03-04.06.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Real estate sector requests government to intervene in sand, stone price crisis   Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers Association (Areida) requested the state government to intervene into the problem of acute scarcity and unabated price rise of sand and stone chips. The real estate body said they have been suffering huge losses for the last few … Read more

31.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   NRC is a priority agenda: Assam CM   Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowalon the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a primary and priority agenda of the state government. He also said the government was providing all logistic support for a complete and flawless NRC, the updation of which is going on under the supervision of the … Read more

26.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   India-Bangladesh border in Assam to be sealed by Dec: Sonowal   The India-Bangladesh border in Assam will be sealed by December employing technical solutions on the river part of the frontier and smart fencing on the land area, state chief minister Sonowal has said. The CM said the move was a part of … Read more

17.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Government staff join Aasu to oppose citizenship bill   Assam government employees have joined hands with the All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) to intensify their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 with the slogan ‘Job not above motherland’. The most influential association of the employees-Sodou Asom Karmachari Parishad (SAKP)-which enjoys the support of over 3.5 … Read more

10.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   After Meghalaya, Assam in line to be free of Afspa   The government is considering Assam as the next state from where it may remove the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) after Meghalaya, as high-level consultations are going on between the Centre and state for the possible road ahead. Sources told ET that the … Read more

02.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Over Rs 8,000 crore telecom projects face delays in north east   The government’s ambitious plan to provide seamless connectivity across the country’s north-eastern region has made little headway despite the Union Cabinet approving a comprehensive plan more than three years back. Budgetary estimate for the plan that would have provided a stable telecom network … Read more

01.05.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   ABSU slams government on Bodoland issue   The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), NDFB (Progressive) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) on Thursday slammed the BJP-led state and Union governments and observed 26 April as ‘Betrayal Day’ in seven different districts for failing to give a positive gesture towards the … Read more

27.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   GST hasn’t been good for Assam: CM tells Finance Commission   Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted before the visiting 15th Finance Commission that the GSTregime has not been good for the state so far because the monthly tax collections have dropped by 15 to 20 per cent in comparison to the earlier system.   … Read more

04.04.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM   Teachers’ attendance to be tracked online In a first, the state government will start tracking regular attendance of teachers in over 2000 elementary schools online from April.   State office of the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) said the elementary schools in Darrang and Morigaon districts that have been brought under the ambit of the tracking process will also get … Read more

10.03.18 APSC (Assam) Current Affairs

ASSAM Assam to approach Centre on ST status to six communities: CM Sarbanda Sonowal   Assam Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal assured representatives of six communities that he would take up with the Centre the issue of granting Scheduled Tribe status to them.   Sonowal told the representatives of the communities – Moran, Muttock, Koch Rajbongshi, Tai Ahom, … Read more