Assam

JD(U) to vote against citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, confirms K C Tyagi

JD(U) to vote against citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, confirms K C Tyagi

The JD(U) leader also slammed the Congress for staging a walkout from the Lok Sabha when the bill was being put to vote, saying it was a "farce" and "tantamount to support".

Jan 21, 2019, 06:38 AM IST
Citizenship Bill: Violent protests continue in Assam

Citizenship Bill: Violent protests continue in Assam

The controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on January 8.

Jan 19, 2019, 18:41 PM IST
Citizenship Bill: Bandhs affect several districts in Assam

Citizenship Bill: Bandhs affect several districts in Assam

However, no incident of violence was reported from the bandh-hit areas, they added.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:34 PM IST
Elderly couple killed, buried near river bank over witchcraft suspicion

Elderly couple killed, buried near river bank over witchcraft suspicion

The bodies were recovered from a jungle area near a village along the India-Bhutan border, the police said.

Jan 17, 2019, 00:30 AM IST
Rajnath Singh to meet Northeast CMs as protests against Citizenship Bill intensify

Rajnath Singh to meet Northeast CMs as protests against Citizenship Bill intensify

Protests against controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill has intensified in northeastern states.

Jan 14, 2019, 20:39 PM IST
Amid protests over Citizenship Bill, Rajnath to soon meet North-East chief ministers

Amid protests over Citizenship Bill, Rajnath to soon meet North-East chief ministers

Large-scale protests have been witnessed in Assam and some other parts of the North East seeking withdrawal of the controversial bill.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:04 PM IST
Protests continue in Assam over Citizenship Bill; agitators detained

Protests continue in Assam over Citizenship Bill; agitators detained

As the protesters tried to enter the premises, security forces confronted them that led to a clash. Members from both sides suffered minor injuries.

Jan 13, 2019, 23:06 PM IST
Bengali poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay heckled in Assam’s Silchar

Bengali poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay heckled in Assam’s Silchar

Bandyopadhyay was the guest of honour for the inauguration of a recitation event, ‘Eso Boli’, a Bengali word which means come let’s speak up.

Jan 13, 2019, 22:27 PM IST
Quota row: Violence in Assam; roads blocked, BJP office vandalised

Quota row: Violence in Assam; roads blocked, BJP office vandalised

The 12-hour bandh was called by Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam. 

Jan 11, 2019, 13:13 PM IST
Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha after Congress, TMC walk out

Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha after Congress, TMC walk out

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill aims to grant Indian citizenship to those Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who fled religious persecution in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and entered India before December 31, 2014.

Jan 08, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Rajnath Singh tables Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha amid uproar, says it's not just for Assam

Rajnath Singh tables Citizenship Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha amid uproar, says it's not just for Assam

The Union Minister said that the bill is important to safeguard the interests of the people. 

Jan 08, 2019, 15:02 PM IST

Morning Breaking: AGP breaks ties with BJP in Assam over Citizenship Bill

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has ended its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam over the Citizenship Bill. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 08:54 AM IST
BJP allies, Northeast political parties and students' bodies oppose Citizenship Bill

BJP allies, Northeast political parties and students' bodies oppose Citizenship Bill

Several political parties and BJP allies in NE are opposing the Citizenship Bill. 

Jan 08, 2019, 06:48 AM IST
Protests erupt across Assam over Citizenship Bill

Protests erupt across Assam over Citizenship Bill

The agitation was also triggered by Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's comment on Sunday that if the Citizenship Bill is not passed, "we will be surrendering to Jinnah's policy".

Jan 08, 2019, 00:24 AM IST
AGP pulls out of alliance with BJP in Assam after Union Cabinet approves Citizenship Amendment Bill

AGP pulls out of alliance with BJP in Assam after Union Cabinet approves Citizenship Amendment Bill

The Union Cabinet approved the Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday.

Jan 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST
Shiv Sena to oppose Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena to oppose Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Sanjay Raut

Amid an increasing bickering between the BJP and its ally Shiv Sena, the latter said Sunday it would oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament. The decision has been taken after the Asom Gana Parishad appealed to the Shiv Sena to oppose the legislation, party leader Sanjay Raut said in a statement.

Jan 06, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 4 January, 2018

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Jan 04, 2019, 21:38 PM IST

Desshit: PM Modi launches BJP poll campaign In Northeast

PM Modi has begun the campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election in Assam from Silchar in Barak Valley and also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 12 development projects worth Rs 1,500 crore in Manipur today

Jan 04, 2019, 21:26 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 4th January, 2019

This is a special segment of 5W1H by Zee News which brings to you news with research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 04, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

5W1H: PM Modi launches BJP poll campaign In Northeast

PM Modi has begun the campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election in Assam from Silchar in Barak Valley and also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 12 development projects worth Rs 1,500 crore in Manipur today

Jan 04, 2019, 17:38 PM IST