Congress 2020: Living a crisis & battling a nightmare
For Congress, life in 2020 has been worse than what the coronavirus-hit world endured. As the planet wakes up to the hope of a Covid vaccine in the New Year, India’s grand old party is struggling to make a recovery from electoral reversals, tactical confusion, organisational disarray, ideological vagueness and, to top it all, a rift in the leadership in crisis.
Agitationists want to help Congress, destroy BJP votes: Union Home minister, Amit Shah
Speaking at the function he said, “Those who talks of ...
Oil India Ltd loses Rs 148 cr revenue due to well closure around Baghjan fire, Assam
A massive fire had broken out at the gas well in May-end...
Black tea prices surge 42% from a year earlier, making the brew dearer for consumers
The price increase has been mainly in the common CTC leaf and dust category, which has prompted many planters to shift from orthodox teas to CTC tea production.
Lakhs of power sector workers protest against Electricity Amendment Bill 2020: AIPEF
"Lakhs of electricity employees and engineers across the country today joined hands to observe a protest demonstration maintaining social distance against the Electricity Amendment Bill 2020 and move to privatise the power distribution in Union Territories," All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) spokesperson V K Gupta said in the statement.
Army, Police want AFSPA to continue in whole of Assam
Though there is complete peace in lower and central Assam, two districts of upper Assam ate still witnessing insurgent activities led by anti-talk Ulfa which is also known as Ulfa (Independent).” The Army is part of the unified command structure, a supreme counter insurgency body in Assam.
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.
Assam's CAA applicants to get only three months
Those applying for citizenship under the Citizenship Amendment Act are likely to be asked to swear allegiance to the Constitution and furnish proof of their religion and date of entry into India.
Inquiry order into death of two persons killed in Guwahati during Anti-CAA protest
Additional district magistrate Kamrup, Metropolitan district Guwahati, Manoj Kumar Sikaria will inquire regarding the death of Abdul Alim who succumbed to his injuries last month during the incident of firing that took place on December 12 at Lalunggaon in Guwahati.
Will win 100 out of 126 Assembly seats in 2021 despite protests: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, amid widespread protests over CAA, that BJP would come back to power in the state in 2021 assembly polls by winning at least 100 out of 126 assembly seats.
View: Holes in the defence of the Citizenship Amendment Act
These claims would have been a whole lot more credible if one, the Assam NRC had not happened and, two, home minister Amit Shah had not repeatedly affirmed his intention to implement a nationwide NRC, and three, the intent to give refuge had extended its benevolence to all neighboring countries and all denominations.
CAA protest: Congress seeks probe by a sitting Justice of the Gauhati High Court into the violence
Northeast, especially Guwahati has witnessed violent protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Those indulging in arson 'can be identified by their clothes': Narendra Modi on anti-CAA protest
Protests have been raging against the law in northeast and West Bengal, where several railway stations, trains and buses were set afire by mobs over the last two days.
Citizenship Act protests: Jamia announces vacation till Jan 5, cancels exam
Jamia Millia Islamia students have called a university lockdown on Saturday and had planned to boycott the exams to protest against CAB and also against the Friday's violence following clashes with police during their march.
Protests erupt in northeast as region braces for bandh after Shah tables CAB in Parliament
The 48-hour Assam bandh called by the All Moran Students' Union (AMSU) to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and seek Scheduled Tribe status for six communities affected normal life in several parts of the state on Monday.