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16 January, 2019 3:19 AM SpiceJet Launches New Flights, Details Here

Private carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday flagged off a daily direct flight on the Kolkata-Lilabari route, under the regional connectivity scheme, "UdeDesh ka Aam Nagrik" (UDAN). "Lilabari is SpiceJet's first destination in Assam under the UDAN scheme and we are extremely delighted to launch services on the Kolkata-Lilabari route," SpiceJet Chief Marketing 177

12 January, 2019 6:57 PM Congress to support Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for new government if he quits BJP over Citizenship Bill

Guwahati: Congress leader Debabrata Saikia on Saturday asked Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to quit the BJP and form a new government with his party's support, while the AGP said it may restore its alliance with the saffron party if the Citizenship Amendment Bill is scrapped. Saikia, the leader of Opposition in Assam Assembly, talking to a local 94

8 January, 2019 4:27 PM Facing Anger Over Citizenship Bill, Centre Offers Scheduled Tribe Status To 6 Assam Communities

The decision, if implemented, will benefit the Tai Ahom, Tea, Koch Raj Bongshi, Chutia, Moran and Matak tribes, and turn Assam into a tribal state. With Assam witnessing shutdowns and massive protests against the Citizen (Amendment) Bill tabled in the Lok Sabha today, the Narendra Modi government is trying to push through a major decision aimed at pleasing 135

7 January, 2019 4:49 PM If No Citizenship Bill, Hindus In Assam Will Become Minorities: Minister

Assam Citizenship Bill: "I strongly believe that if this Bill is not passed, Assamese Hindus will become minority in just next five years. That will be advantageous for those elements who want Assam to be another Kashmir," Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Senior Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Monday said Hindus in the state will become minority in the next five years 87

7 January, 2019 5:59 AM Beware: You may be sipping lead, cadmium with your morning coffee

Researchers from Assam University have found a high concentration of lead and cadmium in water that leached from both old and new glazed, colourful ceramic cups heated in the microwave Your brightly coloured tea cup/coffee mug could be leaching lead and cadmium into warm beverages. According to a report by the Hindustan Times, researchers from Assam 103

7 January, 2019 3:20 AM ONGC to invest Rs 6,000 crore in drilling wells in Assam

State-run oil behemoth ONGC on Sunday said it will pump in Rs 6,000 crore in drilling 200 wells over the next seven years in Assam in order to increase the output from the state. The investment will take place Sivasagar and Charaideo districts of Upper Assam, besides planning to hire over 300 persons in the state, ONGC Director (Onshore) S K Moitra said. "The ONGC would 72

4 January, 2019 11:49 AM "It Can Erase Pak": Why BJP's Himanta Sarma Says Congress Against Rafale

Another BJP leader alleged that Rahul Gandhi was seeking information in the Rafale issue that the neighbouring country wants As a debate on the controversial Rafale fight jet deal raged in the Lok Sabha where Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke on various aspects of the agreement for over two hours and accused the Congress-led government of scrapping 134

4 January, 2019 10:42 AM No Indian citizen will be left out of NRC: PM Narendra Modi in Assam

Not a single Indian citizen will be left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.  SILCHAR: Not a single Indian citizen will be left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. Addressing a massive rally in Assam's Silchar, the Prime Minister said that the Centre 96

3 January, 2019 1:49 PM Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Narendra Modi to address rally in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to begin the campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election in Assam from Silchar in Barak Valley on January 4, a Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson said. The rally is part of the first phase of the election campaign by Modi, the spokesperson said. This would be his second visit to Assam in a span of just 10 days. The prime 59

3 January, 2019 12:18 AM CBI Files Case Against 5 Army Officials For Allegedly Receiving Bribes

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it has registered a case against five Army officials, including a Colonel, for allegedly receiving bribes worth Rs 18 lakh. In its complaint, the investigating agency has named Colonel Raman Dahda, Lieutenant Colonel Mahendra Kumar, Subedar Devender Kumar, Subedar Sahuran Sahu, Havildar Abhay 103