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GUWAHATI : Citizenship issue has become the burning point of discussion all over the state of assam. With mounting concerns that has come along with the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 if it comes into force, various facets of opinions can be seen in Brahmaputra valley and the Barak Valley. While the Brahmaputra Valley opposes the proposed Bill, the Barak Valley displays a complete opposite picture of opinion by displaying support


GUWAHATI : Meghalaya deputy CM Prestone Tynsong said: “We don’t support the proposed amendment bill. Just because we are NDA partners does not mean we have to sacrifice the interests of people for an amendment that does not suit larger good of state. The Modi government’s Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 — proposing citizenship to religious minorities fleeing Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan because of persecution — has run into opposition in


Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala governor P Sadasivam seeks an action taken report from the state government regarding the twin political murders at northern Kerala. The governor sought ATR from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on the violence and political murders at and round Kannur. A local CPM leader Babu was killed on Monday night at Palloor and a BJP worker is also killed on the same day at New Mahe. Kannur and near


GUWAHATI : In a significant development, BJP MP Bijoya Chakravarty has opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at a time when almost all BJP MPs and MLAs from Assam have expressed support for the controversial bill. “Assam has taken the burden of foreigners till 1971; it can’t take any more burdens. If Hindu Bangladeshis need to be given shelter then other states should take this burden equally amongst them,” said Chakravarty


RANCHI, 8 May 2018 – In a big step to promote family based care programme, foster care and sponsorship guidelines have been notified in Jharkhand. Jharkhand is the first state in the country to have a sponsorship guideline in place. These guidelines were shared during a state level dissemination & orientation workshop organized by the Department of Women & Child Development, Government of Jharkhand and Jharkhand State Child protection Society


Thiruvananthapuram: The famous Padmanabha swami Temple of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Capital gets a nod for rupees 300 crores for security. If the security gets then the treasure shall be opened for public. Prominent civic bodies in Thiruvananthapuram have discussed the plan with the chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Minister Alphones Kannanthanam. But till now there is no clearance from the Travencore Royal family. Also to get the approval the Supreme


GUWAHATI : In a bid to allow Hindu Bangladeshis in the state of Assam, the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, who is on a three-day visit to Assam, has set foot in Guwahati on Sunday for the hearing on the Bill. The Citizenship Amendment Bill was proposed in the Parliament, which was opposed by many organisations of the state. This opposition led to the formation of Joint


GUWAHATI : ISIS flags has created another alert in the state of assam. These flags were found and all security agencies started working on it. Close on the heels of a youth from Assam’s Jamunamukh town in Hojai joining Kashmiri terrorist organization Hizbul Mujahideen, as many as six flags of global terror outfit ISIS were flown in Goalpara town sending the security apparatus in the State into a tizzy. The


GUWAHATI : Citizenship amendment bill has created a lot of new political problems in the state of assam. In what has triggered an angry reaction in Assam, the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. As protests regarding the settlement of Hindu Bangladeshis in Assam continues, the Joint Parliamentary Committee will finally visit Assam on May 7 to discuss the issue with the local organisations and people. A


GUWAHAT :Two girls from Assam’s Jorhat town have set examples of parental care by donating their organs to save their father’s life. Krishnakhi Das and Prerona Das, hailing from Sonali Jayanti Nagar area of the town, donated their kidney and liver to their father Debojit Das, a police officer, who has been battling multiple organ failure for the last few years. After doctors treating the ailing cop told his family