Delhi Police Files FIR Against Sharjeel Imam Over Assam Remark

The Assam Government will be filing a complaint against Sharjeel Imam, one of the protesters from Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, for his ‘seditious’ remarks, a minister said. A day after the Assam police filed an FIR against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam over his comment about Assam, Delhi Police Crime Branch on Sunday,…

Question & Answer : Citizenship amendment law explained

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) became law after receiving the President’s assent on Thursday, following a bruising debate in Parliament . Assam has been in the throes of violence since Wednesday, when Rajya Sabha took up the Bill after it was passed in Lok Sabha , with its capital under indefinite curfew, and Army and paramilitary columns rolling across multiple towns.

Bihar bandh turns violent, Assam, Bengal quiet

Train services were affected and roads blocked in Bihar on Saturday during a bandh called by the RJD against the new citizenship law while West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya were peaceful.

In Photos – Northeast Boils Over Anti-CAB Protests, Army Deployed

Protestors raise slogans as they take part in a demonstrationduring curfew, at GS Road in Guwahati on Thursday. Agitations in northeast India against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill continued for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday, 12 December, with various parties and NGOs urged the government to “respect the sentiments of the people of the region”….

Assam jobs: Eligibility criteria to be relaxed

Guwahati, Dec 09: The Assam government has decided to relax eligibility criteria for differently-abled persons applying for state government jobs, officials said. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday met officials from bodies representing persons with disabilities(PwDs) and assured them of relaxing criteria such as prior job experience, computer and sports skills for grade 4 jobs in…