Citizenship Amendment Bill
North East  /  Published 26.10.19

Dulal Chandra Paul's kin firm on shunning ‘foreigner’ body

The Opposition Congress in Assam on Saturday waded into the controversy surrounding the death of two “declared foreigners” at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) this month.Senior Cong...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.03.19

AASU mulls party rider on ex-members

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) is proposing that its leaders and members be barred from joining political parties till at least six months after quitting the organisation.The move follows AASU...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.03.19

Mizoram House pledge on citizen bill

The Mizoram Assembly on Wednesday adopted an official resolution opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and urged the Centre not to re-introduce the bill in future.Home minister Lalchamliana...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 19.03.19

Rahul flags citizen bill

AICC president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said introduction of the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019, by the BJP was the biggest attack launched by the ruling party on the people of the Northeast and the Co...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 06.03.19

Politicising slur on BJP

Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday accused the ruling BJP of “profiting” from the sacrifices of the CRPF jawans who were killed in the Pulwama attack on February 14.“We are all deepl...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 19.02.19

AGP leader slams Amit Shah on Citizenship Bill claim

Former Assam chief minister and AGP founder president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Tuesday slammed BJP national president Amit Shah for his comments on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.“We are op...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.02.19

Join politics, Chaliha asks AASU leader

Senior Congress leader Kirip Chaliha urged the All Assam Students’ Union’s chief adviser Samujjal Bhattacharjya to take the political plunge as “agitation without political muscle will not save ...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.02.19

Party dubs remark ‘political gimmick’

The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Monday described BJP president Amit Shah’s remarks on the citizenship bill as “a political gimmick to woo voters” ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and urged...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.06.19

NPP looks to further reach

The National People’s Party (NPP), which was recognised as a national political party by the Election Commission on Friday, will now propagate its vision and ideology by keeping both regional aspira...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.05.19

Modi effigy burnt in Garo hills over Citizenship bill

A pressure group in Meghalaya’s Garo hills burnt the effigies of top BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Rajnath Singh, in protest against the inclusion of the Citi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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