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Jan 11, 2019
Assam bandh: Tribal organisations protest govt's move to grant ST status to six groups, agitators block roads, shops down shuttersThe Assam bandh has been called by the Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam (CCTOA) to protest a bill that seeks to grant Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six ethnic communities in the state
Jan 09, 2019
Naseeruddin Shah stranded at Guwahati airport for over two hours following 11-hour bandhNaseeruddin Shah was in the state to attend the Kartik Hazarika National Theatre Festival in Tezpur in Assam's Sonitpur district.
Jan 08, 2019
BJP spokesperson Mehdi Alam Bora quits party over Citizenship Amendment Bill, says it will 'completely nullify Assam Accord'BJP spokesperson Mehdi Alam Bora resigned from party's primary membership over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, says it will harm Assamese society.
Oct 24, 2018
Assam groups opposing citizenship bill seek meeting with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, threaten mass movementThe citizenship bill seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, drawing opposition from several groups in Assam.
Oct 23, 2018
Assam bandh: Citizenship Amendment bill becomes flashpoint for BJP, ally AGP; shutdown halts road, rail traffic in key districtsForty-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.
Oct 23, 2018
Assam Bandh updates: Citizenship bill Centre's conspiracy to settle Hindu Bangladeshis in state, says protesting groupAssam bandh LIVE updates: The state police has arrested at least 100 protesters from across the state for trying to enforce the bandh.
Oct 23, 2018
Assam bandh today: 60 groups protest against citizenship bill; Sonowal govt makes attendance in office mandatoryAt least 60 organisations, including the Congress, have called a 12-hour Assam bandh on Tuesday to protest against a meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee with the Ministries of Home and External Affairs over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
Oct 22, 2018
Assam minister cites Gauhati HC ruling, says bandh planned for tomorrow cannot be allowedThe high court in 2013 had banned bandhs in Assam and termed it "unconstitutional and illegal".
Jan 27, 2018
Thousands of train passengers stranded in Assam as protests continue against police firing that killed two personsAt least 1,100 train passengers were stranded at New Haflong railway station in Assam's Dima Hasao district since Friday as protests continued on Saturday
Oct 31, 2014
Assam: Bandh disrupts normal life, over 70 detainedArray