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Assam Students Union said : “For 2021, we are looking at bagging 100 plus seats along with our alliance partners, which could be the AGP, the BPF or any other party. The decision of selecting alliance partners and seat-sharing arrangements with them will be taken by the party’s central leadership,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 23, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Assam Students Union said : “We have resolved to implement Clause 6 and are on track. By releasing the report, AASU has created complications. The committee’s report will be tabled in assembly at a future date and it will define and ratify definition of the Assamese people,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Assam Students Union said : “Since the report is in a sealed envelope, only the Centre would be able to see its contents. The chief minister accepted it on the behalf of Union home minister [Amit Shah]. It is for the Centre to examine the report, and if required, the Assam government would give its suggestions on it,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Assam Students Union said ( about British ) : “We firmly believe ABVP is behind this brutal attack on students and faculty members of JNU. It’s like the assault that the students had to face during the colonial rule of the British. ABVP should be banned across campuses in India otherwise such incidents would keep hapening,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Assam Students Union indicated : “the party’s awareness of the need to undo the damage of that the Agitation had inflicted on the state’s social fabric,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Assam Students Union indicated : “the party’s awareness of the need to undo the damage of that the Agitation had inflicted on the state’s social fabric,” External link

news18 Monday, December 16, 2019 9:12:00 AM EAT



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Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “I will continue to serve Assam and its indigenous people, by staying away from political parties and the realm of electoral politics,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Aasu members work day and night for the people of Assam. But during elections, we have seen political forces with vested interest take their help to win elections. This time, they won’t be given a chance,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Akhil Gogoi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “10-15 regional parties won’t serve the purpose. One united, strong, inclusive and uncompromising regional party is what we need. A single regional party with one symbol and one flag can save Assam and Assamese communities at this hour of crisis,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Azizur Rahman said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “How will you prove that a person has been in Assam prior to 1951?” External link

expressindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The Clause 6 Committee in its report has clearly stated that the recommendations must be implemented within two. years but All Assam Students' Union (AASU) which made the report public yesterday did not mention this" External link

news18 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Nilay Dutta said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “The report is meant for the people of Assam and they have a right to know about its contents. If they have any opinion, advice or suggestions about the report, those can be made known now,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : “The Assam government will try to take a cabinet decision on implementing the NEP in the state as early as possible. Let’s study the final version of the NEP and discuss what type of modifications are needed for implementing it in the state,” External link

timesofindia Friday, July 31, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Nilay Dutta said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We have around one lakh MSMEs in Assam and the ordinance could seem aimed at them benefitting from nearly Rs 6,000 crore expected to come to the state as part of the Centre’s Rs 3 lakh crore stimulus package for the sector,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The Union home minister has advised us that since there is a need to submit the report at the earliest, Assam chief minister will receive it from the committee and he will subsequently send it to the Centre. After studying the report of the committee, if the home ministry feels that there is a need to discuss the matter further with the panel members, they will be invited to Delhi," External link

timesofindia Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "Assam has shouldered the burden of foreigners, who entered India between 1951 and 1971. A constitutional safeguard should be there for the Assamese people who were in the state 20 years prior to 1971, the cut off year fixed in the Assam Accord," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “I am not worried about the Assam election at all. If the impact of polls in Assam is not visible in Delhi, why should we worry about the impact of Delhi election in Assam? Development works carried out by the existing government and the poll issues count in the state elections. Agitations that are being carried out by protesters (anti-CAA) won’t have an impact on the Assam poll results,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "We warn the government not to bargain on CAA by tempting us with Clause 6. The Clause 6 of the Assam Accord needs to be implemented in Assam as the state had to take the burden of foreigners who came to the state between 1951 and 1971 unlike any other state of India. CAA must be scrapped and Clause 6 of the Assam Accord has to be implemented as promised by the government in 1985," External link

timesofindia Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Narendra Modi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “People are spreading misinformation that CAA will lead to foreigners entering India illegally. I want to assure the people of Assam that nothing like that will happen,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Our effort is now to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord as soon as possible. I assure the people of Assam that as soon as the high-level committee’s recommendations on the issue come, the Centre will implement it. We don’t believe in delays and obstructions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Our effort is now to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord as soon as possible. I assure the people of Assam that as soon as the high-level committee’s recommendations on the issue come, the Centre will implement it. We don’t believe in delays and obstructions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We are focused on winning 100 seats. The focus is similar to that of Arjun (of the Mahabharata) when he had killed a bird with an arrow. We don’t care who our rivals are. With the blessings and good wishes of people in Assam, we will win 100 seats and emerge triumphant,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Tarun Gogoi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “The Ravana was burned near Mr. Sonowal’s ancestral home in Dibrugarh. Like that effigy, there are many real-life Ravanas, including those of the AGP, that need slaying in Assam,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “If we think that we need to protect ourselves, this assembly has the right to ask Centre to include rules [for implementing CAA] that there should be clear proof of beneficiaries entering India on or before 2014,” “Applications submitted for National Register of Citizens (NRC) could be one such proof. Secondly, there should be a time limit of 3 or 4 months during which people can apply for citizenship under the CAA. Lastly, there should be a guarantee that the deadline [of December 31, 2014] will never be extended in Assam,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Assam government had invited him but at no stage the state government was informed that he will come so there is no question of him cancelling his trip,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Yes, the PM will visit Assam in February or March on a political programme. The President of India is likely to attend the Assam Sahitya Sabha convention on February 2,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We are against granting citizenship to illegal Hindu Bangladeshis, and are also opposed to illegal Muslim Bangladeshis. In Assam, there is no place for communalism and fundamentalism. We only know Khilonjiabad, upheld by various indigenous tribes, communities and people from different religions. Assam can be safeguarded only through Khilonjiabad,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We are against granting citizenship to illegal Hindu Bangladeshis, and illegal Muslim Bangladeshis. In Assam, there is no place for communalism and fundamentalism” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “If required, the anti-CAA agitation will be prolonged. It will continue to be non-violent and organised. The injustice done by the Centre and the Assam government has to be stopped. CAA must be repealed,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Chief Minister said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "My government will not take any step that goes against the indigenous Assamese people. There is no point in being the chief minister if I cannot protect the interests of the very people who elected us. Assam was, is and will be for the Assamese people and no force can threaten our language, culture and existence," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Tarun Gogoi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “People have seen what the BJP did. The party had committed ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections that it would drive out the illegal immigrants. In a U-turn, it now wants to rehabilitate them. The AGP was born out of agitation but it betrayed people by not opposing the CAA for the lust of power. Congress is an all-time enemy of the people of Assam, for it does only vote-bank politics, particularly with the Muslims. It is the protector of foreigners,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “If there was a national NRC, we should have joined in the national NRC. If there is no national NRC, then our Assam NRC has to be foolproof. The literal meaning is that we do not accept the NRC which has been published. Our main idea is to see 20 per cent re-verification in border districts. Without a 20 per cent re-verification in border districts, we do not accept the present NRC” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “All these (schemes) were due. But this doesn’t mean we will accept CAA. By announcing a number of schemes in a hurry, the government has admitted that CAA has threats to Assam’s land, culture, economy, identity and existence of the indigenous people,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Each agitator is committed to continue the movement, till the Act is repealed. Violation of the Assam Accord by bringing the CAA won’t be tolerated. We will carry forward the movement against CAA more vigorously,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “People who head leading universities in Assam have never spoken a word against the bill which has rattled the Assamese community and is a threat to its social, linguistic and cultural norms. The statement from the VCs is clear indication that they are not worried about CAA as they are taking no step to oppose it. They are just trying to misguide us,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 20, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Ranjit Das said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "We (tour operators) are mooting to meet the leaders of the All Assam Students Union (AASU) who are spearheading the agitation against the Act and request them to say that it is safe to travel to Assam and that their protests are non- violent in nature," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Some sections of Congress party have specifically called their cadres to assemble before Janata Bhawan and indulge in different anti-social activities. The plan was to burn down the Assam Secretariat (Janata Bhawan). That is not my interpretation but the electronic evidence recovered pointing out that the entire work was under the direction to burn down Assam Secretariat and to destroy it…,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Arabinda Rajkhowa said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The amended Citizenship Act threatens the existence of the people of Assam, their right to live securely on their own land. If implemented, it will destroy Assam. We will not allow that under any circumstances," External link

business-standard Friday, December 13, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Arabinda Rajkhowa said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The amended Citizenship Act threatens the existence of the people of Assam, their right to live securely on their own land. If implemented, it will destroy Assam. We will not allow that under any circumstances," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 13, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Tapan Kumar said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "What was the BJP government doing since 2016? What happened to their election promise of identifying and deporting all illegal migrants? Why could Assam BJP leaders not take a strong stand against CAB like their counterparts in other states of the Northeast? Every protestor on the street will ask these same questions," External link

news18 Friday, December 13, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Assam Students Union ) : "I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB (sic)," External link

firstpost Friday, December 13, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Assam Students Union ) : "I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB (sic)," External link

firstpost Friday, December 13, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Assam Students Union ) : "I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB (sic)," External link

firstpost Friday, December 13, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : "This bill will help various refugees who came because of religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will get citizenship. Of course there is some resentment in Assam but I am sure that this bill will not have an adverse effect," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : "This bill will help various refugees who came because of religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will get citizenship. Of course there is some resentment in Assam but I am sure that this bill will not have an adverse effect," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

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Assam Students Union

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Assam Students Union said : “For 2021, we are looking at bagging 100 plus seats along with our alliance partners, which could be the AGP, the BPF or any other party. The decision of selecting alliance partners and seat-sharing arrangements with them will be taken by the party’s central leadership,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 23, 2020 3:45:00 PM EAT

Assam Students Union said : “We have resolved to implement Clause 6 and are on track. By releasing the report, AASU has created complications. The committee’s report will be tabled in assembly at a future date and it will define and ratify definition of the Assamese people,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Assam Students Union said : “Since the report is in a sealed envelope, only the Centre would be able to see its contents. The chief minister accepted it on the behalf of Union home minister [Amit Shah]. It is for the Centre to examine the report, and if required, the Assam government would give its suggestions on it,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Assam Students Union said ( about British ) : “We firmly believe ABVP is behind this brutal attack on students and faculty members of JNU. It’s like the assault that the students had to face during the colonial rule of the British. ABVP should be banned across campuses in India otherwise such incidents would keep hapening,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Assam Students Union indicated : “the party’s awareness of the need to undo the damage of that the Agitation had inflicted on the state’s social fabric,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Assam Students Union indicated : “the party’s awareness of the need to undo the damage of that the Agitation had inflicted on the state’s social fabric,” External link

news18 Monday, December 16, 2019 9:12:00 AM EAT



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Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “I will continue to serve Assam and its indigenous people, by staying away from political parties and the realm of electoral politics,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Aasu members work day and night for the people of Assam. But during elections, we have seen political forces with vested interest take their help to win elections. This time, they won’t be given a chance,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Akhil Gogoi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “10-15 regional parties won’t serve the purpose. One united, strong, inclusive and uncompromising regional party is what we need. A single regional party with one symbol and one flag can save Assam and Assamese communities at this hour of crisis,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Azizur Rahman said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “How will you prove that a person has been in Assam prior to 1951?” External link

expressindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The Clause 6 Committee in its report has clearly stated that the recommendations must be implemented within two. years but All Assam Students' Union (AASU) which made the report public yesterday did not mention this" External link

news18 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Nilay Dutta said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “The report is meant for the people of Assam and they have a right to know about its contents. If they have any opinion, advice or suggestions about the report, those can be made known now,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : “The Assam government will try to take a cabinet decision on implementing the NEP in the state as early as possible. Let’s study the final version of the NEP and discuss what type of modifications are needed for implementing it in the state,” External link

timesofindia Friday, July 31, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Nilay Dutta said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We have around one lakh MSMEs in Assam and the ordinance could seem aimed at them benefitting from nearly Rs 6,000 crore expected to come to the state as part of the Centre’s Rs 3 lakh crore stimulus package for the sector,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The Union home minister has advised us that since there is a need to submit the report at the earliest, Assam chief minister will receive it from the committee and he will subsequently send it to the Centre. After studying the report of the committee, if the home ministry feels that there is a need to discuss the matter further with the panel members, they will be invited to Delhi," External link

timesofindia Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "Assam has shouldered the burden of foreigners, who entered India between 1951 and 1971. A constitutional safeguard should be there for the Assamese people who were in the state 20 years prior to 1971, the cut off year fixed in the Assam Accord," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “I am not worried about the Assam election at all. If the impact of polls in Assam is not visible in Delhi, why should we worry about the impact of Delhi election in Assam? Development works carried out by the existing government and the poll issues count in the state elections. Agitations that are being carried out by protesters (anti-CAA) won’t have an impact on the Assam poll results,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "We warn the government not to bargain on CAA by tempting us with Clause 6. The Clause 6 of the Assam Accord needs to be implemented in Assam as the state had to take the burden of foreigners who came to the state between 1951 and 1971 unlike any other state of India. CAA must be scrapped and Clause 6 of the Assam Accord has to be implemented as promised by the government in 1985," External link

timesofindia Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Narendra Modi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “People are spreading misinformation that CAA will lead to foreigners entering India illegally. I want to assure the people of Assam that nothing like that will happen,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Our effort is now to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord as soon as possible. I assure the people of Assam that as soon as the high-level committee’s recommendations on the issue come, the Centre will implement it. We don’t believe in delays and obstructions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Our effort is now to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord as soon as possible. I assure the people of Assam that as soon as the high-level committee’s recommendations on the issue come, the Centre will implement it. We don’t believe in delays and obstructions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 7, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We are focused on winning 100 seats. The focus is similar to that of Arjun (of the Mahabharata) when he had killed a bird with an arrow. We don’t care who our rivals are. With the blessings and good wishes of people in Assam, we will win 100 seats and emerge triumphant,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Tarun Gogoi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “The Ravana was burned near Mr. Sonowal’s ancestral home in Dibrugarh. Like that effigy, there are many real-life Ravanas, including those of the AGP, that need slaying in Assam,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “If we think that we need to protect ourselves, this assembly has the right to ask Centre to include rules [for implementing CAA] that there should be clear proof of beneficiaries entering India on or before 2014,” “Applications submitted for National Register of Citizens (NRC) could be one such proof. Secondly, there should be a time limit of 3 or 4 months during which people can apply for citizenship under the CAA. Lastly, there should be a guarantee that the deadline [of December 31, 2014] will never be extended in Assam,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 13, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Assam government had invited him but at no stage the state government was informed that he will come so there is no question of him cancelling his trip,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Yes, the PM will visit Assam in February or March on a political programme. The President of India is likely to attend the Assam Sahitya Sabha convention on February 2,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We are against granting citizenship to illegal Hindu Bangladeshis, and are also opposed to illegal Muslim Bangladeshis. In Assam, there is no place for communalism and fundamentalism. We only know Khilonjiabad, upheld by various indigenous tribes, communities and people from different religions. Assam can be safeguarded only through Khilonjiabad,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “We are against granting citizenship to illegal Hindu Bangladeshis, and illegal Muslim Bangladeshis. In Assam, there is no place for communalism and fundamentalism” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “If required, the anti-CAA agitation will be prolonged. It will continue to be non-violent and organised. The injustice done by the Centre and the Assam government has to be stopped. CAA must be repealed,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Chief Minister said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "My government will not take any step that goes against the indigenous Assamese people. There is no point in being the chief minister if I cannot protect the interests of the very people who elected us. Assam was, is and will be for the Assamese people and no force can threaten our language, culture and existence," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Tarun Gogoi said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “People have seen what the BJP did. The party had committed ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections that it would drive out the illegal immigrants. In a U-turn, it now wants to rehabilitate them. The AGP was born out of agitation but it betrayed people by not opposing the CAA for the lust of power. Congress is an all-time enemy of the people of Assam, for it does only vote-bank politics, particularly with the Muslims. It is the protector of foreigners,” External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 31, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “If there was a national NRC, we should have joined in the national NRC. If there is no national NRC, then our Assam NRC has to be foolproof. The literal meaning is that we do not accept the NRC which has been published. Our main idea is to see 20 per cent re-verification in border districts. Without a 20 per cent re-verification in border districts, we do not accept the present NRC” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “All these (schemes) were due. But this doesn’t mean we will accept CAA. By announcing a number of schemes in a hurry, the government has admitted that CAA has threats to Assam’s land, culture, economy, identity and existence of the indigenous people,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Samujjal Bhattacharyya said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Each agitator is committed to continue the movement, till the Act is repealed. Violation of the Assam Accord by bringing the CAA won’t be tolerated. We will carry forward the movement against CAA more vigorously,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Kumar Nath said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “People who head leading universities in Assam have never spoken a word against the bill which has rattled the Assamese community and is a threat to its social, linguistic and cultural norms. The statement from the VCs is clear indication that they are not worried about CAA as they are taking no step to oppose it. They are just trying to misguide us,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 20, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Ranjit Das said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "We (tour operators) are mooting to meet the leaders of the All Assam Students Union (AASU) who are spearheading the agitation against the Act and request them to say that it is safe to travel to Assam and that their protests are non- violent in nature," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma said ( about Assam Students Union ) : “Some sections of Congress party have specifically called their cadres to assemble before Janata Bhawan and indulge in different anti-social activities. The plan was to burn down the Assam Secretariat (Janata Bhawan). That is not my interpretation but the electronic evidence recovered pointing out that the entire work was under the direction to burn down Assam Secretariat and to destroy it…,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Arabinda Rajkhowa said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The amended Citizenship Act threatens the existence of the people of Assam, their right to live securely on their own land. If implemented, it will destroy Assam. We will not allow that under any circumstances," External link

business-standard Friday, December 13, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Arabinda Rajkhowa said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "The amended Citizenship Act threatens the existence of the people of Assam, their right to live securely on their own land. If implemented, it will destroy Assam. We will not allow that under any circumstances," External link

timesofindia Friday, December 13, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Tapan Kumar said ( about Assam Students Union ) : "What was the BJP government doing since 2016? What happened to their election promise of identifying and deporting all illegal migrants? Why could Assam BJP leaders not take a strong stand against CAB like their counterparts in other states of the Northeast? Every protestor on the street will ask these same questions," External link

news18 Friday, December 13, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Assam Students Union ) : "I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB (sic)," External link

firstpost Friday, December 13, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Assam Students Union ) : "I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB (sic)," External link

firstpost Friday, December 13, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Narendra Modi wrote ( about Assam Students Union ) : "I want to assure my brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of #CAB (sic)," External link

firstpost Friday, December 13, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : "This bill will help various refugees who came because of religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will get citizenship. Of course there is some resentment in Assam but I am sure that this bill will not have an adverse effect," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Himanta Biswa Sarma told ( about Assam Students Union ) : "This bill will help various refugees who came because of religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will get citizenship. Of course there is some resentment in Assam but I am sure that this bill will not have an adverse effect," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT