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‘AGP and BJP betrayed Assam’ — powerful students’ body AASU plans political party

AASU leadership argues that AGP, a byproduct of the Assam agitation, let the state down after it voted in favour of the citizenship law in Parliament.
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri (right) with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta at the Off The Cuff event |

If persecuted Ahmadiyyas, Shias seek refuge in India, we’ll vet their cases: Hardeep Puri

At ThePrintOTC, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri says those who perpetrated violence during protests against the citizenship law will be identified.
Samujjal Bhattacharya

‘Citizenship Act communal, don’t trust Modi-Shah’ — AASU to fight law in court & on streets

AASU's chief advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya says Modi, Shah and Assam's BJP dispensation have gone back on the promises made to the people.
Protesters gather to defy curfew and protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati | PTI

P Phanjoubam on ignorance of Northeast, Manu Joseph says Citizenship Act has bad optics

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.
A girl holds placard during a protest against citizenship Act

How an ‘understanding’ crowd & a journalist helped solemnise 2 Assam weddings amid violence

Assam has been on the boil over the new citizenship law that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh & Afghanistan.
Protests again Citizenship Amendment Bill | PTI

‘Peaceful protest is our right’ — normalcy returns to Guwahati but demonstrations continue

Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said the situation is under control, adding that police have nothing against peaceful protests.
Violent anti-CAB protests in Guwahati

UK, US, Canada warn citizens against travelling in NE amid Citizenship Act protests

The US Embassy in New Delhi has listed out precautions for its citizens staying in NE, asking them to avoid areas with 'demonstrations and civil disturbances'.
Citizens protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Agartala | PTI

Amar Ujala calls CAB big BJP win, Bhaskar says opposition’s argument against it ‘fallacious’

A round-up of the Hindi newspapers opinion pages to reflect the viewpoint on topical issues from the heartland.
Security personnel fire in the air during a protest march against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, at Bokel, in Dibrugarh on 11 December

Angry JD(U) MP says party has surrendered to BJP like Pakistan to India in 1971

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A demonstrator burns tyres on National Highway 17 during a protest rally against CAB, at Boko in Kamrup district of Assam

Parliamentary panel on home affairs postpones visit to Assam as anti-CAB protests continue

The panel chairman and members were scheduled to visit Shillong in Meghalaya and Assam's Guwahati from 18-21 December.

On Camera

Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

ICICI Bank’s profits jump six-fold for July-September quarter

The bank's net interest income increased by 16 per cent year-on-year to Rs. 9,366 crore in this year's second quarter from Rs 8,057 crore in last year's second quarter.


Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.