Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 | Last Update : 07:10 PM IST


Citizenship Bill brings Assam Congress, AGP close

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, has triggered protest across Assam, particularly in the Brahmaputra valley.

12 Jan 2019 6:40 AM

Assam: 3rd edition of 'Dwijing Festival' celebrated to promote river tourism

Dwijing Festival is an annual river festival celebrated in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

11 Jan 2019 12:19 PM

Protests against Citizenship Bill continue in Assam

Over past two days, agitators across North-East, including Assam, have blocked thoroughfares and rail tracks, seeking revocation of Bill.

10 Jan 2019 5:59 PM

AGP dares BJP to seek fresh mandate in Assam

The Assam people voted for the BJP-AGP alliance, not the BJP alone. They cannot claim to have formed the government on their own.

10 Jan 2019 2:23 AM

Assam on boil, Sangma slams passage of bill

It is significant that present government had passed a Cabinet resolution opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

10 Jan 2019 1:07 AM


North East 'bandh' begins against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Several students' bodies of the region have decided to observe 'bandh' in support of the call given by North East Students' Organisation.

08 Jan 2019 1:44 PM

AGP quits Assam alliance, no threat to BJP-led govt

Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today; nude protests in Delhi, Assam.

08 Jan 2019 1:44 AM

Asom Gana Parishad snaps ties with BJP over Citizenship Bill

The bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

07 Jan 2019 5:25 PM

Congress trying to protect those who believe in Jinnah line: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Citizenship Bill: BJP says ‘intellectuals spreading rumours’.

07 Jan 2019 6:18 AM

Illegal mining: NGT slaps Rs 100 cr fine on Meghalaya

The fine amount has to be deposited with the Central Pollution Control Board within two months.

06 Jan 2019 6:09 AM


Stir against Citizenship Bill rocks Assam areas

Several indigenous organisations in the state have been opposing the Bill as they believe it would harm their cultural identity.

06 Jan 2019 5:56 AM

Govt still firm on Citizenship Bill, says Modi

However, the bill has been widely hailed by people’s groups in the Barak Valley, where Bengali Hindus are the dominant group in the population.

05 Jan 2019 1:21 AM

‘No genuine citizen will be left out of NRC,’ assures PM Modi

Modi also spoke about his government’s decision to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord 'hanging' for 35 years.

04 Jan 2019 5:39 PM

Miners should have been saved by now, says Supreme Court

The court also asked the Meghalaya government as to why it was not successful in rescuing these people.

04 Jan 2019 5:44 AM

Rebels will boycott PM Modi’s Imphal visit today

The outfit in statement said that the shutdown would begin from 1 am on Friday and continue as long as the PM stays in Manipur.

04 Jan 2019 1:52 AM


Miner avoided falling into Meghalaya mine, where 15 are trapped, holding cable

Poverty and lack of jobs has forced thousands of migrants to risk their lives as 'rat-miners' in Meghalaya.

01 Jan 2019 4:32 PM

Navy divers will intensify ‘deep search’ bid at mine

Navy officials said the search operations will be feasible when the water level comes down.

01 Jan 2019 1:56 AM

Three helmets recovered from mine in Meghalaya

However, family members of those trapped are still hopeful that miners would be taking shelter in wind-chambers inside the tunnels.

30 Dec 2018 2:15 AM

On day 17, only 3 helmets recovered, no sign of trapped Meghalaya miners

The Indian Navy joined the operation to rescue 15 miners in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya.

29 Dec 2018 6:42 PM

Get out of here or will smash your head, AIUDF chief threatens scribe, tries to hit him

Ajmal allegedly tried to hit journalist too, while his supporters forced scribe to tender apologies publicly.

27 Dec 2018 10:38 AM