View: India less secular but far from a one-party state
"The misuse of laws on unlawful activities and sedition, started by the Congress, has been taken to unprecedented heights by the BJP. Love jihad laws are the latest attempt of BJP-ruled states to communalise politics. Analysts say this shows India is becoming an authoritarian, one-party state."
Our win in string of elections because of farmers' support: BJP
While the opposition has been spreading confusion over the ongoing farmers' p...
Several US lawmakers voice support for agitating farmers in India
"I stand in solidarity with the Punjabi farmers in India protesting for the...
Power sector employees protest against privatization of discoms
Gupta said protest meetings were held in all the states and union territories, including Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, among others.
Death toll rises to 2 in Tripura firing incident
43-year-old Srikanta Das, a carpenter who was among the protestors, was killed and at least 23 others were injured when police opened fire at picketers, who had blocked the Assam-Agartala National Highway at Panisagar in North Tripura district on Saturday.
Trouble brewing at Nagaland-Assam border after organisations launch economic blockade
Karbi Students Association (KSA) begun an indefinite economic blockade along the Assam-Nagaland inter-state borders in Karbi Anglong district of Assam from Tuesday alleging illegal encroachments by Nagaland.
Northeast border row: Assam villagers block movement of trucks to Mizoram
Disclosing this information, Superintendent of Police, Bhanwar Lal Meena said three trucks laden with essentials moved to Mizoram Tuesday morning but after that local people have stopped the movement of vehicles to the other side of the border on security grounds. There has been no movement of vehicles from Mizoram side to Assam since last night, he disclosed.
Blast destroys school building near Assam-Mizoram border
A 12-hour bandh called by a students' organisation in protest against the abduction and killing of an Assam resident allegedly by attackers of Mizoram also affected normal life in Cachar district
Assam's Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to reopen for tourists from November 10
Pobitora has more than 100 rhinos, 2,000 wild buffaloes, thousands of hogs, barking deer, leopards, different species of snakes and tortoises.
Assam Police to seek central agency probe into bomb blast along Mizoram border
There was flare up along the Assam-Mizoram border recently which crippled the movement of trucks and there was additional deployment of forces from the Mizoram side.
Assam-Mizoram border issue: Trucks resume movement after four days
The clashes between the locals led to a large number of residents from both sides getting injured. Police claimed that locals from Assam pelted stones following which residents from Mizoram villages retaliated despite prohibitory orders and destroyed more than two dozen hutments along the national highway.
Assam Accord Implementation Dept to publish a booklet on the steps taken to implement the Clause 6 of Assam Accord
Sonowal would lay the foundation stone of a martyrs’ memorial at the Swahid Smarak Udyan at West Boragaon in Guwahati on December 10 on the occasion of Martyrs’ Day observed by the State Government.
All Assam Students' Union stages protests opposing Assam government ordinance
AASU stated that the ordinance will alienate indigenous people from their land. The supporters of AASU on Thursday burnt copies of cabinet decisions in different places except in Kamrup (Metro) which is under lockdown.
What happened to Clause 6 report on Assam Accord, asks students' body
In a written reply to a question of Sambhaji Chatrapati in Rajya Sabha, Reddy said, “The high level committee constituted by the ministry of Home Affairs on clause 6 of Assam Accord has submitted its report to the Government of Assam and its recommendation are under examination of the state government.”
Assam gas well fire: Tinsukia residents step up the protest, demand compensation
Residents of Tinsukia held protests outside the office of Tinsukia Deputy Commissioner demanding compensation for the victims' families. The...