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Assam to shut all state-run madrassas, sanskrit tols; official notification in November
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Assam to shut all state-run madrassas, sanskrit tols; official notification in November

Himanta Sarma Biswa said that while the government-run madrassas will be converted into high schools, Sanskrit tols will be turned into learning and research institutes to study Indian culture

Assam Irrigation Assistant Result 2020 announced, check merit list at irrigation.assam.gov.in
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Assam Irrigation Assistant Result 2020 announced, check merit list at irrigation.assam.gov.in

The recruitment examination for the 397 vacancies for the post of Section Assistant was conducted on 1 and 2 February.

Assam govt to shut all state-run madrassas, decision on Sanskrit tols in November
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Assam govt to shut all state-run madrassas, decision on Sanskrit tols in November

State minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that public money cannot be allowed to be spent on religious education, however, the matter of Sanksrit tols is different from that of the madrassas

Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest
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Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest

Taimur occupied the chief minister's office from December 1980 to June 1981 as a member of the Congress

Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts
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Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts

A total of 28.32 lakh people in 26 of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by the deluge

Assam govt to set up plasma bank in Guwahati for COVID-19 patients, likely to be available from next week
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Assam govt to set up plasma bank in Guwahati for COVID-19 patients, likely to be available from next week

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the state govt has 'already installed a plasma separator at Guwahati Medical College and by next week plasma treatment is likely to start'

Assam forest dept slapped Rs 43.25 cr fine on Coal India for carrying out 'illegal mining'
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Assam forest dept slapped Rs 43.25 cr fine on Coal India for carrying out 'illegal mining'

The Assam forest department has slapped a penalty of Rs 43.25 crore on PSU major Coal India Ltd for carrying out "illegal mining" inside a reserve forest for 16 years from 2003, officials said on Wednesday

SC seeks explanation from Assam govt over allegations of communal statements by state NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma
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SC seeks explanation from Assam govt over allegations of communal statements by state NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma

'He should not be saying all this', a bench headed by CJI SA Bobde observed after senior advocate Kapil Sibal drew attention to alleged statement

Sarbananda Sonowal says CAA won’t adversely affect Assam’s indigenous population, claims Centre has ensured ‘protection of Assamese interests’
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Sarbananda Sonowal says CAA won’t adversely affect Assam’s indigenous population, claims Centre has ensured ‘protection of Assamese interests’

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday asserted that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will in no way adversely affect the indigenous population as the Centre has already framed rules for protection of the Assamese interests.

Anti-CAA protests in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee's miscalculation limits space for political manoeuvering, will likely play into BJP hands
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Anti-CAA protests in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee's miscalculation limits space for political manoeuvering, will likely play into BJP hands

The violence, arson and vandalism that continued unabated for more than three days in West Bengal following the enactment of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has got Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee worried, but the blame for this ferocious unrest that resulted in inconvenience for lakhs of people, intimidated many and destroyed private and public property worth crores lies entirely at her door.

As anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests rock Bengal, BJP goes all out to woo Matuas miffed by Assam NRC
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As anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests rock Bengal, BJP goes all out to woo Matuas miffed by Assam NRC

As West Bengal is rocked by anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests, battle lines have been drawn between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP.

Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Jamia Millia Islamia students call off university lockdown; varsity announces holidays till 5 Jan
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Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Jamia Millia Islamia students call off university lockdown; varsity announces holidays till 5 Jan

Jamia Millia Islamia University administration said those who indulged in violence and clashed with police were 'outsiders' and not students

From putting AGP on back foot to stoking indigenous fears, Citizenship Act is shaping Assam's political dynamics ahead of 2021 polls
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From putting AGP on back foot to stoking indigenous fears, Citizenship Act is shaping Assam's political dynamics ahead of 2021 polls

Given the nature of the protests to the Citizenship Amendment Act, the issue is shaping the political dynamics of the Assam in various ways ahead of the 2021 polls.

States have no power to deny implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act, says Ministry of Home Affairs
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States have no power to deny implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act, says Ministry of Home Affairs

According to the MHA sources, the issue of citizenship comes under Union List by the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution, and therefore such amendment is applicable for all states.

Citizenship Act protests in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee requests people to not get involved in violence, take law in hands
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Citizenship Act protests in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee requests people to not get involved in violence, take law in hands

'Be sure that the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be implemented in Bengal', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Authorities extend internet suspension in Assam till Monday to curb 'misuse' of social media
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Authorities extend internet suspension in Assam till Monday to curb 'misuse' of social media

Internet services were suspended on Wednesday initially for 24 hours in ten districts of the state and then extended for another 48 hours across the state

Amid protests in North East over Citizenship Amendment Act, US, UK, France, Canada, Israel issue travel advisories
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Amid protests in North East over Citizenship Amendment Act, US, UK, France, Canada, Israel issue travel advisories

Visit of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe scheduled from 15 to 17 December in Guwahati has also been cancelled and Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has also cancelled his three-day visit to India

Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC are two sides of same coin; both seek to alienate India’s Muslims
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Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC are two sides of same coin; both seek to alienate India’s Muslims

If the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the graveyard of Indian citizenship, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 is the graveyard of Indian democracy

Jamia Millia Islamia students stage protests against CAA; varsity postpones all semester exams scheduled for today
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Jamia Millia Islamia students stage protests against CAA; varsity postpones all semester exams scheduled for today

Agitated students of Jamia Millia Islamia University were heard sloganeering against Narendra Modi-led Central government and demanded the Act should not be implemented

Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states
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Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states

The executive director of Amnesty International India Avinash Kumar urged both Centre, state governments to 'immediately engage with various sections of people for peaceful dialogue and repeal discriminatory amendments'