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Anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam tests COVID-19 positive in Guwahati Central Jail
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Anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam tests COVID-19 positive in Guwahati Central Jail

A senior police officer said that 435 inmates of the jail have so far tested positive for COVID-19, including activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi.

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
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Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more

NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests

Jailed Assam KMSS leaders Bitu Sonowal, Dhaijya Konwar test COVID-19 positive; Akhil Gogoi has symptoms, say reports
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Jailed Assam KMSS leaders Bitu Sonowal, Dhaijya Konwar test COVID-19 positive; Akhil Gogoi has symptoms, say reports

Sources have claimed KMSS adviser Akhil Gogoi, who was booked under the UAPA Act and imprisoned during the movement against the CAA, has also been infected with COVID-19.

NIA summons Assam journalist for questioning in connection to Akhil Gogoi's involvement in December anti-CAA protests
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NIA summons Assam journalist for questioning in connection to Akhil Gogoi's involvement in December anti-CAA protests

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday summoned journalist Manash Jyoti Baruah for questioning in connection with the violence during the anti-CAA protests in December last year in parts of Assam and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's alleged role in it.

Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people
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Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people

Reports said the committee unanimously recommended that 1951 should be the base year for defining indigenous people of Assam who would be eligible for constitutional safeguards under Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.

Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise
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Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise

The issue here is that Sharjeel dared to question the Assam NRC, the detention camps and the general status quo that has emerged after the Assam Movement.

Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec
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Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec

State BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass accused the Congress, KMSS and Leftist parties of being involved in violence during anti-CAA protests

Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai
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Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai

Interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior leader Rahul Gandhi will lead a silent protest against the amended Citizenship Act, National Register of Citizens at Delhi’s Raj Ghat

AASU returns to centre stage as Assamese elites, commoners repose faith in student body to lead fight against Citizenship Amendment Act
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AASU returns to centre stage as Assamese elites, commoners repose faith in student body to lead fight against Citizenship Amendment Act

Despite the protests in Assam largely being a spontaneous affair, it is AASU to whom people in Assam look for leadership in such moments of crisis.

North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of Parliament
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North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of Parliament

Among the bills for consideration and passing listed in the Rajya Sabha for Wednesday, the CAB stands at number 9 with Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the introducer.

Centre's riders to citizenship bill have few takers in Assam; civil society groups wary of threat to Assamese identity
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Centre's riders to citizenship bill have few takers in Assam; civil society groups wary of threat to Assamese identity

Protesters in Assam are rejecting the new riders in the citizenship bill, added by the Centre to allay fears among indigenous people that they would become a minority in their homeland

Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'
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Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'

These charges show to what extent the administration can go to abuse freedom of expression and suppress dissent, says Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain.

Citizenship Bill: Politicos, Assam civil society decry sedition case against Sahitya Akademi winner Hiren Gohain
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Citizenship Bill: Politicos, Assam civil society decry sedition case against Sahitya Akademi winner Hiren Gohain

Former Assam Sahitya Sabha president Nagen Saikia came down heavily on the government for taking such a drastic step.

Sarbananda Sonowal backs Citizenship Bill: 'Jatiya Nayak' Assam CM teeters on brink of political fall for 'betrayal'
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Sarbananda Sonowal backs Citizenship Bill: 'Jatiya Nayak' Assam CM teeters on brink of political fall for 'betrayal'

For a student leader who went on to become the Jatiya Nayak and then the chief minister, the rise and fall of Sarbananda Sonowal in the public eye has been mercurial.

Assam bandh: Citizenship Amendment bill becomes flashpoint for BJP, ally AGP; shutdown halts road, rail traffic in key districts
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Assam bandh: Citizenship Amendment bill becomes flashpoint for BJP, ally AGP; shutdown halts road, rail traffic in key districts

Forty-six organisations called for a 12-hour strike in Assam to protest against the Centre's bid to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Winter Session of Parliament.

Assam Bandh updates: Citizenship bill Centre's conspiracy to settle Hindu Bangladeshis in state, says protesting group
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Assam Bandh updates: Citizenship bill Centre's conspiracy to settle Hindu Bangladeshis in state, says protesting group

Assam bandh LIVE updates: The state police has arrested at least 100 protesters from across the state for trying to enforce the bandh.

Assam minister cites Gauhati HC ruling, says bandh planned for tomorrow cannot be allowed
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Assam minister cites Gauhati HC ruling, says bandh planned for tomorrow cannot be allowed

The high court in 2013 had banned bandhs in Assam and termed it "unconstitutional and illegal".

RTI activist Akhil Gogoi arrested for protesting citizenship bill ahead of Amit Shah's Assam visit
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RTI activist Akhil Gogoi arrested for protesting citizenship bill ahead of Amit Shah's Assam visit

Ahead of the BJP national President Amit Shah's visit to Assam, RTI activist and farmers' body leader Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday morning for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

TISS student protest: Assam leader Akhil Gogoi lends support to protesters, claims corporates are controlling education
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TISS student protest: Assam leader Akhil Gogoi lends support to protesters, claims corporates are controlling education

Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday threw his support behind the agitating students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protesting against the withdrawal of scholarships.