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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Utpal Parashar

Utpal Parashar

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Utpal is an assistant editor based in Guwahati. He covers all eight states of North-East and was previously based in Kathmandu, Dehradun and Delhi with Hindustan Times .

articles by Utpal Parashar (1964 results)
Jan 17, 2020 23:27
The applicants will have to submit proofs about their religion, entry to India prior to 2014 and documents showing their citizenship prior to entering India, Sarma said while speaking to a local television channel here. read more
Jan 17, 2020 21:04
The BJP has appointed new state unit chiefs for Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya and re-elected its Nagaland chief. read more
Jan 16, 2020 23:34
The AASU is leading the anti-CAA protests in Assam and has accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is in power both at the Centre and the state, of failing to protect rights of indigenous Assamese. read more
Jan 14, 2020 15:11
On the morning of Magh Bihu, the temporary ‘bhela ghors’ and ‘mejis’ are set on fire with offerings of ‘laru’ and ‘pitha’ (traditional sweets), thanking the gods for a good harvest. read more
Jan 14, 2020 00:49
Sarma’s address came amid protests by Congress lawmakers, who shouted slogans inside the Assembly and staged a demonstration outside the House, seeking a discussion on the CAA. read more
Jan 12, 2020 23:34
New songs and poems have also been written urging Assamese to protest against the legislation, which seeks to fast-track citizenship for non-Muslims, who have entered India from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh before 2015. read more
Jan 12, 2020 16:12
Apart from the demonstrations, marches, hunger strikes and torch rallies by organisations leading the protests, songs, poems and more are keeping the masses inspired. read more
Jan 11, 2020 06:20
Rate of crime against women in Assam stood at 166 for 2018, almost three times the national average rate of 58.8 and marginally above Delhi’s crime rate of 149.6. read more
Jan 09, 2020 00:03
K G Kenye had tried to reason with the NPF leadership that the legislation might not hurt Nagaland, which has inner line permit (ILP) to regulate the entry of non-residents into the state. read more
Jan 07, 2020 19:46
Prafulla Mahanta’s comment came after the AGP did not allow him to hold a meeting at the party’s headquarters in Guwahati. read more
Jan 05, 2020 03:48
The new species, which belongs to the Gesneriaceae family -- flowering plants that consist of about 152 genera and over 3,500 species -- has been named Lysionotus chatungii after Chatung. read more
Jan 03, 2020 01:39
The state government had earlier promised to enact a land policy to protect the rights of Assamese people amid fears that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) would lead to an influx of foreigners and threaten the land, language and the culture of the... read more
Jan 03, 2020 00:54
The decision was taken after chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal held a review meeting with the revenue and disaster management departments, people familiar with the development said. read more
Jan 02, 2020 00:26
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019, is aimed at fast-tracking the grant of Indian citizenship to members of religious minorities from the Muslim-majority countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakis... read more