Assam Citizens Bill

'Assam Citizens Bill' - 30 News Result(s)

  • "Will Protect Genuine Indians": Assam Chief Minister On Citizenship Law
    India News | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday December 15, 2019
    The Assam government is committed to protecting "genuine" Indian citizens, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said today in a lengthy video appeal for peace posted on his Twitter account
  • "Exercise Caution": US, UK, Canada Issue Travel Advisories For Northeast
    India News | Edited by Jimmy Jacob | Saturday December 14, 2019
    As violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act continued in the northeast, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada on Friday issued travel advisoriesasking their citizens to "exercise caution" while travelling to the region for any purpose.
  • Opinion: In Defense Of CAB, Amit Shah Can't Say What He Really Wants
    Opinion | Mihir Swarup Sharma | Thursday December 12, 2019
    The BJP is faced with an odd dual responsibility: it must show its angry cadre that it can do in the bright light of day what they have for years have had to whisper in the darkness. They will only be satisfied when it is said, openly, that India has no place for more Muslims and that there are too many of them already, and that they should go to P...
  • Blog: Why Modi's CAB Won't Take Muslim Passengers
    Blog | Aunindyo Chakravarty | Thursday December 12, 2019
    The founding premise of the CAB is that, unlike in the case of Hindus, India is not the natural home of Muslims. It is a thinly-veiled message that Muslims who chose India over Pakistan will be tolerated, but this is not their land.
  • Before Citizenship Bill Is Tabled, Uncertainty For Assam Hindu Migrants
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Sunday December 8, 2019
    Born under the British rule, Sushil Burman was a child when India achieved Independence and then went through a messy partition. In 1956, he and his father fled from Mymensingh in East Pakistan -- now Bangladesh -- for fear of religious persecution.
  • Amit Shah Met Northeast Leaders Before Cabinet Nod For Citizens Bill
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 5, 2019
    Less than 12 hours before the Union cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met to pass the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill that led to widespread protests in the entire Northeast in run-up to the 2019 general election, there was a hush-hush meeting In New Delhi's Assam Bhawan.
  • Citizens' List Helped Lower Infiltration From Bangladesh: Border Force
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday November 30, 2019
    At a times when the ongoing NRC updation process in Assam is in a crucial state and the state is witnessing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Border Security Force (BSF) that guards the 262-km-long border with Bangladesh in Assam, has said illegal infiltration from Bangladesh is almost "negligible".
  • Assam Congress MLAs Lie Down Outside Assembly To Protest Citizens' List
    India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2019
    The Winter session of the Assam Assembly began on a stormy note today with MLAs of the opposition Congress, protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the state government's bid to reject the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), lying down outside the House after being prevented from raising an adjournment motion.
  • "Want Faulty NRC In Assam Scrapped": Himanta Sarma After Amit Shah's Plan
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday November 20, 2019
    Home Minister Amit Shah's plan to redo the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in Assam along with the rest of India today found support from BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has long termed the final list prepared exclusively for the northeastern state earlier this year as "faulty".
  • Bengal BJP Wants 6 Years Residence Clause Scrapped From Citizenship Bill
    India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2019
    Facing strong criticism over updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the BJP leadership in West Bengal is pitching for the removal of the "six years residence" clause from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and has urged Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah to look into it.
  • Assam May Reintroduce Citizenship Bill, Says BJP Strategist Himanta Sarma
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday September 25, 2019
    A day after Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the BJP plans to reintroduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill by November, he said the draft bill will be tweaked and more conditions added. "Citizenship Bill will be moved in parliament once again, but it will have a lot of new features. It will have a cut-off date of December 30, 2014. It will be ...
  • Will Get Citizenship Bill Passed In Parliament By November: Himanta Sarma
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Tuesday September 24, 2019
    Weeks after Assam's list of citizens excluded over 19 lakh people, the BJP has announced that passing the Citizenship (Amendment) bill-which makes it easier for non-Muslim immigrants to get Indian citizenship-in parliament is next on the party's agenda.
  • "India Is Not A <i>Dharamshala</i>": BJP's Himanta Sarma On Assam Citizens' List
    India News | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Jimmy Jacob | Sunday September 1, 2019
    Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday termed the National Register of Citizens list released this morning as "faulty", and said that the ruling BJP will approach the Supreme Court again to seek reverification in certain parts of the state.
  • PM Modi Slams Congress "Arrogance", Asks "Did India Lose In Wayanad?"
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 26, 2019
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for the second day in a row, kept the focus snugly on the Congress, berating it over issues ranging from voting machines, Citizens' list in Assam and the passing of bills in Rajya Sabha.
  • Citizens List, Citizenship Bill Lollipops To Fool People: Mamata Banerjee
    India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 5, 2019
    The National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Bill are "two lollipops" being doled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "fool" the people of Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.

'Assam Citizens Bill' - 30 News Result(s)

  • "Will Protect Genuine Indians": Assam Chief Minister On Citizenship Law
    India News | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday December 15, 2019
    The Assam government is committed to protecting "genuine" Indian citizens, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said today in a lengthy video appeal for peace posted on his Twitter account
  • "Exercise Caution": US, UK, Canada Issue Travel Advisories For Northeast
    India News | Edited by Jimmy Jacob | Saturday December 14, 2019
    As violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act continued in the northeast, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada on Friday issued travel advisoriesasking their citizens to "exercise caution" while travelling to the region for any purpose.
  • Opinion: In Defense Of CAB, Amit Shah Can't Say What He Really Wants
    Opinion | Mihir Swarup Sharma | Thursday December 12, 2019
    The BJP is faced with an odd dual responsibility: it must show its angry cadre that it can do in the bright light of day what they have for years have had to whisper in the darkness. They will only be satisfied when it is said, openly, that India has no place for more Muslims and that there are too many of them already, and that they should go to P...
  • Blog: Why Modi's CAB Won't Take Muslim Passengers
    Blog | Aunindyo Chakravarty | Thursday December 12, 2019
    The founding premise of the CAB is that, unlike in the case of Hindus, India is not the natural home of Muslims. It is a thinly-veiled message that Muslims who chose India over Pakistan will be tolerated, but this is not their land.
  • Before Citizenship Bill Is Tabled, Uncertainty For Assam Hindu Migrants
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Sunday December 8, 2019
    Born under the British rule, Sushil Burman was a child when India achieved Independence and then went through a messy partition. In 1956, he and his father fled from Mymensingh in East Pakistan -- now Bangladesh -- for fear of religious persecution.
  • Amit Shah Met Northeast Leaders Before Cabinet Nod For Citizens Bill
    India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 5, 2019
    Less than 12 hours before the Union cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met to pass the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill that led to widespread protests in the entire Northeast in run-up to the 2019 general election, there was a hush-hush meeting In New Delhi's Assam Bhawan.
  • Citizens' List Helped Lower Infiltration From Bangladesh: Border Force
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday November 30, 2019
    At a times when the ongoing NRC updation process in Assam is in a crucial state and the state is witnessing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Border Security Force (BSF) that guards the 262-km-long border with Bangladesh in Assam, has said illegal infiltration from Bangladesh is almost "negligible".
  • Assam Congress MLAs Lie Down Outside Assembly To Protest Citizens' List
    India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2019
    The Winter session of the Assam Assembly began on a stormy note today with MLAs of the opposition Congress, protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the state government's bid to reject the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), lying down outside the House after being prevented from raising an adjournment motion.
  • "Want Faulty NRC In Assam Scrapped": Himanta Sarma After Amit Shah's Plan
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday November 20, 2019
    Home Minister Amit Shah's plan to redo the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in Assam along with the rest of India today found support from BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has long termed the final list prepared exclusively for the northeastern state earlier this year as "faulty".
  • Bengal BJP Wants 6 Years Residence Clause Scrapped From Citizenship Bill
    India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2019
    Facing strong criticism over updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the BJP leadership in West Bengal is pitching for the removal of the "six years residence" clause from the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and has urged Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah to look into it.
  • Assam May Reintroduce Citizenship Bill, Says BJP Strategist Himanta Sarma
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday September 25, 2019
    A day after Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the BJP plans to reintroduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill by November, he said the draft bill will be tweaked and more conditions added. "Citizenship Bill will be moved in parliament once again, but it will have a lot of new features. It will have a cut-off date of December 30, 2014. It will be ...
  • Will Get Citizenship Bill Passed In Parliament By November: Himanta Sarma
    India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Tuesday September 24, 2019
    Weeks after Assam's list of citizens excluded over 19 lakh people, the BJP has announced that passing the Citizenship (Amendment) bill-which makes it easier for non-Muslim immigrants to get Indian citizenship-in parliament is next on the party's agenda.
  • "India Is Not A <i>Dharamshala</i>": BJP's Himanta Sarma On Assam Citizens' List
    India News | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Jimmy Jacob | Sunday September 1, 2019
    Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday termed the National Register of Citizens list released this morning as "faulty", and said that the ruling BJP will approach the Supreme Court again to seek reverification in certain parts of the state.
  • PM Modi Slams Congress "Arrogance", Asks "Did India Lose In Wayanad?"
    India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 26, 2019
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for the second day in a row, kept the focus snugly on the Congress, berating it over issues ranging from voting machines, Citizens' list in Assam and the passing of bills in Rajya Sabha.
  • Citizens List, Citizenship Bill Lollipops To Fool People: Mamata Banerjee
    India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 5, 2019
    The National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Bill are "two lollipops" being doled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "fool" the people of Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.
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