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.
July 08, 2021 8:14 pm
The move is ostensibly aimed at ending illegal cattle smuggling along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam.
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.
April 16, 2021 2:37 pm
The census is “modelled on the lines of the National Register of Citizens (NRC)” and aimed at "distinguishing Assamese Muslims from Bengali-speaking migrant Muslims."
December 13, 2020 11:34 pm
Assam's education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told The Indian Express last month that the government intended to shut down around 600 madrasas in Assam.
February 13, 2020 2:18 pm
“We have decided this because teaching Arabic, or some other language, or any religious text for that matter, is not the responsibility of the government,” said Himanta Biswa Sarma.
February 11, 2020 10:30 am
Some fear such a census will “further marginalise” the descendants of Bengali-speaking migrants in Assam
December 16, 2019 5:02 am
Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 Protests in Assam, Tripura, Guwahati, Northeast Today: In the about-two-hour-long meeting at her Kalighat residence, Banerjee directed the officials to take strict action against those indulging in vandalism, an official said.
December 12, 2019 12:48 am
Shortly after the Citizenship Bill was passed, with 125 MPs voting in favour and 105 against, BJP members burst firecrackers to celebrate outside the party’s office in Itkhola locality. “Morality and majority both with BJP,” said Rajdip Roy, BJP MP from Silchar.
October 08, 2017 6:17 pm
"Assam government has sent the proposal to include the OBC communities Koch-Rajbongshi, Tai-Ahom, Chutiya, Moran, Muttock and the Adivasi tea-tribes in the ST category and we support this," said Union Minster Ramdas Athawale.
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm