India  /  Published 13.02.20

‘Detention Centre’, built by protesters

From behind the iron grille the women chanted: “Hum kya chahte? Azadi.”The cry for freedom — or freedom from fear of detention — rang out on Thursday at Deoband’s Idgah ground where women ga...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Shah shifts focus from NRC, assures all but one

BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday sought to address rising panic in Bengal over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) by asserting that the Centre would first get a bill passed to protect “refugees...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Flawed Indian information helped Choksi: Antigua PM

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said that “flawed” information sent by Indian officials describing Mehul Choksi as a “person in good standing” had helped the fugitive diam...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 04.11.18

Martyrs’ kin to hit the streets against bill

Family members of martyrs of the Assam Movement, who had sent five petitions to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal for a discussion on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, have decided to hit ...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

World  /  Published 31.10.18

Statute ‘doesn’t assure citizenship’ : Trump

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the US Constitution does not guarantee the right to citizenship to everyone born in the country and he would continue his push to end the practice, bringing hi...
By Reuters in Washington


North East  /  Published 10.09.19

Tarun Gogoi lauds 3 NE chief ministers for stand on bill

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday lauded the chief ministers of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram for categorically expressing their concern about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in fr...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.10.18

Assam Bengali bodies drop Nov 17 meet

Twenty-six Bengali organisations, which had called a meeting at Khanapara here in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on November 17, have cancelled it after a discussion with Asam Sahi...
By A Staff reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.10.18

Students slam govt inaction over Ulfa leader

The All Cachar Karimganj Hailakandi Students’ Association on Friday said Bengalis will not get afraid by the “inflammatory” statements of pro-talks Ulfa leader Mrinal Hazarika over the Citizensh...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

World  /  Published 02.05.20

US govt grants 60-day grace period for H-1B visa holders

The US government has granted a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and green card applicants who have been served notices for submission of various documents in a major relief for profession...
By PTI in Washington

North East  /  Published 16.11.19

Assam stir shadow on citizen bill

The Asom Songrami Mancha on Saturday said the ruling BJP would face a movement bigger than the Assam Movement if it pushed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.The Mancha’s warning comes before the star...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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