Business

CBI

Involved in alleged tax evasions GUWAHATI : Involved in alleged tax evasions,The Central Bureau of Investigation , CBI preparing to arrest 23 more such businessmen from Assam. Official CBI sources said After the CBI has arrested Guwahati’s Commissioner of Income Tax (Audit), Swetabh Suman along with an Income Tax Officer, two CAs and a Jorhat Based Businessman, the investigating agency is now preparing to arrest 23 more such businessmen from

ATMS

RAHUL GANDHI TARGETS PM Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : A couple of days after ATMs in various parts of Assam went ‘cashless’, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  Tuesday admitted to teller machines going dry but said the cash crunch was “temporary” and that the matter is being “tackled quickly”. It was reported how people were facing the brunt with several ATMs in Assam not dispensing enough cash ahead of Rongali Bihu.

border

Meghalaya Government asks Assam to allow completion GUWAHATI :The government of Meghalaya has asked the government of Assam to allow completion of electrification works in two villages along the border area of the two states, informed Meghalaya Home Minister James K Sangma at the state assembly. Assam police has stopped this ongoing project due to law and oprder problems earlier The concerned villages are Mawdiangsnam and Umyiap in Langpih area

Autonomous councils

All must work for highlighting our indigenous cultural heritage Guwahati : Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today held meeting with the Chief Executive Members (CEMs) of six autonomous councils of the state at his chamber at Assam Legislative Assembly. CEMs of Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council, Mishing Autonomous Council, Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council, Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council, Tiwa Autonomous Council and Deori Autonomous Council attended the meeting. During the meeting, the chief

Liquor

Thiruvananthapuram: An official statistics prove that Kerala is far behind other states in terms of alcohol consumption. As per the national family health survey 2015-16 only 37 percent men consuming alcohol in Kerala. Kerala is far behind the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Telangana. The liquor consumption in Thelangana is 54 percentage, Triura is 57 percent and Arunachal Pradesh is 59 percent.. As per the survey kerala ranked 18

Jamaat-e-Islami

GUWAHATI : Jamaat-e-Islami Hind North East(N) Zone(JIH) demand that Assam should Ban Alcohol & start selling Milk in Liquor Shops . As Assam reels under the horrific incidents of the repeated cases of crime against women including rape, sexual assault, molestation, murder sparking an intense reaction among the public. The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind North East(N) Zone(JIH) on Thursday condemning such acts demanded strict punishment for the culprits. The organization while highlighting the recent

coal

GUWAHATI : The Government of Meghalaya has come up with a decision to constitute a group of Ministers to study and strategise a solution to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on coal mining in the state. The economy and livelihood of a large number of people of Meghalaya has been affected due to the blanket ban imposed by NGT on unscientific coal mining in the state since April, 2014.

Hemanta Bishwa Sharma

GUWAHATI : The year 2017-18 will witness the highest ever public investment,State investment outlay may cross Rs 65,000 cr.The Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that the State government will effect an all-time high investment outlay in the financial year 2017-18. “It would be the highest ever investment in any financial year of the State. The investment outlay could well cross Rs 65,000-crore mark, which is unprecedented in the

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The BJP on Monday sought to puncture the allegations leveled against BJP over Nirav Modi and PNB scam and raised the bogey of another diamond merchant Jatin Mehta and said this businessman had fled India in 2012 during the UPA rule “after CBI had closed its files”. “Baat niklegi toh phir dur talak jaegi (If things start coming out, it will go far off),” BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi

Assam

Bhupen Goswami (02/03/2018) GUWAHATI : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday, said that the era of violence in Assam has come to an end. He added that the law and order situation has improved in the northeastern states. “In December 2014, I had said there is no place for violence in the land of Assam. I am happy to say that law and order situation has improved in the