BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Friday, asking him and his party to reconsider their decision to go ahead with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, as t...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.01.19

Anti-bill protests on Assam Artists Day

Xilpi Diwas, observed in Assam on the death anniversary of cultural icon Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, was marked by protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Thursday.Artistes, freedom fig...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

MZP lauds RS member for bill stand

Mizoram’s apex student body, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), on Friday accorded a befitting welcome to Rajya Sabha member Ronald Sapa Tlau for strongly opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Parli...
By Henry L Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 18.04.19

Women vote with zero hope

Sushila Basumatary, in her 40s, has been voting for the several decades but nothing has changed in her life. Sushila, a tea garden worker in Koupati under Udalguri district near Orang National Park, w...
By Abdul Gani in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 16.04.19

AGP leader, 100 join Congress

The ranks of the Assam Congress swelled on Tuesday with former AGP minister Bubul Das and around 100 others from various youth and students organisations joining the party.Das, who was president of AG...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

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North East  /  Published 11.04.19

BJP, not Congress, supporting influx: Bora

Assam PCC president Ripun Bora on Thursday said the BJP, and not the Congress, was encouraging infiltration in the state.Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a meeting at Kendukana...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.04.19

Citizen bill set to be major factor this poll

 “I am not a factor but the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, is.”This is how retired bureaucrat M.G.V.K Bhanu, the Congress nominee for the Tezpur Lok Sabha seat, took a dig at BJP candida...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Shah shifts focus from NRC, assures all but one

BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday sought to address rising panic in Bengal over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) by asserting that the Centre would first get a bill passed to protect “refugees...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.09.19

Tarun Gogoi lauds 3 NE chief ministers for stand on bill

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday lauded the chief ministers of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram for categorically expressing their concern about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in fr...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.19

The sanitized citizenry of New India

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By Biswanath Saha and Gorky Chakraborty in


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