From 2021, no govt jobs in Assam for those with more than two kids
The Assam Cabinet on Monday decided that no government jobs will be given ...
Assam: Starting 2021, no government jobs for those with more than two kids
The important decision was taken at the Assam Cabinet meeting that also adopted a New Land Policy, which will give three bighas of agricultural land to landless indegenous people and half a bigha for constructing a house.
Assam government launches rehabilitation scheme for former militants
The CM said that the Swabalamban scheme was conceived by the state government to provide means of livelihood to the members of militant outfits who decided to come back to the mainstream society so that they could live a life of dignity.
Over 45% rise in sedition cases in 2017: NCRB Data
The total number of sedition cases increased from 35 in 2016 to 51 in 2017, where 228 persons were arrested by the police, compared to 48 in 2016. In the run-up to the general elections, BJP and Congress were locked in war of words over sedition law.
Those left out of NRC will know reasons next month
1.9mn people have been excluded from national register. “Individuals who were excluded from the NRC will be informed about the reason for their exclusion through letters to be sent to their registered addresses,” a senior NRC official told ET.
Hunt begins for new NRC coordinator
The NRC coordinator is the commissioner level post. A senior official said, “We have started the process of selecting Hajela’s successor. However, there is not much enthusiasm to take over the post.”
Prateek Hajela must account for money spent, says BJP
Assam BJP unit chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass said that Hajela must not be released unless he submits a utilisation certificate of Rs 1,600 cr spent on the NRC.
Bypolls: Brisk polling in eastern region
The Assembly by-elections are in progress in five seats of Bihar, four in Assam, three in Sikkim, one each in Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Meghalaya respectively.
Assam Company unveils new technologies to provide fillip to tea industry
The company said it has begun a seven-day workshop with a consortium of experts from around the world in a bid to study the fields and creating a tech-supported architectural plan to completely reimagine the future of tea farming.
Assam's ailing paper mills may be revived by BRS Ventures
The mills in question are the Nagaon and Cachar ones, which are in quite bad shape; the MoS for food processing has asked BRS Ventures to take over the mills, in a bid to revive them.
Assam wants reopening of old railway links with Bangladesh
Assam government discusses reopening of traditional railway links to Bangladesh which will reopen the pre-partition railway links from Chittagong to Makum, Cox Bazar to Ledo and third line between Bangladesh via Golakganj till Moirabari.
292 cops martyred in India in the last one year
Paramilitary jawans dealing with cross-border terrorism and Naxalism have the highest number of casualties. Since Independence, over 35,000 police personnel have sacrificed their lives for the country till August this year.
In 15 year rule of Congress in Assam highest number of minority people died: Assam finance minister
Sarma said, “It is a congress way to frighten the minorities and get votes. It is during the congress rule that communal clashes takes place. Congress creates fear and rules.”
Family of alleged 'foreigner' refuses to accept dead body; CM Sonowal steps in
After family members asked for the removal of foreigner tag form the dead person, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal requested the family to take the body. After almost seven days family members have refused to perform the last rites.
Development of North East region has been the priority for the Government: Nityanand Rai
Development of North East region has been our priority under the leadership of PMNarendra Modi, said Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai. Rai was on his maiden visit to the HQ Directorate General, Assam Rifles at Shillong.
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