Assam

rhino

GUWAHATI : Another rhino was found killed at kajiranga national park. Even after strict security arrangements this type of poaching is growing day by day. Ending the brief lull in rhino poaching incidents, poachers killed another rhino at the internationally-famous Kaziranga National Park before making good their escape after axing off the horn. The incident took place around 8 am in the morning Friday when a group of poachers shot

protest

GUWAHATI : Protest against proposed citizenship amendment bill if gaining momentum day by day. The vague stand of the Assam Government on Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 has agitated the people and protests against the same are being observed in the state. The Mattack Yuva Chatra Sanmilan of Tinsukia District logged a protest today at 37 National Highway burning the effigy of PM Narendra Modi and CM of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal.

citizenship

GUWAHATI : Citizenship issue has become the burning point of discussion all over the state of assam. With mounting concerns that has come along with the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 if it comes into force, various facets of opinions can be seen in Brahmaputra valley and the Barak Valley. While the Brahmaputra Valley opposes the proposed Bill, the Barak Valley displays a complete opposite picture of opinion by displaying support

bill

GUWAHATI :  The proposed bill will be the biggest problem of the state. Former Chief Minister Prafulla kumar mahanta has warned today. Former Assam chief minister and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta today said the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, introduced by the Narendra Modi government will be a disaster for the identity and culture of the indigenous population in the state. “We are demanding withdrawal of the

bijoya

GUWAHATI : In a significant development, BJP MP Bijoya Chakravarty has opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at a time when almost all BJP MPs and MLAs from Assam have expressed support for the controversial bill. “Assam has taken the burden of foreigners till 1971; it can’t take any more burdens. If Hindu Bangladeshis need to be given shelter then other states should take this burden equally amongst them,” said Chakravarty

isis

Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : Opposition leader Debabrata Saikia Said BJP is ‘behind’ the sudden appearance of ‘ISIS Flags. Following the sensational incident where a black flag stating “join in ISIS” was found in Nalbari, the district police have detained six people including one BJP member. Speaking about the issue, sources stated that based on certain inputs six people were picked up and detained by the police for questioning on the issue. These

sonowal

State Govt to provide Rs 1 crore initially for setting up Bohuwa Samanway Kshetra GUWAHATI : Chief minister sarwanand sonowal has again praised stste’s rich tradition and culture. He said “Assam’s rich cultural heritage and traditions have a distinct reputation at the world stage and that is why the state has emerged as an attractive destination for both domestic and international tourists. We must uphold our traditions, customs and culture

citizenship

GUWAHATI : In a bid to allow Hindu Bangladeshis in the state of Assam, the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, who is on a three-day visit to Assam, has set foot in Guwahati on Sunday for the hearing on the Bill. The Citizenship Amendment Bill was proposed in the Parliament, which was opposed by many organisations of the state. This opposition led to the formation of Joint

rijiju

GUWAHATI : Central state home minister kiran rijiju has indicated a good news for north eastern states. Mr. Rijiju said that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts may be withdrawn. He told that this is depending upon the security situation. If it is  improves then government will think about it. “Since the security scenario in the Northeast has improved in the last four years, AFSPA has been removed from many areas

probe

GUWAHATI : Probe has beer ordered after the complaint received about the quality of weak bullet-proof jacket. Asked if the bullet-proof jacket was too weak to withstand the bullet force as has been alleged, a top Assam Police official said, “We still do not know for certain whether the bullet-proof jacket which Kalita was putting on got pierced or it was due to the intensity of the grenade blast that