Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicAssam government

Topic: Assam government

After 50 yrs, Assam-Meghalaya sign MoU resolving border dispute in 6 of 12 ‘areas of difference’

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma & Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma signed agreement at a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi Tuesday. Resolution process began in July last year.

CAG pulls up Assam govt on Compassionate Family Pension scheme for defying legal principles

The Assam government has booked the entire expenditure of the CFP scheme under 'pension', violating budget and accounting rules applicable to any new scheme, the CAG said.

Assam assembly passes bill to abolish all state-run madrasas as Opposition walks out

According to the bill, all madrasas will be converted to upper primary, high and higher secondary schools with effect from 1 April next year.

Assam govt to turn madrasas, Sanskrit tols into general institutes for ‘secular education’

Assam govt will soon table a bill to repeal provisions of madrasas & Sanskrit tols, and convert them into educational institutions imparting general studies.

BJP to select 1,200 women speakers, hold Booth ki Baat as it gears up for Assam poll fight

The women speakers, who will be selected via debate & song competitions, will popularise both central and state govt achievements in the run-up to the 2021 polls.

With UAPA, Modi is sidestepping legislative scrutiny to make tough laws look tougher

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Sadhvi Pragya’s Hemant Karkare remark lays bare BJP’s hypocrisy over men killed in action

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Assam government extends AFSPA application for 6 months

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 provides special rights to security forces in carrying out various operations in disturbed areas.

No NRC draft on 30 June as Assam govt moves Supreme Court for extension

Any delay that extends the process till the 2019 poll season is expected to help the BJP’s campaign by giving the party a poll...

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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