Citizenship Bill: NE protests force Centre to look for states’ consent

With protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 showing no signs of dying down in the northeast, the Centre is now seeking to allay public’s fears by saying that foreigners would not be granted Indian citizenship without the consent of state governments concerned. Read More
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Now, BJP members also oppose Citizenship Bill in northeast

Central government is now facing backlash from its own party leaders in Assam against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which the Lok Sabha passed on January 8. Read More
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Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, NE in shutdown

Apart from the opposition Congress and the Left parties, several other parties, including some BJP allies, vehemently opposed the bill. Read More
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