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.
Rohingya crisis: As Centre prevaricates over deportation of migrants, Assam locals fear changing demographics
Assam fears an influx of migrants entering its borders. These fears have intensified after a group of Rohingya Muslims reportedly crossed into Assam through the porous India-Bangladesh border
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making steady inroads into the North East region as never before, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 brought by the BJP-led government at Centre faces stiff resistance in Assam.