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AGP backs anti-bill groups, JD-U throws behind protesters

AGP backs anti-bill groups, JD-U throws behind protesters

GUWAHATI: BJP?s former ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has extended support to 70 organizations that are opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, while BJP ally JD(U) is set to visit Guwahati on January 28 to express solidarity with the anti-bill agitators. ?We are for a unified movement against the citizenship bill. […]

CM Sarbananda Sonowal builds a ?nest? to boost startups

CM Sarbananda Sonowal builds a ?nest? to boost startups

GUWAHATI: Chief minister on Sunday inaugurated ?Assam StartUp ? the Nest?, a state-owned incubation centre that aims to facilitate growth of at least 1000 new start-ups over the next five years and attract funding opportunities to the tune of USD 250 million for the state?s start-ups. The incubation centre has […]

Spare exams, Assam edu boards‘ plea to agitators

Spare exams, Assam edu boards‘ plea to agitators

GUWAHATI: As protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and Scheduled Tribe status for six more communities continue across the state, students appearing for the Class X and XII , to be held over the next month, fear they might be caught in the crossfire. While 3.52 lakh candidates will appear […]

Extend Accord benefits to Bengalis: Barak body

Extend Accord benefits to Bengalis: Barak body

SILCHAR: Upatyaka Banga Sahitya O Sanskriti Sammelon, a cultural and literary body of the , has expressed fears that the Centre?s initiative to provide constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to the ?indigenous? people of may render Bengalis as ?second class citizens? in the state. Saurindra Kumar Bhattacharjee, president of the […]

Shelter home rape: Gauhati HC issues notices to govt, police

Shelter home rape: Gauhati HC issues notices to govt, police

GUWAHATI: Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports of an alleged rape of a minor girl in a child shelter home in upper Assam?s district last month, the Gauhati high court on Friday issued notices to the state government, state commission for protection of child rights and state police. The […]