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Rights of indigenous people will be protected, says Assam CM

Rights of indigenous people will be protected, says Assam CM

GUWAHATI: Chief minister on Tuesday said a “false picture” has been given out that the Citizenship (Amendment) bill is anti-Assam and assured the indigenous people that their rights will be protected. He told representatives of and literary bodies of other indigenous communities of the state here that the government “is […]

Protests continue in Assam, minister shown black flags

Protests continue in Assam, minister shown black flags

GUWAHATI: Protests against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill continued on Tuesday with shown to Assam finance minister in . Twenty agitators of the AASU, the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and the AJYCP were picked up for trying to block roads and showing black flags to Sarma, who had gone […]

AGP backs anti-bill groups, JD-U throws behind protesters

AGP backs anti-bill groups, JD-U throws behind protesters

GUWAHATI: BJP?s former ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has extended support to 70 organizations that are opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, while BJP ally JD(U) is set to visit Guwahati on January 28 to express solidarity with the anti-bill agitators. ?We are for a unified movement against the citizenship bill. […]

CM Sarbananda Sonowal builds a ?nest? to boost startups

CM Sarbananda Sonowal builds a ?nest? to boost startups

GUWAHATI: Chief minister on Sunday inaugurated ?Assam StartUp ? the Nest?, a state-owned incubation centre that aims to facilitate growth of at least 1000 new start-ups over the next five years and attract funding opportunities to the tune of USD 250 million for the state?s start-ups. The incubation centre has […]

Citizenship bill a check gate against influx, says Sonowal

Citizenship bill a check gate against influx, says Sonowal

GUWAHATI: Offering his first defence of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, chief minister on Saturday said the proposed amendment would not “open the floodgates to migrants”, as had been said, but would, on the contrary, be a “check gate”. “Some sections are spreading propaganda on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, saying […]