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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.
Nov 30, 2018
Citizenship Bill: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggeratedThe BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account
Nov 27, 2018
Citizenship Amendment Bill: ULFA came into being as Assam was never treated at par with other statesThe Indian establishment has not accorded due respect and honour to the Assamese.
Sep 24, 2018
Village Rockstars: Adil Hussain urges govt to grant Rs 5 cr for promotion of Rima Das' Oscar-contenderArray
Sep 05, 2018
Busan International Film Festival 2018 to host premiere of Rima Das' Assamese feature Bulbul Can SingBulbul Can Sing will be screened in A Window on Asian Cinema section at the Busan International Film Festival.