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All Assam Students' Union holds protest march against Citizenship Amendment Bill 

The bill proposes citizenship to migrants belonging to minority groups Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who have stayed in India since last six years.

published on : 1st February 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016: 12-hour statewide bandh called in Assam 

Forty six organisations in Assam have called for a 12-hour statewide bandh on Tuesday against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016. The organisations have stood against immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakist

published on : 23rd October 2018

Assam deputy speaker falls off elephant, escapes unhurt

Newly-elected deputy speaker of Assam assembly Kripanath Mallah fell from an elephant during a welcome procession in his constituency in Assam’s Karimganj. 

published on : 8th October 2018

Assam CM Sonowal felicitates Asian Games 2018 medal winner Hima Das

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitated Asian Games 2018 medal winner Hima Das in Assam’s Guwahati.

published on : 8th September 2018

TMC stages protest on Parliament premises over NRC draft issue

While the Congress asked the government to not leave out any Indian from Assam's NRC, TMC demanded its complete withdrawal claiming that Indians were left out of it.

published on : 31st July 2018

Assam gets its first transgender judge

Assam got its first transgender judge, Swati Bidhan Baruah, who took charge in a people’s court in the city on Saturday. Baruah has become the third transgender judge of the country.

published on : 15th July 2018

Muslims in Assam fret over citizen register

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist party vowed in Assam state elections in 2016 to act against illegal Muslim immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh. 

published on : 4th January 2018

Customers demanding 'swadeshi' earthen lamps instead of Chinese items this Diwali 

It seems Indians across the entire nation have pledged to do away with Chinese items this Diwali. People are flocking to markets and demanding 'swadeshi' earthen lamps, instead of Chinese candles.

published on : 18th October 2017

Rock thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus in Guwahati 

Rock shatters Australian cricket team’s bus in Guwahati after their win over India in the T20 match. Assam government was quick to apologise. 

published on : 11th October 2017

Assam floods: 13 dead, 393 villages of Morigaon badly affected

Flood fury continues to wreak havoc in Assam as 393 villages of Morigaon are badly affected by the downpour

published on : 21st August 2017

Floods submerge wildlife sanctuary in Assam

Monsoon floods in Assam have submerged 80 percent of a wildlife sanctuary, one of the most dense habitat of one-horned rhinos in the world, said senior forest department officials.

published on : 19th August 2017

Assam, Odisha grapple with swine flu outbreak

A total of 156 cases of swine flu have been recorded in Assam in the past one month. Swine flu is caused by H1N1 virus. 

published on : 12th August 2017

Flood affects over 4 lakh people in Guwahati

The worst affected is Karimganj, where over 1.59 lakh people have been affected by the deluge, followed by Lakhimpur with more than 81,000 sufferers. 

published on : 5th July 2017

Man attempts to save goat from python in Assam

A python in Tezpur, Assam, had a goat in its clutches when a wildlife activist stepped in.

published on : 14th June 2017

WATCH | Residents of Guwahati wade through water-logged roads

Assam witnessed massive water logging across Guwahati due to incessant rains, while landslides occurred at three places, Kamakhya, Zoo Road and Chandmari areas.

published on : 13th June 2017