The BJP has already said it will not have any alliance with BPF in the Assembly polls.
Tejashwi Yadav, during his first visit to Guwahati, said he has already spoken to Congress and will hold talks with the AIUDF later in the day to formalise the alliance.
From five seats in 2011 to a massive 60 in 2016, the BJP got a stunning mandate in the previous Assembly elections. Its alliance with the regional AGP and the tribal Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) further cemented its position — together, the three won 85 seats of the 126-member Assembly.
Sikari Tisso — awarded the Linguistic Society of America’s Excellence in Community Linguistics Award (2021) — has been documenting the Karbi language for two decades now
Barua, speaking to a senior functionary of Guwahati Press Club (GPC) over the telephone, said the outfit’s statement about “extreme steps” was misconstrued by sections of media and never meant killing.
Often associated with peace and luck, the Black-necked crane is central to Buddhist mythology and culture.
The ULFA-I statement, signed by the outfit’s “publicity cell” member Rumel Asom, said that its demands had not been fulfilled till the deadline on Friday.
The Sarbananda Sonowal-led state government had promised a speedy implementation of Clause 6 in December 2019, in a bid to quell the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Assam.
The websites had allegedly shared a photo of the politician and his minor daughter without mentioning who she was, after which it went viral.
While the Congress has taken a hardened stand on the CAA issue, the BJP has largely stayed away from referring to it.
The accused is a man named Buddhadeb Das, the police said.
Himanta targeted AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal, saying the perfume baron-MP was an “enemy” of Assam.
Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma listed all the achievements of the Sarbananda Sonowal-led government and the various schemes successfully implemented in different sectors.
Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also proposed to remove an additional cess of around 25 per cent imposed on alcoholic beverages in the last year.
Mukhi also constituted a high-level inquiry committee to go into details of the functioning of the Dibrugarh University for the last five years and enquire into financial allegations.
Honoured with the ‘Special Mention’ award at the IFFI in Goa last month, the Assamese language film Bridge is about living with — and overcoming — the Assam floods.
Both the new parties owe their origin to the massive anti-CAA protests that rocked Assam in 2019.
The high profile event was attended by CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Sarma, at a press conference in Guwahati on Wednesday, said that he too had food from the same kitchen and suffered a minor stomach upset.
Sarma said the BJP will not give tickets to those who identify themselves as Miya Muslims and urged the Congress to do the same.
Sitharaman will lead an event to ceremonially kick-off a direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for Assam tea garden workers on February 6.
BJP state president Ranjeet Dass told The Indian Express, “We are sending out 100 such vans across the state. They will spread the word about our government’s work and seek people’s suggestions on what important points our manifesto should include.”
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the deaths and directed the police to take strict action against the perpetrators.
Congress and Badruddin Ajmal cannot protect Assam from infiltrators. Their alliance will open all doors for infiltrators and allow infiltrators to come into Assam because that is their vote bank.
Paying homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary on Saturday, PM Modi said the celebration of the freedom fighter's 125th birthday as Parakram Divas' will inspire hope and national pride.
Two persons were killed and as many injured when their car went out of control and plunged into a 30-feet deep ditch in Balijan area in Biswanath district on Friday night, they said.