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22 tea workers die after drinking spurious liquor in Assam

Deceased worked at Assam tea garden, 11 others in critical condition.

23 Feb 2019 1:34 AM

Top court raps Centre & Assam on citizen register

Mehta maintained that all those 40 lakh people left out of the NRC in Assam can’t be termed as illegal immigrants.

20 Feb 2019 3:07 AM

Frequent transfer of officials poses problems in updation of NRC

3,500 officials needed to complete verification of applicants before July 31 deadline; it is still unclear if govt will provide manpower.

18 Feb 2019 8:07 AM

Won’t let Assam be another J&K, says Amit Shah

Shah began his speech paying tribute to the sacrifices of the 40-plus CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama, and said it would not go in vain.

18 Feb 2019 1:52 AM

Myanmar rejects plea for shelter by Indian insurgents

The security forces along the international border with Myanmar have also been sensitised about this.

17 Feb 2019 3:16 AM


Citizenship Bill is stalled in RS, Northeast erupts in joy

Under the Assam Accord, all illegal immigrants who have entered after 1971, irrespective of religion, have to be deported.

14 Feb 2019 2:02 AM

Curfew imposed in Imphal amid stir on Citizenship Bill

Restrictions under Sec 144; Net services suspended across Manipur.

13 Feb 2019 2:30 AM

Northeast on boil over Citizenship Bill

Shops, business establishments, and educational institutions remained closed and vehicular traffic in all 11 districts was suspended.

12 Feb 2019 6:18 AM

NPP threatens to leave NDA if Citizenship Bill is pushed

Students’ union warns of unrest, says govt should not introduce Bill in RS.

11 Feb 2019 4:21 AM

In Assam, PM Modi seeks to douse Citizenship Bill fire

PM Modi’s second day in Assam saw nude protests, a bandh, raising of black flags and burning of effigies by agitators over the Citizenship Bill.

10 Feb 2019 5:07 AM


IIT-G students for separate N-E time zone

The organisers of the event have roped in renowned author Arup Kumar Dutta, who had also campaigned on the issue for long.

09 Feb 2019 2:24 AM

Assam offers aid to temples, gold to brides in state budget

Sarma also announced a series of welfare schemes, which include providing rice at Rs 1 per kg to 53 lakh households.

07 Feb 2019 12:59 AM

Myanmar troops raise pressure on Indian insurgents

The militants are also taking advantage of the terrain on the India-Myanmar border.

06 Feb 2019 2:35 AM

245 sedition cases in Assam since 2016

Kokrajhar district topped the list, where 88 cases were filed against NDFB(S), KLO and NSLA(AT), he informed the House.

05 Feb 2019 2:25 AM

Assam continues to be in turmoil

NESO advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya called upon all the opposition political parties to oppose the bill in the parliamentary.

01 Feb 2019 1:00 AM


NDFB chief, 9 others get life term for 2008 blasts

Three other convicts — Prabhat Bodo, Jayanti Basumatary and Mathura Brahma — will be released after they pay a fine imposed by the court.

31 Jan 2019 1:27 AM

NDA parties in N-E oppose citizens’ bill

It is significant that the Northeast states account for 25 Lok Sabha seats and the BJP was hoping to grab 20 of them through the NEDA route.

30 Jan 2019 1:36 AM

Drones to keep watch on Bangla border in Assam

Due to the land boundary agreement between the two countries in 1974, a fence has to be constructed beyond 150 yards from Zero Line.

29 Jan 2019 1:23 AM

Citizenship Bill ruckus in Assam House

The AGP had recently snapped ties with the BJP over the bill, which was passed in Lok Sabha on January 8.

29 Jan 2019 1:17 AM

NDFB chief, 14 more held guilty for 2008 blasts

The blasts had left 81 people dead and 470 more injured.

29 Jan 2019 1:15 AM