Prasanta Mazumdar

Assam cops to grill Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind chief Madani for provocative 'bloodshed' statement

Madani had asserted that Assam would burn and there would be killings and retaliation if 50 lakh Muslims of the state are declared illegal immigrants.

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Meghalaya MLA Ardent Miller Basaiwmolt slams ‘ban’ on non-vegetarian food at medical institute

Basaiwmolt, chief of opposition Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP), has petitioned Union Health Minister J P Nadda with a copy to the state’s Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

16 Nov 2017

Assam government removes Communist singer from festival video, creates stir

The singer, Subha Prasad Nandi Majumdar, has been removed from the video, created to mark the three-day festival to be organised by the state government at Silchar from November 18.

15 Nov 2017

Assam erupts against Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind president Madani’s ‘bloodshed’ threat

Maulana Arshad Madani allegedly said that the state will burn and there will be bloodshed if 50 lakh Muslims are deported to Bangladesh following the National Register of Citizens updation.

15 Nov 2017

Assam PSC scam: Ex-minister’s son surrenders

According to media reports, his father Nilamoni has fallen sick in the wake of the police crackdown.

13 Nov 2017

In Assam, Sonowal wins hearts with drive against corruption

Keeping his word that he will not tolerate corruption, the Sarbananda Sonowal government in Assam is going hard at the corrupt.

12 Nov 2017

Multi-crore cash-for-jobs scam: 14 Assam civil services officers arrested

Fourteen officers of Assam’s civil administration and police were arrested in connection with the multi-crore cash-for-jobs scam in the Assam Public Service Commission.

08 Nov 2017

This border town learnt about demonetisation three days later

Except for the lone SBI branch and perhaps, a few officials of the administration, defence forces and a very few individuals, nobody had any whiff of what the PM announced.

08 Nov 2017

Demonetisation: Assam govt comes to tea garden workers' rescue

The state’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the Deputy Commissioners in all districts had been asked to provide cash to tea garden owners so they could make the payment.

08 Nov 2017

Most issues resolved, says Naga peace interlocutor

Centre’s interlocutor​ informed the state Cabinet that most of the substantial issues in the peace talks had been resolved and only the “symbolic issues” needed final resolution.

05 Nov 2017

Army veteran asked to prove his nationality by Foreigners' Tribunal

Ahmed’s wife Husniara Ahmed, too, was served a notice by the tribunal in Lower Assam’s Barpeta district on Monday.

04 Nov 2017

Congress demands Nagaland health minister’s resignation for assaulting department’s director 

The Nagaland In-service Doctors’ Association alleged that the minister had verbally abused Jamir and roughed him up by pulling his jacket.

03 Nov 2017

Eighteen ‘Bangladeshis’ nabbed in Tripura claim they are Indians, show Aadhaar cards as proof

The accused have claimed they are Indians from Murshidabad in West Bengal and provided Aadhaar cards to confirm it. 

01 Nov 2017

Following rant against Rohingyas and Muslims, Assam MLA allegedly receives threat calls

The MLA allegedly received threat calls from abroad following his outbursts against Bengali-speaking Muslims and Rohingyas, who he claimed were infiltrating into the state via Tripura.

01 Nov 2017

Panic spreads as Assam govt set to release updated National Register of Citizens

The ruling by the Supreme Court for the Assam government came after an applicant was found to have submitted certificate of residency as link document to prove citizenship.

31 Oct 2017