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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
news about Assam accord
Jun 08, 2019 00:27
At present, there are 100 tribunals, which deal with the cases of people suspected to be illegal immigrants by the border organisation of the Assam Police or marked D (doubtful voter) in electoral rolls. read more
Apr 01, 2019 06:14
18 million people between 18 and 23 are estimated to cast their ballot for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. What do they want? read more
Feb 02, 2019 00:06
Talking about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the chief minister asserted it is not true that the Assam Accord will be violated if the bill was implemented. read more
Jan 30, 2019 23:27
Scores of families of people killed in the Assam agitation of the 1980s returned their awards to the state government in Guwahati on Wednesday to protest against the proposed amendment to citizenship law. read more
Jan 27, 2019 07:25
The birth of the “Assamese Bengali” identity can be attributed to the Centre’s push to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which seeks to give citizenship to any non-Muslim from Bangladesh, Pakistan or Afghanistan who wishes to settle in India. read more
Jan 13, 2019 07:13
The open overtures from the Congress, including from former chief minister Tarun Gogoi, on at least two occasions, suggest possibilities of potential new political fronts in the future. At present, however, the common ground, leaders of both parties... read more
Jan 12, 2019 23:14
The Assam Accord is a Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed between representatives of the Government of India and leaders of the Assam Movement. read more
Jan 08, 2019 21:39
The bill which was passed by the Lok Sabha would pave way for citizenship to migrants from six religious communities including Parsis, Jains, Buddhists, Christians, Sikhs and Hindus who have come to India for fear of religious persecution from Afghanistan,... read more
Jan 07, 2019 21:13
A large number of people in Assam and other northeastern states have been protesting against the bill, saying it would nullify the 1985 Assam Accord under which any foreign national, irrespective of religion, who had entered the state after 1971 should... read more
Jan 07, 2019 14:22
Many students and indigenous groups in Assam have derided the move as it comes at a time when the central National Democratic Alliance government is pushing to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 read more
Jan 03, 2019 15:24
Former Assam chief minister said Prafulla Mahanta, “This is just another tactic to buy time since the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill which is being opposed by the people of Assam is set to be introduced and passed by the joint parliamentary committee.” read more
Nov 04, 2018 09:00
Assam will burn if the Centre continues to push the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Anup Chetia, the general secretary of the ULFA faction that is currently in talks with the government, said on the Tinsukia killings. read more
Oct 23, 2018 00:02
The bill proposes to grant citizenship to religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. read more
Sep 11, 2018 07:27
BJP leader Ram Madhav said the NRC is being updated as part of the ‘Assam Accord’ signed in 1985 under which the government had made a commitment to “detect, delete and deport” all illegal immigrants from the state. read more