Govt in Assam has decided to increase annuity amount by Rs 2L.
24 Feb 2020 3:10 AM
The minister also announced that work to convert Madrasas and Sanskrit Tols to government schools will begin after the state budget is tabled.
23 Feb 2020 4:11 AM
The state government was spending Rs 3-4 crore annually on madrasas and about Rs 1 crore on Sanskrit tols.
16 Feb 2020 3:38 AM
The clarification of the health minister came in the wake of a youth shifted to isolation ward of Guwahati Medical College Hospital.
03 Feb 2020 4:17 AM
Sarma, who is also the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), appealed to the militant outfits in Manipur to come forward for talks.
29 Jan 2020 1:49 AM
Speaking in the state assembly, Sarma said that there is a lot of wrong notions regarding 1971 as the cut-off date.
15 Jan 2020 1:27 AM
Sarma said that the request of the state government was not accepted by the Prime Minister’s Office.
11 Jan 2020 1:07 AM
Sarma said the education scheme related to the paper mills, entailing Rs 5 crore, would be implemented in February.
10 Jan 2020 2:22 AM
Sarma said that the police has registered 197 cases in the state and arrested more than 223 people so far.
18 Dec 2019 1:55 AM
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
The protesters and the posters in the Northeast, including Assam, are angry and upset by “illegal migrants”.
09 Dec 2019 12:38 AM
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state Cabinet has approved the scheme and it will come into effect from January 1, 2020.
22 Nov 2019 2:03 AM
he policy will come into effect from January 1, 2021.
23 Oct 2019 2:20 AM
The BJP is also not happy as the exclusion of only 19 lakh people has potentially killed the “anti-foreigner” campaign plank of the BJP.
04 Sep 2019 12:42 AM
This came as a response to Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Bangladesh would be approached to take back its people.
01 Sep 2019 7:26 PM
The NRC authorities in the state have, meanwhile, made all arrangements to publish the NRC at 10 am August 31.
31 Aug 2019 12:21 AM
The expenditure utilisation stood at Rs 70,658 crore as against the budget amount of Rs 108,490 crore in 2018-19.
31 Jul 2019 2:46 AM
Japanese encephalitis is generally spread by mosquitoes, specifically those of the Culex type. Pigs and wild birds serve as a reservoir for the virus.
07 Jul 2019 1:47 AM
Organisers allegedly asked the girls to strip and dance naked, and threatened to attack them with daggers if they didn’t comply.
10 Jun 2019 7:18 AM
The BJP allies — the regional AGP and Bodoland People’s Front — contested on four seats but failed to open their account.
03 Jun 2019 4:59 AM