Northeast on boil as contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha today. BJP will need 121 votes. Bill was cleared in Lok Sabha on Monday
Police lathi-charge during a peaceful anti-CAB rally by Pradesh Congress in Agartala, Tripura. Cong leaders, journalists and public attacked. Cong leader Battu Chakraborty wounded.
Mobile internet and data services suspended temporarily from 7 pm on Wednesday to 7 pm on Thursday in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Sibsagar, Jorhat, Golaghat and Guwahati
Number of protestors in Guwahati swelling. 1000s join in. Police fail to control the situation.
MP Agatha Sangma was accompanied by Vincent Pala, MP Shillong, and other MPs from the region.
Shah has assured the delegation that he will look into the demands laid by the delegation.
Tura MP and NPP leader Agatha Sangma meets union home minister Amit Shah. Reiterates demand to exempt Meghalaya and entire Northeast from CAB.
Tripura ADG Rajiv Singh to EastMojo: So far no army deployment in the state. Adequate paramilitary and Tripura police force have been deployed. Situation under control.
AGP MP in RS Biren Baishya opposes CAB. AGP is an ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam.
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal stranded at Borjhar Airport. Unable to enter the city due to massive protest.
CAB protest turns violent near Assam Secretariat. All shops closed in Dispur area.
Protestors gather in huge number outside DC office in Tinsukia, the situation remains tense
Amit Shah: Under clause 6 of the Assam Accord, there was a provision that a committee will be formed by GoI. But till the time Narendra Modi became the prime minister, the committee wasn't even formed.