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Citizenship: A religious twist

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

Congress trying to protect those who believe in Jinnah line: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Citizenship Bill: BJP says ‘intellectuals spreading rumours’.

07 Jan 2019 6:18 AM

‘JPC report on Citizenship Bill does not have Oppn approval’

BJP ally Shiv Sena says it will oppose proposed citizenship legislation.

07 Jan 2019 3:09 AM

Stir against Citizenship Bill rocks Assam areas

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

JPC on citizenship bill to submit report January 7

The JPC, which met on Monday, rejected all the amendments moved by the members of Opposition parties.

02 Jan 2019 1:13 AM


AGP, BJP pact will continue in state, says Atul Bora

Atul Bora told reporters that they are surprised over the remarks of Mr Sarma targeting AGP.

27 Nov 2018 3:17 AM

‘Citizenship Bill may strengthen separatist voices’

The Citizenship Bill proposes to change the definition of illegal migrants.

24 Nov 2018 1:01 AM

Massive protest against citizenship bill in Assam

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

Assam imposes Section 144 to stop protest march

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

AGP holds huge rally against Citizenship Bill

Threatens to sever ties with BJP.

24 Oct 2018 12:56 AM


12-hour bandh hits normal life in Assam

More than 40 state organisations protest against Citizenship Bill.

24 Oct 2018 12:37 AM

12-hour bandh in Assam over Citizenship Bill evokes widespread response

Shops, markets and financial institutions kept their shutters down, while attendance in offices and educational institutions was thin.

23 Oct 2018 6:46 PM

Assam: 46 groups sit on rail tracks, burn tyres in protest against Citizenship Bill

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

Assam protests against citizenship bill intensify

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

Citizenship Bill creates divide in BJP ally AGP

AGP ministers reiterated that they raised the issue very strongly in the Cabinet meeting.

09 Jun 2018 4:36 AM


Rajnath Singh in bid to allay Assam fears on citizenship bill

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