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Simply put: Demand for tribal status becomes louder in Assam

Indian Express explains why six communities in the state have been clamouring to be included in the ST list — and why those already...

AASU to Lead Mass Protests Against BJP Driven Citizenship Bill

GUWAHATI: All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), an influential students’ body of the region has decided to start a mass against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill...

Assam may move Supreme Court on citizenship verification

Following poor response from other states in verifying and updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Assam government said it will approach the...

After Inviting the Dalai Lama To Arunachal, India Welcomes US ambassador In Tawang

New Delhi: The three-day annual extravaganza of the Arunachal Pradesh government, the Tawang Festival beginning October 21, this time round has a conspicuous state...

Assam to emulate AP’s fibre grid project

Assam is taking a leaf out of Andhra Pradesh’s book and following its fibre grid model to provide net access, telephone and cable TV...

Assam, Nagaland Chief Ministers Meet On Border Dispute

Kaziranga:  Governments of Assam and Nagaland, states with decades old border dispute, Monday vowed to adopt a "mutually reciprocating approach" to continue dialogue and...

Assam bandh over ST status delay

GUWAHATI: Life in the state was paralyzed on the first day of the 36-hour Assam bandh, called against BJP's delay in granting the promised...

As 6 Assam groups wait to become STs, other tribes worry

The OBC groups hoping to get ST status, on the other hand, expect that the quota for STs will be raised to go with...

Bhutan releases water, Assam flooded

GUWAHATI: While Assam fears the large-scale environmental impact of dams China is reportedly building over the Yarlung Zangbo, the unannounced release of water from...

Wary eye on Bangla border, Assam’s ethnic groups fret over citizenship bill

The AASU’s contention, is that the bill once passed would open floodgates for more migration to Assam, which in turn would further threaten the...

Assam health director suspended: Late for work, doctors lose one day’s pay

Not present at the Nalbari Civil Hospital on time, a number of government doctors Thursday faced loss of one day’s pay, with Assam Health...

Inspired by Nigerian inmate, football fever takes over Assam prison

Murder convict Bhanu Soren looks forward to every afternoon with anticipation. That is the time of the day when Soren, who is lodged in...

Assam: Majuli to be declared India’s first river island district today

Majuli in Assam will be declared as India's first river island district today, as Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal, who represents the Majuli assembly seat,...

Assam emerges as India’s hub of human trafficking

  Saira Khatun (name changed) was rescued by the Delhi Police from a red light area. The 12-year-old girl from Assam had been taken by...