The committee will include former Rajya Sabha member Nagen Saikia, writer-journalist Arup Kumar Dutta, filmmaker Jahnu Barua, and former Meghalaya governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary, among others
Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests
Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people
Reports said the committee unanimously recommended that 1951 should be the base year for defining indigenous people of Assam who would be eligible for constitutional safeguards under Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.
Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec
State BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass accused the Congress, KMSS and Leftist parties of being involved in violence during anti-CAA protests
Assam bandh: Citizenship Amendment bill becomes flashpoint for BJP, ally AGP; shutdown halts road, rail traffic in key districts
Forty-six organisations called for a 12-hour strike in Assam to protest against the Centre's bid to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Winter Session of Parliament.
Assam Bandh updates: Citizenship bill Centre's conspiracy to settle Hindu Bangladeshis in state, says protesting group
Assam bandh LIVE updates: The state police has arrested at least 100 protesters from across the state for trying to enforce the bandh.
The high court in 2013 had banned bandhs in Assam and termed it "unconstitutional and illegal".
Assam NRC final draft released: Opposition slams Centre, demands all party meet; govt urges them 'not to politicise' issue
Congress asked the govt to immediately convene an all-party meeting on the contentious Assam NRC issue and inform Opposition on the proposed steps taken.
Ahead of the BJP national President Amit Shah's visit to Assam, RTI activist and farmers' body leader Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday morning for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Assam cabinet's decision to introduce Sanskrit as a compulsory subject till Class 8 has evoked sharp criticism from students organisations and opposition political parties in the state
Gogoi, however, said he did not have any objection to KMSS collecting money from the affluent class.
According to official sources, the meeting over the delayed power project by NHPC on 10-11 December will be chaired by Power Minister Piyush Goyal and co-chaired by Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
Struggle for land is not new in Assam and so are the routine assurances given by the state government that these issues will be resolved.