Shah, who is on a three-day visit to the region, added that the introduction of Inner Line Permit in Manipur has been the 'biggest gift' from PM Modi for the state
Curfew relaxed in few areas in Shillong for few hours following improvement in law and order, says Meghalaya Police
The curfew, imposed on Saturday in the wake of clashes between tribal and non-tribal groups which claimed three lives, was relaxed in these two areas since 12 noon
Mobile internet ban lifted in two Meghalaya districts; services to remain withdrawn in Ri-Bhoi, Khasi Hills till Wednesday morning
The Meghalaya government on Tuesday lifted the ban on mobile internet services in two Jaintia Hills districts after improvement in the situation
Clashes in Meghalaya over CAA: Toll rises to two, 10 injured; curfew reimposed in parts of Shillong, mobile internet suspended in six districts
Parts of Meghalaya remained tense after two were left dead and ten others injured in clashes between two groups in the past 24 hours over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Curfew reimposed in some parts of Shillong day after one dies in clashes over CAA; internet services suspended in six Meghalaya districts
Curfew was reimposed Saturday in some areas of Shillong after one person was killed in clashes between KSU members and non-tribals during a meeting on CAA and inner line permit (ILP)
Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people
Reports said the committee unanimously recommended that 1951 should be the base year for defining indigenous people of Assam who would be eligible for constitutional safeguards under Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.
Reservation for Assam's indigenous people, 1951 cut-off year and introduction of ILP among recommendations of MHA-appointed panel
The committee has also suggested creation of a legislative council (Upper House) for Assam and introduction of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) to control the movement of people from outside the state
Amid anti-CAA protests, prominent senior citizens' group in Nagaland slams state government for supporting legislation
Members of the Senior Citizens Association of Nagaland (SCAN), a newly-formed civil society organisation, met recently to discuss issues which they believe would 'invariably impact' the Naga society.
'Exempt Meghalaya from CAA'; Conrad Sangma tells BJP, urges Centre to protect indigenous communities of Northeast
'We demand a full exemption for our state (from CAA) and similar measures for Assam as well', said Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma
Citizenship Amendment Act is unconstitutional, may sow seeds of ethno-nationalism in North East, says prominent analyst Suhas Chakma
'If the government opens the floodgates for more migration, obviously there will be genuine fears of tribal communities,' Chakma said on the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Citizenship Amendment Act gives no parameters to measure religious persecution; political will needed to mitigate fear among Assamese
When the Act says that the persecuted minorities will be given citizenship, it makes one wonder how the level of persecution would be measured.
Internet restored in Meghalaya after eight days, services were banned on 12 Dec in wake of violent anti-CAA protests
Chief minister Conrad K Sangma reviewed the law and order situation in the state with senior home department officials and issued instructions for restoring mobile internet and messaging services in the state
Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Toll in Guwahati police firing rises to four; internet suspended in parts of West Bengal
Even as the situation in the Northeastern states, which saw violent protests against the recently amended Citizenship Act until Saturday, improved, West Bengal remained on the boil for the third consecutive day
Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Toll rises to six in Assam; protesters block roads, railway tracks, torch vehicles in West Bengal
Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act continued Saturday in various parts of the country, including in Assam, West Bengal, Delhi and Mumbai.
Citizenship Amendment Bill comes into effect with President Ram Nath Kovind's nod amid violent protests in North East
As of Thursday, two persons were killed in police firing during protests against Citizenship Bill in Assam with thousands descending on streets defying curfew.
AGP MP Birendra Prasad Baishya's remarks against Citizenship Bill in RS espouse reasons why Assam is protesting against amended law
Birendra Prasad Baishya, the lone Rajya Sabha member of NDA ally Asom Gana Parishad registered his opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill saying that it would cause a grave threat to the language and culture of the people of Assam
Inner line permit regime extended to Manipur and Nagaland's Dimapur; order expected to quell protests against Citizenship Bill in northeastern states
The Home Ministry on Wednesday has extended the Inner Line Permit to Manipur, thus creating a provision for the state from being excluded from the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which has sparked protests in the northeastern states. Nagaland's Dimapur, which was excluded from the ILP, has also been included into the regime.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today, how 'fence-sitters' Shiv Sena, BJD, JD(U) will affect votes in Upper House
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to table the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and the ruling government will make efforts to ensure that the lack of majority in the Upper House does not become an obstacle in its aim to fulfill a key election promise. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha at midnight on Tuesday amid vehement objections from the Opposition.
Citizenship Amendment Bill is tool for BJP to further communal agenda, push demography towards Hindus: Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi
The CAB is basically an afterthought of NRC project taken up in Assam with the underlying objective that a Hindu population should be increased within certain vulnerable areas such as Assam, says Congress Lok Sabha MP from Nowgong in Assam Pradyut Bordoloi.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is death sentence for North East, fear parties, student bodies ahead of battle beyond Parliament
When leaders owing allegiance to the BJP or to the NDA as allies in the North East have expressed strong reservations against the Bill, the BJP leaders in Assam or its ally AGP have completely chickened out in front of the central leadership of the national party.