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Assam Government
West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

BJP-ruled Assam lax on ST tag for Gorkhas

The development came when Cong MP Gaurav Gogoi sought information whether the state govt had sent a recommendation for granting tribal status to the community...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 27.07.21

Inter-state flare-up in Northeast

Incident comes two days after boundary disputes in the Northeast were discussed at a meeting attended by Union home minister Amit Shah and chief ministers of the region...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.07.21

Pension: CAG pulls up Assam govt

Scheme not only defies legal principles but also has put an estimated additional financial burden of Rs 156.91 crore per annum on the state exchequer...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.07.21

Assam bill to ban cow slaughter

The Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021, increases the jail term for unauthorised slaughter and transport of cattle and sale of beef from six months to up to eight years...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.21

Assam decision cheers Gorkhas

The government has decided to change the nomenclature of “Nepali cultivators and graziers” to “Gorkhas” on the list of the protected class living in certain tribal blocks...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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North East  /  Published 12.07.21

Department for Assam’s tribal people

The objective of the department will be to preserve and promote the faith and culture of the state’s indigenous population...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.07.21

Gorkhas a protected class: Assam govt

The government's decision will make it easier for the community to buy, sell and transfer land in the four districts ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.07.21

Assam move to support local products

State's decision, taken at the weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday, aims to support and promote locally available products...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.07.21

Clarity call on Assam job clause

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said he was willing to discuss clause 5 which has a contentious criteria that makes such students ineligible for some government jobs...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.06.21

Gauhati HC nudge on hospital rates

The court issued the direction while acting on a public interest litigation petition filed by Advocates Association of Indigenous Rights of Assamese...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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