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Feb 25, 2019
Article 35A, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Assam NRC, Arunachal PRC moves that could change demography, go either way for BJPWith months to go for the elections, the BJP has got itself embroiled in a host of controversial issues that could swing either way for both the party and the concerned demography, leaving a trail of uncertainty for the residents in turmoil.
Feb 22, 2019
Refugees or infiltrators? BJP's balancing act leaves Matuas in West Bengal angry and confusedThe dread that thousands of members of the Matua community feel in West Bengal stems from the implementation of the NRC in Assam.
Feb 21, 2019
Budget Session of Nagaland Assembly begins today; House set to adopt resolution against Citizenship Amendment BillMinister for Planning and Coordination, Neiba Kronu, said the Nagaland government would table a resolution against the Citizenship Bill on 23 February.
Feb 19, 2019
Assam NRC row: 823 of 938 people in state’s six detention centres declared foreigners, Supreme Court toldThe Centre told the Supreme Court that 938 people are detained in six detention centres in Assam and 823 of them have been declared as foreigners
Feb 13, 2019
Citizenship bill row: Curfew continues in Imphal amid protests; mobile internet services suspended till 16 FebruaryProhibitory orders imposed in Manipur capital Imphal continued for the second day on Wednesday even as protests against the Citizenship Bill continued
Feb 12, 2019
Citizenship bill protests: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur CMs urge Rajnath Singh to ensure Rajya Sabha doesn't pass law todayPolitical parties have been protesting against the citizenship bill, which will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today, on the grounds that the bill seeks to grant nationality to non-Muslims who came to India till 31 December, 2014, a greater deadline from 1971 as per the Assam Accord.
Feb 10, 2019
NPP will break ties with NDA if Centre passes citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, says Meghalaya CM Conrad SangmaMeghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said the National People's Party (NPP) will break ties with NDA if the Central government passes the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
Feb 09, 2019
In Assam, Narendra Modi seeks to differentiate persecuted religious minorities from illegal immigrants; renews pitch for Citizenship BillPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday assured the people of Assam and the North East that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will in no way cause harm to their interest. He was addressing a public rally in Changsari in the Assembly constituency of Assam health minister and BJP-led NEDA convener Himata Biswa Sarma.
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
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Media coverage of contentious events, Davis Cup 2019, BJP's strategy in West Bengal; today's must-read storiesThe BJP is clearly training all its guns on West Bengal, and in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee it has an astute and fiery adversary.