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Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma lauds Amit Shah over nationwide NRC drive

We believe that there should be one NRC for the entire country with one cut off date: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

published on : 21st November 2019

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen  

The worst-hit district is Karimganj where over two lakh people have been affected by the swirling waters followed by Lakhimpur with 80,000 sufferers.

published on : 7th July 2017

Bodo leaders warn of Gorkha-type stir if demands not met

Assam's Bodo Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) threaten to hold strikes like Gorkhas if demands not met.

published on : 5th July 2017

Flood situation remains grim in Assam

The flood situation in Assam continues to be grim with over 3.5 lakh people remaining affected in 13 districts, an official of the state Disaster Management Authority. 

published on : 4th July 2017

Minor killed in Assam landslide

A six-year-old girl was killed in a landslide in Assam.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Several lakh people displaced as torrential rainfall lashes Northeast

Incessant rains continued to pound the Northeastern states, affecting several lakh people particularly in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Teacher accused of colleague’s murder commits suicide inside police station in Assam 

A school teacher from Assam, who was allegedly involved in a colleague's murder, committed suicide by slitting his throat with a knife in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district.

published on : 28th June 2017

Four militants arrested in Assam

Four militants, including the chairman of UPLF were arrested by security forces and recovered .22 mm pistol and six live rounds of ammunition from him.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Guwahati eve-teasing case: Eight arrested for assaulting youth

The 25-year-old victim, Anwar Hussain, was thrashed and stripped by the mob at Lal Ganesh area for allegedly teasing a girl.

published on : 16th June 2017

42 Assam clerics issue fatwa against reality singing star Nahid Afrin

Nahid, who made her Bollywood singing debut for actress Sonakshi Sinha in the 2016 movie 'Akira', first rose to stardom after a successful stint on a reality singing show.

published on : 15th March 2017

Man arrested for possessing IED in Assam

The accused was allegedly involved in manufacturing of IED at his shop, they said.

published on : 12th March 2017

BJP will form government in Tripura in 2018: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Stating that the Tripura Government was corrupt and inefficient, Sonowal said despite being a power surplus state, it could not woo investment.

published on : 10th March 2017

All Assam Students’ Union ‘Satyagraha’ against attack on its office

The AASU categorically said that its protests would continue till the arrest of attack mastermind Subodh Biswas.

published on : 10th March 2017

Manipur mothers vow to continue fight till AFSPA is withdrawn

Thirteen years after their naked protest, the "Mothers of Manipur" want their fight to go on till the controversial AFSPA is scrapped.   

published on : 9th March 2017

BJP-led Centre, Assam government ignoring illegal Bangladeshi migrants issue: Bodo groups

The BPF, a party in coalition with the state government, maintains that the central leaders are not willing to solve the issue as they do not understand the gravity of the problem.

published on : 9th March 2017
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