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Citizenship Amendment Bill
North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Case against Sarma over citizen comment

The Laluk unit of the Chatra Mukti Sangram Samiti, the student wing of the KMSS, has lodged a complaint with Lakhimpur police against Assam cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged provoca...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Groups for muted Bihu to protest citizen bill

Several groups and organisations in Assam have appealed to the people to celebrate Bhogali Bihu in a subdued manner to protest the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha.A...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.12.19

Girl’s raised finger turns emblem of protest

The image of a woman in a maroon hijab, right index finger raised to warn a policeman not to hit a man crouching behind her, has taken social media by storm.Posters printed in solidarity with Jamia Mi...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 11.01.19

Black flags in Shillong against citizen bill

Protests were staged in the Meghalaya capital and Tura on Friday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.In Shillong, members of Federation of Khasi, Jaintia and Garo People, Hynñiewtrep Natio...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 16.12.19

Party instructed MP to vote for CAB: CM

Mizoram chief minister and Mizo National Front (MNF) president Zoramthanga on Monday said his party had instructed Mizoram’s lone Lok Sabha member C. Lalrosanga to vote in favour of the Citizenship ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

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India  /  Published 13.12.19

Fight is for India

The first Friday since the Citizenship Amendment Bill was signed into law brought thousands of Muslims out on the streets in several parts of the country.Events that unfolded during the day and the sy...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.19

Honour of nation in dust, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee said on Friday the nation’s honour had been “thrown to the dust”, alluding to reports of Japan’s Prime Minister and two Bangladesh ministers cancelling India visits in the wake...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 12.12.19

Meghalaya erupts as Conrad faces protests

Trouble erupted in Shillong, compelling the district administration of East Khasi Hills to impose curfew in a few areas of the city from 10pm on Thursday until further orders.The areas that came under...
By TT Bureau in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.12.19

Tripura tense but peaceful

Over 90 families living in and around Kanchanpur sub-division of North Tripura district took shelter at Anandabazar police station and in different schools following a clash between two communities a ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 07.01.19

Mizoram CM backs protests, bandh against Citizens Bill

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga on Monday said the state government is strongly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and extended support to Tuesday’s bandh in the Northeast called by ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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