Assam Accord
North East  /  Published 03.07.20

AASU protests land conversion step

The apex students’ union of Assam on Thursday organised statewide protests against the government’s decision to speed up industrialisation by suspending the licence-permit regime for three...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

Clause 6 panel gets extension

The Centre has given another month to the high-powered committee on implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord to submit its report.The Union home ministry had formed the committee in July last ye...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Protests irrational, emotional: Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday asked various organisations not to spread rumours about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said the ongoing protests against the bill by students a...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Human rights are clearly not on the BJP’s agenda

It is reason for satisfaction when a process carried out at the Supreme Court’s direction is finally over. As is the updating of the National Register of Citizens in Assam. The court had ordered the...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 04.01.20

BJP vows to clarify confusions over CAA

The BJP on Saturday vowed to build a mass consensus on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Assam which has been witnessing widespread agitation against the Act since last month.The party, which is ...
By Staff reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

PIL in high court on Assam Accord

Amid the state-wide outcry against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, which allegedly violated the Assam Accord, activist Sunil Rajkonwar filed a public interest litigation (PIL) before Gauhati Hi...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.12.19

BJP legislators appeal for safeguards

Assam BJP legislators urged the state government to ask the Centre to safeguard the Assamese language even if it involved amending the Constitution, as people of Assam are afraid of its bleak future.T...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.03.19

Shah slams Congress, tom-toms BJP feat

BJP national president Amit Shah on Thursday said successive Congress governments did precious little to implement the Assam Accord, which was signed by “the father of Rahul baba” in 1985.“It wa...
By Sarat Sarma and Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

North East  /  Published 09.02.20

Pro-talks faction seeks solution

The pro-talks Ulfa faction wants the Centre to bring a logical end to the ongoing dialogue soon, following the signing of the Bodo peace Accord.The push to conclude the talks stems from the fear over ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Accord violated, say Anti-CAA groups

Organisations that oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday said the pertinent issue is not entry of outsiders to Assam because of the Act but the Assam Accord’s violation through the am...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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