The Assam Assembly was informed that an expenditure of Rs 58,23,07,104 was incurred as “airlifting/helicopter” charges for Sarma, ministers and other dignitaries.
According to provisions in the bill, if any examinee indulges in unfair means, he or she shall be liable to be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine, which shall not be less…
“The Doul Pukhuri dug under the stewardship of Swargadeo Rudra Singha added a new dimension to the glory of Rangpur.
Among those who wore saffron included former minister Bismita Gogoi, expelled Youth Congress state president Angkita Dutta and former AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath.
Himanta claimed that Gandhi was "using a body double" during his bus journey and that the person sitting in the bus and waving at the people from the window was "probably not Rahul at all."
Gandhi slammed Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and termed him the "most corrupt CM" of the country with a series of allegations related to land and areca nut.
The Congress is benefiting from what the Assam Chief Minister and the Union Home Minister are doing and the yatra has become the main issue in Assam, Gandhi said.
Earlier in the day, Gandhi was barred from visiting the birthplace of iconic Vaishnav saint Srimanta Sankardeva.
Yatra stickers from the vehicle were torn out and the attackers attempted to put a BJP flag on the vehicle, nearly breaking the rear glass, an AICC leader said
Gandhi slammed the ruling BJP and its ideologue Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for 'spreading hatred and looting public money'.
Over 74 per cent of voter turnout was recorded during polling conducted in 231 polling stations spread across the hill district of Dima Hasao on January 9.
The results were declared in 13 seats, all of them bagged by the BJP. The victories in these seats took the party’s tally to 19. The counting of votes was on in the remaining nine seats.
The Karbi Cultural Society has been organising the festival since 1977, the year it was born, inviting people from other communities, both tribals and non-tribals, to showcase their culture.
The joint forum of transporters' Unions will protest against the new penal law on hit-and-run cases.
The accident took place at Balijan near Dergaon this morning when the bus with 45 people on board collided with the coal-laden truck.
During an interaction with journalists, Assam CM Sarma said if the insurgent leader visits the state and talks to people, the outfit’s charter of demands will automatically change.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma told journalists that people who have been in constant touch with Baruah told him the anti-talks faction was not keen on taking part in simultaneous peace talks.
The idea is to reclaim the lost forest cover in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) which straddles five districts of western and northern Assam.
The Tea Board India warned that the presence of any banned insecticides or any other chemical without a label claim for tea would be taken seriously.
Sarma maintained that the current regime in New Delhi, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, has been working to do away with the colonial legacy.