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Nov 16, 2018
Thousands protest against proposed Citizenship Bill in Assam; agitators flay BJP-led Centre, state govtsThousands of people attempted to march towards the Assam Secretariat here Friday against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, but were halted by the security forces.
Oct 26, 2018
Applying for Indian citizenship? Narendra Modi government makes it mandatory to declare religion on registration formAmendments were brought in Schedule I of Citizenship Rules, 2009 which requires certain categories of people to declare their religion while applying for Indian citizenship.
Oct 22, 2018
Assam minister cites Gauhati HC ruling, says bandh planned for tomorrow cannot be allowedThe high court in 2013 had banned bandhs in Assam and termed it "unconstitutional and illegal".
Sep 30, 2018
Asom Gana Parishad threatens to break alliance with BJP in Assam over Citizenship (Amendment) BillThe Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha in July 2016, seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
Aug 03, 2018
Assam NRC: Proof of citizenship demands in the state, definition of 'illegal migrant' reveal legal minefieldA proposed amendment to India’s 63-year-old Citizenship Act and the definition of “illegal migrants” may hold the key to understand the unfolding confusion.
Jul 31, 2018
My NRC experience similar to driving on highway pockmarked with potholes: How one Assamese made it to the listI am on a week's leave in Assam and this has nothing to do with the NRC. My being here is, as they mention in movies, “highly coincidental”.
Jul 30, 2018
Assam NRC final draft: Communal colour in upgrading register sparks fear it's aimed at furthering BJP agendaThe final draft of the Assam NRC released today left out 40 lakh names from the 3.29 crore who had applied to be included in the citizenship register.
Mar 21, 2018
BJP has conquered North East but it needs to solve issues like infiltration from Bangladesh, Naga Accord to lastBJP must not forget that unlike the Hindi heartland, North East is a multilingual, multireligious and plural society which has not seen much communal violence.
Jan 10, 2018
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: A positive step but BJP govt must justify religion-based provisions in proposalCitizenship (Amend.) Bill must be seen in a positive light as it legalises existence of asylum seekers in India, but we must be impartial in our generosity.
Dec 05, 2017
SC sets aside Gauhati HC's order on Gram Panchayat certificates, says they are 'no proof of citizenship'The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that certificates issued by the Gram Panchayat secretary or executive magistrate by itself is "no proof of citizenship" unless it establishes the legacy linkages with a person who is an Indian citizen.