Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Assam news


How we can have disaster-free floods

July 23, 2022 9:46 am

Nirmalya Choudhury writes: Holistic flood management strategies can help vulnerable communities thrive, not just survive

9 years after son died under citizenship cloud, Assam woman declared Indian

May 12, 2022 8:39 am

The Foreigners Tribunal (FT) in Cachar district's Silchar ruled that Akol was “not a foreigner” after she had successfully proved her case by “adducing cogent, reliable and admissible evidence”.

Delhi Confidential: Supreme Court's Guided Tour programme achieves milestone

April 20, 2022 7:41 am

The weekend tour was a hit till it had to be suspended temporarily in March 2020 following the Covid-19 spike. But with the pandemic easing, it was restarted last weekend.

5 Questions: Congress MP from Assam’s Nagaon, Pradyut Bordoloi

April 07, 2022 2:23 am

He has demanded a separate time zone for the Northeast region.

Assam Rajya Sabha polls: Counting delayed, Congress suspends party MLA for violating whip

April 01, 2022 2:51 am

The ruling BJP-led coalition government fielded Pabitra Margherita (BJP) and Rwngra Narzary (UPPL) for the two seats, while former state Congress president Ripun Bora is seeking re-election as the joint candidate from the Opposition parties’ in the lone seat they are contesting.

BJP, ally win both RS seats from Assam

April 01, 2022 2:47 am

The ruling BJP-led coalition had fielded Pabitra Margherita (of the BJP) and Rwngra Narzary (of the UPPL), both of whom won.

Assam: Passport renewal of activist Pranab Doley stuck over ‘doubtful nationality’

December 23, 2021 12:15 pm

Pranab Doley belongs to the Mising tribe and had contested the recent state Assembly elections on a regional party ticket.

Assam: AIUDF's only Hindu MLA Phanidhar Talukdar resigns, set to join BJP

August 31, 2021 10:46 pm

Talukdar, who is a first-time MLA with the AIUDF, cited 'the larger interest' of his constituency and Assam for the decision.

Assam Cabinet approves cow protection Bill; to be introduced in coming House session

July 08, 2021 8:14 pm

The move is ostensibly aimed at ending illegal cattle smuggling along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam.

Himanta Biswa Sarma: Not right to blame religious minority for every crime

June 29, 2021 10:05 pm

Assam CM Himanta, who had urged Muslims to adopt 'decent family planning norms', said he doesn't think his comments have generated adverse reactions from groups representing minority interests.