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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 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...

Facing Cash Crunch, Border Villages In Assam Fall Back On Bhutanese Currency

Hatisor Village, Assam: Archana Tamang, a 35-year-old owner of a photo studio at Hatisor village in western Assam often complained about the remoteness of...

AFSPA in Nagaland extended for six months

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another six months in Nagaland. “The Union home ministry, in a notification on December...

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...

JFA appreciates Chennai journalists for their show of solidarity

Guwahati, Jan 17: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) appreciates the united strength shown by the Chennai based journalists against a politician’s unprincipled demand and urged...

Care for parents, else your pay will be cut: Assam government warns its employees

GUWAHATI: The Assam government is set to introduce a law that would make it mandatory for government employees to take care of their parents...

Independence-Day Blasts: 2 Teenagers Detained For Planting Bombs In Assam

Source: NDTV Tinsukia: Two teenagers have been detained by the police for allegedly planting bombs in four areas of Assam's Tinsukia district which was rocked...

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...

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...

Assam: Forum appeals for electrical distribution rearrangements in India

Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) expresses concern over the deaths of many individuals due to electrocution in India and calls for a debate to...

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...

ULFA abducts Assam BJP leader’s son, demands Rs 1 crore as ransom

Source: India Today Kuldeep Moran, son of Tinsukia Zila Parishad's vice president Ratnaswer Moran, was abducted on August 1 by members of the same organisation. The...

Tribal communities oppose Assam govt’s decision to make Sanskrit compulsory in schools

The decision to make Sanskrit compulsory till Class VIII in state board schools was taken by the Sonowal cabinet on February 28. A platform representing...