This is significant, given that NRC has been top of BJP’s poll agenda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has promised to implement it before the 2024 general polls.
The Himanta Biswa Sarma cabinet decided that no new cases will be registered against the Gorkha community at the Foreigners’ Tribunals.
Ministry says granting citizenship to the refugees will open floodgates to illegal migrants
Narwal and Kalita were arrested in May 2020 for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy behind the communal violence that broke out in northeast Delhi in February that year.
Centre's latest citizenship move back door entry of CAA, exposes Modi government's fascist nature: Left
CPI general secretary D Raja said there were huge protests against the CAA 2019 before the agitators relented because of the coronavirus pandemic, while some protests earlier were "ruthlessly crushed"
Gogoi, who contested as Independent, became the first Assamese to win an election from behind the bars without any physical campaigning.
'CAA, religious overtone of COVID big concern': US report flags discrimination, violence against minorities in India
The report is an annual document submitted to the US Congress that documents major instances of the violation of religious freedom across the world.
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.
Victims of ‘cut money’ culture, north Bengal’s minority community still tilted towards Trinamool out of fear for CAA as BJP plays Hindu card.
MHA made the submission while defending the decision of the Indian Embassy in Brussels, Belgium asking a Belgian woman to surrender her OCI card.
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.
Prominent Congress leader tells H Khogen Singh there is anger against the CAA in Assam
Bonda Colony, a town of a few hundred households just outside Guwahati, is inhabited mainly by Bengali Hindus, who are mainly settlers from Bangladesh.
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.
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.