• Cabinet expansion in Assam finalised
Cabinet expansion in Assam finalised.
21 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The central leadership of BJP has approved the expansion of Sonowal’s cabinet in Assam after a meeting in Delhi. Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma called on Sha...

  • Assam government employees' khadi uniform a lie
Assam government employees' khadi uniform a lie.
20 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Thousands of employees have been deemed preys of false promises and assurances. In what seems like an instance of betrayal, Finance Minister Himanta Biwas Sarma failed to keep his promise of providing......

  • Granting citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindus in Citizenship Amendment Bill stirs controversy
Granting citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindus in Citizenship Amendment Bill stirs controversy.
19 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is one among the most important and significant issues of present day Assam. However, the whole process has been politicised. The Assam Satra Mahasabha had recently supp...

  • Cash crunch hits India | ATMs fail to dispense notes
Cash crunch hits India | ATMs fail to dispense notes.
18 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

A sudden cash crunch has hit several states of India with seven states – Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh – being affected the......

  • Celebrating Rongali, enthusiast ‘Bihutoli’
Celebrating Rongali, enthusiast ‘Bihutoli’.
17 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The name ‘Rongali’ suggests happiness, cheerfulness, joyous atmosphere and anything happy one can think of. Rongali Bihu is being celebrated heralding the advent of the spring season. It i...

  • Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’ bags Swarna Kamal at 65th National Film Awards
Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’ bags Swarna Kamal at 65th National Film Awards.
14 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

After a wait of 30 long years, an Assamese film has shined at the National Film Awards and won the Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) at the 65th National Film Awards. Village Rockstars, produced and directe......

  • 15 non-Assamese businessmen involved in production of cheap Gamusas
15 non-Assamese businessmen involved in production of cheap Gamusas.
12 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Even after strict scrutiny by Assam police, the state’s market has been flooded with gamusas made in other states. The state police despite being rigid about the prohibition of sale of gamusas m...

  • Citizenship Amendment Bill: Date of hearing has been postponed to April 17
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Date of hearing has been postponed to April 17.
11 Apr, 2018. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The BJP-led coalition state government of Assam seems to be least bothered about the Citizenship Amendment Bill as the date of hearing for the same has been postponed again from April 12 to April 17. ......