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Mar 20, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain TuraMeghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma is one of the vociferous voices opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and has been trying to rally support in his favour.
Mar 14, 2019
Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJPAGP 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.
Mar 02, 2019
Against the India IdeaThe fact that majority of the people in the northeastern states came out vehemently against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 (now lapsed in Rajya Sabha), is a strong indication that they saw through the ulterior design of the religion-based legislature
Feb 07, 2019
Protest against citizenship bill hits movement of trains in Assam; youth bodies demand introduction of inner line permit as wellMovement of trains was affected in Assam on Thursday morning as members of Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) blocked rail tracks, demanding immediate revocation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and introduction of inner line permit (ILP) in the state
Feb 03, 2019
Manipur filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma returns his 2006 Padma Shri protesting against Citizenship BillAribam Syam Sharma said that Manipur has only one or two MPs in a house of 500 plus members, he questioned what voice can the northeast have in Parliament.
Feb 01, 2019
Manipur fears return of insurgency as opposition to citizenship bill grows among natives dismayed at being outnumberedThe 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
Jan 30, 2019
Manipur CM N Biren Singh asks people not to panic as anti-citizenship bill group calls 24-hr strike from midnightManipur chief minister N Biren Singh appealed to the people not to panic over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, even as a 24-hour general strike has been called from Wednesday midnight demanding withdrawal of the bill
Jan 25, 2019
Citizenship Amendment Bill fails to address key questions on Section 6A of existing Act, sidelines Assam AccordFor dominant Assamese-speaking groups in the Brahmaputra Valley, particularly, who have been opposing illegal immigration from Bangladesh for decades now, this is a downright unacceptable prospect and a turnaround of the BJP’s election agenda to expel all ‘illegals’ from Assam.
Jan 21, 2019
Sword of Constitution (ST) Amendment Bill, 2019 hangs over Sarbananda Sonowal as Assam CM walks tightrope over expansion of Scheduled Tribe listThe Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to expand the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST) in Assam is hanging like the Sword of Damocles over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government headed by Sarbananda Sonowal.
Jan 18, 2019
BJP's manouevre over Citizenship Bill alienates North East; goal of Hindu consolidation could prove illusoryThough religious identities are important in the North East, they are interpenetrated by other identities based mainly on ethnic (often tribal) and linguistic solidarities, which is why the BJP’s Citizenship Bill, designed to consolidate Hindus outside the Hindutva constituency did not go down very well in the region