Assam protests

Assam curfew will be completely withdrawn from Tuesday: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Dibrugarh district administration informed that the curfew is being relaxed in the district from 6 am to 8 pm for today. The curfew in Shillong has also been relaxed from 6 am to 7 pm on Tuesday.

Dec 17, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

Violent protests over Citizenship Act severely affects train services in Assam

The protests over the Act rocked Assam even as tension gripped Tripura and Meghalaya despite assurances by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the Bill will not harm the interests of the people of the northeast. 

Dec 13, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

Amit Shah cancels Shillong visit amid protests against Citizenship Act

On Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 that has now become an Act.

Dec 13, 2019, 17:26 PM IST

Anti-CAB protests: Assam government shifts top cops, extends Internet suspension for another 48 hours

Renowned Assamese actor and BJP leader Jatin Bora quit the party to lodge his protest against the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019.

Dec 12, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

CAB protests: Assam governor requests people maintain peace in state, not lose control

The Citizenship Amendment Bill will give Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zorastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, was passed in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday (December 11) with 125 votes in favour and 99 against it. 

Dec 12, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Assam remains on edge as protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill turn violent

In Guwahati, which is the epicentre of anti-Citizenship Amendment Bill protests, a man identified as Rahul Das suffered bullet injuries when police resorted to firing in Lachit Nagar in the city.

Dec 12, 2019, 07:30 AM IST

Citizenship Amendment Bill protests: Indefinite curfew imposed in Assam's Guwahati, Dibrugarh; ULFA calls for shutdown in state on Thursday

The Panitola Railway station in Tinsukia district was also vandalized and torched. The Dibrugarh and Tinsukia railway stations have been put on high alert. Passengers have also been stranded at the Dibrugarh Airport.

Dec 12, 2019, 00:06 AM IST

Indefinite curfew imposed in Assam's Guwahati amid violent protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill

The Indian Railways has cancelled 12 trains and partially cancelled 10 trains on December 12-13 due to the indefinite 'Rail Roko' by various organisations and associations, in Tinsukia division and Lumding division in Assam. 

Dec 11, 2019, 19:32 PM IST

Vehicle set on fire as protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam turn violent

Massive protests broke out in Assam on Tuesday against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill as the 11-hour North East bandh called by North East Students' Organisation (NESO) kicked off.

Dec 10, 2019, 10:51 AM IST

Protests against Citizenship Bill continue in Northeast, ULFA threatens to pull out of peace talks

The pro-talk faction of ULFA has threatened to walk out of parleys with the Cente. 

Jan 13, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

Road blockade against NDFB extortion drive

Protesting against the extortion drive of militant National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), the All Assam Gurkha Students Union on Saturday blocked the National Highway-52 in Assam`s Sonitpur district.

May 25, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Akhil Gogoi arrested for Guwahati violence

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) secretary Akhil Gogoi was arrested, Friday, for instigating protests.

Jun 24, 2011, 23:45 PM IST