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Assam: Sonowal says Cong, Left disrupted peace, cites development projects by Modi govt

December 28, 2019 4:51 am

Sonowal said those behind the violence and arson were the “primary enemy” of the people. “If someone has disrupted peace in Assam today, they are Congress and Left parties and those who believe in Leftist ideology,” he said.

Citizenship law stir: SC says rioting must stop; protest spreads to universities, Oppn unites

December 16, 2019 9:03 pm

The Sunday flareup in Jamia Milia Islamia, that left over 100 people injured, echoed in the political sphere as well, with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leading a mega rally in the heart of Kolkata and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi holding a two-hour dharna at Delhi's India Gate.

Citizenship Law protests: Two succumb to injuries, death toll in Assam five

December 16, 2019 1:18 am

The family of Ishwar Nayak (25) alleged he was killed in police firing. He succumbed to a bullet injury he suffered during clashes in Guwahati on Thursday, a senior official of the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) told The Indian Express.

Protests continue in Assam, govt says no major violence

December 14, 2019 3:14 am

66 injured in Meghalaya, Assam agitation leaders announce daytime protests

Assam feels let down by BJP as it pushes CAB against the people’s wishes

December 14, 2019 12:18 pm

The people still had great trust in Sonowal, who was once hailed as a jatiyo nayok (national hero). They believed that he would not let something like the CAB happen.

Anti-CAB protests intensify in Assam: 10 things you need to know

December 12, 2019 6:39 pm

While most Northeastern states are exempt from the Citizenship Amendment Bill due to the Inner Line Permit System and/or the sixth Schedule of the Constitution, Assam is protected by neither.

Citizenship Amendment Bill protests HIGHLIGHTS: President gives assent to CAB; internet services suspended in Guwahati

December 13, 2019 9:11 am

Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 (CAB) Protest in Assam, Tripura, Guwahati, Northeast Today Live News Updates: Two protesters succumbed to bullet injuries at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital. Officials confirmed both of them were shot at, in two separate parts of the city.

CAB protests: Army out on the streets in Assam, Tripura; curfew imposed in Guwahati

December 12, 2019 12:49 am

The Centre also airlifted 5,000 paramilitary personnel to Northeastern states, including about 2,000 soldiers from Kashmir, to contain any possible fallout of the protests, a day after the region observed a complete shutdown

Shops set on fire, clashes, stone pelting: North-East simmers over Citizenship Bill

December 10, 2019 8:55 pm

Processions raising slogans against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and sporadic violence and clashes brought life in parts of Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal, Meghalaya to a grinding halt in wake of the 11-hour bandh call by North East Students’ Organisation.

Protests in Assam against inclusion of four sites in Centre’s 'Adopt-a-Heritage' project

May 05, 2018 10:55 am

The protesting bodies have been called by the State government for a meeting on Saturday to discuss the matter.