Assam gets new political party 'Asom Gana Mancha'

Simanta Kumar Dutta, a leader of the AGM, said the party would work towards safeguarding the rights of indigenous people.

published on : 24th January 2020

AASU activists show Assam minister black flags in protest against CAA

The incident happened when the minister Jogen Mohan was going to his constituency - Mahmara.

published on : 20th January 2020

Himanta lied about Assam Accord deadline to detect foreigners, should apologise: AASU

AASU Chief Adviser demanded that Sarma and CM Sonowal apologise to the people for providing 'wrong explanation' about the Accord at the one-day Special Session of the Assembly on January 13.

published on : 19th January 2020

Assam farmers offer AASU 32,000 kg of paddy to fight CAA in Supreme Court

The amount received from the sales will go to the students’ body, spearheading the anti-CAA agitation, to fight the case in the apex court.

published on : 18th January 2020

Assam: Car of anti-CAA rally organiser targeted by gunman

The shooter, who had come in a car, fled the scene when the locals started coming out of their homes. No arrest has been made so far.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Is Himanta Biswa Sarma vying for Nobel Prize through his 'peace' rallies: AASU

AASU general secretary Luring Jyoti Gogoi, addressing an anti-citizenship protest rally in Morigaon, said the students' body is surprised at the state finance minister's actions.

published on : 31st December 2019

Assam minister takes five-km chopper ride to avoid Citizenship Act protests

After arriving Tezpur by helicopter from Guwahati on Saturday, Himanta Biswa Sarma could not go to Ghoramari, where the programme was taking place, due to the agitation by AASU.

published on : 30th December 2019

AASU warns of 'massive protests' if PM Modi comes to inaugurate Khelo India games

AASU leadership did not elaborate and said details will be shared in coming days after getting confirmation of PM Modi's visit to the state capital.

published on : 29th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: Protests continue in Assam without any violence

Ex-CM Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, who was the founder of the Asom Gana Parishad which is an alliance partner of the ruling BJP in the state, joined a sit-in in Guwahati with his party colleagues.

published on : 23rd December 2019

AASU leaders, actor court arrest for second day, released

AASU chief adviser Samujjal Kumar Bhattacharya said the Centre has to either repeal the amended Citizenship Act or keep arresting them every day.

published on : 17th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: AASU leaders, 100 protesters detained in Guwahati, freed later

Students, senior citizens, teachers, lawyers, doctors, litterateurs, singers, musicians and actors were among those who took part in the protest march.

published on : 16th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: AASU leaders detained over ongoing protests, released 

Gogoi said the protests would be staged across Assam, at district, panchayat and block levels from December 17, adding that Assam will never accept Citizenship Act.

published on : 16th December 2019

Take those 'negligible people' to Gujarat: Samujjal Bhattacharya's dig at Assam CM

In a video message, the chief minister had said on Saturday that the number of people to be benefited by the amended Citizenship Act is 'very negligible'.

published on : 16th December 2019

Citizenship Act stir: AASU, artists back formation of an alternative to BJP, Congress

'They have unleashed their oppressive machinery on people. It is clear that the Sarbananda Sonowal government will be brought down,' said AASU president.

published on : 15th December 2019

AASU has filed petition in SC challenging amended Citizenship Act: Samujjal Bhattacharya

Bhattacharya also criticised President Ram Nath Kovind for his assent to the Citizenship Amendment Bill on Thursday night within days of the passage of the controversial legislation in Parliament.

published on : 13th December 2019
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