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First session of 17th Lok Sabha begins tomorrow, Triple Talaq Bill, Budget in focus

In the run-up to the session, Prime Minister Modi on Sunday chaired an all-party meeting in the national capital and sought to drum up Opposition support for the key bills.

Citizenship amendment, triple talaq bills lapse

The term of the present Lok Sabha was to end on June 3, but with the election process over, President Ram Nath Kovind dissolved the lower house on Saturday. The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha is likely to commence from June 6.


MHA denies probe order, but Assam journalists under scanner call it bid to 'create fear psychosis'

"Several top officials have said that several boys have joined the ULFA as a mark to protest against the bill. Reporting such statements from the officials... how can that be considered to be an offence?"

Tripura civil society supports Congress for LS polls over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Pradyot informed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the civil society and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on March 11 this year for a joint struggle against the citizenship amendment bill.

As AGP joins hands with BJP again, many in Assam feel betrayed

There was hope that AGP would become relevant again, now the youth are not sure.

Explained: AGP returns to BJP alliance; what happens now

Trouble had been brewing in the AGP-BJP alliance due to the Citizenship Bill from long before their break-up was officially announced.


Manipur Assembly withdraws motion against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Congress MLA, Gonvidas Konthoujam, had on Friday moved a resolution to urge centre to prevent the re-introduction of the Citizenship Bill and ensure that no ordinance similar to the said bill is promulgated.

Won’t let Assam turn into another Kashmir, says Amit Shah

He also said that the Modi-led government will “again bring” the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which lapsed after it was passed by Lok Sabha but could not be tabled in Rajya Sabha.

‘Foreigners’, friends: Lost narratives from Assam’s several citizenship determination processes

In Assam’s several citizenship determination processes, some narratives are lost — like that of the Gorkhas, despite a notification declaring them as Indians. And like that of Tara and Maya, now forever bound by two months together at a detention centre

Assam: Absolute pre-arrest bail for Dr Hiren Gohain and Akhil Gogoi

The complaint against the trio was registered by the officer-in-charge of Latashil police station Upen Kalita. His complaint written in Assamese translates into that Gogoi criticised the Bill in his speech and talked about 'initiating a struggle for a sovereign Assam, independent of India'.

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Thousands gathers in Assam to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

More than 5000 people gathered together to oppose the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at a protest organised by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), backed by 30 indigenous organisations.