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Amit Shah pays tributes to Chilarai, tweets in Assamese

GUWAHATI: In a tweet written in Assamese, union home minister Amit Shah paid tributes to Koch general Chilarai on his birth anniversary. Shah stated that Chilarai’s bravery, indomitable courage and unparalleled love for the nation will show ways to the…

Pradyut Bordoloi gives last warning to Akhil-Lurin

GUWAHATI: Ahead of the Assam assembly elections, Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi gave last warning to Raijor Dal president Akhil Gogoi and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) president Lurinjyoti Gogoi saying that the Congress would file candidates against the two leaders if…

Pramod Boro announces slew of schemes for BTR

GUWAHATI: Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief executive member (CEM) Pramod Boro on Friday announced a slew of schemes for the development of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). Addressing a press conference at Kokrajhar, Boro said that his council has taken…

RJD will contest Assam Assembly polls in alliance with like- minded parties: Tejashwi

Guwahati:  RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday said his party will contest the upcoming Assam Assembly polls in alliance with “like-minded” parties. Yadav, during his first visit to Guwahati, said he has already spoken to Congress and will hold talks…

Bir Chilarai synonymous with valour and patriotism: PM Modi

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday recalled Bir Chilarai, the legendary general of Koch dynasty in the 16th century on his birth anniversary. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said that Bir Chilarai is synonymous with valour and patriotism.…

Assam elections: AGP-BJP to announce candidates in March first week

GUWAHATI: The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance is likely to publish the list of candidates for Assam assembly elections in the first week of March. Talking to media persons at Pathsala, Assam state BJP president…

B’desh High Commissioner meets Sonowal

Guwahati; Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Friday and discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral interest. The chief minister highlighted issues concerning bilateral trade and commerce of mutual…

Smuggler held with Ganja worth Rs. 1.5 crore in Jorabat

GUWAHATI: Ganja worth Rs. 1.5 crore was seized in Guwahati’s Jorabat on Friday. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a search operation at around 05:30 in Jorabat area of Guwahati and seized 50 packets of contraband from a truck(AS-19C-5534). The…

Assam Congress MLA lays foundation stones for 150 projects in a single day

GUWAHATI: Sherman Ali Ahmed, Congress legislator from the Baghbar constituency in Assam who frequently triggers various controversies hogged limelight again. The MLA made a record by laying foundation stones for 150 projects in a single day. Sherman was in rush…

Assam Assembly Election: Details of ‘Model Code of Conduct’

Guwahati: As soon as the Election Commission announced the full schedule for Assembly polls in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Union Territory (Puducherry), the model code of conduct came into effect. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Sunil Arora while…

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