Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that his government had handed over the chit fund cases to CBI, including that of Saradha, in 2013 much before the Supreme Court directed the investigating agency to probe the scam.
In a strange case, a man has been declared a foreigner by the Foreigners Tribunal, while his parents were declared Indian citizens by an erstwhile tribunal in Assam, the Assembly was informed on Monday.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be pressed into service to probe the violence near the Assam-Nagaland border.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the CBI would be asked in the wake of kidnapping of two youth allegedly by Naga men June 26.
At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister VK Singh on Friday said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday said the only way to end the ongoing `disturbances` along the Assam-Nagaland border was to find an amicable solution through dialogue between the chief ministers of the two states.
Concerned over unabated violence along Assam-Nagaland border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday telephoned chief ministers of Assam and Nagaland and asked them to defuse tension along the borders of the two states.
A large number of people on Wednesday blocked the NH-37 by burning tyres and felling trees on the road at Borsapori, Borjuri and Kuruwabahi in protest against the police action in Rongajan in Golaghat district.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the people living along the Assam-Nagaland border and the inmates of the relief camps do not have confidence in the central security forces deployed along the disputed belt.