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Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Assam

Jan 16, 2020 23:34
The AASU is leading the anti-CAA protests in Assam and has accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is in power both at the Centre and the state, of failing to protect rights of indigenous Assamese. read more
Jan 16, 2020 12:32
Magh Bihu: In Assam, Magh Bihu is celebrated with much fervour. It is marked with prayers to the gods, making of traditional dishes and get-togethers. read more
Jan 16, 2020 03:17
Assam has been witnessing continuous protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, which gives citizenship to religious persecuted minorities from nearby countries such as Pakistan , Bangladesh and Afghanistan, but omits Muslims. read more
Jan 12, 2020 16:12
Apart from the demonstrations, marches, hunger strikes and torch rallies by organisations leading the protests, songs, poems and more are keeping the masses inspired. read more
Jan 11, 2020 06:20
Rate of crime against women in Assam stood at 166 for 2018, almost three times the national average rate of 58.8 and marginally above Delhi’s crime rate of 149.6. read more
Jan 10, 2020 15:57
A senior doctor at the AIIMS trauma centre said Gohain, who had been brought here from Dibrugarh in Assam on Thursday night, was stable after the “very complex surgery”. read more
Jan 07, 2020 23:46
In a letter to Rajya Sabha secretary general, CPI(M) MP from Kerala Binoy Viswam, said the BJP president told Parliament that NRC would be re-implemented in Assam when it is implemented across the country. read more
Jan 04, 2020 21:43
Assam Accord fixed March 24, 1971, the cut-off date for residency and promised to deport the rest. The cut-off date in the CAA is December 2014. BJP working president, JP Nadda said the Centre will implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord in “letter and... read more
Jan 03, 2020 01:39
The state government had earlier promised to enact a land policy to protect the rights of Assamese people amid fears that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) would lead to an influx of foreigners and threaten the land, language and the culture of the... read more
Jan 02, 2020 00:26
The Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019, is aimed at fast-tracking the grant of Indian citizenship to members of religious minorities from the Muslim-majority countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakis... read more
Jan 01, 2020 03:45
A statement from the office of chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the decision was taken after a meeting with representatives of Asom Sahitya Sabha, the Bodo Sahitya Sabha and 20 other literary bodies here. read more
Jan 01, 2020 01:35
Assam has been witnessing widespread protests since the beginning of December against CAA with lakhs of people from all sections, including students and government employees, taking to the streets. read more
Dec 31, 2019 10:28
Assam TET for elementary level was conducted on November 10, 2019. Check details here.. read more
Dec 30, 2019 12:29
The rally organised by the Republican Party of India (RPI-A) on Sunday was part of the exercise to build a campaign in favour of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. read more
Dec 29, 2019 23:45
The third edition of Khelo India, a sport event covering 16 disciplines, will start on January 10 and continue for the next 13 days in the state capital. read more