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".
NRC decision shows Modi govt against SC decision: Debabrata Saikia
Debabrata Saikia said Shah announced in the Rajya Sabha update that proces...
CAA protest: Congress seeks probe by a sitting Justice of the Gauhati High Court into the violence
Northeast, especially Guwahati has witness...
Leader of opposition of Assam Assembly challenges Citizenship Amendment Act in the Supreme Court
The petition said that the act is an attempt to impose an ethos which is in total violation of the composite culture and age old liberal values of the Assamese society. According to the petitioners, the very idea of defining and granting citizenship on religious lines is an idea opposed to the very basic foundations of the country.
Assam opposition leader Debabrata Saikia wants law to protect poor from microfinance crisis
An internal study conducted by Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), which is the self-regulator for the sector, shows that indebtedness of micro borrowers in Assam is more than double the national average while it is four times in five districts of Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Sibsagar and Tinsukia in northern Assam.
Youth must take over management and development of country: Manmohan Singh
"India needs young people like Debabrata to lead the country in years to come, the youth must take over the management and development of our country," said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Congress' Saikia to write to Supreme Court to check if placing NRC data in assembly violates court's order
In Guwahati city encompassing Kamrup metropolitan district around 17.89 percent is non-included.
Make clause 6 of Assam accord panel broader: Congress
Tribal organisations has rued that representatives from tribal organisations were not included in the 13 member committee.
Congress may help woman in detention
Amila Shah, a resident of Jamugurihat, was declared a foreigner by the foreigners’ tribunal. “We are exploring legal options and will offer legal aid to Amila Shah,” Debabrata Saikia, Congress legislator.
Congress moves speaker in Assam seeking action against BJP MLA for alleged communal remark
Phukan has publicly singled out the Muslims of Assam and denigrated them as unproductive cattle.
Congress moves Election Commission over 'improper EVMs storage' in Assam
Assam chief electoral officer Mukesh Sahu said, “These EVMS are stored in the centre storage facility and meant to transported to other states.”
Ensure no visitors or settlers from Assam are harassed: Congress' Debabrata Saikia
Saikia said that Supreme Court has already clarified that those excluded from the final draft of the NRC are not to be treated as foreigners till such time as the claims and objections phase is completed.
Guwahati HC orders Dinesh Prajapati’s release
Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly, Debabrata Saikia had engaged advocates to fight Dinesh and his wife Tara Prajapati’s case.
Assam government buys 60K Deendayal biographies for Rs 1.6 crore
In a written reply to a question of Leader of the Opposition, Debabrata Saikia, Cultural Affairs (Library and Archeology) minister Keshab Mahanta said the government has purchased the books for different libraries
Assam BJP asks government to file affidavit in Supreme Court against Prateek Hajela’s proposal
BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass said that state and central government should submit its affidavit before September 19, the date for next hearing in the Supreme Court on NRC.
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