India  /  Published 04.03.20

Explain speech: SC to Mander

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought an explanation from Harsh Mander, bureaucrat-turned-activist, who has emerged as one of the most trenchant critics of the citizenship regime, for a comment attrib...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Twin planks in BJP fight

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday yet again took on the Centre over the Delhi “genocide” and the new citizenship matrix, prompting suggestions that the Trinamul Congress had finalised the narrative to ...
By Kousik Sen and Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.20

Cracks grow over support to NRC

The proposed National Register of Citizens, which lies cloaked by the conflicting signals emanating from the leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party, can, quite correctly, be viewed as a matter of co...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Supreme Court dismisses petition on Rahul citizenship

The Supreme Court has enquired about the antecedents of two “public-spirited” persons and dismissed their petition that sought to get Rahul Gandhi debarred from contesting elections or holding any...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.04.20

Lockdown misuse alleged

Senior advocate Upamanyu Hazarika on Thursday accused Dispur of “misusing” the lockdown to 'illegally' crack down on its detractors by lodging “false cases” or by “abducting” them.Hazarika...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Congress CAA agitation soon

Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, on Thursday said once the Covid-19 pandemic is over, the Congress in Assam will hit the roads to protest against the “unconstitution...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Protest mining decision: Akhil

KMSS leader and anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi, while being produced at the forensic laboratory in Kahilipara here for voice sampling, asked the people of Assam to unite and protest against the governm...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.11.18

Protest over cut-off date for NRC papers

The Association for Protection of Indian Citizenship Rights (APICR), an Assam-based rights organisation, has said that scores of people in the state’s rural pockets have not been able to file their ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.11.18

Dispur killing peace: KMSS

The 70 organisations, which have launched a joint movement to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, on Wednesday accused the Assam government of forcing youths to take to armed struggle by su...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Eminent citizens flay arrest

Altogether 29 leading citizens from across the country said in a statement released on Wednesday that they were “deeply worried” about the “consequences for Indian democracy” given the Assam g...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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