Manipur: CVOs take part in protest against Citizen (Amendment) Bill

Manipur: CVOs take part in protest against Citizen (Amendment) Bill

IMPHAL, May 17, 2018:  A mass rally was conducted on Wednesday by student organisations and CVOs, from Semson Sing Ingti National Park, K S Terang Road, Diphu to the Circuit House, demanding to withdraw the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Showing solidarity with the protesters, leaders and members of organisations such as Youths Forum for Protection of […]

Assam: Hundreds take to the streets to protest against Citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants

Assam: Hundreds take to the streets to protest against Citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants

NEWS18 | May 13, 2018 Guwahati: Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill of 2016 escalated on Saturday with hundreds taking to the streets in Assam, challenging the central government’s proposed move to facilitate Indian citizenship to persecuted religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. This includes six communities – Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians More […]

OPINION | Citizenship Amendment Bill : Boon or Bane for the Central party?

OPINION | Citizenship Amendment Bill : Boon or Bane for the Central party?

By SHILAJIT KAR BHOWMIK | May 10, 2018 Assam has become a tinderbox as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would contingently explode the state any moment. Granting citizenship to a particular community on the basis of religion would be a faux pas, to say the least. Since the days of yore, immigration to Assam from neighbouring […]

Tripura’s INPT stages demonstration at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Tripura’s INPT stages demonstration at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Agartala, Feb 21: In a significant effort to assert itself in the arena of regional indigenous politics in Tripura, the Indigenous Nationalist Part of Tripura (INPT) on Tuesday held a 6 hour demonstration in front of Jantar Mantar at Delhi demanding rollback of the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill among other issues. A group of around […]