February 21, 2020 6:51 am
Sources said there is unease in the central government over the report because the committee is learnt to have recommended a 1951 cut-off date to define “Assamese” people, and has also suggested an Inner Line Permit regime for the state.
February 12, 2020 9:43 am
With Assam facing vehement opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which people believe poses a threat to their indigenous identity, the central government is now trying to pitch Clause 6 of Assam Accord as a balm to soothe the anger.
February 03, 2020 11:41 am
The PM, who often tweets in regional languages, wrote a number of these tweets in the Bodo language. The language is one of the key thrust areas in the Bodo Accord.
January 31, 2020 3:42 am
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, “A comprehensive rehabilitation policy would be formulated for providing employment opportunities to the surrendered militants so that they could make meaningful contribution to the nation building process.”
January 29, 2020 3:19 am
Assam government on Tuesday appealed to insurgents in Assam and Manipur, including the United Liberation Front of Assam - Independent (ULFA-I), to come onboard for talks, saying it would usher peace and progress in the two states.
January 18, 2020 10:52 am
Both Mohan and Kishan were sworn in as ministers of state with independent charge.
January 15, 2020 3:13 am
The NRC preparation in Assam started following a December 2014 order by the Supreme Court, and continued thereafter under its direct monitoring.
January 10, 2020 3:56 am
The committee is supposed to determine the quota of representation of indigenous people in Assam in the state Assembly, among other measures to protect indigenous culture and language.
January 07, 2020 8:33 am
Despite banners being banned, cricket fans in Guwahati chanted slogans inside the Barsapara Cricket Stadium while waiting for the first T20I between India and Sri Lanka to start.
January 04, 2020 11:50 am
Kerala, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra — all with non-BJP governments — have declared that they would not implement CAA in their states.
July 14, 2017 12:53 pm
The rain forced over 48,483 people to shift to 208 relief camps in 16 worse affected districts. Around 2,498 villages are presently under water and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area has been affected.
May 24, 2016 8:12 pm
BJP MLA Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday took oath of office at Khanapara in Guwahati, creating history for the party.
August 03, 2018 3:36 am
What does it mean for 40 lakh people to be left out of the Assam NRC? Let's put the number in perspective. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.