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Apr 24, 2019
Lok Sabha election: AGP's vacillation on citizenship bill, U-turn on alliance with BJP points to party on road to extinctionOnce a regional political powerhouse with Assamese sub-nationalism as its credo and pregnant with immense possibilities for the future, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is a pale shadow of its former self
Apr 07, 2019
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma calls Citizenship Bill 'non issue', says people in North East more concerned about national issuesTerming the Citizenship Amendment Bill a non-issue, BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the people of the North East are "nationalists" and more concerned about national issues.
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.