Citizenship act

Bengal elections: Poll verdict in Matua bastions crucial for BJP before CAA implementation

Assembly seats in the Matua strongholds of Bongaon and Krishnanagar, close to the India-Bangladesh border, are set to go to polls in the sixth phase of elections, on April 22.

published on : 21st April 2021

Haunted by Trinamool's cut money culture, Bengal minorities forced to choose a lesser evil 

Victims of ‘cut money’ culture, north Bengal’s minority community still tilted towards Trinamool out of fear for CAA as BJP plays Hindu card.

published on : 12th April 2021

Foreigners married to Indians cannot enjoy OCI status after divorce, Centre tells HC

MHA made the submission  while defending the decision of the Indian Embassy in Brussels, Belgium asking a Belgian woman to surrender her OCI card.

published on : 9th April 2021

No plans to conduct NRC exercise in Bengal, CAA to be implemented: Vijayvargiya

According to state BJP sources, the new citizenship law will benefit more than 1.5 crore people in India, including over 72 lakh in West Bengal.

published on : 4th April 2021

INTERVIEW | BJP is suppressing our diversity, making us vassals of Nagpur: Gogoi  

Prominent Congress leader tells H Khogen Singh there is anger against the CAA in Assam 

published on : 30th March 2021

Assam polls and migrants: Managing competing identities in government documents

Bonda Colony, a town of a few hundred households just outside Guwahati, is inhabited mainly by Bengali Hindus, who are mainly settlers from Bangladesh.

published on : 29th March 2021

Gadkari takes on Congress for its guarantee to nullify CAA in Assam if voted to power

The union road transport minister said Congress is engaged in opportunistic vote bank politics and has compromised the country's security by its minority appeasement.

published on : 27th March 2021

BJP's double standard on CAA exposed, party scared to raise issue in Assam: Baghel

He said the BJP had been avoiding answers on unemployment, inflation, devastating floods, the plight of tea plantation workers and the thriving syndicate of smugglers.

published on : 25th March 2021

Assam polls: AASU holds 11-hour dharna against Nadda's announcement on CAA

AASU held demonstrations in dozens of towns apart from capital Guwahati and in various sub-divisions of the state.

published on : 24th March 2021

BJP's stand on CAA varies from state to state, claims Assam Congress

The party in a statement also alleged that Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah sought to deny the existence of those people who lost their lives during the anti-CAA agitation.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Don't states have right to express opinion, SC asks NGO on plea to quash CAA, agri laws resolutions

The NGO has made the Centre and the Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies of Punjab, Rajasthan, Kerala and West Bengal party in the petition.

published on : 20th March 2021

CAA not election issue in Assam; people will vote logically, not emotionally: BJP

Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass said that people are convinced that not a single foreigner can illegally settle in Assam as long as the BJP is in power in the state.

published on : 15th March 2021

Assam polls: Congress unleashes 12-point attack on ruling BJP

The party said that before coming to power, BJP had promised to protect ‘jati’ (community), ‘mati’ (land) ‘bheti’ (foundation), but instead imposed the CAA on people.

published on : 15th March 2021

Congress' anti-CAA 'gamochas' campaign picks up in poll-bound Assam

Congres workers have collected the 'Gamochas' (traditional white and red woven cloth offered as an honour in Assam) as part of its door-to-door campaign.

published on : 24th February 2021

CAA not a major factor in Bengal polls anymore as Centre gets six more months to prepare rules

In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the Act was notified on in December 2019 and has come into effect from January 10 last year.

published on : 3rd February 2021
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