‘States have no powers to refuse Citizenship Act‘

IMAGE: Congress members protest against Citizenship Amendment Act at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo State governments have no powers to reject the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 as the legislation was enacted under the…

Curfew relaxed in Guwahati, Dibrugarh for few hours

IMAGE: Army conducts flag march in Guwahati on Friday. Photograph: PTI Photo The curfew, imposed in Guwahati and Dibrugarh town amid violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act, was relaxed on Saturday for a few hours, officials said. The curfew has been relaxed in…

How can calm return to the north east?

‘In terms of sheer incompetence, this government has rivaled the Rajiv Gandhi-led government that was derisively called the ‘Baba-log‘ government for its naïve handling of many issues,‘ notes Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Firefighters and media personnel seek shelter…