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Activists of Brihattar Asomiya Yuva Manch had their heads shaved as a mark of protest against the Citizenship Bill in Guwahati.(PTI File Photo)

Barak valley tense over Citizenship law, meeting of Assam groups cancelled

Hindustan Times, Silchar | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 09:47 PM IST
Authorities make organisers call off meet to be attended by pro-talks ULFA leaders, cite tension
In Assam, according to some estimates, there are over 90,000 declared foreigners, out of which around 1,000 are housed in the six makeshift detention camps set up in the district jails.(AP File Photo/Representative image)
In Assam, according to some estimates, there are over 90,000 declared foreigners, out of which around 1,000 are housed in the six makeshift detention camps set up in the district jails.(AP File Photo/Representative image)

Assam tribunal asks BJP legislator to prove citizenship

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 11:07 PM IST
If the tribunal declares Kishor Nath a foreigner, he may be apprehended by the local police and could even end up in a detention camp.
Activists of All Assam Students' Union take part in a torch light procession in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 proposal in Guwahati on May 14.(AFP File Photo)
Activists of All Assam Students' Union take part in a torch light procession in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 proposal in Guwahati on May 14.(AFP File Photo)

Assam stares at mass protests over proposed changes in Citizenship law

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 11:35 PM IST
The bill, which seeks to amend the Citizenship Act of 1955 in order to grant citizenship to religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has sparked fears about an influx of Hindu Bangladeshis into the state — leading to widespread protests.
People wait to check their names on the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Goroimari of Kamrup district in Assam on January 1.(AFP File Photo)
People wait to check their names on the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Goroimari of Kamrup district in Assam on January 1.(AFP File Photo)

Separated families unite at NRC verification centres in Assam

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 12:28 PM IST
NRC offices in Assam has to verify cases of family tree mismatches across the state by May 31, 2018 — the deadline set by the Supreme Court.
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