Assam

It is to be mentioned that Assam is witnessing protests against Union Cabinet, as it approved the Bill that ensures to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.

A project of January 22, 1997 was finally accomplished on December 26, 2018, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's longest railroad Bogibeel bridge.

Tinsukia: At least five people were killed when terrorists opened fired at group of people on late Thursday. The incident took place under Dhola Police Station that borders Arunachal Pradesh in eastern Assam. According to locals, four-five armed terrorist came in army fatigue and started firing at the people playing Ludo in front of a …

Guwahati: The Assam unit of the BJP brought the urns containing ashes of former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee from New Delhi to Assam on Wednesday and placed them at the party headquarters at Hengrabari in Guwahati to enable people to pay their tributes. President of the Assam unit of the BJP, Ranjit Kumar Dass, …

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday blamed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments at the Centre and in states of practicing ‘narrow-minded and divisive brand of politics’ in the garb of implementing judiciary’s directives. Referring to the ‘near elimination’ of some 40 lakh religious and linguistic minorities in Assam after the publication of the …

New Delhi: Opposition MPs on Tuesday raised concern over Assam’s draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) with a Trinamool Congress leader alleging that government employees and former MPs were among 40 lakh applicants dropped from the draft list. The matter led to repeated disruptions in the Rajya Sabha where opposition members asked the government to address …

Guwahati: BJP President Amit Shah has slammed the party’s social media team in Assam for not being aggressive ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said on Monday. Shah, who reviewed the Lok Sabha election preparations in Assam and other northeastern states during his recent visit to the state, asked the team and …

Guwahati: Ahead of the BJP national President Amit Shah’s visit to Assam, RTI activist and farmers’ body leader Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday morning for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Shah is scheduled to arrive in Assam capital on Sunday to address leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) …