Politics

Molestation case against union minister Rajen Gohain

Union Minister Rajen Gohain has been booked for allegedly molesting a woman. Nagaon Police have registered a case against the Railway MoS (Case No. 2592/18) under sections 417, 376 and 506 of IPC following an FIR lodged against him by…

NRC: SC pulls up Hajela, RGI Sailesh for speaking to media

The Supreme Court today (Aug 7) expressed its displeasure with NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela and Registrar General of India (RGI) Sailesh for speaking to the media after the publication of the final draft of the citizens’ register, reprimanding them…

People of Assam showcased remarkable composure: CM

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal hailed the restraint and patience shown by the people of the State more particularly the residents of Barak Valley in view of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s inflammatory remarks and her decision of sending…

Possible human error: Prateek Hajela on NRC anomalies

Amid reports and allegations of names of genuine Indian citizens excluded from the NRC draft, NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela on Saturday admitted to the possibility of some “human error” creeping in considering how massive the NRC update exercise has…

No genuine Indians will be excluded from final NRC: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday reassured the nation that no genuine Indian will be left out of the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC). Speaking in Rajya Sabha, Singh also reiterated no coercive action will be taken against those whose…

NRC Issue: Assam Trinamool Congress chief quits party

Former Hajo MLA Dwipen Pathak, also the president of Assam unit of the Trinamool Congress, today (Aug 2) resigned from the party over party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s stand on the NRC update issue. Flaying the…

TMC delegation detained at Silchar airport, clash with police

The eight-member Trinamool Congress delegation, on a two-day visit to Assam in an apparent bid to create divisions on linguistic lines in the wake of the publication of the draft NRC, arrived in Silchar today (Aug 2) to a rather…

PRANAM Act to come into force from Oct 2

Assam Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today (July 27) announced that the Parents Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Act, that seeks to deduct 10% salary of govt employees who do not take care of their…

Publish NRC final draft on or before July 30, SC tells Assam Government

The Supreme Court today (July 2) directed the Assam Government to publish the second and final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on or before July 30, thus extending the earlier deadline of June 30 by a month.…

AASU & 28 other organizations stage Gana Satyagraha opposing Citizenship Bill

AASU and 28 other organizations have jointly staged a Gana Satyagraha rally against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 in Guwahati on Friday. AASU leadership, leaders of the other organizations sounded war-cry from Latasil playground. AASU along with 28 other organisations…

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