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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 […]

Koch Rajbongshis call 12-hour Assam bandh on January 8 over ST status demand

Koch Rajbongshis call 12-hour Assam bandh on January 8 over ST status demand

GUWAHATI: Several Koch Rajbongshi organizations headed by All Koch Rajbongshi Students? Union (Akrsu) have called a 12-hour Assam bandh from dawn to dusk on January 8, accusing the Centre of adopting ?delaying tactics? to stave off the growing chorus in demand of granting schedule tribe (ST) status to six communities […]

Pass legislation to protect natives: PVM

Pass legislation to protect natives: PVM

GUWAHATI: A day after the Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister empowered the government to implement local land policies and laws to secure the interest of indigenous people, the Prabajan Virodhi Manch (PVM) on Thursday asked the state government to immediately pass a legislation reserving land, employment and other benefits […]

State bodies slam Centre‘s ‘tactics‘ to quell citizenship bill opposition

State bodies slam Centre‘s ‘tactics‘ to quell citizenship bill opposition

GUWAHATI: The Union cabinet‘s decision to constitute a high-powered committee for implementation of Clause 6 of the Accord has been criticized by the (Aasu) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS)-led 70 organisations as ‘diversionary tactics‘ by the Centre against the rising opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Aasu, one […]

Assam job scam: Handwriting samples to be collected by February

Assam job scam: Handwriting samples to be collected by February

GUWAHATI: The Police?s Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (V&AC) branch is likely to conclude the exercise to collect handwriting samples of all 144 government officials from the state?s social welfare department, accused of secuing appointments by unfair means, shortly. Since December, police have collected handwriting samples of 48 officials. The police wing […]