citizenship bill

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

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill wrong in all aspects: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha appealed the people not to give a single seat to the party during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 11th February 2019

Manipur: Women protesting against Citizenship Bill refuse to return home

The activists said that the government should give a written assurance to the effect that the Bill shall not affect the northeastern region in general and Manipur in particular.

published on : 10th February 2019

Mass prayer in Mizoram churches to oppose Citizenship Bill

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public meeting at Changsari in Assam Saturday assured the people of the region that the bill will in no way cause harm to their interests.

published on : 10th February 2019
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