Assam government

VP Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

VP Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for an inclusive society with no discrimination against differently abled people.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
NRC issue: SC raps Assam govt for making sweeping statement

NRC issue: SC raps Assam govt for making sweeping statement

The top court said it was a "dangerous statement" on the state's behalf and was neither good for the health of the people, nor the government as 15 per cent population was a huge chunk.

Nov 29, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Assam's Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists

Assam's Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists

Earlier the park used to open for tourists from November 1 until April 30.

Oct 02, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

People violating legal age of marriage will not be eligible for govt jobs

People who violate the legal age of marriage will not be eligible for Assam government jobs, says the 'Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam' which was presented in the state Assembly on Friday.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Assam to appoint 877 teachers in colleges, schools in August

Assam to appoint 877 teachers in colleges, schools in August

The new five government-run colleges has been set up in Behali, Dalgaon, Karimganj, Bongaigaon and Goalpara, he added.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Assam Govt to roll out Operation Muskan-III from Saturday

All Deputy Commissioners have been directed to take all-out efforts for successful implementation of the campaign in their respective jurisdiction.

Jun 30, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
Assam police on high alert over possibility of ISIS recruitment

Assam police on high alert over possibility of ISIS recruitment

Assam Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said all the SPs have been ordered to keep a strict vigil and maintain a close watch on doubtful people.

Mar 06, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Assam rolls out ambitious health insurance scheme

Assam rolls out ambitious health insurance scheme

"The health assurance scheme will cover all individuals in eligible families with annual income below Rs 5 lakh, both BPL and APL," an official release said.

Dec 25, 2016, 22:54 PM IST
Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Priyanka Chopra discovers Assam at its best!

Dec 25, 2016, 17:09 PM IST
Govt honours families ​of Assam agitation martyrs on 'Shahid Divas'

Govt honours families ​of Assam agitation martyrs on 'Shahid Divas'

The All Assam Students' Union (AASU), which spearheaded the movement, observes December 10 every year as Shahid Divas (Martyrs Day). 

Dec 10, 2016, 20:59 PM IST
Class 9, 10 students to get free textbooks in Assam

Class 9, 10 students to get free textbooks in Assam

Free text books will be available to students by December 25 this year as the new sessions will start from January 1, IANS reported.

Dec 05, 2016, 23:53 PM IST
Assam prisoners move court on depositing demonetised cash

Assam prisoners move court on depositing demonetised cash

The inmates, undergoing rigorous imprisonment for life, in their petition submitted that it became a problem for the prisoners, confined in jail, to deposit cash in hand of more than Rs 50,000 in demonetised currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.

Nov 28, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

'Assam on track to achieve its goal of building skilled manpower'

At a meeting with the Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship here, Sonowal apprised him of the status of the recently-opened Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) in Guwahati among others.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Centre may allow extension of foreigners' tribunals

Following persistent demand from the Assam government, the central government is likely to grant extension to 64 foreigners' tribunals in the state with retrospective effect, state government sources said on Wednesday.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

Assam announces free higher education for the poor

Assam education minister said this will cover 310 government and provincialised colleges across the state benefitting 50,000-60,000 students. 

Jun 11, 2016, 23:13 PM IST
Assam elections 2016: Govt declares public holiday for April 11 polls

Assam elections 2016: Govt declares public holiday for April 11 polls

The first phase of polling in the state was held on April 4 while the second phase will commence on April 11.

Apr 10, 2016, 20:07 PM IST

BJP confident of forming government in Assam

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said there is a favourable mood in Assam and there is clear anger against 15 years of Tarun Gogoi's rule.

Apr 04, 2016, 19:08 PM IST

Assam formulating policy for disabled

The state government is committed to integrating differently-abled persons in every sphere of life by chalking out a policy to stimulate their development: Gogoi.

Dec 03, 2015, 20:02 PM IST
NGT slams Assam govt over delay in report on Kaziranga

NGT slams Assam govt over delay in report on Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal has slammed Assam government for delay in preparing a project report on measures to curb growing wildlife casualties due to vehicular movement on the national highway passing through the Kaziranga National Park.

Sep 30, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Assam bans chicken flavoured Maggi for 30 days

 Assam government today banned the chicken flavoured Maggi for 30 days after finding presence of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the noodle.

Jun 04, 2015, 22:49 PM IST