• Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Centre appoints new Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Centre appoints new Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee.
30 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

In a move to bolster their preparation to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the Centre has appointed BJP’s Meerut Lok Sabha member Rajendra Agrawal as the Chairman of the Joint Parlia...

  • Mahat Talukdar convicted: 5-year jail term for the former DFO
Mahat Talukdar convicted: 5-year jail term for the former DFO.
29 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Court of Special Judge, Assam on Thursday convicted former Dhemaji Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Mahat Talukdar on graft charges. Talukdar, who was arrested by Assam Police Vigilance and Anti-co......

  • Akhil Gogoi released on bail after 105 days
Akhil Gogoi released on bail after 105 days.
28 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday walked out of jail in Goalpara after 105 days. “I thank all the people of Assam for standing with me in upholding the demo...

  • Assam irrigation sector in jeopardy as Centre releases only Rs 20 crores of the allotted Rs 700 crores in last 5 years.
Assam irrigation sector in jeopardy as Centre releases only Rs 20 crores of the allotted Rs 700 crores in last 5 years..
27 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The party which came into power through promises of all-round development of Assam, has not paid any heed towards the development of all the sectors and particularly the irrigation sector of the state......

  • NRC draft to be available in five websites
NRC draft to be available in five websites.
26 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

With the date of publication of the first draft of NRC nearing closer day by day, the authorities have divested details of the availability of the part draft for the citizens. It is to be noted that t...

  • Pratidin Exclusive: Coal syndicate, operational in Assam-Meghalaya, now stretches to Bangladesh
Pratidin Exclusive: Coal syndicate, operational in Assam-Meghalaya, now stretches to Bangladesh.
25 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The coal syndicate that had been operating in Assam-Meghalaya has now expanded into Bangladesh. The International Trade Centre of Sutarkandi, Karimganj has now erupted as the new centre for the syndic......

  • Fodder scam: RJD chief Lalu Prasad found guilty; senior leader alleges BJP conspiracy
Fodder scam: RJD chief Lalu Prasad found guilty; senior leader alleges BJP conspiracy.
24 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The special CBI court on Saturday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Lalu Prasad Yadav along with 14 others in one of the fodder scam cases, following which he was taken into custody and sent to a j...

  • Huge portion of draft NRC still to be completed: Home Secretary in Guwahati
Huge portion of draft NRC still to be completed: Home Secretary in Guwahati.
23 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba on Friday in Guwahati attended a series of high-level meeting to take stock of the measures taken by Assam government and its law enforcing agencies to deal with the ......