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Assam government

Track record of NRC doesn’t bode well

To my mind, it is incorrect for the government to believe that the protestors do not know what they are protesting about.

22 Dec 2019 12:53 AM

Assam hints at a dialogue; Net may be restored today

Sarma said the government would review the situation again on Tuesday to decide on restoring the Internet services in Guwahati.

17 Dec 2019 6:26 AM

Assam wants to revive 3 old rail links with Bangla

Top officials from the commerce, road transport and shipping and external affairs ministries from New Delhi are likely to attend the meeting.

18 Oct 2019 1:49 AM

NRC: Assam govt starts judges’ appointment for tribunals

It is significant that ministry of home affairs has approved the 400 additional FTs out of which 200 are being set up in the first phase.

14 Sep 2019 3:00 AM

Nagaland, Meghalaya gear up to check influx

The state government also asked all village, town and municipal authorities to strictly monitor the influx of people from outside the state.

12 Sep 2019 4:03 AM


Of fear psychosis and a citizens’ count

Assam is on edge as the final NRC will be published today.

31 Aug 2019 6:38 AM

Assam on edge, forces back as NRC date looms

At the request of the Assam govt to deploy extra forces in the state before NRC’s publication, the Centre has sent 51 companies.

29 Aug 2019 5:56 AM

NRC deadline extended, no re-verification

Time till August 31 for final list.

24 Jul 2019 5:49 AM

No plan to withdraw Afspa from Assam: Govt

According to reports, the law is likely to be withdrawn in August and the Centre has asked the Army to plan its return from the state.

19 May 2019 4:29 AM

SC raps Assam for failure to check illegal migrants

Justice Gogoi asked the SG as to what the Centre and Assam was doing to prevent the infiltrators from getting merged with the local populace.

14 Mar 2019 7:12 AM


SC pulls up Assam govt over inadequate functioning of foreigners tribunal

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Assam government, said around 900 people were kept in six detention centres of the state.

13 Mar 2019 2:47 PM

SC pulls up Assam govt over inadequate functioning of foreigners' tribunal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Assam government over inadequacies in the functioning of the foreigners' tribunal.

13 Mar 2019 1:59 PM

Supreme Court raps Assam government for creating confusion over NRC

The apex court's observation comes after the central government sought the suspension of the process in view of the impending General elections.

19 Feb 2019 4:26 PM

Assam offers aid to temples, gold to brides in state budget

Sarma also announced a series of welfare schemes, which include providing rice at Rs 1 per kg to 53 lakh households.

07 Feb 2019 12:59 AM

MHA: Take action on Ulfa’s overground links

Security sources said that even after two major incidents of killing in Dhola and Sibsagar, Assam police failed to take any counter-action.

24 Dec 2018 2:10 AM


Assam approves Rs 600 cr farm loan waiver

The move will reportedly benefit eight lakh farmers of the state immediately.

18 Dec 2018 6:10 PM

SC extends NRC deadline for filing claims, objection on inclusion of names

The extension has been extended to December 31, 2018 from December 15.

12 Dec 2018 6:02 PM

Assam killings: BJP fears backlash in West Bengal

Though the Ulfa-I has denied its, the security agencies have confirmed the hand of Ulfa-I rebels into the incident.

10 Nov 2018 2:04 AM

Fearing unrest, Assam says no to pro-citizenship bill rally

42 outfits of indigenous communities have called bandh today.

23 Oct 2018 1:24 AM

Assam: PSU gears up to roll out methane cooking gas cans

Unlike the LPG, which can explode if it catches fire, the methanol canister will burn out without any explosion.

06 Oct 2018 2:18 AM