Samudra Gupta Kashyap


NIA arrests KYKL rebel involved in 2015 Manipur ambush that killed 18 jawans
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Altogether 46 soldiers of the 6 Dogra Regiment were travelling in a convoy of four trucks from their base in Moltuk in Chandel district to their headquarter in Dimapur in Nagaland they came under a huge attack.

In Assam, CM Sonowal gives scooties to girls who excelled in Class XII finals
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

The number of beneficiaries of the free scooty scheme would be increased to 5,000, education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced.

Assam River Atlas to be database to tackle floods, erosion, deforestation
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who had mooted the idea of preparing this comprehensive database of all major and minor rivers of the state, meanwhile has also asked NESAC to bring quality and quantity of sand and sand-layers in the river-beds within the ambit of the study.

Assam school students get free textbooks worth Rs 112 crore
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

“The government has also initiated steps to provide free textbooks in certain subjects to students of Class XI and XII from the current academic year,” Hemanta Biswa Sarma informed.

Pema Khandu for expediting railway link to China border
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Reviewing the progress of survey of several railway projects to Arunachal Pradesh with NK Prasad, General Manager (Construction) of Northeast Frontier Railway in Itanagar, Khandu pointed out that once completed, the railway line will cut down travel distance between Bhalukpong to Tawang from 385 km to just 165 km.

Dibrugarh’s 120-year old heritage building to get a fresh lease of life
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

“We have been entrusted with the responsibility of renovation and reconstruction of the first building of the Berry White Medical School constructed around 1898, and we hope to complete it within the next 15 months,” INTACH Dibrugarh chapter convenor Aradhana Kataki said.

Swapped at birth, found, babies will stay with parents they know
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Both families began suspecting within days that the respective babies were not theirs, but it took them two years nine months for them to establish this, with DNA tests of the two babies and the four parents.

Curfew in northern Assam town as one dies in police firing after protest on custodial death turns violent
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal ordered a high-level investigation into the incident and directed additional chief secretary to submit a report within a fortnight.

Sarbananda Sonowal woos Chennai industry captains; invites Tamil filmmakers to shoot in Assam
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Sonowal also informed that several skill development institutes and incubation centers were being set up with a focus to create a vibrant industrial ecosystem in the state.

Mamata Banerjee’s NRC remark immature, says Assam Congress chief
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

At a rally in Bibhum district in Bengal, Banerjee had accused the BJP government in the state of trying to evict Bengalis from Assam.

Amit Shah promises 7th pay panel salary to Tripura govt staff
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Asking the crowd to chant “Chalo paltai! Chalo paltai (Let’s change! Let’s change)!”, Shah said his party was not just talking about changing the Chief Minister or MLAs.

Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for direct flights between Guwahati and ASEAN capitals
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

The Assam Chief Minister said his government was determined to step up efforts in increasing interactions with the ASEAN countries, including enhancing people-to-people contact and trade and other relations

Mamata remark on NRC ‘immature’, says Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Banerjee had, at a rally in Birbhum district in West Bengal on January 3 described the NRC updation process in Assam as a design to evict Bengalis living in Assam for decades.

Time for the people of Tripura to put an end to Communist rule, says Amit Shah
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Amit Shah promised that the BJP would provide salary based on the 7th Pay Commission recommendations to government employees and double the minimum daily wage for workers in Tripura

Congress govt in Meghalaya most corrupt, people want change: Amit Shah
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

The Congress government should let the people of Meghalaya know where this money has gone?” Shah asked at a public meeting at Tikrikilla in West Garo Hills district on Saturday.

In Assam river islands, boats, ASHA workers push effort
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Another major impetus to the drive has been the presence of the boat clinics, a public-private partnership initiative, the first of which was launched in 2004-05.

Three rhino calves rescued in 2016 Kaziranga floods shifted to Manas National Park
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

“While the three were on Saturday shifted to a pre-release boma in Manas, they will be released to the wild after a period of careful monitoring,” CWRC’s lead veterinarian Panjit Basumatary said.

Amit Shah starts campaigning in Meghalaya, asks people to overthrow corrupt Sangma govt
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

Amit Shah also said that the fifteen years of Congress “misrule” in Meghalaya has put it behind all other states of the country in terms of development.

Assam fumes over Mamata Banerjee’s remarks on NRC, FIR lodged against CM
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

On Wednesday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reportedly termed the NRC exercise as an attempt to oust Bengali-speaking people from Assam 

Chinese road building team enters Arunachal Pradesh, India seizes equipment
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The Chinese track construction was first observed by residents of the area, who informed the ITBP. The ITBP and Army sent a joint patrol on December 28, which asked the Chinese workers to return to their territory.

Tripura: BJP complain of 7th party man killed by CPI(M) goons; SP says ‘normal crime’
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The incident occurred in a village under Rajnagar assembly constituency of Belonia sub-division.

Assam NRC: All happy with first part draft, but what happens next?
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

The first part draft NRC, published Sunday midnight, has names of about 1.90 crore persons out of a total of 3.29 crore applicants, with Sailesh, the Registrar-General of India saying that only those names have been included in it whose document verifications were completed and citizenship established.

First draft out, final NRC keeps hopes up for many
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Most people whose names have not appeared have said that they look forward to completion of verification and publication of the final draft, the date for which is yet to be fixed.

Four Meghalaya MLAs join BJP two months ahead of assembly polls
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

The legislators formally joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s national general secretary Ram Madhav and Union tourism minister KJ Alphons in Shillong.

Assam to give Rs 182 crore to 6.58 lakh tea labourers for opening bank accounts
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

The entire exercise would cost the state government about Rs 182 crore, Sarbananda Sonowal said.

Crowds throng centres to check draft NRC, many Nellie Muslims not on the list
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The NRC was last updated in Assam in 1951. Then it had recorded 80 lakh citizens in the state.

Assam NRC: Here is how to check if your name is on the list
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Hard copies of the draft NRC will be on display for people to check in the NRC Sewa Kendras (NSK) in respective villages in rural areas and wards in urban areas.

Midnight NRC only ‘part draft’, don’t panic if names not included: Sonowal
Mon, Jan 01, 2018

The government has deployed 50 additional companies of central forces, besides the Assam Police and existing central forces, to keep a check on the situation.

Assam: NRC first draft hours away, Army on standby
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

About 45,000 security personnel including Assam Police and 50 companies of central forces have been deployed, and the Army has been asked to be on standby.

Meghalaya: Eight MLAs, five from Congress, resign to join NDA ally
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

The resignations have brought down the Congress numbers in the 60-member Assembly from 29 to 24.

Freed after 105 days, Assam activist Akhil Gogoi says Sonowal is puppet of Delhi
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

Akhil Gogoi was arrested on September 15 by the Dibrugarh Police for a speech in which he allegedly incited people to take up arms and other cases

Afforestation changes life and landscape: How a district in Assam lost a forest, gained a future
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Floods, illegal felling reduced a reserve forest in northern Assam to wasteland, then a clutch of villages joined hands to script a remarkable resurrection.

Nine days after battling with life, 14-year old gangrape victim dies in Assam
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Nandita Das also took a dig at NGOs and rights groups of the state for not taking up the issue of the gangrape victim who finally died struggling for life for more than eight days.

BJP wins both seats in Arunachal, CM Pema Khandu says ‘Christmas gift’
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Over 68.5 per cent electors had cast their votes in the December 21 bypolls, with Pakke-Kessang recording an 86-per cent voter turnout and Likabali 51 per cent.

Tripura BJP upbeat as party puts Himanta Biswa Sarma in charge of state polls
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was hailed as the main architect of the BJP’s victory in the 2016 Assam Assembly election, was appointed as the party’s election in-charge for Tripura.

Home Secretary reviews NRC updation in Assam, says scope for claims and objections still remains
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Gauba also allayed fears and apprehensions by saying there would be enough scope for filing claims and objections and that was exactly why the NRC authorities had mounted a massive publicity campaign to make the people aware.