BJP in Assam targeting congress seat won in 2016 for its mission 100 in Assam
Ruling BJP in Assam has fanned out building up strong organisational bases in the assembly seats presently held opposition by Congress. Congress in 2016 assembly polls managed to win 24 seats.
Violence during anti-CAA protest: Delhi police names Sharjeel Imam as 'instigator' in charge sheet
The accused, none of whom are students fro...
SC on anti-CAA Shaheen Bagh Protest: Right to protest cannot lead to disruption of public life
The Supreme Court on Monday appointed Senior A...
9% of total railway budget 2020 allocated to North Eastern states: Assam Governor
Prof. Jagdish Mukhi said that government of India is very liberal in investing in infrastructure to eliminate service backlogs of North East with special emphasis on rural areas.
Anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh: Battle of strong opinions and SC's role
While the Shaheen Bagh protestors strongly oppose the CAA, NRC and even the NPR, legal counsel to the movement, Mehmood Pracha says it's ant...
NABARD projects credit potential 17% higher than the previous year for Assam
Atul Bora, Assam Minister of Agriculture, Horticulture and Food Processing, inaugurated the State Credit Seminar and released the State Focus paper 2020 prepared by NABARD. The Minister expressed his concern that credit to agriculture is on a decline as per data published by State Level Bankers Committee and NABARD.
Protest ok, but can't hold city to ransom: Supreme Court
The suggestion that the court reach out to protesters was made by the lawyer who appeared for Bhim Army leader Chandra Shekhar Azad. The bench will hear the case again on next Monday, by which mediators have been asked to return with a solution to stave off government action against protesters should they choose not to move from the spot.
MHA-appointed committee on Assam recommends 1951 as cut-off year to define indigenous people, ILP
The committee has also suggested two formulas for the reservation of seats for the indigenous people in the Assam Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies of the state, including 67 per cent quota for them. The high-level committee was set up by the ministry to suggest ways to provide constitutional safeguards to Assam's indigenous people.
PM Modi should address CAA, other issues with open mind: D Raja
While speaking to ANI in the national capital on February 17, the General Secretary of Communist Party of India (CPI) D Raja spoke on Citize...
Jamia video: Cong always stands with those inimical to country, says BJP
The BJP on Monday condemned the Congress for "giving political colour" to the violence at Jamia Millia Islamia on December 15 last year, alleging that its leaders always speak against security forces and stand with those who are inimical to the country.
AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam’s statement sparks protest in Upper Assam
The Tai Ahom Yuba Parishad Asom (TAYPA) Dibrugarh district general secretary Dipankar Dowarah said, “Islam does not know about history of Assam. Ahom dynasty ruled for nearly 600 years from 1228 to 1826. Chaolung Sukapha was the founder of greater Assam who unified the various indigenous ethnic groups of the region.”
Shaheen Bagh: People have right to protest but there must be balancing factor, says SC
Hearing pleas over the road blocks due to the ongoing protests at Shaheen Bagh against the CAA, a bench comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph said its concern is about what will happen if people start protesting on roads. Democracy works on expressing views but there are lines and boundaries for it, it said.
NPR process starts Apr 1, Prez to be enrolled first
While starting the NPR process with the President is as per precedent, the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner intends to make the opening day “grander” by also visiting the residences of the V-P and the PM for their enumeration.
Shaheen Bagh protest an attempt to impose views on others: Kerala Governor
A group of protesters, mainly women, have been staging a sit-in at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) for the past two months.
Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu condemn police action against anti-CAA protesters
With the government coming under opposition attack over the violence, the ruling AIADMK reaffirmed its commitment to the Muslim community and said "Goebbels like propaganda" against it would not work.
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