Citizenship Bill

CMs of all North Eastern states to protest if Citizenship Bill is brought again: Arunachal CM Pema Khandu

Khandu, who heads a BJP government, informed the assembly that earlier also he had urged the Centre to exempt the tribal-state from the purview of the Bill.

published on : 9th July 2019

WATCH | Why TMC MP Mahua Moitra's fiery Parliament address is being hailed as the speech of the year

From nationalism to lynchings, the TMC MP did a point-by-point critique of the ruling government using facts and poetry, all the while urging parliamentarians to uphold the Constitution.

published on : 26th June 2019

BJP says Citizenship Bill had a ‘positive effect’ on party in Assam

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma asserted that NDA would pursue CAB which was passed in Lok Sabha earlier this year.

published on : 24th May 2019

NRC in Assam: ‘Harassment’ by objectors leaves applicants fuming

A 52-year-old man was forced to go through the hardship as an individual had objected to the inclusion of his son's name in NRC.

published on : 13th May 2019

PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam amidst Citizenship Bill ire

The state BJP is enthused that the PM is coming to Assam to address the rallies close on the heels of the visit of BJP president Amit Shah, who had addressed two rallies on Thursday.

published on : 29th March 2019

Lok Sabha polls: Will BJP face ‘Citizenship Bill’ ire in Northeast?

The Centre had sought to get the Bill passed in Parliament to grant Indian citizenship to six persecuted non-Muslim communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who migrated.

published on : 10th March 2019

Citizenship Bill: Northeast gets a new hero in Conrad Sangma

As protests against the bill in the Northeast got intensified, Sangma had taken the lead in bringing the regional political parties together in opposing it.

published on : 14th February 2019

Don't impose any ordinance in place of Citizenship Amendment Bill: Ex-Assam CM Prafulla Kumar Mahanta tells Centre

The bill is set to lapse on June 3 when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends as it could not be passed in Rajya Sabha.

published on : 13th February 2019

Euphoria in Northeast as Centre fails to table Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

Congress stalwart and three-time former CM Tarun Gogoi alleged Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had wanted to destroy the state by endorsing the bill.

published on : 13th February 2019

Not passing Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha a defeat for Assam: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sarma, who is also the convenor of North East Democratic Alliance, said his party is committed to the Bill and it will fight the elections with this resolution.

published on : 13th February 2019

Curfew continues in Imphal amid stir over Citizenship Bill

Security barriers have been put up in all VIP areas of the state capital, with police frisking vehicles and pedestrians in the busy localities, officials said.

published on : 13th February 2019

Anti-Citizenship Bill protests: Mobile internet services suspended in Manipur capital

According to reports reaching here, security has been tightened at the residences of MLAs, Ministers and also Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

published on : 12th February 2019

Bhupen Hazarika's son tunes into unrest on Citizenship Bill, ties it to his Bharat Ratna

While the rest of his family welcomed the gesture, Hazarika’s US-based son Tez changed the tune, saying he would reject the Bharat Ratna.

published on : 12th February 2019

Bhupen Hazarika's son upset over Citizenship bill but doesn't decline Bharat Ratna

The US-based Hazarika's clarification came after some local media channels in Assam flashed the news that he had declined to accept the Bharat Ratna for his father.

published on : 12th February 2019

Citizenship Bill stir: Six women injured in clash with cops during road blockade in Imphal

The women, all vendors of Khwairamband market, had put up posters and banners and set up tents, blocking roads, to press for their demand, despite imposition of section 144 of CrPc in the area.

published on : 11th February 2019
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