Guwahati Diary: ‘Covid Sahayata Kendra’ comes up in Guwahati 

A Covid Sahayata Kendra (CSK) has come up in Guwahati recently.

05 Sep 2021

Centre signs ‘historic’ peace pact with five insurgent groups of Assam

“… Modi government is committed to resolving the decades-old crisis, ensuring the territorial integrity of Assam,” the Home Minister tweeted.

05 Sep 2021

Activists, intellectuals seek new interlocutor in Naga peace process

Nagaland Governor RN Ravi is the current interlocutor but the participants expressed dismay over the derailment of the peace process due to trust deficit between Ravi and NSCN-IM.

04 Sep 2021

Schools in Mizoram begin admitting Myanmar refugee children 

The admission process followed a circular, issued by the School Education Director James Lalrinchhana, which said kids belonging to disadvantaged communities have the right to education.

03 Sep 2021

After AIUDF’s exit, activist-turned-politician Akhil Gogoi meets Rahul Gandhi for alliance in Assam

Recently, Congress severed its ties with the AIUDF, protesting the leaders of the minority-based party singing paeans of ruling BJP.

02 Sep 2021

Nearly 5.74 lakh affected in Assam floods, Modi calls up CM Himanta

According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.

31 Aug 2021

Manipur govt diverting urea for poppy plantations, claims Jairam Ramesh

In a tweet captioned “BJP’s Vikas in Manipur”, Ramesh wrote: “Manipur is getting TWICE the supply of urea it needs and yet farmers complain of shortage! Why?

31 Aug 2021

2 children die, 70% of Kaziranga inundated in Assam floods

Altogether 950 villages under 50 revenue circles are in the grip of the deluge, triggered by incessant rains.

30 Aug 2021

25 years later, Assam's ethnic riot-displaced Santhals and Bodos set to return home

The BTC administration will help rebuild their houses by utilising schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

29 Aug 2021

1,000 health and wellness centres in Northeast soon under National Ayush Mission

An announcement to this effect was made by the Minister of Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal at a conference with the health ministers of the states in the Northeast in Guwahati on Saturday.

28 Aug 2021

Naga women in Nagaland, Manipur tie rakhis on Assam Rifles troopers, slammed

The Raksha Bandhan celebrations in question were held at Dimapur in Nagaland and Tamenglong in Manipur. The BJP took the initiative at Dimapur and a students’ body at Tamenglong.

28 Aug 2021

ULFA leader Paresh Baruah urges CM Khandu to grant PRC to native Assamese of Arunachal

There are no official figures to suggest the number of native Assamese in Arunachal. A lot of them have been settled in the eastern part of the state.

28 Aug 2021

Hit hard by Covid pandemic, popular Assamese musician strikes a chord in fisheries

He had approached the Fisheries department for financial support and technical know-how. Under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, the government gives a subsidy of 60%.

27 Aug 2021

Students welcome, Chakmas oppose Arunachal govt’s ‘relocation’ move

Chakma leaders, who trace their roots to Bangladesh, claimed 96% of the Chakmas and the Hajongs of Arunachal are citizens of India as per Section 3 of the Citizenship Act.

26 Aug 2021

Assam govt signs MoU with banks, MFIs to give relief to poor women borrowers

Waving off the microfinance loans of women was a poll promise of the ruling BJP.

24 Aug 2021