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Feb 14, 2019
Lapse of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill greeted with celebration in Assam; Tripura's Biplab Deb says 'no one can disrupt peace'Opposition parties in Assam, especially the Congress at its party office in Guwahati, celebrated after the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill failed to make it through the Rajya Sabha.
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.
Jan 29, 2019
BJP sweeps Assam tribal council polls amid Citizenship Bill row, but Lok Sabha elections will be a different ball gameFor the BJP, extrapolating the results of local polls to the looming parliamentary elections may be an exercise fraught with danger
Jan 29, 2019
BJP sweeping the Assam tribal council polls highlights huge gap between electoral narratives and realityThe tribal council elections have just ended in Assam, and the BJP has swept the polls. This may have come as a surprise for those who expected the BJP to be punished for its misadventures with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. News emerging from Assam painted a bleak picture of the BJP's 'mismanagement' and blunders with a bill that apparently further marginalises the indigenous tribes of Assam and endangers their identity.
Jan 27, 2019
Parades, events mark Republic Day across India, but boycott call over citizenship bill mars celebrations in North EastA kaleidoscope of rich cultural heritage of states and their journey towards development was on display as colourful parades marked the 70th Republic Day which passed off peacefully amid tight security, though celebrations were marred in some parts of North East following a boycott call by outfits against the citizenship bill.
Jan 14, 2019
Rajnath Singh to call meeting of North East CMs as region protests over Citizenship Amendment BillAmid raging protests in Assam and some other north-eastern states over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Rajnath Singh will soon call a meeting of the North East chief ministers to discuss safeguards required to protect the region's cultural and linguistic identity