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AASU warns of new Assam Andolan

The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) has also sent a memorandum to the home minister asking not to implement the CAB in Assam.

05 Dec 2019 7:02 AM

Controversial Citizenship Bill is cleared by Cabinet

There is a likelihood that the bill could be introduced in the Lok Sabha on either December 9 or 10.

05 Dec 2019 4:17 AM

Assam’s student bodies step up stir against CAB

The Aasu leadership, which has been invited for a talk with the ministry of home affairs, said that they are not going to budge from their stand.

03 Dec 2019 3:29 AM

Power to regulate citizenship can’t be exercised arbitrarily

Part II of the Indian Constitution and Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, lay down various provisions relating to citizenship.

01 Dec 2019 7:52 AM

Citizenship Bill will create more problems than it might solve

India is a country of continental size, with 1.37 billion people.

28 Nov 2019 5:55 AM


TMC joins JD-U in opposing Citizenship Bill in Parliament

The CAB was an election promise of the BJP during the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

28 Nov 2019 2:50 AM

Northeast students rush to Delhi to block CAB

AASU chief adviser Samujjal Bhattacharyya and its president Dipanka Kumar Nath are also part of the delegation.

25 Nov 2019 1:08 AM

Protests against Citizenship Bill bring Guwahati to a halt

KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi said that political rights of the indigenous people would be snatched as soon as they CAB is passed by Parliament.

23 Nov 2019 2:15 AM

'Countrywide NRC will only put people through hardship': Owaisi

The AIMIM chief asserted that the exercise will especially cause hardship to minorities.

21 Nov 2019 5:40 PM

MHA inserts section 14A -- prescribing compulsory registration of Indians in Citizenship Act

The Bill is aimed at granting Indian citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian refugees.

20 Nov 2019 6:59 PM


27 bills listed in session, 2 to replace ordinances

The Bill is being brought by BJP to neutralize the impact of National Register of Citizens exercise that saw several Hindus also being excluded.

18 Nov 2019 7:25 AM

'Take northeast into confidence on Citizenship Bill': Meghalaya CM to Shah

He requested the Centre to invite all stakeholders to discuss and arrive at a consensus over the issue.

09 Sep 2019 1:40 PM

Citizen Bill could be reality in July: Ram Madhav

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is also going to be published in the same month.

17 Apr 2019 1:32 AM

'Phir ek baar Modi Sarkar': PM says as country votes in first phase

The bill will be amended after proper consultation with all sections of the society, Modi said.

11 Apr 2019 6:38 PM

NPP threatens to leave NDA if Citizenship Bill is pushed

Students’ union warns of unrest, says govt should not introduce Bill in RS.

11 Feb 2019 4:21 AM


Citizenship Bill will be scrapped, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM says her party will oppose the bill tooth and nail.

03 Feb 2019 7:12 AM

Will oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Centre will have to withdraw it: Mamata

In his speech at event organised by Matua community, Modi praised Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and sought TMC’s support for it.

02 Feb 2019 5:53 PM

Assam continues to be in turmoil

NESO advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya called upon all the opposition political parties to oppose the bill in the parliamentary.

01 Feb 2019 1:00 AM

NDA parties in N-E oppose citizens’ bill

It is significant that the Northeast states account for 25 Lok Sabha seats and the BJP was hoping to grab 20 of them through the NEDA route.

30 Jan 2019 1:36 AM

Mizoram governor addresses empty ground

People boycott Republic Day in Aizwal over Citizenship Bill.

27 Jan 2019 7:35 AM