The Crime Branch of Guwahati Police registered a case on Friday for fraud and other related charges, and detained the saffron party activist, they said.
Cabinet has also asked the BTC authority to extensively use Assamese along with Bodo and English on signboards across the BTR, which was earlier known as Bodoland Territorial Area Districts
The state government will initiate steps next month to implement Bodo as the associate official language of Assam and create the Bodo-Kachari Welfare Territorial Council for Bodos living outside BTR.
The order was issued based on a complaint lodged by Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia of the Congress.
Industry and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said Assam is known for its rich, diverse and traditional heritage.
The AASU, which had three members in the committee, said people had the right to know the contents of the report submitted to the Centre more than five months ago.
The Assam government is preparing to reopen schools and colleges from September 1.
The petition has sought a direction to the authorities to defer delimitation process until the completion of Census 2021 "so that the most recent population figures are available for this exercise."
After they reach Assam border, the state administration will arrange public transport to take them home
Journalists' bodies expressed their gratitude to the state government for taking the timely step keeping in view the health hazard faced by the journalists on the line of duty.
Deputy commissioners of various districts had rejected 34,000 applications as those were for round-trips with people wanting to use their vehicles to bring back family members.
Will not be able to pay salaries of employees for May if no financial support: Assam Finance Minister
Addressing a press conference here, he said the government will be able to pay the salaries of its employees for April after the first week of May, but not beyond that.
The prescribed protocol of sanitisation and maintenance of social distancing at the offices as prescribed for COVID-19 management of the MHA order dated April 15 are to be followed.
SC directs Centre, Assam government to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was apprised by advocate Prashant Bhushan that over 300 people were in detention for over three years, while more than 700 had been detained for over 1 year.
The committee refused to divulge the contents of the report but it was learnt 1951 has been suggested as the base year to define the term “Assamese”.