Bengalis living in Assam from decades before Bangladesh was born in 1971 are routinely called 'Bangladeshis'. The experience of feeling unwanted in one's own country is baffling, writes journalist Samrat Choudhury
Seshadri Chari, member of the BJP National Executive Committee, tells Outlook that the government needs to urgently counter the canard that the CAB is against Muslims before it spins into a communal conflagration.
What if the Citizenship Amendment Bill triggers violence against minority groups in other countries whom India seeks to protect? Asks international director, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Sanjoy Hazarika
Rahul Gandhi attached a news video report from Assam's Matia showing barrack-like constructions apparently for use as a detention centre for refugees that is being built at an estimated cost of Rs 46 crore.
Undoubtedly, the Assamese are angry over the CAB and their fears over it need to be genuinely allayed. But they have reasons to be disappointed with themselves as well for not having paid more attention to what the BJP and its leaders said during the last election campaign.