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Jun 18, 2018
Assam lynching, Part 3: Grief gives way to calls for revenge as intellectuals warn of undercurrent of tensionThe grief and outrage across Assam following the lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath in Karbi Anglong last week is turning ugly, with calls for revenge attacks on Karbis.
Jun 13, 2018
Assam lynching, Part 1: Gruesome murders fuel ire against Karbis even as calls for peace flood social mediaWhile a section of people is against blaming an entire community for an act of a violent mob, condolences from Karbi Anglong have had little impact on the minds of some Assamese people who are brushing off the Karbi protests as a mere façade to cover the grave act of injustice.
Jun 10, 2018
BJP may be forced to re-evaluate position on Citizenship Amendment Bill following fierce opposition from Nagaland cabinetSupport for the movement against the Citizenship (Amendment), Bill 2016 in Assam and other northeastern states has grown with the Nagaland cabinet deciding to oppose any amendment to the Bill that “goes against the interest of the Nagas.”
Jun 05, 2018
Assam completely divided over citizenship amendment bill: Governor Jagdish MukhiAs the row over the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam continues, Governor Jagdish Mukhi said the state is completely divided over the issue.
Jun 04, 2018
Fearing erosion of culture and resources, Arunachal Pradesh's indigenous tribes oppose Citizenship Amendment BillArunachal Pradesh is seeing strong opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which, if passed, will allow persecuted refugees to apply for citizenship.
May 30, 2018
Sarbananda Sonowal says Centre has assured concerns of people of Assam will be taken into account before amending Citizenship BillThe centre has assured the people of Assam that their concerns will be taken into consideration before taking any decision on the amendment to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday.
May 29, 2018
Thousands join mass hunger strike in Assam against Citizenship Bill; BJP ally in state backs protestsThousands of persons participated in a mass hunger strike here on Tuesday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
May 18, 2018
Beleaguered BJP pushes for citizenship bill in Assam but opposes it in neighbouring MeghalayaOpposition to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by Conrad Sangma-led coalition govt in Meghalaya couldn't have come at a worse time for a beleaguered Assam BJP.
May 12, 2018
Assam's indigenous communities could become 'landless people' without constitutional safeguards, warns reportA committee appointed by the Assam govt for protection of land rights has warned that indigenous communities in the state are at risk of becoming landless.
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.