West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.22

Left out: Gorkhas, Koch-Rajbanshis

The Union cabinet’s recent decision to confer Scheduled Tribe status on a number of communities in five states and not on the Gorkhas of Darjeeling hills in Bengal and Koch-Rajbanshis of BJP-rul...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 19.09.22

HC: Allow captive jumbo ‘inspection’

Gauhati High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to allow a team of Assam government officials to “inspect” the health condition of an allegedly captive elephant within three days...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.09.22

Pay relief to assaulted minor: NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday directed the Assam government to pay an interim relief of Rs 25,000 within four weeks to a 13-year-old boy assaulted inside a police station in...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.09.22

Protests over delay in ST status

The six communities from Assam seeking Scheduled Tribes status on Thursday staged protests in several parts of the state in protest over the “delay” by the government in meeting their deca...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.09.22

Peace pact with Adivasi rebels

 The government will sign a tripartite peace accord with eight Adivasi militant outfits from Assam on Thursday in Delhi, 10 years after the peace process started. The rebel outfits signing the a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 13.09.22

'195 lodged in detention'

Altogether 195 doubtful citizens are still lodged in the six detention centres, now renamed transit camps, in Assam, the Assembly was informed. In a written reply during the ongoing Autumn session, C...
By PTI in Guwahati

News  /  Published 13.09.22

Assam government: Language of Math, Science books changing, not medium of school

Facing backlash for introducing English as the medium of teaching for Science and Mathematics from Class 3 onwards in vernacular schools, the Assam government on Monday said only the language of the b...

North East  /  Published 12.09.22

Assam assembly adjourned

The Assam Assembly was briefly adjourned on Monday amid chaotic scenes after Speaker Biswajit Daimary rejected three adjournment motions introduced by opposition members. The Congress party and Indep...
By PTI in Guwahati

News  /  Published 10.09.22

Assam: government plans to merge elementary and secondary education departments

The Assam government has decided to create a new school education department by merging two existing ones, an official notification said. The elementary and secondary education departments are being m...

India  /  Published 10.09.22

Lens on Net shutdowns tied to exams

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Union ministry of communications seeking a response on the “standard protocol” for Internet shutdowns to prevent cheating in exams. A be...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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