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State Bank of India ready to lend $1 billion to Adani – SBI defends itself from criticism

State Bank of India ready to lend $1 billion to Adani – SBI defends itself from criticism

Indian National Congress questioned the decision of State Bank of India to give $1 billion loan to Adani group for the development of Carmichael coal mine during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s just concluded visit to Australia. He alleged that the Prime Minister appeared taking keen interest in “promoting” Adani in getting the loan worth Rs […]

Health & Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma quits – Politics of Assam gets more dirt

Health & Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma quits – Politics of Assam gets more dirt

The most speculated dissent in Assam Congress MLAs came to a new but expected twist today with Himanta Biswa Sarma, once known as the right hand of the Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, putting down his resignation to the Governor of the state. Himanta Biswa Sarma, who resigned as the Health and Education Minister tweeted that […]

Exit Poll 2014 – For who did India vote

Exit Poll 2014 – For who did India vote

With the last phase of the National Elections 2014 completing today, results are just round the corner. But even before May 16 arrives with dreams and nightmares, every political brain of India is engulfed in Exit Poll projections, assumptions and calculations. Times of Assam is bringing here for its readers, its own and unique high […]

BJP tie up with Corporate sector to win Lok Sabha Election 2014 with malfunctioned EVM!

BJP tie up with Corporate sector to win Lok Sabha Election 2014 with malfunctioned EVM!

Assam’s Jorhat parliamentary constituency Returning officer and Deputy Commissioner Vishal Vasant Solanki told that all EVMs in his custody are being put through a second level of test by engineers of the Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL), one of the two companies from Hyderabad, which manufactures EVMs. State chief electoral officer Vijyandra on Wednesday […]

Nature of North East India conflict changes – But New Delhi strategy doesn’t

Nature of North East India conflict changes – But New Delhi strategy doesn’t

By- Bibhu Prasad Routray On November 25, at least two press releases reached the media houses in the Northeast. The first one from the anti-talk Paresh Baruah faction of the ULFA criticised the divisive policies of New Delhi of creating autonomous councils in Assam under the Sixth schedule of the Constitution. The second one from […]

Accountant commits suicide in Tezpur – Suicide note on Congress MLA

A head accountant of Assam government’s Irrigation department allegedly committed suicide here, police said on Monday. The head accountant Mothur Chandra Nath, currently posted in Udalguri district, hanged himself last night at his residence here. In a 22-page suicide note, he blamed the sitting Congress MLA from Sonai in Cachar district Enamul Haque Laskar for […]

Regionalism in Assam – The need for its Revival and Difficulties

Regionalism in Assam – The need for its Revival and Difficulties

By- Pulakesh Upadhyaya Regionalism, as a political ideology is gaining ground in India. If we go back to history, we will find that, after the regional movements in the South and in Punjab, the movement in Assam can be counted as one of the oldest regional movements in the country. The paradigm shift that the […]

Censorship on Internet – Another dictatorship of Congress

Censorship on Internet – Another dictatorship of Congress

By- Priyankan Goswami Censorship on the internet in India is now, finally a widely debated issue, thanks to the growing awareness amongst the 100 million Indian internet users who are directly affected by the Government’s dictates. Although control or suppression of information available on the net is nothing new to the country, Indians rarely knew […]

North East MPs raise Voice against negligence of New Delhi

By- Staff Reporter | Date- March 21, 2012 The debate on the President’s Address saw MPs from North East India bring out their share of grievance and anger against the injustice by the center, long claimed as the Step Mother of the Region. China’s suspected plan of diversion of the lifeline of the region Brahmaputra […]

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