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The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) on Tuesday staged a ‘mass satyagraha’ in Jorhat to protest against the Centre’s decision to grant staying rights to Hindu migrants from Bangladesh. Many AASU activists, including school and college students, participated in the rally. Top AASU leaders...

Cattle smuggling through the porous India-Bangladesh border in the Dhubri district is on the rise. In the latest case, a smuggler was apprehended and 21 head of cattle were seized in Bairere village from border area of the district on Monday. The market for smuggled cattle is thriving as a cow that costs over Rs 30,000 here can earn double the sum if one sells it to vendors...

Tension in Dhubri: Curfew lifted for three hours in Agomoni: In Assam, curfew lifted for three hours at Agomoni police station area in Dhubri district. The district administration told that situation is under control and curfew has been lifted for 2 PM to 5 PM today. Curfew was imposed yesterday as situation became tense following the recovery of an objectionable thing...

City buses will stay off the roads in Guwahati on Monday in protest against the Kamrup (metro) district administration and the district transport department’s...

Normal life has been disrupted across Assam on Saturday in the wake of dawn to dusk state-wide bandh called by 11 organizations protesting against Centre’s...

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Friday staged protests across Assam against NDA government’s decision to grant Indian citizenship to all the non-Muslims immigrants who arrived before December 2014 Activists of the KMSS and Gana Mukti Sangram Assam started a 30-hour fast at district headquarters across the state. Political parties, students’ bodies and civilians...

Trekkers were remained off the roads in Guwahati on Friday in protest against alleged atrocities by the Transport Department. Commuters were seen stranded at several places of the city due to the strike. A trekkers’ association called for a 12-hour ‘chakka bandh’ beginning from 5 am on Friday. The association urged the authorities to release the trekkers...

Protest against toll gates in Assam is gaining momentum. Hundreds of KMSS activist staged a protest on the Kaliabhomora toll gate on Thursday morning. The activist demanded the removal of Kaliabhomora toll. It may be mentioned that the rate of collection of tolls from cars, buses and trucks were very nominal earlier through which the Government collected a huge amount...

Thousands of workers across the state on Wednesday went on a 12-hour strike to protest against proposed changes in labour laws and privatisation of state-run companies, affecting life in Guwahati. More than 15 crore workers from 10 central trade unions, including those in the banking, manufacturing, construction and coal mining sectors, are taking part in the strike. BJP-backed...

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more...