Citizenship Amendment Bill

Existential crisis for Assam’s only regional party

Existential crisis for Assam’s only regional party

People in Assam are confused by the AGP’s (Asom Gana Parishad) sudden decision to back the BJP coalition and fight national elections tog...Read More

Won’t allow Citizenship Amendment bill in Northeast if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

Won’t allow Citizenship Amendment bill in Northeast if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

Imphal (Manipur): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stated that Congress will not allow the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the No...Read More

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Assam govt on plea challenging Citizenship Bill

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Assam govt on plea challenging Citizenship Bill

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and Assam governments on a petition challenging the Citizenship (Ame...Read More

Citizenship Bill, Triple Talaq bill to set lapse on June 3 as Rajya Sabha adjourns sine die

Citizenship Bill, Triple Talaq bill to set lapse on June 3 as Rajya Sabha adjourns sine die

New Delhi: The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the one on banning triple talaq are set to lapse on June 3 when the term of t...Read More

Put the Bill on backburner

Put the Bill on backburner

Whatever the fate of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, the Government should not implement it until after talks with v...Read More

Protests against Citizenship Bill in Mizoram, Tripura

Protests against Citizenship Bill in Mizoram, Tripura

Aizawl/Agartala: Massive demonstrations and protest rallies were held in Mizoram and Tripura on Tuesday to protest against the contentiou...Read More

Citizenship Amendment Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, section 144 imposed in Imphal

Citizenship Amendment Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, section 144 imposed in Imphal

Imphal (Manipur): Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC have been imposed in East and West Imphal districts ahead of the tabling o...Read More

Citizenship Bill undermines ‘documented position’ of Bhupen Hazarika, says son Tez amid Bharat Ratna row

Citizenship Bill undermines ‘documented position’ of Bhupen Hazarika, says son Tez amid Bharat Ratna row

Guwahati: Taking a swipe at the BJP, legendary Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika’s son Tez Hazarika said on Monday his father’s na...Read More

Citizenship Bill wrong in all aspects: Yashwant Sinha

Citizenship Bill wrong in all aspects: Yashwant Sinha

Guwahati: Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is “wrong” in all aspects and clai...Read More

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM urges TMC to support Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM urges TMC to support Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

Thakurnagar (West Bengal): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress to support the Citizens...Read More

Citizenship Bill will secure citizenship to victims of persecution: President Ram Nath Kovind

Citizenship Bill will secure citizenship to victims of persecution: President Ram Nath Kovind

New Delhi: Amid opposition from several allies of BJP to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said it wi...Read More

11 northeastern political parties oppose Citizenship Bill, seek scraping of the legislation

11 northeastern political parties oppose Citizenship Bill, seek scraping of the legislation

Guwahati: Eleven northeastern political parties came together on Tuesday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and decided to ap...Read More

Citizenship Bill is our commitment and we will have it passed: BJP

Citizenship Bill is our commitment and we will have it passed: BJP

New Delhi: The government will push the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the budget session of Parliament beginning on Thursday that was stu...Read More

Human history has been a saga of migrations

Human history has been a saga of migrations

The burning issue of the so-called illegal migrants in Assam and some other States in the North East has assumed disturbing proportions, ...Read More

Citizenship: Government may not push the Bill

Citizenship: Government may not push the Bill

New Delhi: The government may not push for passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the coming budget session. The Bill proposes to...Read More

Citizenship bill not be applicable as Nagaland protected under Article 371(A): CM Neiphiu Rio tells Rajnath Singh

Citizenship bill not be applicable as Nagaland protected under Article 371(A): CM Neiphiu Rio tells Rajnath Singh

Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying the citizenship bill is not applicable to ...Read More

Citizenship Bill not applicable to Nagaland: CM Neiphiu Rio

Citizenship Bill not applicable to Nagaland: CM Neiphiu Rio

KOHIMA: Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Sunday said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 is not applicable to Nagaland as the state s...Read More

Invoking the law on sedition lightly

Invoking the law on sedition lightly

Sedition law should be rarely, if ever, invoked in a democratic country. Though there are those who question its very presence in the Ind...Read More

Enduring ethnic problem of Assam can have solutions

Enduring ethnic problem of Assam can have solutions

Even as Assam and parts of the Northeast remain embroiled in vigorous protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016, one hopeful s...Read More

East Bengal Hindus are a victim of history

East Bengal Hindus are a victim of history

Narendra Modi’s Citizenship Amendment Bill implicitly proclaims India’s responsibility for the future of Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains,...Read More

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