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Supreme Court slams Assam over functioning of foreigners’ tribunals in state

The apex court is hearing a petition by activist Harsh Mander against the dismal living conditions in the detentions centres. The plea alleges that inmates were kept in detention indefinitely just because they were not Indians and were treated as “illegal aliens”.

Assam: Law and order situation reviewed ahead of NRC draft publication

The deputy commissioners, superintendents of police and other senior police officials, army and central paramilitary forces were present in the meeting which discussed various issues related to the NRC revision.


Assam government suspends senior officer for alleged bribery

Earlier this month, the BJP-led government had dismissed from service three ACS officers after inquiry reports confirmed that they were selected for the Assam Civil Service through fraudulent means.

Assam Innovation Centre to be named after APJ Abdul Kalam

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi said the proposed Abdul Kalam Centre for Innovation would help to engage young minds of Assam in carrying out exercises in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.

Assam CM shows concern on cut in Central funds, says it may deter growth

Gogoi reacted saying that the development of the state was mostly dependent on the fund provided by the Centre and lack of it would de-escalate the growth.

Assam government supports Anna Hazare's crusade against Land Acquisition Ordinance

Gogoi said that the state government has all along been opposing anti-people and anti-farmer policies.


Groups sore over Assam bid to ban buffalo-fight, bulbul-fight on Bhogali Bihu

'Bhogali Bihu' marks the end of the harvesting season in the north eastern state of Assam.

Assam Accord 'outdated', requires amendments, says Subramaniam Swamy

Swamy said that if an illegal Bangladeshi Muslim migrant was ready to convert to Hindu then he/she could be allowed to stay in India.

Assam renews plea for Bharat Ratna to Bhupen Hazarika on 3rd death anniversary

The proposed Bhupen Hazarika memorial will be a two-storied structure with a library, an auditorium and an audio-visual room.

Tarun Gogoi refutes charges of hatching a 'conspiracy'

There is no iota of truth, it is politically motivated, aimed at misleading the people of the state,' Gogoi said.