The Paresh Barua-led ULFA(I), along with a few other militant outfits of the Northeast, had called for a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations in the region. Three blasts had taken place in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts of Upper Assam in a span of 10 minutes -- between 8.15 and 8.25 am on Sunday, a police officer said.
Assam's Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) GP Singh tweeted, “An FIR has been lodged against Sharjil Imam for his speech and inter alia commission of offence u/s 13 (1)/18 of the UA(P)ACT read with section 153 A, 153 B and 124 A IPC at Guwahati Crime Branch Police Station.”
A senior officer in Assam government said, “Centre is holding parleys with leaders of different Bodo outfits and we are expecting inking of Accord shortly.”
Tea Association of India (TAI) stated ‘The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019’, is expected to be introduced in the Budget session of Lok Sabha. Earlier this Code was referred to the Standing Labour Committee after being introduced in the Parliament for garnering inputs from various stake holders.
It will be a completely new project which will cost around Rs 955 Crore and the passenger terminal building will be built in about 4100 Sqcm will all modern facilities and green building compliant.
In one of the largest surrender of militants in recent past, as many as 644 militants laid down their arms on Thursday.
Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya and Mizoram kept out of CAA for there is no Hindu Bengali population there: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Replying to a question during interacting with young students at the Youth Parliament organized by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati on Thursday Sarma said that it is not correct to say while Assam is under the ambit of CAA and other North eastern states are left out of ambit of CAA.
In a statement the NABARD stated it has sanctioned Rs 410.38 crore out of total financial outlay of Rs 455.98 crore for rural bridges to be constructed in 29 districts. Around 27.12 lakh population in 803 villages will be benefited. The better connectivity would also benefit 322 markets, 208 schools and 88 hospitals/health centres.
Gogoi’s security cover recently was brought down from Z plus with CRPF cover category to Z. Gogoi had alleged that his security cover was downgraded as he is a vocal critic of the BJP-led government. Gogoi had moved the High Court. The court has ordered a status quo.
“As the Supreme Court will hear the petition against CAA, we will register our protest against CAA. Students from universities which include Gauhati, Dibrugarh, Cotton, Nagaland, Manipur, Tezpur and North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, will hold protest and boycott classes, " said PG Students Union of Gauhati University gen secy Moon Talukdar.
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