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Dec 04, 2018
BJP bets on citizenship bill to make inroads in Assam, West Bengal as TMC's 'U-turn' leaves legislation up in airThe BJP has an opportunity to get cosier with Bengali Hindus, many of whom are eagerly waiting for the bill to become a law.
Nov 30, 2018
Citizenship Bill: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggeratedThe BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account
Oct 31, 2018
SC asks Assam government to provide timeline for release of foreign nationals from detention centresThe Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Assam government to provide a timeline by when foreign nationals who have been put in detention centres can be united with their families. The court also asked the state government to apprise it by when it will send necessary facilities such as gas and medicines to the detention centres.
Oct 30, 2018
Teacher from Assam arrested for making 'derogatory comment' about Narendra Modi on FacebookBased on FIRs lodged by the Inspector of Schools from Assam's Goalpara and a local BJP leader, the Lakhipur Police Station arrested Abu Taleb for posting a 'derogatory comment' on social media.
Sep 16, 2018
Several Assam districts along Brahmaputra impose blanket ban on mechanised boats; thousands left high and dryA blanket ban on mechanised country boats since 11 September has left thousands of families stranded in some parts of Assam.
Aug 31, 2018
BCCI proposes new plan to integrate new states in domestic cricket; asks umpires to assess match refereesSaba Karim and his team has prepared an elaborate blue print for this year's domestic cricket which will witness nine states being integrated into the first-class structure.
Jul 22, 2018
Assam: Centre sanctions construction of standalone detention camp for 'foreigners' in Goalpara; to cost Rs 46 croreAssam will build the standalone detention camp for "foreigners" in Goalpara district over a year at a cost of Rs 46 crore.
Jul 10, 2018
Assam govt's reply to RTI query shows close to 4 lakh hectares of forest land has been encroached since 90sAn official with the Department of Environment and Forest, who chose not to be named said, "The situation in Assam is much more serious but it has remained camouflaged.
Jun 22, 2018
Moral policing in Assam: Unmarried couple assaulted by mob in Goalpara district; couple forced to marry, claims man's brotherThe moral policing incident in Assam went viral on social media following which two persons have been arrested
Jan 04, 2018
Assam Congress alleges almost 90% people from 'certain pockets', left out of NRC draftThe Assam Congress on Thursday alleged that 90 percent of people belonging to religious and linguistic minorities in certain pockets of 13 districts of the state have been left out in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens and demanded an inquiry into it.