• Supreme Court directs to publish draft NRC by December 31
Supreme Court directs to publish draft NRC by December 31.
1 Dec, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejecting the plea for extension of time has directed the publication of the draft National Register for Citizens (NRC) for Assam carrying 2.38 crores names by the midnig...

  • 15% of the State population away from mainstream : Government counsel
15% of the State population away from mainstream : Government counsel.
30 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the State government after its counsel told the apex court that 15% of Assam’s population comprised tribals and they are away from the mainstream and the......

  • Amchang eviction leaves native people in tears
Amchang eviction leaves native people in tears.
28 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Assam government Monday carried out an eviction drive inside the Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary, that shares boundary with Guwahati. The eviction drive was conducted for clearing forest land from encr...

  • Assam girl Ankushita Boro created history in AIBA Youth Women's World Championships
Assam girl Ankushita Boro created history in AIBA Youth Women's World Championships.
27 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Creating history, Assam girl Ankushita Boro struck gold at International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth Women's World Championships in Guwahati on Sunday evening. American professional boxer Muhammad......

  • Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad honour Sadin-Pratidin Group’s proprietor Jayanta Baruah with Mahabir Lachit Award
Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad honour Sadin-Pratidin Group’s proprietor Jayanta Baruah with Mahabir Lachit Award.
25 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday presented the Mahabir Lachit Award 2017 to the proprietor of the Sadin-Pratidin Group Jayanta Baruah at a solemn function. Organised by the Tai Ahom Yuba Pa...

  • Himanta Biswa Sharma’s Cancer remark receives nationwide ire; international media slams him too
Himanta Biswa Sharma’s Cancer remark receives nationwide ire; international media slams him too.
24 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

There has been a nationwide outrage following Assam health minister’s remarks stating that cancer “is divine justice” caused by “past sins of a person”. Sarma said that p......

  • Prominent Assamese actor Biju Phukan passes away at 70
Prominent Assamese actor Biju Phukan passes away at 70.
23 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Assamese film industry on Wednesday lost one of its crowned jewels in Biju Phukan as the prominent film actor breathed his last at 6:15 PM yesterday at the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati. The lege...

  • Home Ministry tells Prateek Hajela to accept ration cards as valid documents for NRC
Home Ministry tells Prateek Hajela to accept ration cards as valid documents for NRC.
20 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Ministry of Home Affairs in a letter to National Register of Citizens (NRC) Coordinator, Prateek Hajela, stated that the ration card has to be treated valid as a ‘supporting document’ ......