Assam

BJP says Citizenship Bill had a ‘positive effect’ on party in Assam

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma asserted that NDA would pursue CAB which was passed in Lok Sabha earlier this year.

published on : 24th May 2019

Lok Sabha election​ result historic, unprecedented, says Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Sarbananda Sonowal gave full credit to the leadership of PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for BJP's landslide victory.

published on : 23rd May 2019

10 injured in grenade attack near mall in Assam, ULFA hand suspected

The explosion occurred at around 7:55 pm near a shopping mall located in the Zoo Road area where a team of the SSB was carrying out a routine frisking. 

published on : 15th May 2019

Assam: Muslim man braves odds during curfew to save Hindu woman’s life, hailed 

Maqbool Hussain Laskar risked his life during a curfew imposed following communal violence and rushed a pregnant woman to the hospital who gave birth to a healthy baby boy in a few minutes.

published on : 15th May 2019

Illiterate Bengalis in Assam targeted in the name of NRC, alleges student organisation 

The allegation was made amidst the growing demand for action against “fake objectors” who were allegedly harassing a section of people.

published on : 14th May 2019

New Kendriya Vidyalaya order will deprive students to study regional languages: Assam Sahitya Sabha

The KVS was conspiring to deprive students in its schools their "birthright" to study Assamese and other regional languages, ASS president Paramananda Rajbongshi alleged.

published on : 14th May 2019

Send his body to Bangladesh, says family of Assam man who died in detention centre

The deceased – 58-year-old Basudev Biswas – was lodged at the detention centre in Central Jail, Tezpur. The police said he died on Saturday evening while he was being taken to a hospital for treatment

published on : 13th May 2019

NRC in Assam: ‘Harassment’ by objectors leaves applicants fuming

A 52-year-old man was forced to go through the hardship as an individual had objected to the inclusion of his son's name in NRC.

published on : 13th May 2019

Assam Minister Parimal​ takes stock of situation in Hailakandi; curfew extended till 7 pm on Sunday

Parimal Suklabaidya urged the people to take their grievances to the district administration and not take the law into their hands.

published on : 11th May 2019

Army help sought as curfew imposed in Assam town after group clash

A clash between two groups of people left over a dozen people including policemen injured in Hailakandi.

published on : 10th May 2019

Alert Assam train driver saves elephant on track

Officials said the train was moving slowly as the area is a notified elephant corridor and drivers had been cautioned to look out for elephants.

published on : 8th May 2019

SC refuses to extend NRC deadline in Assam

The court declared that the process must be completed on or before July 31. It said that the process could not be delayed even by a day.

published on : 8th May 2019

Cyclone Fani impact: Rain lashes Assam, trains from Odisha, Kolkata cancelled

While flight services from Guwahati has been suspended till Saturday evening, the Northeast Frontier Railway has also cancelled several trains to Kolkata and Odisha.

published on : 4th May 2019

Citizens’ group urges SC to reaffirm India’s obligations on immigrants  

Lakhs in Assam are in limbo and now fear that they may become “stateless” because of a process that is mired in a mix of complexity, confusion, lack of precision and prejudice, they said.

published on : 3rd May 2019

92 mistakes in answer keys of 21 subjects in Assam civil services exam

Political Science had the maximum of 14 wrong keys, followed by 11 in History, nine in Sociology, eight in Mechanical Engineering and seven in Geology.

published on : 3rd May 2019
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