Mizoram R-Day flag hoist on ’empty’ ground

Mizoram R-Day flag hoist on ’empty’ ground

AIZAWL: The so-called Citizenship amendment Bill is facing stiff opposition in the Northeastern states of India. In fact, in Mizoram, Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan addressed an almost empty ground on the occasion of 70th Republic Day celebration at Aizawl. Civil society responded positively to massive protests and boycott call given by various organisations against the Citizenship […]

AASU move to remove aliens from Assam

AASU move to remove aliens from Assam

All Assam Student’s Union spent the New Year’s eve on December 31 in a unique way. Three lakh objections have been filed in the claims and objections process of update of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the last few hours before the Supreme Court’s Monday deadline ended at midnight. However, till Sunday, only […]

What will Assam do about 40 lakh Aliens?

What will Assam do about 40 lakh Aliens?

Guwahati: Now that the ‘final draft’ of the National register of Citizenship’ has been prepared for Assam, the truth dawns that this is going to be a real political, logistical  headache. The question is, what will the Assam government, and Government at New Delhi actually do with some 40 lakh people whose names aren’t on […]

Assamese public protests ‘communal’ Citizenship Amendment Bill

Assamese public protests ‘communal’ Citizenship Amendment Bill

Guwahati: Hundreds of people under the joint leadership of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the Sadou Asam Karmachari Parishad (SAKP)  marched to Raj Bhawan (June 6) and submitted a memorandum to the Governor demanding immediate scrapping of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The procession of over a thousand people started from the […]