Assam Government puts State under AFSPA for six months
Security forces engaged in counter-insurgency operation in Assam favour the continuation of AFSPA in the whole state. In Manipur, AFSPA is in force in almost the entire state, except seven Assembly constituencies of Imphal. In AP, areas governed by AFSPA have been halved to those under eight police stations, besides Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts.
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Assam protests led by true Hindus: Ex-CM Tarun Gogoi
Former CM Tarun Gogoi has said that Assam’s anti-CAA protests are being led by those who believe in the teachings of Gita and Vedas and the ideals of Srimanta Sankardeva and Mahatma Gandhi.
India coronavirus count on Monday: Well over 450 infected, 548 districts under complete lockdown
The official count of the infected stood over 450, and the dead at nine. There was no fresh death case, with one casualty in Maharashtra later confirmed as having tested negative. Meanwhile, during the day, the global death toll crossed 15,000, and the total number of the infected inched closer to the 3,50,000 mark.
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.
Anti-CAA activist Ajit Bhuyan is Congress AIUDF supported candidate for Rajya Sabha
The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and the Congress have decided to support an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) activist as their common candidate for one of the three Rajya Sabha seats in Assam going to polls later this month.
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.”
Assam situation improving, no concerns as yet: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Bandhan Bank
The MD & CEO at the bank said that the last quarter of every financial year is generally good for the bank. In terms of efficiency in collection, it has improved to 93.57 per cent from 92.97 per cent in Assam, he said.
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.
Tea growers feel pinch of Assam protests, fear less production, sales
Sales of tea at the Guwahati auction centre have been disrupted. Instead of 40-45 lakh kgs, only 15 lakh kg has been sold so far this week.
Assam govt to file case against Shaheen Bagh protest
Thousands of people, including women and children, have been protesting since December 15 at Shaheen Bagh and nearby Jamia Millia Islamia against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Assam government is set to file a case against the alleged mastermind of the Shaheen Bagh protests for his 'seditious' comment.
After the UT tag, Ladakh residents seek constitutional safeguards
People in the newly-formed Union Territory of Ladakh are demanding constitutional safeguards and strengthening of the already existing Hill Councils in Leh and Kargil, to ensure protection of the identity, land, jobs and culture of this region.
Ask Trump if extraditing 19 lakh people from Assam is possible: P Chidambaram to Modi
Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the CAA, NRC and NPR, telling him to ask visiting US President Donald Trump if it was possible to extradite as many as 19 lakh people from Assam.
USCIRF members express concern over CAA; say it could result in 'disenfranchisement' of Muslims
Members of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) along with an invited panel of experts convened a hearing mainly focused on India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the Rohingya Muslims issue in Myanmar to help develop policy recommendations for the US government in response to the issues.
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