Brahma had played an important role in getting the Eighth Schedule status for the Bodo language.
Tea labourers across Assam currently get 35 kg rice per family unit at just 50 paise per kg.
The man failed to produce documents about his identity, citizenship as well as claim about having a PhD degree from Oxford.
A woman employee from the same institution had lodged an FIR with the Women Police Station in Guwahati.
The JMB at present has at least 20 active members in the Assam, Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain said.
The disbanding comes more than two months after both factions signed a peace agreement with the govt on Sept 24.
The joint declaration was signed on the sidelines of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi last week.
It will explore collaboration prospects in creating manpower for the several hydro-electric projects coming up in the state
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed Anjan Dutta as president of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee.
Assam CM Tarun Gogoi received Nagaland Governor P B Acharya at the LGBI Airport, Guwahati on Thursday.
The Guwahati Literary Festival will also have a session on reflection of the Second World War in literature.
hough Wednesday’s service was a trial and joint survey run, regular bus service on this route is expected to begin from February 2015.
The Assam Rifles also took into custody 11 cadres of the NSCN(IM) who were found while conducting the operation.
Union power ministry has invited representatives of 27 different organisations including KMSS, AAS, AJYCP to a meeting in New Delhi on Thursday.
The trial run of the much awaited Guwahati-Dhaka bus service will be flagged off from here Wednesday, with governments in both countries looking forward to make it a regular service in the days to come.
The project has been lying in limbo since December 2011 even after completion of 60 per cent construction work.
A 32-seater deluxe AC bus of the Assam State Transport Corporation will carry a 22-member joint delegation of both countries.
Police is on the look-out for one Zahid, a top JMB operative believed to be hiding somewhere in Assam.
Mei Ram-ew, a little-known ethnic food festival of Meghalaya, introduced only in 2010, has found place in Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel guide publication, with the tourism industry in the hill state expecting increased tourist flow to the state. “It is indeed great news that Lonely Planet has classified it as one of the […]
Gogoi also urged the PM to accord priority to the issue of transferring the Rs. 12,000 crore accumulated under the NLCPR.
Investigating agency NIA had last month arrested his wife but Alam had been on the run since the blast.
The Additional SP was away on official duty; his wife and daughter escaped unhurt.
Protest marches were held across the state asking the BJP-led government not to hand over even one inch of Assam land to Bangladesh.
Thousands of AASU volunteers sat on a dharna in all district and sub-divisional towns, raising slogans against Modi's stand.
Modi, who met with the entire cabinet, also asked him to provide success stories of the state’s development that could be replicated in other parts of the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi avoided using the words peace and conflict in his speech.
Gamlin had taken over as CM of Arunachal Pradesh following the death of Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash in 2011.
Modi had in a rally said that the Indo-Bangla land swap agreement would curb further infiltration from Bangladesh.
The IB chief also expressed concern over the possible impact of a glamourised image of ISIS on a section of Indian youth.
There will be no compromise on Assam's security. Land swapping will be done for a permanent solution, said PM Narendra Modi.
Modi also highlighted the need to honour 33,000 police personnel martyred in India after Independence.
Ibrahim expressed concern over the possible impact of a glamourised image of the IS on a section of Indian youth.
He also said that those hungry for power strike first at newspapers.
Addressing the All-India Conference of DGS and IGPs Singh said these socio-economic disparities have existed due to lack of development in the region.
This comes shortly after the SAARC summit in Nepal where India had ruled out any talks between PM Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.
The Prime Minister said India now needs next-gen infrastructure – consisting of both highways and i-ways (information ways).