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
Sarbananda Sonowal smells trouble as Assam continues anti-CAA stir; makes emotional appeal, gives funds to literary body hosting protests
On the other hand, members of the Asom Sahitya Sabha staged a sit-in-demonstration in Guwahati wearing black masks, and reciting poems in protest against CAA
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.
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.
Protest against citizenship bill hits movement of trains in Assam; youth bodies demand introduction of inner line permit as well
Movement of trains was affected in Assam on Thursday morning as members of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) blocked rail tracks, demanding immediate revocation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and introduction of inner line permit (ILP) in the state
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
Assam bandh LIVE updates: The state police has arrested at least 100 protesters from across the state for trying to enforce the bandh.
The high court in 2013 had banned bandhs in Assam and termed it "unconstitutional and illegal".
Civil society organisations in Assam have vowed to resist the privatisation of oil fields at Geleki in the Shivsagar district of the state fearing it may have negative impact on the interests of natives and the development of the region