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North East

Don’t allow people coming from outside to impose CAA, NRC on you: Mamata at Meghalaya poll rally

Shillong, February 22: In a veiled attack on the BJP at an election rally in Meghalaya, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party will not allow people coming from outside to impose CAA and NRC on residents of the northeastern state. She also accused the Conrad Sangma government in the state of “not undertaking development work” in the state and being involved in the “scandal”. “Don't allow people coming from outside to impose CAA, NRC on you,” Banerjee said at the poll rally...
North East

HC nixes NIA court order, allows agency to frame charges against Gogoi for anti-CAA stir

Guwahati, February 9: The Gauhati High Court on Thursday allowed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to frame charges against Independent MLA Akhil Gogoi and three of his associates in connection with anti-CAA protests and suspected Maoist links. Hearing a petition by the probe agency challenging the order of a Special NIA Court giving clean chit to the four, a division bench comprising Justices Suman Shyam and Malasri Nandi asked it to go ahead with framing charges after reopening the case. "The high court has accepted NIA's plea to reopen the...

BJP ‘using’ CAA with eye on Gujarat polls: Mamata Banerjee

KRISHNANAGAR, November 9: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was "using" Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) with an eye on the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo asserted that she will never allow the implementation of CAA or NRC in West Bengal. She accused the saffron camp of trying to "bring in its supporters from other states and make them voters of West Bengal, while snatching the rights of the permanent residents of the eastern state"....
North East

NESO, AASU oppose Amit Shah’s assertion on CAA implementation

Guwahati, May 6: A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) would be implemented in the country once theCOVID-19 pandemic ended, two students' organisations in the northeast on Friday vowed to oppose any move to enforce the law. Iterating that the CAA, if implemented, would be detrimental to local interests, the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) and the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) said that mass movements would resume if the Centre tried to "impose the law". The Union minister, at a rally in...
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