Assam: Citizenship to Bangladeshi migrants creates voting right, Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind tells SC

Assam: Citizenship to Bangladeshi migrants creates voting right, Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind tells SC

GUWAHATI, May 1: The government’s decision to grant citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants in Assam has also created political rights for them including the right to vote, the Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind (JUH) on Monday told the Supreme Court. The Muslim organisation told the apex court that Section 6A of the Indian Citizenship Act was enacted in view of […]

Manipur: Oil tanker drivers begin strike

Manipur: Oil tanker drivers begin strike

IMPHAL, May 1: Oil tanker drivers on Monday launched a cease work strike in Manipur following an armed attack that injured two drivers. The drivers said that the strike will continue till their demands are conceded. The main demand is that they should be given adequate security along the highways which are infested by all […]

Manipur: Insurgents attack GREF vehicle, kill 2 unarmed labourers, tankers attacked on NH 2

Manipur: Insurgents attack GREF vehicle, kill 2 unarmed labourers, tankers attacked on NH 2

KOLKATA, April 30, 2017: In a cowardly act, a group of heavily-armed insurgents, suspected of belonging to the banned People’s Liberation Army (PLA) struck a General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) water bowser on Saturday and killed two unarmed labourers in the Churachandpur district of Manipur. The two labourers were locals, it has been confirmed. “The […]