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Mar 20, 2019
25 BJP leaders quit to join Conrad Sangma's NPP; mass desertion in Arunachal Pradesh weeks before state, LS pollsThe NPP, which is a constituent member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), has decided to field 40 candidates in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly polls.
Mar 19, 2019
Himanta Biswa Sarma has to cut short Delhi dreams: BJP brass asks Assam minister to strengthen party in North East amid Citizenship Bill rowHimanta Biswa Sarma comes handy for the BJP to forge these alliances and device a common election strategy. The BJP is depending on Sarma who helped them form the alliances during the Assam Assembly election two years ago.
Mar 18, 2019
Congress fails to seize opportunity created by Citizenship Amendment Bill as BJP fights back to retain grip on North EastBJP has set an ambitious target of winning more than 20 seats out of 25 for the North East Democratic Alliance.
Mar 15, 2019
NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma says AGP, BJP won't speak on citizenship bill during campaigningThe NEDA convenor was addressing a joint press conference with Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass and AGP president Atul Bora
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.
Feb 13, 2019
Himanta Biswa Sarma says not passing citizenship bill 'defeat' for Assam, asserts NDA will bring it once BJP gets majority in Rajya SabhaThe Citizenship Bill is set to lapse on 3 June when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends.
Feb 07, 2019
BJP could have avoided messy situation in Assam over citizenship bill; 'people feel cheated' with last-minute damage-control planThe extraordinary episode is yet another testimony of the anxieties of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam which seems to be caught between the popular movement against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the party’s decision to pass it in Parliament.
Jan 31, 2019
BJP seeks 'middle ground' as North East shuns citizenship bill, but quest to make inroads in Bengal seems greater priorityThe Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019, relaxes the eligibility rules to get Indian citizenship for immigrants belonging to six minority religions — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Jan 29, 2019
10 North East political parties, JD(U) oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 'in one voice' after meeting in GuwahatiA meeting among representatives of ten political parties of the northeast along with the Janata Dal (United) at Guwahati, unanimously decided that the parties would oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said.
Dec 15, 2018
MNF president Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram chief minister, ceremony held at Aizawl's Raj BhavanMizo National Front (MNF) president Zoramthanga, who has been chief minister of Mizoram twice, is a former underground leader and a close aide of the legendary MNF leader Laldenga.