Debabrata Saikia
North East  /  Published 13.01.21

Gauhati HC stays order on Saikia

Gauhati High Court on Tuesday stayed the operation of a January 1 Assam Legislative Assembly Secretariat notification derecognising state Congress Legislature Party leader Debabrata Saikia as the lead...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.01.21

Cong MLA loses Oppn leader status

The Congress on Tuesday contested the Assam Assembly speaker’s “shocking and unfortunate” decision to withdraw the leader of Opposition status accorded to Congress Legislature Party ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.10.20

Ahom ruler cited in attack on BJP

Senior Congress leader Debabrata Saikia on Tuesday invoked Sukapha, the first Ahom ruler considered the architect of greater Assam, to “expose” the BJP’s “divisive” polit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.09.20

Plea to quiz Kerala firm on paper leak

Assam Congress legislature party leader Debabrata Saikia has requested Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to seek an “explanation” from the Kerala State Electronics Development Corpora...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Protest brews on new environment policy

The draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020, is beginning to emerge as a new flashpoint between the Centre and the Northeast. EIA is a process under the Environment (Protection) ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 25.07.20

Plea to probe Assam Covid purchases

Leader of the Opposition in Assam, Debabrata Saikia, has moved the Upa Lokayukta seeking a probe into the alleged irregularities and preferential treatment given to certain suppliers by the state heal...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.07.20

Plea for Assam jail Covid action report

The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has directed Dispur to furnish an action taken report on a July 9 complaint lodged by leader of the Opposition Debabrata Saikia, highlighting the plight of jai...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Assam industry drive sparks land worry

An Assam government decision to speed up industrialisation by suspending the licence-permit regime for three years and easing land conversion has put under glare the BJP government’s election pr...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.02.20

Contract off, NRC offline

Assam’s NRC data went offline because the authorities did not renew the services contract for the project after it expired in October 2019, IT major Wipro, the system integrator, said on Wednesday, ...
By Rokibuz Zaman and Agencies in Guwahati/New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.02.20

Dispur woos tea tribes before elections

Assam cabinet on Wednesday took a slew of decisions for development of the tea garden community which had voted overwhelmingly for the BJP in the past elections.The Opposition Congress saw the move as...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


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