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December 30, 1981, Forty Years Ago: PM on wars

December 30, 2021 12:35 am

🔴 Indira Gandhi said that in the past, India had been attacked “without reason or logic” and it was thus extremely difficult to prophesise if there would be war in 1982.

Assam student leader lynching: Prime accused killed in 'escape bid'

December 02, 2021 7:42 am

🔴Police say were escorting him to a site to recover drugs at 1.30 am; was to appear in court hours later

Monsanto officials, NSCN-IM members among potential Pegasus targets: Report

July 22, 2021 2:03 am

The numbers also include those of four members of NSCN-IM in Nagaland, one convenor of Naga National Political Groups, and a Delhi-based writer from Manipur.

Assam withdraws controversial clause in Class 10, 12 exam evaluation scheme

July 09, 2021 10:38 am

Buckling under huge protests, the decision to cancel the clause was made at a meeting between Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and organisations such as the AASU, ABSU and AJYCP.

Student bodies, opposition demand cancellation of a clause in Assam board Class 10, 12 evaluation formulae

July 05, 2021 2:15 pm

The clause states that marks given through record-based evaluation process will not be considered for state government jobs, where Class 10 and 12 marks are the assessment criteria.

May 24, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Assam agitation

May 24, 2021 12:02 am

The AASU and AAGSP leaders also told reporters after a meeting of the negotiating committee that they would like to have the final meeting on May 24.

May 20, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Protesters Differ

May 19, 2021 10:57 pm

While AASU President Prafulla Kumar Mahanta said nothing new had emerged in the talks, AAGSP convenor said that the talks had progressed satisfactorily.

Explained: In Assam, new regional party Assam Jatiya Parishad sets up new equations

September 17, 2020 8:28 am

35 years after AGP, another mass movement gives rise to AJP, or Assam Jatiya Parishad. What does it stand for, and where does it fit in the emerging political equations in the state?

Regional push in year before Assam polls: AASU, AJYCP announce new party

September 12, 2020 2:38 am

A joint statement by the bodies said that within the framework of the Indian Constitution and in view of the federal structure of the country, the main guiding ideology of the new party would be “Assam first, always and ever”.

Forty Years Ago: August 10, 1980

August 10, 2020 1:17 am

The formal invitation for talks from Manipur Chief Minister R Dorendra Singh was received by AASU during the day. The AAGP leadership is also meeting to take a decision on the matter.


Thousands gathers in Assam to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

More than 5000 people gathered together to oppose the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at a protest organised by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), backed by 30 indigenous organisations.