Bill, 2016 that the Centre has proposed seeks to make Hindus, Jains, Christians, Parsis and Buddhists of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan eligible for Indian citizenship and bring down the residency period for eligibility from 11 years to six years - a contentious move in a region haunted by the spectre of the Bangladeshi migrant for decades.
The BJP backing the Bill has put chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal too in a Catch-22 situation. "We, rather, demand that the government should implement ILP system in all the NE states so that our indigenous people are safeguarded", said NESO chairman Samuel B Jyrwa.
The 16-member JPC headed by BJP MP Rajendra Agarwal had visited the state from May 7 to May 9 to elicit views from stakeholders on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
"It's enough. We the people of the Northeast have suffered a lot in the hand of the central government. Our country is secular, you can not divide it on religious lines", said AGP leader and former chief minister Prafulla Mahanta. "We will not take any decision that goes against the people of Assam.
It was due to his efforts that saw the IMDT (Illegal Migrants' Determination Tribunal) Act, which made detection of immigrants hard, being struck down (by the Supreme Court)", Patowary said while appealing to the people to have faith on the government.
The NRC is being prepared to identify illegal migrants in Assam and its first draft has been published on December 31 previous year.
"This time, people have been given top priority", he said. "The people should, however, continue to express their opinion and speak their mind to the JPC chairman through e-mail", he said.
Earlier in the day, the members of the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People and pro-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA-P) staged a peaceful rally in the city to protest against the proposed Bill.
The stand of the Congr-ess against the bill has created a further embarrassment for the party as Mr Gogoi as chief minister until 2016 advocated asylum to Hindus and other minorities facing religious persecution in Bangladesh.
In the Bengali-dominated Barak Valley, most of the 315 points of feedback given to the parliamentary committee were in favour of the bill, news agency Press Trust of India reported. "The JPC has not taken any decision as the hearings are not yet over".
Sereno is facing a separate impeachment bid in the House of Representatives, which is dominated by Duterte's allies. She is the second top judge to lose the position after her predecessor was impeached for non-disclosure of wealth.
PSG picked up four trophies this season, winning Ligue 1, Coupe de France, Coupe de League and the trophee de champion. Me, I am going take it easy, I am very happy about all the things that have happened to me.
On the occasion, Rita Angami and Hosavino were awarded best nurse of the year 2018 for their relentless service towards humanity. However, at certain places, the nurses' unions hold rallies to press for better wages and working conditions.
Cindy McCain, the senator's wife, fired back on Twitter on Thursday, reminding Sadler of the human side of politics. Now that McCain, 81, is dying of brain cancer and is planning his funeral, criticizing him is considered tasteless.
Edenderry-based Councillor Noel Cribbin (Independent) said the whole community is in a state of shock at what happened. A man and a 7 year old boy are presumed dead after a light plane crash near Edenderry this Sunday afternoon, May 13.
12 years later Carrick leaves the Old Trafford turf for the final time as a player having won nearly everything. It's the greatest club in the world so it's been beyond my wildest dreams as a young kid".
Manchester City will be looking to break even more records as they finish their wonderful campaign at Southampton . They were made to wait for it though with Jesus scoring with the last kick of the game.
Two changes for Liverpool against Brighton
Not a bad trio to surpass and he finished just two behind the 34 goals scored by Shearer and Andy Cole in 42-game seasons. Refusing to take the blame for Chelsea's woes, Conte said: "We're struggling to take a place in the Champions League".
MP Board 10th, 12th results 2018: When and where to check
The MP Board result will declare at chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence in Bhopal, and he will felicitate the topper. The Madhya Pradesh Board for Secondary Education (MPBSE) will announce the results of Class 10 & 12 board examinations on May 14.
Coming up: Dust storm, thunderstorm in Delhi NCR
Thunderstorm and squall are likely to hit Uttar Pradesh in the next two days, the meteorological department has warned. A met department officer said south Delhi's Safdarjung observatory recorded a wind speed of 109 kmph.
Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
MI Skipper Rohit Sharma continued his inconsistency with the willow getting out for a golden duck. Runs are also expected from Ishan Kishan and all-rounders Hardik Pandya and his brother Krunal.