The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, has triggered protest across Assam, particularly in the Brahmaputra valley.
12 Jan 2019 6:40 AM
Dwijing Festival is an annual river festival celebrated in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.
11 Jan 2019 12:19 PM
Over past two days, agitators across North-East, including Assam, have blocked thoroughfares and rail tracks, seeking revocation of Bill.
10 Jan 2019 5:59 PM
The Assam people voted for the BJP-AGP alliance, not the BJP alone. They cannot claim to have formed the government on their own.
10 Jan 2019 2:23 AM
It is significant that present government had passed a Cabinet resolution opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
10 Jan 2019 1:07 AM
Several students' bodies of the region have decided to observe 'bandh' in support of the call given by North East Students' Organisation.
08 Jan 2019 1:44 PM
Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today; nude protests in Delhi, Assam.
08 Jan 2019 1:44 AM
The bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
07 Jan 2019 5:25 PM
Citizenship Bill: BJP says ‘intellectuals spreading rumours’.
07 Jan 2019 6:18 AM
The fine amount has to be deposited with the Central Pollution Control Board within two months.
06 Jan 2019 6:09 AM
Several indigenous organisations in the state have been opposing the Bill as they believe it would harm their cultural identity.
06 Jan 2019 5:56 AM
However, the bill has been widely hailed by people’s groups in the Barak Valley, where Bengali Hindus are the dominant group in the population.
05 Jan 2019 1:21 AM
Modi also spoke about his government’s decision to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord 'hanging' for 35 years.
04 Jan 2019 5:39 PM
The court also asked the Meghalaya government as to why it was not successful in rescuing these people.
04 Jan 2019 5:44 AM
The outfit in statement said that the shutdown would begin from 1 am on Friday and continue as long as the PM stays in Manipur.
04 Jan 2019 1:52 AM
Poverty and lack of jobs has forced thousands of migrants to risk their lives as 'rat-miners' in Meghalaya.
01 Jan 2019 4:32 PM
Navy officials said the search operations will be feasible when the water level comes down.
01 Jan 2019 1:56 AM
However, family members of those trapped are still hopeful that miners would be taking shelter in wind-chambers inside the tunnels.
30 Dec 2018 2:15 AM
The Indian Navy joined the operation to rescue 15 miners in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya.
29 Dec 2018 6:42 PM
Ajmal allegedly tried to hit journalist too, while his supporters forced scribe to tender apologies publicly.
27 Dec 2018 10:38 AM