• Demonetisation Day 30:  Cash crunch still continues across the nation
Demonetisation Day 30: Cash crunch still continues across the nation.
9 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

After a month of demonetisation, the country is still reeling under the cash crunch as banks branches and ATMs are still struggling to meet the cash demand from common people.   The demonetisat...

  • RBI cuts growth estimate to 7.1% from 7.6%
RBI cuts growth estimate to 7.1% from 7.6%.
8 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Reserve Bank of India on cut the economy’s expansion forecast for the current fiscal year to 7.1%, from 7.6% earlier.   RBI said that short-term disruption in economic activity and de......

  • 2 killed, 15 injured as Guwahati-bound Capital Express train derails
2 killed, 15 injured as Guwahati-bound Capital Express train derails.
7 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Two persons were killed and 15 others injured when two coaches and the engine of Guwahati-bound Capital Express from Bihar's Rajendra Nagar Terminal derailed in Alipurduar district of West Bengal near...

  • Man-wildlife conflict rising in Assam, speeding trains kills 4 elephants
Man-wildlife conflict rising in Assam, speeding trains kills 4 elephants.
6 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The man-wildlife conflict has increased drastically in recent months in Assam. The scale of this conflict has increased manifold, mainly due to constant shrinking of forest cover, high rate of human p......

  • 27 bank officials suspended for violating RBI instructions
27 bank officials suspended for violating RBI instructions.
3 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

As many as 27 public sector bank officials were suspended and six transferred for carrying out violative activities post-demonetisation, an official statement said on Friday.   The ministry com...

  • Centre to amend Citizenship Act violating provision of Assam Accord
Centre to amend Citizenship Act violating provision of Assam Accord .
2 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Central Government is in the process to amend the Citizenship Act violating the provision of the Assam Accord.  The government's decision to revise the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 1955 to gr......

  • Muslim organizations protest against Himanta Biswa Sarma’s madrasa remark
Muslim organizations protest against Himanta Biswa Sarma’s madrasa remark.
30 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Some Muslim organizations and madrasa teachers’s associations have criticized Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his warning against madrasas remaining closed on Fridays, instead o...

  • Cash-for-jobs scam: APSC member Basanta Doley arrested
Cash-for-jobs scam: APSC member Basanta Doley arrested .
29 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Public Service Commission member Basanta Kumar Doley was arrested on Monday by a team of Dibrugarh Police in connection with the APSC cash-for-jobs scam.   Doley was accused of destroying......