Assam CM urges people to work for corruption-free, terrorism-free state!

Assam CM urges people to work for corruption-free, terrorism-free state!

Guwahati, January 19, 2018: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that people of the region will have to come forward for a corruption-free, terrorism-free, pollution-free, green and harmonious Assam. Sonowal, who was addressing the opening event of the closing ceremony of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) year long golden jubilee celebrations at “Banaswr Fwthar”, […]

Assam Government to build 83,000 houses for weaker sections of society!

Assam Government to build 83,000 houses for weaker sections of society!

Guwahati, January 12, 2018: The Assam government announced that it would build 83,000 houses in urban areas under the Affordable Housing Policy for the financially weaker section of the society . Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered the Urban Development Department to prepare the policy as soon as possible. An official release stated, “Government of […]

Assam’s age old bell-metal industry sees new hope in the era of Sonowal-led government!

Assam’s age old bell-metal industry sees new hope in the era of Sonowal-led government!

Guwahati, January 11, 2018: After being in a pathetic condition for a long time with scarcity of raw materials, deplorable health conditions of artisians and other problems, the bell metal industry in Assam is all set to see change with help of Assam government. Despite being an important part of Assamese tradition, bell-metal industry has […]

EDUCATION | Assam publishers to launch four-day strike against free distribution of textbooks

EDUCATION | Assam publishers to launch four-day strike against free distribution of textbooks

Guwahati, December 19, 2017: The Assam Publishers and Book Sellers Association on Monday announced a four-day statewide strike against free distribution of textbooks starting on Wednesday. More than three lakh booksellers, wholesalers and publishers will be affected by the decision to provide free textbooks to the government run-institutions, said Dibrugarh committee president, Srikanta Bharali. He […]

Assam: Brahmaputra’s increased turbidity brings China into the forum of discussion with India

Assam: Brahmaputra’s increased turbidity brings China into the forum of discussion with India

Guwahati, December 14, 2017 External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has told Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal that the matter of the Brahmaputra’s turbidity has been raised with China for a “pragmatic and exhaustive” study to find out the real cause. Sudden increase in turbidity of the Siang and the Brahmaputra has triggered concern in both […]

Assam APSC scam: Union Minister’s kin among 21 arrested

Assam APSC scam: Union Minister’s kin among 21 arrested

Guwahati, November 11: Union Minister’s relative along with three gazetted officers including 21 officials and four others declared as absconders has been arrested for ‘The Assam Job-for-cash’ on Friday. The Sarbananda Sonowal-led coalition government had on Monday night begun its crackdown against the 2013 batch officers of Assam Civil Service (ACS) and Assam Police Service […]

Assam APSC scam: Hours after arrest of 15 officers, APS officer surrenders; 2 more arrested

Assam APSC scam: Hours after arrest of 15 officers, APS officer surrenders; 2 more arrested

Guwahati | November, 9, 2017 Hours after the arrest of 15 officers in connection with APSC scam, Dilip Kalita, the assistant commandant with 5th Assam Police Battalion in Haflong surrendered before police In Guwahati on Wednesday evening who was later arrested. He was an Assam Police Service officer who was wanted in connection with the APSC scam. It may […]

ASSAM | NRC Update: Vigilant teams deployed in vulnerable areas to check violence and rumours

ASSAM | NRC Update: Vigilant teams deployed in vulnerable areas to check violence and rumours

Guwahati, November 2, 2017: Assam director general of police, Mukesh Sahay on Thursday said quick response teams had been deployed in vulnerable areas in the state in order to prevent possible trouble before and after publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). “Strict action will be initiated against those found spreading misinformation or creating confusion among […]