Indian citizens living in country for decades, Nepali citizens staying under a 1950 treaty. How are the two groups distinct? Why has govt clarified that Gorkhas cannot be referred to Assam Foreigners Tribunals?
The statement of objects and reasons of the legislation says companies will be allowed to retrench up to 300 employees instead of 100, as per the existing legislation, without seeking prior approval of the government.
Names of over 1 lakh of nearly 2.5 million Gorkha people residing in Assam had not found their names in the updated draft list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on June 30.
Qamar us Zaman, who was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on September 13, was brought to Assam on Saturday for five days for state police to question him.
A woman, who was accompanying the victim said that the man, along with an accomplice tried to drag the victim in a car, and when she resisted, he threw acid on her.
In one case, the student was found dead in his hostel room in the Tezpur Central University campus. And in the other case, a boy from Gauhati University was declared “brought dead” by doctors.
A resident of Rowta, in Udalguri district, Ali was declared a foreigner through an ex-parte judgment by a Foreigners Tribunal (FT) in 2007.
In 2003, Prajapati was declared a “foreigner” who had entered Assam between January 1, 1966, and March 25, 1971.
Soon after an incident where a wild elephant ran amok for two hours in a Guwahati neighbourhood, local residents have got together to form a “squad” to deal with such situations
Of the existing 900-odd inmates in the six detention camps in the state, most are individuals who were “declared foreigners” at the 100 Foreigners Tribunals in Assam.
95% of total muga silk production in the country comes from Assam. But within that, yarn which runs into thousands of kilograms, goes to waste. What happens to it?
UNICEF partners with local publishing house Anwesha to launch ten books highlighting folktales, culture and social issues for the children of Assam’s tea plantation labourers
Rima Das’s Village Rockstars was announced as India’s official contender for the 91st Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Villagers had informed the electricity department around 5am about the wire being loose but they were told that the wire was dead. After an hour the fishermen went into the pond, the wire was activated leading to the electrocution, the villagers said
How two young men from small-town Assam gave the Northeast its first big-budget multilingual film, that brings to the fore issues of drug abuse, children victimised in armed conflicts and man-nature divide.