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Aug 31, 2019
NRC needed in Delhi as 'illegal immigrants are dangerous', says Manoj Tiwari; BJP MP says party to include demand in manifestoBJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Saturday said that a National Register of Citizens (NRC) is needed in Delhi as illegal immigrants who have settled here are 'dangerous'.
Jul 26, 2019
Assamese Muslim organisations condemn letter of support for Miyah poets by academicians, litterateurs, say move is 'damage to secular society'On 10 July, an FIR was lodged by a journalist named Pranabjit Doloi against 10 Miyah poets and other activists for publishing and promoting a poem titled Write down I am a Miyah written by Hafiz Ahmed.
Jul 10, 2019
Shah Rukh Khan to present Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing as opening film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019After its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, Rima Das' Bulbul Can Sing will open Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2019
Jul 04, 2019
What Hiren Gohain's bitter criticism of Miyah poetry tells us about Assamese nationalismDespite its rare acridity, Gohain’s position isn’t out-of-the-blue. He represents a swelling group of jatiyatabadis, spread out evenly across the political spectrum in Assam, who argue that the emergence of Miyah poetry is a threat to the Assamese language and perhaps, even an affront to the Assamese identity.
Mar 30, 2019
ULFA in disarray after Myanmar Army's crackdown: Has endgame begun for the separatist outfit?As such, ULFA would always be able to attract new cadres which has been evidenced from time to time in the past couple of decades. But the situation could be very different this time around with the odds stacked heavily against all the separatist outfits based in Myanmar
Jan 25, 2019
Citizenship Amendment Bill fails to address key questions on Section 6A of existing Act, sidelines Assam AccordFor dominant Assamese-speaking groups in the Brahmaputra Valley, particularly, who have been opposing illegal immigration from Bangladesh for decades now, this is a downright unacceptable prospect and a turnaround of the BJP’s election agenda to expel all ‘illegals’ from Assam.
Jan 18, 2019
Citizenship bill: Submerged in sectarian politics, BJP turns a blind eye to historical complexities of Assamese sub-nationalismThough partition caused a communal rift in Assam, after Independence, the ‘Language movement’ overshadowed the problem of illegal immigration into Assam.
Jan 08, 2019
After 11-hr strike, Assamese protesters to launch economic blockade today, close export of petroleum and coalCivil society organisations in Assam have announced indefinite economic blockade from Wednesday restricting movement of commodities from Assam to other parts of India to protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which is likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on 9 January
Jan 06, 2019
Centre sets up panel to assess appropriate reservation of seats in Assembly, local bodies for Assamese peopleThe committee will also recommend the appropriate level of reservations in employment under the government of Assam for Assamese people, the home ministry said in a notification.
Dec 04, 2018
BJP bets on citizenship bill to make inroads in Assam, West Bengal as TMC's 'U-turn' leaves legislation up in airThe BJP has an opportunity to get cosier with Bengali Hindus, many of whom are eagerly waiting for the bill to become a law.