Citizenship Amendment Bill
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 in

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

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Congress jibe on Modi's CAB tweet

The Congress on Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his assurance to the people of Assam on Twitter after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Parliament, saying ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.19

IUML moves SC against citizenship bill

The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) on Thursday moved the Supreme Court, challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, a day after it was passed in the Rajya Sabha. The bill seeks to grant Indi...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Persecution ‘hole’ in bill fuels theories

The draft of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that was circulated among MPs shows a “discrepancy” that had not been conclusively addressed even after the piece of legislation was passed in the Raj...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

IPS officer quits over bill

An IPS officer said on Wednesday that he had decided to resign from the service as protest against the “blatantly communal and unconstitutional” Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.Abdur Rahman, posted a...
By PTI in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

17 long-distance trains cancelled

Train services in the Northeast, particularly Assam, have been badly disrupted during the last couple of days because of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests and bandhs. As a fallout of the ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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