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'Foreigner' Madhubala Mandal's Tragic Life Story Underlines Assam's Horror Bid To Eliminate Illegal Migrants

'Foreigner' Madhubala Mandal's Tragic Life Story Underlines Assam's Horror Bid To Eliminate Illegal Migrants

Wrongful detentions, erroneous records and reckless officials make life difficult as National Register of Citizens in Assam draws close to publication

08 July 2019
A Futile ‘Sacrifice’

A Futile ‘Sacrifice’

"BJP government is mocking the 'sacrifice' of the 855 martyrs by bringing in the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which has sparked violent protests across the...

17 March 2019

Campaign Over Citizenship Bill Seeks To Derail Development: Assam CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal has assured the people that the land, culture, language of the indigenous people are fully safe in the hands of the...

Playing With Fire: Citizenship Bill Could Hurt BJP's 2019 Prospects In Northeast

Playing With Fire: Citizenship Bill Could Hurt BJP's 2019 Prospects In Northeast

The BJP could pay a heavy electoral price for forcing the citizenship bill on a reluctant Northeast

12 January 2019

For Illegally Staying In India, 6 Bangladeshi Nationals Sentenced To 4-Year Jail Term

The court also directed authorities concerned to take necessary steps to deport the accused to their country on the completion of their prison term.

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30 November 2018
Deep Throat

Deep Throat

A regular column on the essential buzz


10 November 2018
Anger Is Brewing Against BJP In Assam

Anger Is Brewing Against BJP In Assam

Assam is in a political flux after two recent exercises—the updated national register of citizens this summer and the citizenship amendment bill, which...


01 November 2018
Assam NRC: SC Fixes Dec 15 Deadline For Filing Claims For Inclusion Of Names

Assam NRC: SC Fixes Dec 15 Deadline For Filing Claims For Inclusion Of Names

The top court also fixed timeline for issuance of notice as January 15 to claimants and verification of documents as February 1.


26 October 2018
Back To The Future

Back To The Future

Revival of an anti-foreigner stir sets the tone for tense days in Assam


24 September 2018
Termite Remark: Bangladesh Minister Hits Back, Says We Don't Give Importance To Amit Shah

Termite Remark: Bangladesh Minister Hits Back, Says We Don't Give Importance To Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah had on Saturday said Bangladeshi migrants are like “termites” and each one of them will be sent out of the country.


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18 September 2018
NRC Is Only Option To 'Save Hindus' In West Bengal: RSS

NRC Is Only Option To 'Save Hindus' In West Bengal: RSS

Basu said that the RSS is making small groups to make people aware about the benefits of the NRC.


16 September 2018
Odisha Starts Striking Off Bangladeshis From Voters' List

Odisha Starts Striking Off Bangladeshis From Voters' List

So far, 137 Bangladeshis have been detected in the voters list in Mahakalpada tehsil.


14 September 2018
Rohingyas Or Bangladeshis, Infiltrators Will Be Thrown Out Of Uttarakhand: CM Rawat

Rohingyas Or Bangladeshis, Infiltrators Will Be Thrown Out Of Uttarakhand: CM Rawat

Rawat's remarks came days after Assam CM pitched for the implementation of a NRC across all states of the country, terming illegal immigrants as a "challenge"...


07 September 2018
'Slightly Friendly' West Bengal Set Up Camp For 70 Rohingya Families, Says BSF DG

'Slightly Friendly' West Bengal Set Up Camp For 70 Rohingya Families, Says BSF DG

"We are aware that a large number of Rohingyas are assembled there in Bangladesh and from time-to-time some small groups did try to enter India, but I am very...


02 August 2018
'Super Emergency', Says TMC After Delegation Stopped At Assam's Silchar Airport

'Super Emergency', Says TMC After Delegation Stopped At Assam's Silchar Airport

TMC MP Derek O'Brien said it was like a "super emergency situation".


04 August 2018
NRC And After: The Curtains Rise On A Political Potboiler

NRC And After: The Curtains Rise On A Political Potboiler

Curtains rise on a potboiler as the final NRC draft spins a political punch-up in Assam and beyond


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01 August 2018
'No Relation To Us', Says Bangladesh On Illegal Immigration In Assam

'No Relation To Us', Says Bangladesh On Illegal Immigration In Assam

A full-blown political row has erupted ever since the final draft of Assam's NRC was published on Monday.


31 July 2018
Assam NRC: Names Of BJP MLA's Wife, Congress Leader Among Many Missing From Final Draft

Assam NRC: Names Of BJP MLA's Wife, Congress Leader Among Many Missing From Final Draft

Several people whose names were not in the draft have claimed that they had submitted the same set of documents as their family members to establish their...


31 July 2018
Mamata Banerjee Sees Vote Bank In NRC, For BJP It's National Security: Amit Shah

Mamata Banerjee Sees Vote Bank In NRC, For BJP It's National Security: Amit Shah

The BJP has seized on the issue that resonates with its broader agenda of nationalism and Hindutva to corner opposition parties in the election year, with Shah...


01 August 2018
There Will Be Civil War, Bloodbath Because of NRC: Mamata Banerjee

There Will Be Civil War, Bloodbath Because of NRC: Mamata Banerjee

Attacking the BJP, she said the saffron party is trying to divide the country and asserted this will not be tolerated.


22 June 2018
NRC: Bangladeshi Hindus, Muslims Staying Illegally In Assam Post-1971 Will Have To Go

NRC: Bangladeshi Hindus, Muslims Staying Illegally In Assam Post-1971 Will Have To Go

Who is a citizen? Assam will ­unveil its verdict on June 30.





16 December 2017
Time To Cross The Bridge

Time To Cross The Bridge

Immigrants issue will lay a new path, but bilateral ties cannot afford to tilt


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