The cabinet approved to introduce Bodo Language in Devanagari script as Associate Official Language of Assam, according to an official statement
Move apparently comes after BJP dumps BPF to tie up with rival party in BTC polls
The 'disturb area' tag was last extended starting August 28, 2019, citing the “sensitive matter” of publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
This is the third pact signed between the Bodos and the government as the earlier ones failed.
Modi said the accord will begin a new dawn of peace in the conflict-ridden Northeast.
The prime minister will address a rally in Bodo-dominated Kokrajhar town of Assam.
In the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah, Bodo representatives, including the All Bodo Students Union, the factions of the NDFB, signed a tripartite agreement with representatives of the Government of India and the Assam government earlier this week.
One of Paresh Barua’s childhood friends, who 'disappeared' in April 2018, is said to be acting as the intermediary between the ULFA and the Centre.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.