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VOICES

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National register of citizens, Assamese nationalism, NRC, Citizenshipamendmentbill

I don't exist if I am not Assamese

We can't be Hindus or Muslims, if we can't remain Assamese.

POLITICS

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Refugee, Muslims in India, NRC, Citizenshipamendmentbill

How Citizenship Amendment Bill has brought India to its Nürnberger moment

Unreasonable exclusion of a certain group of people goes against the very foundation that this nation was imagined and built upon - pluralism.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, NRC, Nationalregisterofcitizens

CAB: Respite to persecuted religious minorities

The objective behind the Citizenship Amendment Bill was humanitarian justice for the most deprived sections.

POLITICS

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NRC, Amitshah, Rajyasabha, Immigrants

How Assam’s identity has been dealt a CAB blow

Assam has been at the receiving end of historical wrongs. Immigration is a sensitive issue in the state which needed a more nuanced approach.

POLITICS

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Cab, BJP, Narendra Modi, Minority

A bumpy ride ahead for Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

As the Rajya Sabha gears up to discuss the CAB, the polarising nature of the Bill cannot be overlooked.

VARIETY

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Nellie massacre, Assam accord, NRC, Citizenshipamendmentbill

Why Assam and Tripura are the biggest losers post Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

Assam is calling CAB a violation of Assam Accord. Tripura says it lost jobs to Hindu Bengalis.

POLITICS

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Amit Shah, National register of citizens, NRC, Citizenshipamendmentbill

Citizenship Amendment Bill has begun a process whose end even its initiators haven't thought through

The Assam NRC cost the exchequer a whopping Rs 1,220 crore and proved to be an exercise in nothing.