New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Assam government for its “lackadaisical approach” in detecting and deporting the over 50,000 foreigners whose presence in the state was once described, by the top court, as “external aggression”. Noting that the Assam government had identified just 900 foreigners staying in[Read More…]
Guwahati: On a day when Asom Gana Parishad leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta expressed his unhappiness over his party’s decision to ally with the BJP again, Assam finance minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the BJP, AGP and Bodoland peoples’ Front have already finalized seat-sharing for the[Read More…]
By Nivedita Singh New Delhi: Ahmed Ali from Assam’s Karimganj district, while pulling his cycle rickshaw one day in the late 1970s, felt miserable at the realization that like him his soon-to-be-born child too will remain illiterate and may have to pull a rickshaw for a living. Hailing from Madhurband[Read More…]
A college teacher was suspended here for a Facebook post over the February 14 suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF troopers. In her post on Thursday, Papri Banerjee, who works as an Assistant Professor of the English department at the city’s Icon[Read More…]
India’s champion athlete Hima Das has just flown back from Turkey Hima Das after her undergoing practice following the Asian Games to give her Class 12th exam. When on Tuesday Das reached to give her first higher secondary final examination after a year gap. Earlier she was appointed as The[Read More…]
Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Assam capital Guwahati on Friday evening amid tight security even as different agitating organisations waved black flags as the convoy passed from Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport to Raj Bhavan in the city. A group of people including students’ who were waiting on[Read More…]
Guwahati, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday called “frivolous and baseless” the charge made against him by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that there was “evidence” of his involvement in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Banerjee’s allegation on Sunday triggered a war of words in Assam[Read More…]
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday slammed the Congress and the Left Front for spreading misinformation about the Citizenship Amendment Bill and said that they are creating confusion among people. Sonowal made it clear that the Bill was drafted keeping in mind the national policy of the Union[Read More…]
Kharge has slammed the Centre for not giving Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, to spiritual leader Shivakumara Swami.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8.