• Himanta Biswa Sarma slammed for differentiating between Hindu and Muslim migrants
Himanta Biswa Sarma slammed for differentiating between Hindu and Muslim migrants.
2 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Opposition parties including the Congress and several organizations slammed senior Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allegedly making controversial statement differentiating between Hindu and Mus...

  •  Joint parliamentary Committee on citizenship visit to Assam postponed
Joint parliamentary Committee on citizenship visit to Assam postponed.
1 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The proposed visit of the Joint Committee on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to Guwahati on 2nd and 3rd November, 2016 was postponed.   An official statement said that the proposed visit has......

  • Congress and HSDC ally for Assam by-election
Congress and HSDC ally for Assam by-election.
30 Oct, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Addressing a press conference in Guwahati, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Ripun Bora said, the Congress and Hills State Demand Council (HSDC) will be contesting the Baithalangso LAC...

  • Chinese products flood Guwahati markets ahead of Diwali
Chinese products flood Guwahati markets ahead of Diwali.
28 Oct, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Despite boycott calls by several organizations, made-in-China products are being sold in Guwahati markets ahead of Diwali. Some non-Assamese traders based in Fancy Bazar have imported Chinese goods, i......

  • Joint parliamentary Committee on citizenship to visit Assam on November 2, 3
Joint parliamentary Committee on citizenship to visit Assam on November 2, 3.
27 Oct, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The joint parliamentary committee looking into the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will visit Assam on November 2 and 3 to seek the views of all stakeholders on the proposed amendments. The visit...

  • Assam NRC updation: SC expresses displeasure over slow pace of work
Assam NRC updation: SC expresses displeasure over slow pace of work.
27 Oct, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure over the slow pace at which work on the upgrading of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was going on in Assam.   The apex court on Wednesday......

  • Hindu Bangladeshi issue: AASU threatens to step up protests
Hindu Bangladeshi issue: AASU threatens to step up protests.
26 Oct, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Powerful students body All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and regional party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) have strongly opposed the Central government's move to revise the Citizenship Amendment Bill, ...

  •  Legendary musician Lou Majaw honoured with Bhupen Hazarika award
Legendary musician Lou Majaw honoured with Bhupen Hazarika award.
25 Oct, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Legendary musician and singer from Shillong, Lou Majaw has been honored with prestigious ‘Bhupen Hazarika Award’ for his outstanding contributions in the field of music.   Assam Gov......