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Strike over fuel price hike

The All-Assam Motor Transport Association has called a 24-hour strike on Monday, seeking revision of fuel prices.
Manash Pratim Dutta Jun 04, 2018 00:00 IST

AGP volte-face over cabinet meet

The AGP made a U-turn on Saturday by claiming that it had opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in a cabinet meeting held here on Friday.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Congress highlights harassment over NRC

The Congress on Saturday highlighted the case of two Hindu Bengali brothers in Nagaon district being sent to a foreigner detention camp despite their names figuring in the first draft of NRC, in an effort to substantiate its charge about minorities being harassed during the Supreme Court-monitored exercise in Assam.
Sumir Karmakar Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Nagaland opposes citizenship bill

Coinciding with the ongoing series of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Assam, the Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC) has voiced its opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) bill and extended support to the voices of indigenous people of Assam and other northeastern states against the proposed legislation.
Bhadra Gogoi Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

'Mass letters' to Kovind

The Asom Andolan Sangrami Mancha, a forum of Assam Agitation veterans, will send mass letters to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Assam village cries out for a road

A large number of people of Lakkicherra village of Lakhipur sub-division in Cachar district are facing a harrowing time owing to the poor condition of roads.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Salute to Tripura sports icons

The Tripura government on Saturday felicitated Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, tennis star Somdev Devvarman, national women's' football team goalkeeper Laxmita Reang and Dronacharya awardee Bisweswar Nandi.
Debraj Deb Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Satyagraha by AASU on legislation

The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and 28 other organisations, representing indigenous communities, will launch a s atyagraha with a congregation at Latasil playground here and across the state against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, from June 29.
Sumir Karmakar Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

New radar to boost air traffic

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has launched a project to install advanced radar system in the region's major airports.
Sumir Karmakar Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Parking fee but no stand

Dhubri town doesn't have a single parking stand for e-rickshaws but the BJP-led Dhubri Municipal Board is collecting a parking fee of Rs 10 from each e-rickshaw driver.
Mukesh Kr Singh Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Villagers threaten suicide over erosion

More than 500 families of Khaloibil and other villages under Rajgarh panchayat in Sonitpur district have threatened to commit suicide by jumping into the Jia Bharali river if the government fails to take immediate steps to deal with largescale erosion in the area.
PRANAB KUMAR DAS Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

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