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‘Re-verification’ notices trigger panic in Assam

However, the security agencies justify more and more re-verification in districts not close to border.

12 Aug 2019 2:00 AM

Setbacks to Cong: Ex-MP quits, veteran Assam leader joins BJP

The veteran Congress leader said that he has sent his resignation to the Assam Congress president Ripun Bora.

11 Aug 2019 12:28 AM

3 groups will intensify stir for a separate ‘Bodoland’

The entire movement was resumed in 1996 and at the same time the Bodo Liberation Tiger (BLT) also launched an armed movement.

10 Aug 2019 4:34 AM

Assam: 4 including 2 women held for alleged links with ULFA

The arrested accused have been identified as Chayanika Kaman, Kabita Kaman, Kanak Pegu and Debajyoti Dowarah.

08 Aug 2019 10:07 AM

Bill set to revive ‘tribal vs Assamese’ rift

Clause 6 is meant to guarantee the constitutional safeguards for the Assamese.

05 Aug 2019 7:05 AM


Over 1000 cases subjudice for 50 years: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The CJI also said, out of about 90 lakh pending civil cases, more than 20 lakh are at a stage where summons have not been served yet.

04 Aug 2019 7:57 PM

Present times witnessing belligerent behaviour by few individuals, groups: CJI

The CJI also said that getting selected to be a judicial functionary is an opportunity to serve this hallowed institution.

04 Aug 2019 3:27 PM

Boyfriend gets death for Assam student’s murder

The charred body of Shweta Agarwal, a bright college student, was found in the bathroom of her boyfriend Govind Singhal’s home in December 2017.

04 Aug 2019 5:48 AM

'India cannot be a 'dharamshala' for illegal migrants,' says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chouhan said: 'NRC is not only for Assam; it is a must for the entire country and we will get this done.'

03 Aug 2019 10:01 AM

Assam govt slams NRC coordinator for not sharing info

Suspecting the possible inclusion of names of illegal migrants in draft NRC, the Assam govt also released the figures to justify its claims

02 Aug 2019 2:19 AM


Assam: Flood water recedes in Kaziranga, Pobitora

Almost 95 per cent of the Kaziranga park was flooded due to incessant rains.

01 Aug 2019 9:17 AM

Three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen cadres arrested in Assam

According to police, the arrest was made while they were keeping a watch in the area ahead of Independence Day.

31 Jul 2019 9:41 AM

Assam floods: Residents of Nalbari await help

One of the locals at the relief camp said: 'Children at the camp have been falling sick after the floods.'

29 Jul 2019 6:54 PM

Encephalitis death toll reaches 120 in Assam: State Health Minister

Treatment for people affected by the disease has been made free at all government hospitals in the state, the minister said.

29 Jul 2019 3:52 PM

Assam proposes Attari-like function at Bangladesh border

Sonowal also informed that efforts are afoot to set up another airport at Barak Valley to boost economic growth of the state.

29 Jul 2019 1:27 AM


Assam floods: Around 651 villages affected in Barpeta district

One person has lost his life due to the calamity in the district in the last 24 hours, taking the total toll to 77.

28 Jul 2019 5:04 PM

CAG flags Rs 986 cr revenue loss in Assam

The report contains several instances of non-levy of taxes, duties, loss of revenue, irregular exemption and other irregularities.

28 Jul 2019 6:04 AM

RN Ravi posting fuels talks of interim Naga rebels govt

According to NPF, Mr Ravi was the interlocutor on the Naga talks and closely associated with the Naga problem.

23 Jul 2019 6:22 AM

CM stresses on making Assam safer for children

A retrospective analysis of data recorded in the lustrum depicts a steady increase with crime committed against children.

22 Jul 2019 5:17 AM

Flood waters in Assam recede, death toll hits 65

The Brahmaputra river was flowing above danger level at three places only.

22 Jul 2019 5:01 AM