BTC polls: BJP promises development, equal importance to Bodo, Assamese languages in election manifesto
The manifesto for the two-phase Bodoland Territorial Council elections on 7 and 10 December was released in Kokrajhar in the presence of the party's state president Ranjit Dass, and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma
Two IEDs found in Guwahati ahead of Narendra Modi's day-long visit; Assam Police arrests suspected cadre of ULFA(I)
One suspected ULFA(I) cadre was arrested on Thursday for planting two IEDs in Guwahati ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's day-long visit to Assam
Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam's Kokrajhar on 7 February; prime minister's first visit to North East after anti-CAA protests
This will be the prime minister's first visit to northeast since it witnessed several anti-CAA protests
Only those who study Assamese till Class 10 will get state govt jobs, says education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma clarified that rule will be applicable to all areas in the state, barring three Barak Valley districts and Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts
Sonowal promises to grant land pattas to over 40,000 landless indigenous people; clearly define criteria, Congress tells Assam CM
The Congress has asked the state government to define the term indigenous since the Sarbananda Sonowal government in Assam has decided to provide land pattas to more than 40,000 landless indigenous people on 28 January
Subasri Krishnan's film Sikhirini Mwsanai traces conflict-ridden Bodo identity through revival of their art
Subasri Krishnan's new film, Sikhirini Mwsanai, unravels the crisis-ridden Bodo identity and history through the revival of their traditional song-and-dance art form by the cultural troupe Sifung Harimu Afad, comprising young adult Bodos.
Bodos threaten to revive statehood agitation from October-November if BJP govt fails to keep 'poll promise'
He said that while the BJP assured to look into the statehood demand ahead of the Lok Sabha polls yet the party had ignored the issues Bodos
Lafiqul Islam Ahmed killing: Eminent citizens write letter to Sarbananda Sonowal, urge him to help victim's kin
Five days after the killing, a group of prominent citizens from Assam wrote an open letter to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, urging him to help the family of Ahmed.
Assam govt makes Sanskrit compulsory in schools: Amid protests, literary groups threaten statewide agitation
Assam minister Pramila Rani Brahma has come out in support of banned outfit Ulfa (I) chief Paresh Barua’s demand of not making Sanskrit compulsory in schools
Assam was the Congress' only hope in this round of polling.
A former rebel chieftain, among the most active insurgent leaders in Assam's Bodo heartland between 1996 and 2003, is today a key ally for the BJP in Assam
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Assam on Tuesday, three Bodo organisations on Monday reiterated the demand for a separate Bodoland state.
Over 300 tribals from Assam have fled to West Bengal for shelter in the aftermath of the ghastly militant attacks, even as two tribal outfits Thursday called a shutdown in north Bengal
The death toll in the carnage and retaliatory violence by tribals rose to 78, Police said.
BJP today blamed "vote-bank" politics of Congress governments at the Centre and the state for the violence in Assam and alleged that they had not taken adequate timely steps to prevent the riots after two similar episodes earlier.
Telangana should not open a pandora's box of new state demands.
The Modi-phobia of some groups of people has hijacked the discourse on post-2002 Gujarat. But inside Gujarat, Muslims are coming to terms with Modi, and so far 178 different groups of Muslims have met him to take forward their development dialogue.
Violence was reported in Kokrajhar district where alleged gunmen killed three and injured two persons seriously.
Assam's embattled Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said he aims to return the lakhs of villagers currently in relief camps to their homes in the next fifteen days.
The situation in the strife-torn districts of Western Assam is limping back to normal with authorities relaxing curfew in the worst-hit Kokrajhar district today.