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India's Supreme court allows a month...

India's Supreme court allows a month...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 23 2019

Work on the Supreme Court-ordered citizenship register has been going on since 2015 and a draft list...

Assam, Bihar flood tolls now 156

Assam, Bihar flood tolls now 156

South Asia

Sun, Jul 21 2019

The flood bulletin said over 132 thousand displaced people have moved to 689 relief camps and 240 relief...

Assam floods: Tiger breaks into house,...

Assam floods: Tiger breaks into house,...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Forest officials said attempts were on to tranquilize the tiger and take it to safety

The politics of belonging in Assam

The politics of belonging in Assam

Samrat Choudhury

Wed, Jul 17 2019

Understanding the struggle over Miya poetry

Branded as 'infiltrators', Muslims in...

Branded as 'infiltrators', Muslims in...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 14 2019

After three years, his sons secured his release by appealing to a higher court, but only after selling...

Over 100,000 excluded from NRC in Assam...

Over 100,000 excluded from NRC in Assam...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 26 2019

The draft NRC published last year had left out around 4 million people

Epaar Bangla, opaar Bangla

Epaar Bangla, opaar Bangla

Partha S Ghosh

Tue, Jun 18 2019

An impending crisis or an inescapable compromise?

BJP likely to lose ground in Assam

BJP likely to lose ground in Assam

South Asia

Fri, May 17 2019

Modi Magic has failed to work on the voters this time round

Held as ‘Bangladeshi,' Assam villager...

Held as ‘Bangladeshi,' Assam villager...

South Asia

Sun, May 12 2019

The State has 100 such tribunals that adjudicate the Foreigners’ Act of 1946 to decide the fate...

A grand waste of money

A grand waste of money

Mithun Dey

Wed, Apr 17 2019

Assam’s National Register of Citizens is an exercise in futility 

Assam govt: 70,000 declared illegal...

Assam govt: 70,000 declared illegal...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 1 2019

Six overcrowded jails in Assam double up as detention centres, holding over 1,000 people in all

Deaths mount to 150 in India's second...

Deaths mount to 150 in India's second...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Feb 24 2019

Deaths from illegally-produced alcohol, known locally as 'hooch' or 'country liquor,'...

Assam minister against shelter for...

Assam minister against shelter for...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 24 2019

The minister said the state shall not provide asylum to Rohingyas even if they possess identity cards...

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, 200...

Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, 200...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Feb 23 2019

The victims, who include many women, worked at local tea estates in the region

KMSS: Assam will quit India if Citizenship...

KMSS: Assam will quit India if Citizenship...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 28 2019

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in the lower house of the Indian parliament by the Narendra...

BJP Loses Assam Ally over Citizenship...

BJP Loses Assam Ally over Citizenship...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 7 2019

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced in India’s Lok Sabha in July, 2016 by the Narendra...

Assam NRC: UN experts warn of tensions,...

Assam NRC: UN experts warn of tensions,...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The independent experts of the global body said that the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list,...

Modi inaugurates India's longest rail-road...

Modi inaugurates India's longest rail-road...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 25 2018

Known as the Bogibeel Bridge, it is 4.94km long

Fear grips 'stateless' millions in...

Fear grips 'stateless' millions in...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 22 2018

Those born in Assam after 1971 have to prove that their parents or grandparents entered India before...

AASU tells Assam CM: Posterity won’t...

AASU tells Assam CM: Posterity won’t...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 2 2018

AASU also stated that history would never forgive Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his government...

Assam intellectuals speak out against...

Assam intellectuals speak out against...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was introduced by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government...