Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

All Assam Students Union


February 14, 1982, Forty Years Ago: No Mid-term Polls

February 13, 2022 10:47 pm

Mrs. Gandhi has ruled out the possibility of mid-term elections in any state. Elections will, however, be held in states where they are due, she told reporters in Bhopal.

November 6, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Warnings From Assam

November 05, 2021 11:55 pm

The Assam government leaders warned of fresh agitation if the government failed to disperse foreigners who had entered the state during the 1961-1971 period.

July 16, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Break In Assam Talks

July 15, 2021 11:34 pm

The 17-day deliberations have achieved nothing except to bring home to both sides the realisation that fresh ground will have to be broken and new avenues explored.

July 5, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Headway On Assam

July 05, 2021 4:41 am

Informed sources say that the AASU and AAGP delegates had agreed to drop the demand for written clarification.

July 1, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Assam Imbroglio

June 30, 2021 11:53 pm

The government said it would be unable to give the clarifications in writing and the All Assam Students Union and the All Assam Gana Sangram Parishad said there was no purpose in continuing the talks till the clarifications were furnished.

May 29, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Break In Assam Talks

May 28, 2021 11:18 pm

After 10 rounds of discussion, including the three Assam leaders had with Home Minister Giani Zail Singh, the two sides were nowhere near a solution on the foreign nationals’ issue.

Burnt offices, embers of protests: The faint pulse of CAA in heartland

March 25, 2021 7:08 am

Hundreds of local youths were picked up from here and several charged under stringent laws.

Why the gamosa wraps the Assamese society together

December 29, 2019 2:36 pm

The current wave of anti-CAA protests in Assam prominently features the gamosa. Why does this humble piece of cloth remain central to the articulation of Assamese identity?

Xilpi’r Xonkolpo: Zubeen Garg leads artiste protests against Citizenship Bill

January 18, 2019 12:33 pm

The singer announced that he will be releasing his new song, “Politics nokoriba bandhu (Don’t do politics, my friend)” composed specifically to describe the BJP’s political agenda with regard to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 

AASU demands withdrawal of citizenship amendment bill

July 03, 2018 3:53 pm

Assam has been witnessing protests against the central government's move to enact the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan due to alleged religious persecution in those countries.