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Assam cabinet expansion: Governor Jagdish Mukhi administers oath to first-time MLAs Jagan Mohan, Sanjay Kishan in Guwahati
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Assam cabinet expansion: Governor Jagdish Mukhi administers oath to first-time MLAs Jagan Mohan, Sanjay Kishan in Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expanded his ministry on Saturday with the induction of two ministers of state with independent charge

Citizenship Amendment Act: Sarbananda Sonowal risks political apocalypse by ignoring Assamese sub-nationalism
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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.

AGP MP Birendra Prasad Baishya's remarks against Citizenship Bill in RS espouse reasons why Assam is protesting against amended law
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AGP MP Birendra Prasad Baishya's remarks against Citizenship Bill in RS espouse reasons why Assam is protesting against amended law

Birendra Prasad Baishya, the lone Rajya Sabha member of NDA ally Asom Gana Parishad registered his opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill saying that it would cause a grave threat to the language and culture of the people of Assam

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is death sentence for North East, fear parties, student bodies ahead of battle beyond Parliament
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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is death sentence for North East, fear parties, student bodies ahead of battle beyond Parliament

When leaders owing allegiance to the BJP or to the NDA as allies in the North East have expressed strong reservations against the Bill, the BJP leaders in Assam or its ally AGP have completely chickened out in front of the central leadership of the national party.

Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec
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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

Historians, Assamese Muslims slam Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind theory calling natives 'migrants', term it distortion of history
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Historians, Assamese Muslims slam Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind theory calling natives 'migrants', term it distortion of history

The theory claims that the immigrants from the region known as Bangladesh today have Dravidian ancestry and were once residents of the land which is known as Assam today.

BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politics
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BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politics

BJP leader Queen Oja, the only woman politician to win the Lok Sabha polls 2019 from Assam, says that her victory would inspire women workers of the Assam Movement to participate in the socio-political change of India

Lok Sabha election: AGP's vacillation on citizenship bill, U-turn on alliance with BJP points to party on road to extinction
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Lok Sabha election: AGP's vacillation on citizenship bill, U-turn on alliance with BJP points to party on road to extinction

Once a regional political powerhouse with Assamese sub-nationalism as its credo and pregnant with immense possibilities for the future, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is a pale shadow of its former self

Congress opposes citizenship bill: Will Priyanka Gandhi's Silchar roadshow help stave off anti-incumbency against Sushmita Dev?
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Congress opposes citizenship bill: Will Priyanka Gandhi's Silchar roadshow help stave off anti-incumbency against Sushmita Dev?

While the Barak Valley, consisting of a large Bengali Hindu population, has vouched for 'protection' of people whose names were not included in the National Register of Citizens by passing Citizenship Bill, the whole of Assamese-majority Brahmaputra Valley stand opposed to it

Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam Accord
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Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam Accord

In 2014, the BJP won seven of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam while the Congress managed to win only three seats when Modi wave swept the country.

Congress will seek support from all parties opposed to Citizenship Bill, says Tarun Gogoi; claims party will kill it if voted to power
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Congress will seek support from all parties opposed to Citizenship Bill, says Tarun Gogoi; claims party will kill it if voted to power

Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi Monday said the party will seek support from all organisations and social groups who are opposed to the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Assam profile: Dibrugarh, Gauhati, Tezpur key seats in state with BJP seeking to improve tally
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Assam profile: Dibrugarh, Gauhati, Tezpur key seats in state with BJP seeking to improve tally

Assam, which became the BJP’s gateway to North East after the saffron party came to power for the very first time in 2016, is going to polls in the aftermath of the state-wide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

Congress fails to seize opportunity created by Citizenship Amendment Bill as BJP fights back to retain grip on North East
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Congress fails to seize opportunity created by Citizenship Amendment Bill as BJP fights back to retain grip on North East

BJP has set an ambitious target of winning more than 20 seats out of 25 for the North East Democratic Alliance.

Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJP
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Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJP

AGP has sought three of the total 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state and one of the two Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant soon.

BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav
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BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav

The BJP leader will be holding a meeting with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and leaders of the IPFT in Agartala on Wednesday. The alliances have been finalised under the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's political coalition with the regional parties of the region.

Asom Gana Parishad partners with BJP again to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, two months after severing ties over citizenship bill
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Asom Gana Parishad partners with BJP again to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, two months after severing ties over citizenship bill

The Asom Gana Parishad had in January, 2019 withdrew its support to the BJP government in Assam in protest against the Centre's decision to go ahead with the bill, which seeks to grant nationality to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan after six years of residence in India

AGP, BJP in Assam seem to be willing to reunite but Citizenship Amendment Bill remains a fly in the ointment
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AGP, BJP in Assam seem to be willing to reunite but Citizenship Amendment Bill remains a fly in the ointment

After a brief display of mutual bitterness, the Asom Gana Parishad and the Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam seem to be willing to reunite.

BJP won't let Assam become another Kashmir, sacrifices of jawans in Pulwama won't go in vain: Amit Shah
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BJP won't let Assam become another Kashmir, sacrifices of jawans in Pulwama won't go in vain: Amit Shah

On the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Amit Shah said misinformation were being spread as if it was only for Assam and other parts of the Northeast.

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.