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Citizenship status in limbo, fate of Chakma tribe in Arunachal underscores question of who belongs, who doesn't
India

Citizenship status in limbo, fate of Chakma tribe in Arunachal underscores question of who belongs, who doesn't

The case of the Chakmas of Arunachal Pradesh under both Congress and BJP rule proves that in actual practice, it is the state governments that determine who gets or doesn’t get citizenship.

Manipur fears return of insurgency as opposition to citizenship bill grows among natives dismayed at being outnumbered
India

Manipur fears return of insurgency as opposition to citizenship bill grows among natives dismayed at being outnumbered

The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 is fermenting alienation and mistrust in the North East and might infuse a fresh lease of life to insurgency in Manipur

Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP banks on leaders from Tripura to make up for marginal presence in state
Politics

Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP banks on leaders from Tripura to make up for marginal presence in state

The BJP has amped up its poll pitch to secure an electoral victory in Mizoram — the only northeastern state where the party or its allies are not in power.

Fearing erosion of culture and resources, Arunachal Pradesh's indigenous tribes oppose Citizenship Amendment Bill
India

Fearing erosion of culture and resources, Arunachal Pradesh's indigenous tribes oppose Citizenship Amendment Bill

Arunachal Pradesh is seeing strong opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which, if passed, will allow persecuted refugees to apply for citizenship.

Amidst Rohingya row, Govt set to grant citizenship to Chakmas, Hajong refugees
India

Amidst Rohingya row, Govt set to grant citizenship to Chakmas, Hajong refugees

Chakmas and Hajongs were originally residents of Chittagong Hill Tracts in the erstwhile East Pakistan who left their homeland when it was submerged by the Kaptai dam project