The Asom Gana Parishad has quit the BJP-led coalition in Assam in protest, saying the bill goes against the 1985 Assam Accord.
09 Jan 2019 2:22 AM
Citizenship Bill: BJP says ‘intellectuals spreading rumours’.
07 Jan 2019 6:18 AM
BJP ally Shiv Sena says it will oppose proposed citizenship legislation.
07 Jan 2019 3:09 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
The JPC, which met on Monday, rejected all the amendments moved by the members of Opposition parties.
02 Jan 2019 1:13 AM
Atul Bora told reporters that they are surprised over the remarks of Mr Sarma targeting AGP.
27 Nov 2018 3:17 AM
The Citizenship Bill proposes to change the definition of illegal migrants.
24 Nov 2018 1:01 AM
The protestors not only slammed the government but also accused the BJP and RSS of backing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
17 Nov 2018 1:15 AM
The KMSS and Assam Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chhatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Thursday urged the government to release the arrested protesters.
16 Nov 2018 5:52 AM
Threatens to sever ties with BJP.
24 Oct 2018 12:56 AM
More than 40 state organisations protest against Citizenship Bill.
24 Oct 2018 12:37 AM
Shops, markets and financial institutions kept their shutters down, while attendance in offices and educational institutions was thin.
23 Oct 2018 6:46 PM
Police said demonstrators, who sat on the tracks, were being evicted and police escorts were being provided to public transport vehicles.
23 Oct 2018 12:30 PM
The bill is “unconstitutional and unacceptable”, it will put the identity of local people at stake, said AASU advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya.
30 Jun 2018 4:18 AM
AGP ministers reiterated that they raised the issue very strongly in the Cabinet meeting.
09 Jun 2018 4:36 AM
The proposed Citizenship Bill has triggered massive protests in Assam with people accusing it of being discriminatory on the grounds of religion.
31 May 2018 2:13 AM