Northeast monsoon to end peninsular India

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday that northeast monsoon rains are likely to occur in Peninsular India from Friday. The peninsular region received normal rainfall at 109% of the long-term average (LPA) after…

Dwijing Festival begins in Assam

The much-awaited Dwijing  festival begins on Friday on the banks of the Aie River in Chirang district in Assam. The fourth edition of the Dwising Festival, which will continue until January 7, promises to thrill…

No threat to land and language: Sarbananda Sonowal

To convince the agitators, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday assured the people of Assam that Assamese 'will remain as the state language of Assam forever and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will not affect…

Shah gives exemption in the citizenship bill to…

The Union Cabinet has approved the Citizenship Amendment Bill, but the Center has not been largely successful in bringing groups from states in the North East. Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent meetings with representatives…

Assam government rejects current NRC, wants to be…

Dismissing the National Register of Citizen Register (NRC) published on 31 August, the Assam government told Parliament on Wednesday by Union Home Minister Amit Shah that NRC would be implemented nationwide. Finance Minister of Assam,…