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Manipur Assembly fails to adopt resolution against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in response to the motion, felt the need to focus on the constitutional aspect of the Bill rather than acting on emotion.

Manipur student leader charged with sedition over FB post on Citizenship Bill

K Meghchandra, Superintendent of Police Imphal East district, said the police team established that deliberate planning was made by Thokchom and his associates to “spread hatred, incited violence" during the agitation against the Bill in Manipur.


Manipur student activist arrested in Delhi

Around 20 members of the MSAD reached Janakpuri police station even as the local police said they had no role in the arrest.

Two endings

Lapsing of citizenship and triple talaq bills is welcome. Former should be buried, latter needs to be debated and finetuned.

Citizenship Bill: Northeast outfits hail lapse of Bill, Himanta Biswa Sarma calls it Assam’s defeat

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma thanked 11 political parties — including his National People’s Party (NPP), which leads the coalition in Meghalaya, that came together to oppose the Bill.

Explained: Why the Citizenship Amendment Bill is dead, for now

With Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on Wednesday, all Bills that have been passed by Lok Sabha but not by Rajya Sabha have lapsed. This includes The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.


Citizenship and triple talaq Bills will lapse if no Rajya Sabha nod today

CAG report on IAF with likely findings on Rafale deal, over which the Congress and other Opposition parties have locked horns with the BJP-led government, also listed for tabling.

Citizenship Bill protests: Curfew imposed in Imphal, DM tells local channels don’t show protests

In Imphal West, District Magistrate Naorem Praveen Singh barred local cable news channels from “transmission... of agitation or protest”.

Citizenship bill: Protests rock Tripura after bill remains pending in Rajya Sabha

Protesters including Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT) supremo Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl were seen sitting with posters that read ‘Poila Jati Ulo Party’ (Jati first, party later) and placards carrying pictures of Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma.

Citizenship Bill protests: Six women injured in police action in Imphal, security tightened

In support to “one road indefinite mass agitation” of the Manipur Peoples Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC), a few women announced a total shutdown of the market place till Tuesday and staged road blockade since Saturday morning causing heavy traffic congestion.

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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.