Won’t let Ajmal become CM, BJP will win 100 seats in 2021: Himanta Biswa Sarma

GUWAHATI, Dec 9: NEDA convener and Assam Finance, Health and PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has once again come out strongly in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill saying the legislation that has sparked mass protests across Assam is “a…

Amit Shah tables Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha; protests continue across Assam

GUWAHATI, Dec 9: Union Home Minister Amit Shah today tabled the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha as protests by groups in Assam and the Northeast continued. The bill will be taken up for voting in the house later…

Won’t break law, Samujjal Bhattacharya had assured 24 hours before AASU leaders vandalized Dibrugarh AGP office

GUWAHATI, Dec 8: Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill spearheaded by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today turned violent despite AASU chief adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya’s assurance that their protest will be democratic and that the students’ body will not…

Anti-CAB protest turns violent, AASU activists vandalize AGP office in Dibrugarh

GUWAHATI, Dec 8: Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill turned violent with activists of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) vandalizing the district AGP office in Dibrugarh today. A group of AASU activists barged into the AGP office located in…

Won’t accept CAB, protests will continue: AASU leadership after meeting with Amit Shah

GUWAHATI, Dec 3: The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) Tuesday said that it will continue to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The AASU leadership said this after their meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi. AASU chief…

AGP hints at supporting CAB; time to move forward with reality, says Atul Bora

GUWAHATI, Dec 3: AGP president Atul Bora today hinted at supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that the government is planning to table in Parliament with amendments and subsequently get it passed during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament. The AGP…

Rupjyoti Kurmi faces flak for slitting palm to register ‘bloody’ protest

GUWAHATI, Dec 3: Mariani Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi finds himself embroiled in another controversy, this time after he slit his palm with a blade and then used his blood to write a terse messages opposing various issues and policies of…

CAB: Amit Shah to meet representatives of 9 Assam student bodies

GUWAHATI, Dec 2: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold another round of consultations, this time with representatives of nine student bodies of Assam, so as to allay fears surrounding the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill. The Union Home Minister will…

Winter Session of Par’l from Monday, CAB on top of Govt agenda

GUWAHATI, Nov 17: Tabling the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and getting it passed will be on top of the Central Government’s priority list in the Winter Session of Parliament that begins tomorrow (Nov 18). The bill has already been included…

AASU renews anti-CAB stir, threatens to intensify protests

GUWAHATI, Nov 4: The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today resumed protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), holding sit-in demonstrations in various parts of the State. AASU leaders flayed the Centre’s move to reportedly table the proposed legislation in…

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