Citizenship Amendment Bill
India  /  Published 12.12.19

Kerala CM refuses to implement CAB

The Kerala government has decided not to implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill enacted by the Centre, calling it unconstitutional.Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan told reporters in Thiruvan...
By KM Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 07.01.19

AGP withdraws support to BJP over Citizenship Bill

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday withdrew its support to the ruling BJP in Assam over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, AGP president and minister Atul Bora said.The bill seeks to provide Indian c...
By PTI in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.01.19

JPC final report today amid ‘dissent’

The final report of the joint parliamentary committee on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which will be submitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday, lacks approval from at least four Opposition partie...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Brake on visits from Bangladesh

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill appears to have alienated Bangladesh — India’s most steadfast friend in South Asia in recent years — and also cast a shadow on the optics-laden meeting Prime Min...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Modi targets Congress over bill backlash

The BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday accused the Congress of fomenting trouble in the Northeast over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, even as ruling party managers tried to asses...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.19

Trinamul ups ante on citizen bill

The Trinamul Congress has launched its campaign against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in north Bengal by organising a meeting in Malda and taking out processions across the region. Around 3,000 Tri...
By Soumya De Sarkar & Avijit Sinha in Malda

North East  /  Published 06.01.19

Gogoi dubs Sonowal ‘spineless’ over bill

Former chief minister and Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Sunday again hit out at Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, describing him as “spineless” a...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.19

Tryst with a new, chilling destiny

New India has made a tryst with a new — but chilling — destiny. The passage of the citizenship (amendment) bill, which was passed by both Houses of Parliament, is a testimony to the growing distan...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 12.12.19

Curfew in hills, mobile Internet shut

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.Following unrest in the N...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.12.19

Swing between hope & despai

Subhash Barman, 43, was not sure how to react. Having lived his entire life as a refugee, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill kindled hope of a permanent refuge but fear looms large as protests against t...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati


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