Assam Accord

Will first decide constitutionality of section 6A of Citizenship Act: SC

This section granted rights and obligations of Indian citizens to foreigners who entered Assam before January 1, 1966, and were “ordinarily resident” in the State.

published on : 10th January 2023

NRC couldn’t but delimitation can safeguard Assam’s future: Himanta

The Assam CM further said the delimitation process will be a "data-based" and "non-political" exercise.

published on : 1st January 2023

Festering wounds of CAA protests keep citizenship issue alive in Assam

The Opposition protested the Act as being based on religious criteria, while the RSS and BJP claim communal narrative has been created "by some" for political mileage.

published on : 11th December 2022

'Won't accept foreigners': Voices against CAA get louder as Amit Shah visits Assam

Ahead of Shah’s two-day visit to Assam beginning on Monday, these organisations have threatened to re-launch the anti-CAA agitations in the diverse region.

published on : 9th May 2022

Government to find legal definition of 'Assamese', Himanta tells Assembly

Sarma said that the bone of contention had been Clause-6 of the historic pact as it spoke about protection of Assamese people, but never defined legally who they were.

published on : 30th March 2022

Congress shifts stand, asserts NRC has origin in 1985 Assam accord

In a clear shift of stand over the National Register of Citizenship issue, the Congress on Saturday said it “supports the NRC process” as it flowed from the 1985 Assam accord signed by Rajiv Gandhi.

published on : 5th August 2018

NRC draft published in accordance with provisions of Assam Accord: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said that the draft NRC has been prepared in accordance with the law and under the supervision of the Supreme Court.

published on : 31st July 2018