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Jan 24, 2019
Centre's riders to citizenship bill have few takers in Assam; civil society groups wary of threat to Assamese identityProtesters in Assam are rejecting the new riders in the citizenship bill, added by the Centre to allay fears among indigenous people that they would become a minority in their homeland
Jan 08, 2019
LS passes Citizenship Amendment Bill: Assam poised to have two classes of citizens as religion becomes basisThe passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a voice vote is a crucial step closer to making religion the basis for identification of "illegal Bangladeshi migrants" in Assam, in violation of the Assam Accord
Nov 05, 2018
Dhola massacre sign of linguistic polarisation reaching flashpoint over Citizenship Bill; Assam govt to be put to testExtreme opinions and provocative statements by some over the Citizenship Amendment Bill have worsened this linguistic divide in Assam, of which the Dhola massacre is proof.
Sep 23, 2018
Amit Shah in Rajasthan: BJP chief says Bangladeshi migrants are like 'termites', warns their names will be removed from voters' listBJP president Amit Shah said on Saturday that Bangladeshi migrants are like “termites” and each one of them will be sent out of the country.
Aug 03, 2018
As BJP leader K Surendran targets Kerala's Bengali migrant workers, activists fear for social harmony of stateMigrant workers from north-eastern states have been feeling insecure in Kerala in the aftermath of the cold-blooded murder of a 21-year-old college student allegedly by a migrant labourer from West Bengal at Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district on 30 July
Dec 20, 2017
Number of Bangladeshi migrants in India has come down by 8 lakh since 2000: UN reportThe number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 8,00,000 since 2000 and now stands at 3.1 million, a UN report said.
Apr 26, 2017
Rajnath Singh assures AASU of no dilution in Assam Accord, mulls second line of defence along Indo-Bangla borderUnion Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the spirit of the 1985 Assam Accord won't be allowed to get diluted and the central government will do everything to protect the state's indigenous people by completely sealing the Indo-Bangla border.
Feb 21, 2017
SC hearing on citizenship for illegal migrants' children to be held in MayThe Supreme Court on Tuesday said a constitution bench would in May hear the question whether the children of illegal migrants born here can avail the benefit of citizenship under the existing law.
Nov 02, 2016
BJP policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants: Assam minister Himanta Biswa SarmaResponding to the queries on the dissenting voices on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Assam, convenor of the BJP’s North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) and state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is his party’s policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants
May 26, 2016
Assam poll results: BJP reaped rich dividends by stoking fear of 'outsiders'The most recent legislative assembly victory in Assam, northeast India’s biggest and most important state, is a testament to what a campaign based on fear of the outsider can get you.