BJP ally Asom Gana Parishad does a U-turn, to move SC
Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), an ally of BJP, said it would move the Supreme Court to exempt Assam from the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA). As anti-CAA slogans rang out in several parts of Guwahati, the All Assam Students Union (AASU) announced that it would hold Satyagarh in different districts and blocks across the state from December 16-18.
Panel faces task of defining who is 'Assamese'
While the central and state governments are hoping that the committee on Clause 6 of the Assam...
CAA protest: Congress seeks probe by a sitting Justice of the Gauhati High Court into the violence
Northeast, especially Guwahati has witness...
CAB protests: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal stuck at Guwahati airport
Sonowal, who landed in the state capital from Tezpur, was stranded at the VIP lounge of the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International airport, as his convoy could not roll out due to the massive protest.
Strong action to be taken against those involved in violence: Assam CM Sonowal
Talking tough, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday warned of taking strong action against those involved in arson and violence, saying vandalism has no place in any democratic process.
Anti-CAB protests: Assam CM Sonowal appeals people to maintain peace, not get 'misled'
Amid protests in Assam over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday appealed the people of the...
CAB protest: Students clash with police near Assam secretariat
Students in large numbers were seen proceeding towards the Secretariat from all directions. Another group has reached Ganeshguri area, around 500 metres from the centre of power. They broke a barricade on GS Road following which the police resorted to lathi charge. Teargas shells were also lobbed at the students who also threw the shells back at the policemen.
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.
Youth must stay away from agitation: Assam CM
With Assam caught in a series of protests, largely led by students, against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that youth must stay away from agitations.
Auditor general detects financial irregularities of Rs 108 crore in NRC
Supreme Court monitored NRC exercise started in December 2013. The Office of Accountant General (Audit) had submitted to State Coordinator, NRC the inspection report of the office of State Coordinator, NRC for the period April 1, 2014 to December 3, 2017 with a request to furnish reply to the Inspection Report within one month.
To deal with human elephant conflict Assam govt launched anti Depredation Squads of Forest Department
CM Sarbananda Sonowal today ceremonially launched 15 Anti Depredation Squads of Forest Department which would be stationed in 15 major human wildlife conflict districts in order to mitigate the problem and to ensure safety of both humans and wildlife.
MSMEs crucial to make India a $5 trillion economy: Sarbananda Sonowal
Inaugurating a two day North East MSME summit, Sonowal said that considering MSME sector, being the prime drivers of growth with equity and their contribution to output and employment in all economies, developed as well as transition, they can play key role in making India’s economy one of the biggest in the world.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal releases new land policy
The Land Policy was approved by Cabinet on 21st October and it has been prepared by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department after 30 years. It was last prepared in 1989.
Filmfare Awards step out of Mumbai for first time in 6 decades; 2020 show to be held in Guwahati
The 65th edition of the awards will be held on February 15.
Assam will remain grateful to govt for maintaining PSU nature of Numaligarh Refinery
The Centre has announced on Wednesday that NRL will not be privatized even as it approved strategic disinvestment of BPCL. Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal had sent a letter to Centre in this regard. The state government stated BPCL is the largest shareholder of NRL and if BPCL is privatized, NRL will go into the hands of private player.
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