Assam Accord Current Affairs, GK & News

Assam-Mizoram to resolve boundary dispute

Senior ministers from governments of Assam and Mizoram held a detailed discussion on August 5, 2021 regarding the boundary dispute between Assam & Mizoram. Key Points Following the meeting, a joint statement was released stating that boundary disputes would be resolved amicably. Assam Government also issued an order to revoke and withdraw a travel advisory ..

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Assam Assembly passed bill to protect State’s Heritage Sites

Assam assembly passed bills for creation of three autonomous councils which included Moran, Motok and Kamtapur Autonomous Council. These proposals were made by the government after the height of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest. The assembly passing the proposal has led celebrations in some areas. The Bills were passed in the 4-day Assembly Session that ..

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Committee submits report on Clause 6 of Assam Accord

On February 25, 2020, a high-level committee submitted its report to the Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over the implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord. Highlights The committee was headed by Retd Justice B K Sharma. The report is to be submitted by the CM to the Union Home Minister Amit Shah. What is ..

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Cabinet approves transfer of Assam Gas Cracker Project to oil ministry

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the transfer of administrative control of Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) implementing Assam Gas Cracker Project (AGCP) from Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (under Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers) to Union Ministry ..

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Citizenship (Amendment) bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha

On December 4, 2019, the Union Cabinet cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) bill, for the bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha. The bill is being tabled amidst widespread protests in the north eastern states. Key Features The bill aims at providing Indian citizenship to 6 minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The communities are ..

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