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Citizenship Amendment Bill
North East  /  Published 10.12.19

AAPSU clears stand on refugees

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) on Tuesday said Chakma and Hajong refugees would get citizenship if the Citizenship Amendment Bill is implemented but they would still require an in...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Sanctions call in US over Citizen Bill

America’s religious-freedom monitor has recommended sanctions on Amit Shah over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which it described as “a dangerous turn in the wrong direction” that was against...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Meghalaya seeks stronger measures

The Meghalaya cabinet on Tuesday decided to approach the Centre to impress upon the need to have more strong measures to protect the state in the wake of the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill ...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

‘Joi Aai Axom’ unites anti-CAB protesters

Joi Aai Axom, a popular slogan from the Assam Movement days, reverberated across the state on Tuesday as protests against the “divisive” Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified during the bandh c...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Outrage over Agatha support to bill

Hundreds of people turned up at Motphran here on Tuesday evening where an effigy of Tura MP Agatha K. Sangma was burnt while slogans were raised against the National People’s Party (NPP).Agatha and ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

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North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Warning against harassment

The founder-president of the All Cachar Karimganj Hailakandi Students’ Association, Pradip Dutta Roy, said on Tuesday that harassment of Bengalis in the Brahmaputra Valley in connection with the pro...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Opinion  /  Published 10.12.19

Groping in the dark

Mukul Kesavan (The Telegraph, November 24) offers clear and timely warning on the iniquities of the proposed National Register of Citizens in conjunction with the citizenship (amendment) bill. I feel,...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Over 1,000 scholars oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Academicians Pratap Bhanu Mehta has said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will transform India into an 'unconstitutional ethnocracy' even as more than 1,000 scholars and scientists sign...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Thackeray demands clarity on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Shiv Sena won't back the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha till the questions raised by the party on the bill are clarified, said Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday.T...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Oppose bill, JD(U) leaders tell Nitish

After the party’s national vice-president Prashant Kishor expressed disappointment over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, JD(U) national spokesperson Pavan K. Varma has urged Bihar chief minister an...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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