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,…

Northeast region of India will be a gateway…

Northeast India is being developed as a gateway to South-East Asia under the Central Government's Pre-Act Policy (AEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, adding that between Thailand, Myanmar and Northeast India Plans are…