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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'.

Manipur: Curfew continues in Imphal amid stir over Citizenship Bill

Political parties in the Northeast, including the BJP allies, are vehemently opposing the bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8. The Centre had said it will try to get it passed by the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session.

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Before Bhupen Hazarika, five other controversies surrounding the Bharat Ratna

Over the decades the Bharat Ratna has frequently found itself entangled in controversy over the choice of its recipient, or the circumstances in which he or she was being awarded.

Citizenship Bill: MANPAC urges people to intensify protest, declare Feb 12 'doomsday'

Declaring Tuesday as 'doomsday', Yumnamcha Dilip convenor MANPAC, urged people to intensify the “On road indefinite mass agitation” launched by the body.

After viral video, Assam rapper asks: 'If artistes don't question govt, who will?'

With the Citizenship Bill likely to be passed soon, 24-year-old rapper from Assam Rahul Rajkhowa is worried about the future of his state. Last week, he wrote a song about it.

NPP threatens to quit NDA if citizenship bill is passed in Rajya Sabha

Besides being in power in Meghalaya, the NPP backs the BJP governments in Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland.

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Manipur government opposes Citizenship Bill: CM N Biren Singh

The merger agreement, the imposition of Armed Forces Special Powers Act and Indo-Myanmar border Agreement 1967 are among others which still haunts the people, he said.

Citizenship Amendment Bill: Tripura royal scion seeks action against illegal immigrants holding public office

Speaking to indianexpress.com, Pradyot, who is also the Working President of Tripura Congress, said the petition was moved by former Union minister and senior lawyer Salman Khurshid in the Supreme Court.

Citizenship Bill very important, Rajnath Singh talking to different parties: Amit Shah

Shah underlined his party's commitment to the bill, which seeks to grants citizenship to persecuted non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, saying such large number of refugees cannot be left to their fate. "We are firm on this," he said.

Citizenship bill protests: Tripura BJP accuses CPI(M) of 'planting elements' to chant anti-India slogans

Speaking to indianexpress.com, state BJP spokesperson Dr Ashok Sinha said internal reports suggested that nearly 30-40 people were "planted" in the public meeting by "certain elements".

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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.

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