The committee will include former Rajya Sabha member Nagen Saikia, writer-journalist Arup Kumar Dutta, filmmaker Jahnu Barua, and former Meghalaya governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary, among others
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.
SC Hearing on CAA Highlights: No stay on CAA-NPR, Assam-Tripura matters segregated; top court bars HCs from hearing pleas on law
SC Hearing on CAA Live Updates: The Supreme Court today made it clear that it will not grant any stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the Centre. It has given the Centre four weeks to reply to all the generic petitions regarding CAA, while Assam and Tripura specific matters should be responded to within two weeks.
Students of universities in North East call for shutdown of educational institutes in view of SC hearing on CAA today
In view of the Supreme Court hearing on CAA, students unions of universities across the North East have called for a 'total shutdown' of all varsities and colleges on Wednesday.
The message is loud and clear: Assam is soon going to have a new political outfit born out of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act movement
Sonowal promises to grant land pattas to over 40,000 landless indigenous people; clearly define criteria, Congress tells Assam CM
The Congress has asked the state government to define the term indigenous since the Sarbananda Sonowal government in Assam has decided to provide land pattas to more than 40,000 landless indigenous people on 28 January
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
Yogendra Yadav and Shekhar Gupta vouch for a monolithic Assamese identity; get history and politics around NRC all wrong
It is a logical fallacy to support NRC and oppose CAA, as both feeds into each other.
Assam cabinet nod to accord stature of state language to Assamese may stifle growth of other tongues spoken by a few
The cabinet proposal for a state language will have adverse effects on the other minor languages in the sphere of literature.
Protests unabated as North East flocks together against Citizenship Amendment Act to protect unique linguistic and cultural identity
Despite no government response to the demands, students across the region continue to protest with full support from their teachers, senior citizens, intellectuals, civil society organisations and the general public.
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.
Citizenship Amendment Act: Sarbananda Sonowal risks political apocalypse by ignoring Assamese sub-nationalism
Today Sarbananda Sonowal is a karyakarta of the BJP, a kindergarten student in the school of Hindutva, an enthusiastic apologist for the Citizenship Amendment Act but he is no longer an Assamese.
AASU files petition in SC challenging amended Citizenship Act, says protests against law will continue till it's repealed
Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of betraying Assam, AASU said that it has filed a petition against the amended Citizenship Act in the Supreme Court and that the agitation against the legislation will continue till it is repealed
'Assamese have come out trampling death': How Assam's local dailies covered protests against Citizenship Amendment Act
On Friday, all the Assamese language newspapers carried reports of violence during the protest from all over the state.
ISL 2019-20: NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC in Guwahati likely to be called off due to protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill
Assam Rifles personnel were deployed in Tripura on Wednesday after the two north-eastern states plunged into chaos over the hugely emotive Citizenship Amendment Bill
Sarbananda Sonowal asks anti-CAB protesters in Assam not to spread misinformation about Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Normal life was paralysed in Assam's Brahmaputra Valley during the shutdown in protest of the CAB, that was led by the All Assam Students' Union and the North East Students' Organisation (NESO)
Amid anti-CAB protests in Assam, BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma rehashes 2016 playbook against AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal
Even as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill faces protests in Assam, the state is seeing a rehash of the campaign against Badruddin Ajmal by Himanta Biswa Sarma
Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec
Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and a nationwide NRC have intensified with rallies and marches being held in Delhi, Assam, Manipur and parts of India over the weekend, and several more planned to start from Monday, the day the contentious bill set to be tabled in the Parliament
CAG detects 'irregularities' worth Rs 100 crore during National Register of Citizens exercise in Assam: Report
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has uncovered alleged irregularities worth Rs 100 crore during the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise.
Hitesh Dev Sharma replaces Prateek Hajela as Assam NRC coordinator, will oversee appeals against exclusion in final list
Assam Civil Service officer Hitesh Dev Sharma was on Saturday appointed as the NRC State Coordinator in place of Prateek Hajela, who ensured publication of the final version of the National Register of Citizens on 31 August under supervision of the Supreme Court