Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019
North East  /  Published 07.02.19

No let-up in anti-citizen bill agitation

The Dibrugarh unit of the All Assam Students’ Union, along with 30 other organisations, staged the Khilonjiar Xokioni (warning by the indigenous people) to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment...
By Pradip Kumar Neog And Abdul Gani in Duliajan

North East  /  Published 05.02.19

Groups keep up pressure against citizen bill

The Forum Against Citizenship Act Amendment Bill and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti on Tuesday urged the people of the Northeast to continue protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Th...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 05.02.19

Angoorlata faces semi-nude agitation

Batadrava BJP legislator Angoorlata Deka, a staunch supporter of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Tuesday faced black flag protests by All Assam Students Union (AASU) activists at Dhing in h...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon

North East  /  Published 04.02.19

10hr AASU fast fire rages across Assam

The district units of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and 30 other organisations staged a 10-hour hunger strike from 6am across the state on Monday in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bi...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.02.19

Interim report derides bill

Leading intellectuals, educationists, senior journalists, human rights activists of the country and a retired Supreme Court judge have derided the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in an interim repo...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati


India  /  Published 02.02.19

Modi muted on citizen bill in Bengal address

The stage was set, the audience was ready but the Prime Minister appeared not so keen.Narendra Modi on Saturday adopted a toned-down approach on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, broaching it briefly ...
By Devadeep Purohit

North East  /  Published 02.02.19

Cong focus on Tamil refugees

The plight of Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka living in India since 1983 is set to become a part of the Congress’s narrative on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, after Assam CLP leader Debabrata...
By Our Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.01.19

AASU blocks roads across Assam

The All Assam Students’ Union blocked national highways in the state on Tuesday against police atrocities and alleged attacks by BJP workers on AASU members in Nalbari on Sunday.On Sunday, AASU acti...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.01.19

Opposition sharpens knives on bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will rock the first day of the budget session of the Assam Assembly on Monday.As the state is simmering ever since the bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8, t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.01.19

SC seeks reply to citizenship bill challenge

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre and Tripura government on a PIL challenging the Centre’s move to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.The bill seeks to accord ci...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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