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

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

Guwahati: Assam finance minister and the BJP?s top Northeast strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma said here Sunday the Citizenship Bill 2016 was ?complementary? to Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, and ?not contradictory?. Asserting that people were commenting on the Citizenship Bill in response to a ?lot of rumours? being spread […]

?Clear pending job applications of all Assam Agitation victims? families?

?Clear pending job applications of all Assam Agitation victims? families?

GUWAHATI: The All Martyrs-Victims? Family Council on Friday met Assam chief secretary and demanded jobs for the families of the martyrs and victims of the Assam Agitation as per Clause 14 of the Assam Accord. The council welcomed the Centre?s recent decision to set up a high-level committee to to […]

Festival over, Chandubi?s lake of plenty now waits for development

Festival over, Chandubi?s lake of plenty now waits for development

KAMRUP: A crackling bonfire brought the curtain down on the five-day socio-cultural meet, Chandubi festival, that has emerged in recent times as one of the biggest bonding events for the myriad ethnic tribes living along the Assam-Meghalaya border. About 70 km from Guwahati in , nestles the beautiful . The […]

BJP ally JD-U firm on its opposition to citizenship bill

BJP ally JD-U firm on its opposition to citizenship bill

GUWAHATI: BJP ally JD(U) on Saturday reiterated that it will oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, when it is placed in the Parliament, arguing that the proposed legislation is detrimental to the identity of in particular and the northeast in general. JD(U) national general secretary Sanjay Verma told TOI that […]

NE bandh called against citizenship bill on January 8

NE bandh called against citizenship bill on January 8

GUWAHATI: A day after Prime Minister in said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 will be passed in Parliament soon, 32 indigenous organizations led by North East Students‘ Organization (Neso) and All Students‘ Union (Aasu) called a total shutdown across the northeast on January 8. The organizations said the 11-hour bandh […]