Apr 12, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Amit Shah, during an address after a roadshow in Kalimpong, said as long as the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is there at the Centre, no Gorkha will be harmed.
- Apr 01, 2021 09:10 AM IST
State GDP growth matches national trend line, but high unemployment rates stand out as big worry
- Mar 29, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Elections aside, the lurking fear that illegal immigrants will determine the state’s political future continue to the occupy Assamese mindspace
- Mar 27, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Guwahati, Mar 27 The Registrar General of India (RGI) has turned down a request of the Assam government to continue financial support for complet..
- Mar 23, 2021 12:22 PM IST
The party also made 'ten commitments' in the manifesto -- one of which is initiation of a process to "correct and reconcile" the entries made as part of the Supreme Court- mandated National Register of Citizens exercise, as it seeks to "protect genuine Indian citizens and exclude all illegal immigrants".
- Mar 22, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Modi's visit to Bangladesh this week is expected to seal diplomatic cracks that appeared in the relationship over the past 2-years due to the debate over the CAA and the NRC exercise. It may also shore up support for the BJP in West Bengal assembly elections.
- Mar 18, 2021 07:19 AM IST
Replying to another question, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said there is no provision of detention centres under the Citizenship Act, 1955.
- Dec 10, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Assam's National Register of Citizens coordinator has told the Gauhati High Court that the Registrar General of India has been silent on the final publication of the list for which it is the only authority to take action.
- Dec 09, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Maintaining that all the residents of the state are citizens of the country and no one can change that, Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of trying to play divisive politics using the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
- Nov 12, 2020 10:34 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) fielded 16 of its 21 candidates in Seemanchal region and won five seats
- Oct 26, 2020 10:32 AM IST
Referring to India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Khan said that Muslims are being denied their citizenship rights.
- Jun 26, 2020 08:00 AM IST
“These measures are inconsistent with the country's long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” according to the policy paper -- ‘Joe Biden's agenda for Muslim American community' posted recently on hos campaign website.
- May 27, 2020 09:52 AM IST
COVID-19 was a good opportunity for the Centre to repair relations with the states and rebuild trust. Instead, it seemed keener to use the crisis to emphasise its dominance, and show who the boss was
- May 26, 2020 01:12 PM IST
For the past 12 months the BJP-led NDA government’s actions have been bold, and have seen strong and polarising reactions. Its response to the Coronavirus crisis has left a lot to be desired
- Mar 24, 2020 08:08 AM IST
Shaheen Bagh area has witnessed a sit-in protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed pan-India National Register of Citizens for around 100 days.
- Mar 06, 2020 08:14 AM IST
The Centre, should it choose to end the crisis, can agree to the 2010 NPR form and put out a list of NRC documents. That in itself will go a long way towards ending the protests. It will still be seen to be firm on the CAA and can claim that as a victory.
- Mar 05, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The new citizenship law passed by the Indian Parliament in December 2019 offers citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted religious minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
- Mar 03, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Addressing media in Vidhan Bhawan in south Mumbai, where the budget session of the state legislature is underway, Thackeray also declined to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement that he was thinking of quiting social media.
- Mar 03, 2020 11:10 AM IST
The JD(U) leader’s strategy appears to be to retain the Hindu votes by riding piggyback on the BJP and, at the same time, winning over the minorities by passing the resolution against the NRC.
- Mar 03, 2020 09:00 AM IST
At present, work related to scanning of "speaking order" is going on and around 12 per cent job is left, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said while replying to a written query by Congress MLA Rekibuddin Ahmed.
- Mar 02, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan cancelled their visits to India in December over prevailing situation following passage of the new citizenship bill.
- Mar 02, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Addressing a rally in Kolkata, Shah assured people of the minority community that not a single person will lose citizenship due to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
- Mar 02, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Addressing the convention of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) here, he also ruled out any need to bring a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR) in the state Legislative Assembly.
- Feb 28, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Other than the Bhima Koregaon case, the more crucial difference in the Maharashtra coalition is over the triple issues of the Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Register of Citizens, and the National Population Register.
- Feb 28, 2020 08:43 AM IST
A section of government officials and functionaries cutting across party lines and civil society groups feel that delimitation can be a tool to check the debilitating impact of the rapid demographic change in Assam.