January 23, 2020 5:33 am
Thousands participated in the procession from Bhanu Bhakta Bhawan to Chowk Bazar in the heart of Darjeeling town as people lined up along the road.
January 08, 2020 10:52 am
Himanta Biswa Sarma also urged All-Assam Students’ Union’s (AASU) adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya to join the BJP and work for the people on behalf of the party.
January 06, 2020 11:34 am
After his appointment Barpeta Congress MP Abdul Khaleque had written to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, urging him to reconsider the decision as Hitesh Dev Sarma was neither “unbiased nor trustworthy”.
January 01, 2020 7:43 am
Assam’s new NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma said, “The priority right now is to prepare a status report for the RGI on the work that has been done till now.
December 26, 2019 1:07 pm
Gandhi attached a video, which purportedly shows an under-construction detention centre in Assam. "RSS's Prime Minister lies to Bharat Mata," Gandhi said in the tweet in Hindi with the hashtag 'Jhoot Jhoot Jhoot (lies, lies, lies).
December 25, 2019 1:40 pm
NPR: It's a register of usual residents of the country. It is mandatory for every usual resident of India to register in the NPR. It includes both Indian citizens as well as a foreign citizen.
December 24, 2019 1:38 am
He said if the apex court orders for a 20-per cent re-verification in border districts of Assam, then the state will do that and give the report to the court.
December 22, 2019 9:03 am
The announcement comes months after the state cabinet approved the New Land Policy, 2019, saying it paved the way for protection of land rights of “indigenous people” of Assam. Since Independence, Assam has had four land policies — in 1958, 1968, 1972 and 1989.
December 20, 2019 9:16 am
In the Old Lucknow neighbourhood in UP and in Karnataka’s Mangalore, protests took a violent turn as angry mobs fought pitched battles with the police and set ablaze buses and vehicles. One was killed in Lucknow and two in Mangalore.
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.
August 31, 2019 12:46 pm
Assam’s final National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published Saturday. Of the 3.3 crore applicants, over 19 lakh were excluded from the final list.