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Feb 23, 2020
Assam to conduct survey of 'indigenous' Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutionalThe Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census.
Dec 18, 2019
AASU returns to centre stage as Assamese elites, commoners repose faith in student body to lead fight against Citizenship Amendment ActDespite 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.
Dec 16, 2019
Citizenship Amendment Act: Sarbananda Sonowal risks political apocalypse by ignoring Assamese sub-nationalismToday 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.
Dec 12, 2019
AGP MP Birendra Prasad Baishya's remarks against Citizenship Bill in RS espouse reasons why Assam is protesting against amended lawBirendra 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
Aug 21, 2019
Congress in Assam: Despite a series of defeats, young bloods prepare to fight back and help party 'rise like a phoenix'There is no question that Congress will have to use everything in their armamentarium to prove that to win again in Assam is not a Sisyphean job for the party.
Mar 19, 2019
In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbersA flashpoint during the 80s Assam agitation, Mangaldoi’s residents left out of the NRC seem determined to vote in April like always even though uncertainty looms over their future
Dec 24, 2018
Citizenship Amendment Bill: BJP dumps indigenes in Assam in a bid to make Hindu Bengali refugees citizens for poll gainsThe BJP feels it would be able to make electoral inroads by pandering to a major section of the Bengali voters by invoking sentiments of Bengali linguistic nationalism especially in respect of those Hindu ‘refugees’ likely to enter India from Bangladesh.
Aug 07, 2018
Assam NRC: Tarun Gogoi drops a bombshell, says people in voter list could have been accommodated in citizens' registerThe former chief minister’s suggestion to accept the voter list as a valid document of citizenship is seen as the continuation of the same politics around securing vote bank.
Aug 07, 2018
Assam turns into haven for illegal migrants: A story of blunders and missed opportunities to resolve vexed issueThe current situation in Assam stems from the failure by the state and society to grasp the long-term implications of unchecked illegal migration.
Aug 06, 2018
NRC in Assam: Exercise to identify illegal migrants must not morph into anti-Muslim madness and affect other statesIt’s hardly surprising that any discussion on Assam’s so-called citizen verification process quickly degenerates into an argument about Bangladeshi Muslims in particular.