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January 14, 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 | Latest News | January 14, 2019


‘Raise issue at appropriate time’: SC keeps PIL against Citizenship Bill pending till Rajya Sabha vote
The top court said this may not be the right stage to examine the petition as the bill hasn't been passed in both houses of Parliament yet. The court allowed the petitioner to raise the issue at an “appropriate time”.
https://indianexpress.com/article/north-east-india/assam/sc-keeps-pil-against-citizenship-bill-pending-till-rs-votes-5537199/


Citizenship Bill is the only way to check demographic change, says Himanta Sarma
https://thenortheasttoday.com/assam-citizenship-bill-is-the-only-way-to-check-demographic-change-says-himanta-sarma/


Citizenship Bill kept in animated suspension: Dharmananda Deb
Silchar: Questions are now being raised in knowledgeable circles about the fate of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed by the Lok Sabha, but could not be brought under the ambit of discussion due to noisy scenes and disruptions caused by the opposition. According to advocate Dharmananda Deb and well in know of Constitutional procedures, the Bill in question is now kept in ‘animated suspension’.
https://www.sentinelassam.com/news/citizenship-bill-kept-in-animated-suspension-dharmananda-deb/


AGP chalks out series of agitations against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
AGP to join hands with other regional and indigenous bodies; to garner nation-wide support in protest against contentious citizenship bill
The regional party will take out a torch rally on January 18 next while the AGP legislators will sit for a 10-hour long hunger-strike on January 24 next.
https://nenow.in/north-east-news/agp-chalks-series-agitations-citizenship-amendment-bill-2016.html


Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 : Former AG points out conflict areas
Imphal, January 13 2019: Former Advocate General Th Ibohal has categorically stated that both the State Government and the public need to study the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) 2016 minutely before it is passed by the Rajya Sabha for it has many provisions which contradict the demand for protection of the State's indigenous people through a constitutional mechanism.
http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=8..140119.jan19


Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP in Meghalaya and Mizoram asks Prime minister Narendra Modi to reconsider the bill
GUWAHATI: With Northeast India witnessing raging protest following citizenship Amendment act passed in Lok Sabha, BJP in Meghalaya and Mizoram has asked the Prime minister, Narendra Modi to reconsider the bill.
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/citizenship-amendment-act-bjp-in-meghalaya-and-mizoram-asks-prime-minister-narendra-modi-to-reconsider-the-bill/articleshow/67513767.cms


"Can I Get The Votes Back...?" Singer Targets BJP Over Citizenship Bill

"Dear Sarbananda Sonowal Da, wrote a letter to you few days back. Guess you are too busy counting the black flags to respond," singer Zubeen Garg wrote, referring to the ongoing protests across the state where black flags were waved.
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/assamese-singer-zubeen-garg-protests-citizenship-bill-says-please-return-our-votes-1977110


It’s playing risky games: BJP’s calculated citizenship tweak will split Assamese society into ST and non-ST segments
The passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha has led to a new phase of turmoil in India’s northeast, evident from the violence during the January 8 Assam bandh called by All Assam Students Union (AASU) which many indigenous groups supported in other northeastern states.
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/toi-edit-page/its-playing-risky-games-bjps-calculated-citizenship-tweak-will-split-assamese-society-into-st-and-non-st-segments/


Citizenship bill an attack on the very idea of India: Yogendra Yadav
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is risking the unity of the country and is a conspiracy against the nation , says Swaraj India’s Yogendra Yadav
https://www.livemint.com/Politics/T6havyT7pf7WQiPANaNxZJ/Citizenship-bill-an-attack-on-the-very-idea-of-India-Yogend.html


EXPLAINER| Citizenship (Amendment) Bill’s key question: Why are some illegal immigrants more equal than others?
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that the Lok Sabha has recently passed has sparked off widespread protests in Assam and North East. Here’s a ready reckoner
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/politics/explainer-citizenship-amendment-bills-key-question-why-are-some-illegal-immigrants-more-equal-than-others-3385711.html

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