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CoA election nod for Assam, Vidarbha irks other units

The list of grievances against Committee of Administrators ke­eps growing.

published on : 22nd January 2019

21 Bangladeshis, including a Hindu, deported from Assam

The 21 Bangladeshi citizens, who had entered India through Tripura two years ago, were handed over to the Bangladeshi authorities after it accepted their nationality.

published on : 21st January 2019

Protests against Citizenship Bill continue in Assam; CM Sarbananda Sonowal shown black flags

Students Federation of India activists waved black flags at Sonowal's convoy when he was on way from the helipad to a school he was to inaugurate in Bijni town. 

published on : 21st January 2019

Misinformation being spread about Citizenship Bill: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Sadou Asam Karmachari Parishad, the recognised body representing government employees, extended its full support to the ongoing agitation led by the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) against the bill.

published on : 20th January 2019

BJP leader suspended for 'anti-Assamese' remarks

'Anti-party activities' and 'breaking party discipline' were cited as the reasons for suspending Pradip Dutta Roy from primary membership of the party.

published on : 14th January 2019

Scheduled Tribes bill ruffles Assam tribals’ feathers

Currently, 14 tribal communities of Assam, which have a combined population of 38 lakh, are enjoying ST status. They fear the same privilege to the six communities will eat into their rights.

published on : 12th January 2019

Citizenship bill: Chairman, five members opt out of Centre's Assam Accord Clause 6 panel

The accord was signed at the end of six-year-long bloody anti-immigrants' agitation spearheaded by All Assam Students' Union to protect, preserve and promote identity and heritage of the Assamese.

published on : 12th January 2019

Bezbaruah refuses to be part of MHA-constituted panel on Assam Accord

This decision of Bezbaruah, who was meant to head the Committee, came after four of the nine members quit the central government-nominated committee.

published on : 12th January 2019

Sporadic violence in Assam bandh hits normal life

The protestors burnt tyres and placed tree trunks on roads including national highways in Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) to prevent vehicular movement.

published on : 11th January 2019

Assam tribals protest Modi government’s bid to grant 'scheduled tribe' status to six communities

The bandh has been called by the Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam to protest a bill that seeks to grant Scheduled Tribe status to six ethnic communities in the state.

published on : 11th January 2019

Citizenship Bill protest: BJP office vandalised in Assam

The agitators belonging to Oikya Sena Asom on Thursday night vandalised the office in Palashbari area.

published on : 11th January 2019

Assam scholar, who spoke against Citizenship Bill, faces sedition charge

Hiren Gohain had allegedly said that the demand for Assam’s sovereignty might arise if the Modi government goes ahead with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 by ignoring the voices of people.

published on : 10th January 2019

Tribals call Assam bandh on Friday against Centre's move to grant ST status to six communities

The bandh comes amidst statewide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which the Centre wants to pass to grant citizenship to the non-Muslim immigrants from neighbouring countries.

published on : 10th January 2019

Citizenship Bill: Sedition charges against Sahitya Akademi awardee Hiren Gohain, scribe Manjit Mahanta

Police suo motu registered a case at the Latasil police station here under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code -- including 124(A) that deals with charges of sedition.

published on : 10th January 2019

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Resign and face fresh election, AGP tells Sonowal

Withdrawal of the AGP, which has 14 MLAs in the 126-member assembly, would not have any immediate effect on the future of the Sarbananda Sonowal-led government that still has the backing of 74 MLAs.

published on : 8th January 2019
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