Demand will come back in the automobile sector: Vivek Srivatsa, Tata Motors
Tata Motors is eyeing to increase its market share in Northeast India with its entry into the premium hatchback segment.
Why did AASU reject the offer to detect 70 lakh illegal immigrants, asks Assam Finance Minister
Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has main...
Anti-CAA protest: Assam tourism, NFR suffer
November to March is peak tourism season for Northeast India. Chairman of the Assam Tourism Devel...
Feedstock subsidy to BCPL would provide socio-economic benefits to Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal
The Chief Minister expressed deep gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this landmark decision and said that the decision reflected the Prime Minister’s commitment towards development of the region.
HDFC Bank plans to reach 200 branches across Northeast India
Assam is the gateway to the NorthEast and our endeavour is to make a difference in their lives through our banking services as well as in the society through our social initiatives. We have already impacted more than 15.5 lakh people in the state so far and we are humbled by the trust and support they repose in us. We remain committed to keep serving our customers.
Railways running special trains from Guwahati to help stranded passengers in Assam
Special passenger trains are being run in Guwahati so that people reach their destination in upper Assam. One such train was operated on Friday to Dimapur. Trains were also run on Saturday to Furkating, the main railway junction in Assam's Golaghat district, and to Dibrugarh.
US, UK, other countries warn citizens against travelling NE India
The new amended citizenship law, which provides for granting citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has put the Northeast on the boil, where people fear that it may exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.
CBDT extends advance tax payment deadline for northeastern states to December 31
"In view of the recent disturbances in the North Eastern region of India, CBDT has decided to extend the date for payment of 3rd instalment of Advance Tax for FY (financial year) 2019-20 from 15th December, 2019 to 31st December, 2019 for the North Eastern Region," the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a statement. "Notification will follow," it said.
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.
We expected some protests while tabling citizenship amendment bill: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam government has asked the headmasters in school to ensure that students do not participate in protest programme during the school hours and school uniform. The present protest against CAB is led by student organisations.
Japan India's closest partner, has special significance for Northeast: Jitendra Singh
During a delegation-level meeting with Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshi Kajiyama, Singh highlighted the investment made by Japan in the northeastern region, especially in the infrastructure sector. Both India and Japan have developed special bonding under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India-Japan summit: Focus on Rs 13,000 cr investment in Northeast
Japan's involvement in Northeast India and its plans to expand its footprint in the region figured high at the ministerial dialogue held among the defence ministers and foreign ministers of the two countries on November 30.
Cabinet approves extension of jute packaging norms for foodgrains, sugar
"The approval will benefit farmers and workers located in the Eastern and North Eastern regions of the country particularly in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Tripura," an official statement said.
Northeast India gateway to Southeast Asia under Act East Policy: PM Modi in Bangkok
"Our focus is to connect India's northeast with Thailand. northeast is being developed as a gateway to south-east Asia. This initiative will immensely strengthen India's act east policy and Thailand's Act West Policy," PM Modi said in his address at the 'Sawasdee PM Modi' event in Bangkok on day one of his visit for ASEAN, EAS and RCEP Summits.
Special cabinet meeting on November 18 to discuss Citizenship Amendment Bill
The Arunachal Pradesh CM informed that a special cabinet meeting will be convened on November 18 to discuss Citizenship Amendment Bill.
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