AASU to decide on Friday whether to form political party or not
AASU will hold state executive and delegation-level meetings on February 27 and February 28 respectively in Guwahati. Following a 6-year long anti foreigners’ movement in 1985 led by AASU, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) was formed.
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.
PepsiCo to invest Rs 400 cr in Assam to set up manufacturing unit
Assam's Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Wednesday said PepsiCo India has proposed to invest Rs 400 crore in the state to set up a greenfield project for manufacturing snacking products.
Assam budget 2020-21: CM hold discussion with different ethnic organisation, tea industry seeks waiving of Agricultural Income Tax
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday held pre-budget discussion with the representatives of different ethnic organizations.
Assam budget 2020-21 will consolidate gains already made: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assuring that the budget will have several new schemes; he said “On Tuesday BJP MLAs have made suggestion pertaining to the budget. Finance department has taken note of their suggestions.” Stating that it will be a people centric budget, Sarma said, “The budget will ensure consolidation of gains already made.”
AAI Chairman Arvind Singh reviewed projects and operations of Northeast India Airports
AAI stated Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati is considered the gateway to the north eastern states and a major hub for export of local products and the tourism. The meeting focused on enhancing more cargo facilities for the benefit of farmers and scope for agri-business in the state as well as the adjoining areas.
Assembly to ratify clause 6 Assamese definition: Himanta
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma led panel lately submitted its recommendation to the chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal stating that the definition of Assamese given by the committee on Clause 6 of Assam Accord has to be ratified by the state assembly.
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.
Guahati HC quashes Foreigners tribunal order declaring a person as foreigner though his parents being declared as Indian Citizen
In a plea, the petitioner Pratap Sakharu has challenged the opinion dated 25.01.2019, passed by the Foreigner Tribunal 1st, Dhemaji. On a reference made by the competent authority, the Tribunal issued notice to the petitioner asking him to prove his Indian Citizenship.
Assam accord: Clause 6 panel to submit report on Feb 25, says Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed the high level committee will submit their report over implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accor...
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.
Assam government receives Clause 6 report
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.
Sharjeel Imam further sent to 4-day police custody
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student, Sharjeel Imam was sent to 4-days custody of Assam Police on February 24. Sharjeel was produced at...
No rejection slips as team NRC struggles to give reasons
The final NRC had found a total of 31,121,004 persons eligible for inclusion in the registry, leaving out 1,906,657 persons. Nearly six months on, the process of issuing of slips has et to start. The Assam government has announced that it is setting up 200 new foreigners’ tribunals.
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.
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