• 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...

  • Assam visit of lawmakers from 27 countries cancelled by Modi government
Assam visit of lawmakers from 27 countries cancelled by Modi government .
28 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The two-day visit to Assam by a 47-member foreign delegation, including lawmakers and officials of Africa, Europe, America and Sri Lanka, was cancelled by the External Affairs Ministry of Central Gove......

  •  Tribal bodies oppose ST status plan for six communities
Tribal bodies oppose ST status plan for six communities.
27 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam on Saturday organised a mass rally at Sonapur Mini Stadium, opposing the Centre’s move to include communities into the ST list of ...

  •  National Green Tribunal orders to halt AIIMS construction in Changsari
National Green Tribunal orders to halt AIIMS construction in Changsari.
26 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered to stop all construction activities of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Changsari near Guwahati.   The AIIMS demand committee......

  • Indian rupee hits new low of Rs 68.86
Indian rupee hits new low of Rs 68.86.
25 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The rupee on Thursday slipped to a new low of Rs 68.8650 against the dollar in intra-day trade.   Investors remained cautious weighing the impact of government’s demonetisation move. Surg...

  • Ex-employee of Asam Sahitya Sabha commits suicide, names Paramananda Rajbongshi in suicide note
Ex-employee of Asam Sahitya Sabha commits suicide, names Paramananda Rajbongshi in suicide note.
24 Nov, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Asam Sahitya Sabha, the most important literary organization of Assam, is in fresh controversy as a retired head-assistant of the central office committed suicide. The body of Rajen Dutta was found ha......