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ILP cannot be implemented in Assam: Himanta Sarma
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said “inner line permit (ILP) cannot be implemented in Assam as it’s the gateway to northeast India”.
AASU to decide on Friday whether to form political party or not
AASU will hold state executive and delegation-level meetings on February 27 a...
Assam govt to receive report of panel on Clause 6 of Assam Accord on February 25
Justice B. K. Sarma, former Judge and Chairman of High Level...
Centre unlikely to accept some recommendations of Clause 6 committee
A government official said the recommendation for bringing entire Assam under provisions of the Inner Line Permit will have to be examined legally. The committee is yet to formally submit its report to the MHA.
Assam Accord Panel to seek no further extension, submit report by Feb 15
Justice (retd) Biplab Kumar Sarma, chairman of 14-member panel on Clause 6 of Assam Accord, said the committee would seek no further extension and would submit its recommendation by February 15.
Citizenship bill not acceptable: All Assam Students' Union
Congress says bringing back the bill will be a betrayal of the people of northeast India
CAA pleas: SC gives four weeks to Centre to respond, 5-judge Constitution bench to be set up
Hearing a batch of 143 petitions, an apex court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notice to the Centre and restrained all high courts from hearing pleas on the CAA till it decides on the pleas. The bench, also comprising Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna, said it will hear the petitions pertaining to Assam and Tripura.
Student unions of NE universities call for class boycott against CAA
“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.
Assam’s clause 6 panel suggests ILP, reservations in Assembly and jobs
Clause 6 provides for constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect the cultural, social heritage of the Assamese people. The panel in its preliminary report is said to have suggested the introduction of Inner Line Permit, reservation of seats in the legislative assembly and local bodies, and reservations in employment for the Assamese.
Assam: Congress leader asks Sonowal to quit BJP, from alternative 'anti-CAA' govt
Saikia, the senior Congress leader, said the new government will be "anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act" and "anti-BJP".
Country going through difficult times, says SC as it refuses urgent hearing on CAA
A bench headed by CJI Bobde expressed surprise over the petition and said this is the first time that someone is seeking that an Act be declared as constitutional.
Assam Government announces grant to literary bodies
The Chief Minister announced that the state government would provide Rs 10 crore to the Corpus Fund of Asom Sahitya Sabha, Rs 5 crore to Bodo Sahitya Sabha and Rs 3 crore each to the other indigenous Sahitya Sabhas as a one time grant.
CAA protest: Assam govt issues notice to colleges, universities restricting them from criticizing govt
With several state government employees taking part in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest, Director of Higher Education Assam ...
CAA protest: Director of Higher Education Assam asks govt servants not to criticize the govt
In an office order G Phukan Director of Higher Education stated, “It is brought to the notice of all concerned that under 7 of the of the Assam Civil Service (conduct) rules 1965, a government servant shall not make any statement of fact or opinion criticizing the government.
Will take SC route for NRC correction: Himanta Biswa Sarma
The minister said: “We want to be part of the pan-India NRC, however, if that is not happening we already have a petition in the Supreme Court where we have sought 20% re-verification of the names in the bordering districts. "
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