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NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma says AGP, BJP won't speak on citizenship bill during campaigning
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NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma says AGP, BJP won't speak on citizenship bill during campaigning

The NEDA convenor was addressing a joint press conference with Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass and AGP president Atul Bora

Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJP
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Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJP

AGP has sought three of the total 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state and one of the two Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant soon.

Asom Gana Parishad partners with BJP again to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, two months after severing ties over citizenship bill
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Asom Gana Parishad partners with BJP again to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, two months after severing ties over citizenship bill

The Asom Gana Parishad had in January, 2019 withdrew its support to the BJP government in Assam in protest against the Centre's decision to go ahead with the bill, which seeks to grant nationality to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan after six years of residence in India

North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of Parliament
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North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of Parliament

Among the bills for consideration and passing listed in the Rajya Sabha for Wednesday, the CAB stands at number 9 with Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the introducer.

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Will misreading Assam and North East's socio-cultural fabric derail BJP prospects in LS polls?
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Citizenship Amendment Bill: Will misreading Assam and North East's socio-cultural fabric derail BJP prospects in LS polls?

People in Assam and North East have refused to buy the religion-based Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which promises to grant citizenship to Hindu refugees, among other

Congress offers support to Assam CM for new govt if he quits BJP; AGP says will rejoin NDA if Centre scraps citizenship bill
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Congress offers support to Assam CM for new govt if he quits BJP; AGP says will rejoin NDA if Centre scraps citizenship bill

Congress leader Debabrata Saikia said they could form a new government in Assam with support from the AGP and other parties.

Sarbananda Sonowal backs Citizenship Bill: 'Jatiya Nayak' Assam CM teeters on brink of political fall for 'betrayal'
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Sarbananda Sonowal backs Citizenship Bill: 'Jatiya Nayak' Assam CM teeters on brink of political fall for 'betrayal'

For a student leader who went on to become the Jatiya Nayak and then the chief minister, the rise and fall of Sarbananda Sonowal in the public eye has been mercurial.

Assam businessman goes 'biryani' route to oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, appeals to compatriots for support
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Assam businessman goes 'biryani' route to oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, appeals to compatriots for support

There is a fear in Assam that the BJP-led Centre wants to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to enable Hindus from Bangladesh who have long been living in Assam without valid citizenship to become citizens of India and thereby use them as a vote bank.

Asom Gana Parishad threatens to break alliance with BJP in Assam over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
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Asom Gana Parishad threatens to break alliance with BJP in Assam over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha in July 2016, seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.

Assam NRC row: Asom Gana Parishad demands 'error-free' final list that excludes foreigners, protects indigenous people
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Assam NRC row: Asom Gana Parishad demands 'error-free' final list that excludes foreigners, protects indigenous people

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leaders have urged State Coordinator for National Register of Citizens (NRC) Prateek Hajela to ensure that not a single foreigners' name is included in the final NRC, said AGP chief Atul Bora on Monday.

Assam: Kaziranga National Park to reopen for tourists from 2 October
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Assam: Kaziranga National Park to reopen for tourists from 2 October

Kaziranga National Park in Assam, home to the one-horn Indian rhinos, will reopen for tourists on 2 October next after it was closed in May this year.

Assam poll 2016: AGP promises constitutional protection for indigenous people
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Assam poll 2016: AGP promises constitutional protection for indigenous people

Releasing the manifesto, AGP president Atul Bora said his party wants constitutional protection of political, economic, social and cultural rights of the indigenous people and ensure that they have rights over land in the state.