Assam Curfew

Citizenship Act stir: Curfew lifted in Shillong, streets decked out in Christmas lights

People were seen flocking to local shops to buy essential items and Christmas goodies and gifts.

published on : 22nd December 2019

During internet ban in Assam, students missed application deadlines, bonded with friends

Many people faced difficulties in transferring money electronically due to the ban.

published on : 21st December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: Internet services restored in Assam after ten days

The internet services were suspended on December 11 after major protests had erupted across the state over the amended citizenship bill.

published on : 20th December 2019

Association for hearing, speech-impaired in Assam files complaint with rights panel over internet shutdown

In its complaint to AHRC, the Assam Association of the Deaf alleged that the suspension of internet services 'violates rights of people' from the deaf community and others.

published on : 20th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: Curfew relaxed in Shillong, ban on mobile internet stays in force

The curfew was relaxed from 6 am in areas under Lumdiengjri police station and Sadar police station limits, an order issued by East Khasi Hills District Magistrate M W Nongbri said.

published on : 18th December 2019

Anti-CAA protests: Over 3,000 detained, 136 cases registered, says Assam DGP

The top cop of Assam Police said that the situation is normal and no violence was seen in the last few days.

published on : 17th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: Curfew lifted in Guwahati, HC to hear plea on restoration of mobile internet

The decision to lift the curfew in Guwahati was taken at a law and order review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday.

published on : 17th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: Curfew eased off in Guwahati, Dibrugarh, helpline numbers launched

Night curfew in Guwahati, however, will continue to be in force, Assam Police Chief Public Relations Officer Rajiv Saikia informed the media.

published on : 16th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: ATMs begin to run dry; people stock up essentials in Guwahati

In some relief to residents, markets at many places were open till 6.00 pm and prices of vegetables and fruits came down a bit compared to the rates a day before.

published on : 16th December 2019

Call upon all sections of society to thwart elements misleading people in Assam: Sonowal

The Chief Minister had on Saturday also appealed to the people of the state to maintain peace and harmony with regard to protest against the Act.

published on : 15th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: Assam violence toll rises to five, curfew relaxed in parts of state

Ishwar Nayak, who sustained bullet injuries during the violence in Guwahati, succumbed to his wounds at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.

published on : 15th December 2019

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew relaxed in Guwahati, parts of Dibrugarh district

Long queues were seen outside shops at several places, including Dispur, Uzan Bazar, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Zoo Road in Guwahati town.

published on : 15th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: People light candles for Sam Stafford in Guwahati; AASU leader meets family

Sam was injured in the incident which took place at Namghar street intersection on Thursday.

published on : 15th December 2019

Citizenship Act: People trying to store essentials in Assam; potato sold at Rs 80 a kg

People also queued before ATMs across the city to withdraw cash, but most of the machines have dried up.

published on : 13th December 2019

Will move SC against Citizenship Act, say Assam bodies as state remains tense

No clashes between security personnel and protesters were reported in the city. However, sporadic incidents of road blockades in the city were reported in the morning. 

published on : 13th December 2019
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