Citizenship Amendment Bill
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 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


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