East India Politics

Assam BJP government enforced 245 sedition case inclusive Akhil RTI activist in 2 years

The Assam government on Monday, February 4, said as many as 245 sedition cases were registered across 17 districts since the BJP-led alliance came to power in the state in 2016.   In a written reply in the assam assembly, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said 245 sedition cases were filed against various individuals Read More…

East India Supreme Court

“Your act destroying progress made in NRC revision ” SC raps Union Govt

The Centre’s decision to suspend the ongoing revision of National Register of Citizens (NRC) for two weeks during the general election upset the Supreme Court   Supreme Court observed against the government and accused it of trying to “destroy” the progress made so far.   The SC comment came after Attorney General KK Venugopal informed Read More…

East India Opinion Politics

BJP Assam Minister Sarma name is in the Saradha chit fund scam says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee’s allegation that Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s name figured in the Saradha chit fund scam provided ammunition to the state Congress on Monday to reiterate charges that the CBI was being misused by the ruling BJP.   “Everybody knows that his (Sarma) residence was searched by the CBI in connection with the Saradha Read More…

East India Politics

Congress uproar made Home Minister’s Statement on the citizenship bill.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is intended to pave way for Indian citizenship to the persecuted religious minorities from three countries.   He assured the government was committed to preserving the distinct culture and identtiy of the North East. The bill seeks to provide Indian Read More…

East India Politics Voice

AGP withdraws support to BJP in Assam over Citizenship Bill

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), that has 14 MLAs a regional ally of BJP-led coalition government in Assam on Monday walked out of the alliance in its protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.   The government, however, faces no immediate threat as BJP and its other ally Bodo Peoples Front (BPF) has 73 seats in the Read More…

Politics

21 years , 5800 Crores , 4.94 kms Bogibeel Bridge in Assam dedicated today

After almost 21 years, this project had seen 5 Indian Prime Ministers  now  the stage is set and   Bogibeel Bridge on December 25 is finally  Opened .   Situated 17km downstream of Dibrugarh, Bogibeel bridge is the fourth bridge over the Brahmaputra that will connect Dibrugarh and Dhemaji districts.   The foundation stone of Read More…

Opinion Politics

Six TMC MPs detained at assam allege undeclared emergency in India

Six leaders of the Trinamool Congress were yesterday detained at the Silchar airport while attempting to visit Assam post the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The six leaders left Assam this morning after overnight detention at the airport. The Trinamool Congress has said the detention and “manhandling” of their party colleagues at Read More…