• Political parties depositing old notes exempt from tax
Political parties depositing old notes exempt from tax.
18 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The finance secretary Ashok Lavasa said that the government will not examine demonetised notes deposited in the bank accounts of political parties, even as the government levied stiff penalty on unacc...

  • Sonowal government slammed for holding conference at five-star hotel
Sonowal government slammed for holding conference at five-star hotel.
17 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

At a time when common people are severely affected by the demonetization drive by the BJP led Central government, a conference was held at a five-star hotel in Guwahati over “Constitutional Safe......

  • Tarun Gogoi cries foul after security downgrade
Tarun Gogoi cries foul after security downgrade.
16 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said the Centre was playing politics by downgrading his security. His National Security Guard (NSG) cover was withdrawn from Friday, sources said. Gogoi wi...

  • 2 ULFA (I) militants killed, 6 arrested in Arunachal Pradesh
2 ULFA (I) militants killed, 6 arrested in Arunachal Pradesh.
15 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Two militants of the banned United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. Six other cadres, including a woman, were......

  • Arunachal power project scam: Charges against Kiren Rijiju completely false, baseless: Power Ministry
Arunachal power project scam: Charges against Kiren Rijiju completely false, baseless: Power Ministry.
14 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Ministry of Power denied any role of Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju in release of payments related to the power project in Arunachal Pradesh. Reacting to media reports and allegations by ...

  • Rs 1.54 crore in new notes seized from businessman in Guwahati, Police probe on
Rs 1.54 crore in new notes seized from businessman in Guwahati, Police probe on.
13 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Assam police is conducting search operations at a house at Beltola area in Guwahati after Rs 1,54,81,000 cash in new currency notes were seized. Act......

  • Protesters slam Himanta Biswa, Students break open Madrassa
Protesters slam Himanta Biswa, Students break open Madrassa.
12 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Student protesters at Badarpur in Assam broke open a government-run Madrassas on Sunday, rejecting orders issued by the state government. Some Muslim organizations hold protest meetings and slammed t...

  • Families of Assam Agitation martyrs opposes citizenship to religious minorities
Families of Assam Agitation martyrs opposes citizenship to religious minorities.
11 Dec, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The family members of Assam Agitation martyrs have opposed the Centre's decision to grant citizenship to religious minorities from Bangladesh.   Chandra Kanta Talukdar, brother of Assam Agitati......