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04 April, 2020, 04:31 PM IST



Assam govt to receive report of panel on Clause 6 of Assam Accord on February 25

Justice B. K. Sarma, former Judge and Chairman of High Level Committee on Clause 6 of Assam Accord, earlier stated that no team or member including the Chairman of the HLC had ever visited New Delhi after February 10 for the purpose of apprising or handing over the report to the MHA.

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    Several trains originating from Assam moving along the routes of North-eastern states were cancelled, diverted or rescheduled by the Northeast Frontier Railway owing to massive protests by Assamese residents against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that is scheduled to be laid out in Rajya Sabha today.

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    “Micro-Finance Institutions have played a significant role in promoting financial inclusion in Assam over the past few years - especially in terms of providing facilities for availing credit, deposit and insurance products, in addition to penetration of branches for extending banking/financial services in remote areas of the state," Sarma said.

    He asked them to ensure not more than 10 people attend a puja, namaaz- if possible- is offered at home, and marriage is held sans guests to stop infected people from spreading the disease.

    Beldanga railway complex in in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district set ablaze by protestors; 5 CMs say will not implement Act; protests are happening in Shillong, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Kerala and Gujarat. Mamata Banerjee calls for a major protest in Kolkata on Monday.

    Protesters at Shaheen Bagh alleged that a petrol bomb was hurled nearby the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site on March 22. One of ...

    ​In a statement, the JCC said a miscreant opened fire and hurled a petrol bomb at the protest site at Jamia Square, Gate No. 7 of the university. ​The statement added that CCTV footage showed the miscreant in the get-up of a delivery boy with a helmet and three bags on his bike, due to which its number plate was not visible.

    In the wake of anti CAA protest there were suggestions from different quarters urging AASU to explore the possibility of alternative political force. Assam is going to assembly polls in 2021.

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    The committee set up to recommend norms in Clause 6 of the Assam Accord submitted its report to state chief secretary Sanjay Krishna on Wednesday after failing to receive an appointment from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). MHA officials said there was no consensus on some recommendations.

    The Commission will delimit the constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, and of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland in accordance with the provisions of the Delimitation Act, 2002, the notification said.

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