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Assam group wants ILP to keep out immigrants

GUWAHATI: After Manipur and Meghalaya, the demand for introduction of the inner line permit (ILP) system is gripping Assam. Led by the Asom Jatiyatabadi...

Compulsory Sanskrit in Schools: Assam Forest Minister Supports ULFA-I Chief

Assam Forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma has openly backed banned outfit ULFA-I chief Paresh Barua’s demand that Sanskrit should not be made compulsory in...

Assam gets a new ‘forest queen’ in Pramila Rani

GUWAHATI: Pramila Rani Brahma is the new ‘forest queen’ of Assam. The State’s minister for forests and Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) MLA has restored...

Assam: Indian Oil Limited’s ‘Rupaantar’ creates transformation

Jul 15,  5:19 PM| Newsonair.com The project is coined to eliminate poverty through income generating activities by social mobilization and capacity building among the rural people. During...

Assam: Centre declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ area under AFSPA for three more months

The entire state of Assam has been declared as a disturbed area under the controversial AFSPA for three more months. The Centre has declared the...

Illegal Immigrants: Expedite National Register of Citizens in Assam, Says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday has directed all states, the Income Tax (IT) department and the Election Commission (EC) of India to...

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...

Sharmila’s party to foray into Assam

GUWAHATI: Rights activist Irom Sharmila is all set to launch the Assam wing of her party People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA). The party had...

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...
Assamese renowned poet Hiren Bhattacharyya

Assamese renowned poet Hiren Bhattachar9ya passes away

Jul 4,  1:08 PM| Newsonair Sahitya Akademi awardee and renowned Assamese poet, Hiren Bhattacharyya has passed away in Guwahati this morning. He was admitted to hospital last...

Assam: Ministers can take bribes, not demand: Bodo chief

In what seems to be a major blow to the BJP’s anti-corruption drive, Bodoland Peoples’ Front chief Hagrama Mohiliary remarked at a public meeting...

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 becomes the first state in the country to pass GST Bill

Source: Times of India NEW DELHI: Assam has become the first state in the country to pass Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax...
An aerial view`of flood-affected areas of Assam on July 02, 2012.

Monsoon Floods: death toll mounts to 116 Assam’s situation worsens

Jul 5,  12:5 PM| Newsonair.com Meanwhile, death toll in recent flood and landslides mounted to 116. Another 16 people remained untraceable so far.   In Assam, flood water...