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Assam assembly


Amendment moved in Assam Assembly to make cattle bill stringent

December 20, 2021 7:45 pm

🔴 The Assam Cattle Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, was laid in the House by Industry and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on behalf of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on the first day of the winter session of the Assembly.

Assam to create new department for indigenous faith and culture: Himanta Biswa Sarma

July 11, 2021 7:35 am

“Our tribes and communities have their own set of beliefs, customs and practices…the Department of Indigenous Faith and Culture is aimed to preserve such practices,” said Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Assam govt plans to introduce cow protection bill in next assembly session: Governor

May 22, 2021 5:54 pm

Addressing the first session of the 15th Assam Legislative Assembly, Governor Mukhi said people revere and worship cows, considering it a sacred animal.

Congress boycotts tea party, alleges "saffronisation" of Assam Assembly

February 06, 2018 4:04 pm

Congress MLA Abdul Khaleque alleged that attempts were being made to "safronise the Assembly and the colours of only one party's flag were used to decorate the premises".

Congress stage walk-out from Assam Assembly

September 04, 2017 9:21 pm

“We walked out after our adjournment motion on such an urgent and burning issue of price rise was rejected by the Speaker. Prices of essential commodities have sky-rocketed in the past few months and the common people are having a harrowing time," Debabrata Saikia said.

First session of newly elected Assam Assembly to begin today

June 01, 2016 11:38 am

The Asom Gana Parishad and Bodoland Peoples Front, in alliance with the BJP, have decided to field legislator Ranjit Kumar Das as the Speaker of the new assembly.

PM Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha papers from Assam

May 15, 2013 12:38 am

Singh,who was first elected to RS from a seat in Assam in 1991,has since been elected four times.

Arsenic contamination spreads wider in Assam

March 18, 2013 3:33 am

Eight years ago,when an opposition member in the Assam assembly wanted to know how many districts had reported arsenic contamination in groundwater

71.31% voters cast vote in Algapur bypoll

February 24, 2013 6:23 pm

Polling was peaceful with no report of any untoward incident from any part of the constituency,official sources said.

Nine attacks since Monday,toll now 22

November 10, 2010 12:23 am

The Opposition in the Assam Assembly hit out at the Congress-led government of Tarun Gogoi for the serial attacks.