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ULFA (I) chief Paresh Baruah's missing nephew Munna Baruah joins outfit, confirms Assam Police

ULFA (I) chief Paresh Baruah's missing nephew Munna Baruah joins outfit, confirms Assam Police

Munna had gone missing three days ago from Digboi in Assam.

Nov 18, 2018, 22:22 PM IST
'Only 3.5 lakh out of 40 lakh so far apply for inclusion in NRC'

'Only 3.5 lakh out of 40 lakh so far apply for inclusion in NRC'

The Supreme Court has also finalised a set of standard operating procedure (SOP) for disposal of claims and objections in the updation of the NRC.

Nov 18, 2018, 15:09 PM IST
Assam: Prohibitory orders in Guwahati ahead of protests against Citizenship Bill

Assam: Prohibitory orders in Guwahati ahead of protests against Citizenship Bill

The prohibitory orders, Section 144 of the CrPC, has been issued until further orders by the Guwahati West district Deputy Commissioner of Police.

Nov 15, 2018, 21:43 PM IST
Newborns who died were critically ill, clarifies hospital

Newborns who died were critically ill, clarifies hospital

The health department had constituted a four-member high-level medical enquiry team which found that the death rate at the hospital was not abnormal.

Nov 10, 2018, 23:08 PM IST
ULFA refutes reports of self-styled commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah's death

ULFA refutes reports of self-styled commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah's death

Assam Police and intelligence officials were yet to confirm the news of the death of the Ulfa leader.

Nov 07, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
After killing of 5 people in Assam’s Tinsukia, Sadiya SP shifted

After killing of 5 people in Assam’s Tinsukia, Sadiya SP shifted

The state administration transferred Sadiya superintendent of Police, Prasanta Sagar Changmai, on Monday.

Nov 05, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Assam: 12-hour statewide bandh called in protest against killing of 5 people in Tinsukia

Assam: 12-hour statewide bandh called in protest against killing of 5 people in Tinsukia

The organisations of Barak Valley under Rastrabadi Joutha Mancha have called for the bandh. 

Nov 03, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
Those responsible for violence will not go scot-free: Assam CM

Those responsible for violence will not go scot-free: Assam CM

Condemning the killing of innocent people and terming it as an act of cowardice, Sonowal said the state police have been directed to nab the culprits involved in the incident.  

Nov 03, 2018, 00:42 AM IST
Compensation of Rs 5 lakh announced for families of victims killed by terrorists in Assam

Compensation of Rs 5 lakh announced for families of victims killed by terrorists in Assam

The incident took place near Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Tinsukia district.

Nov 02, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
ULFA denies killing five people in Assam's Tinsukia

ULFA denies killing five people in Assam's Tinsukia

While five of the six people shot at died, one person is reportedly in a serious condition.

Nov 02, 2018, 08:36 AM IST
Rajnath Singh expresses deep anguish over Assam killings

Rajnath Singh expresses deep anguish over Assam killings

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reacted over killings of five people in Assam and expressed deep anguish over the incident.

Nov 01, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
ULFA kills five in Assam, CM calls for strong action against assailants

ULFA kills five in Assam, CM calls for strong action against assailants

At least five persons were killed by United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists on Thursday in Bishnoimukh village in Assam. 

Nov 01, 2018, 23:18 PM IST
Assam: Supreme Court fixes December 15 deadline for filing claims, objections for inclusion of names in NRC

Assam: Supreme Court fixes December 15 deadline for filing claims, objections for inclusion of names in NRC

The apex court also fixed the timeline for issuance of notice as of January 15 to claimants and verification of documents as February 1. 

Nov 01, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Assamese woman held captive by family over suspicion of being possessed

Assamese woman held captive by family over suspicion of being possessed

The 28-year-old woman, Akali Rabha, who is a widow, was bed-ridden for several months.

Oct 29, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Assam teacher allegedly 'cooks beef' in school kitchen, arrested

Assam teacher allegedly 'cooks beef' in school kitchen, arrested

Some people accused that the teacher also served beef to students.

Oct 24, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
Assam NRC coordinator wants 5 more docs to be allowed, SC seeks response

Assam NRC coordinator wants 5 more docs to be allowed, SC seeks response

Assam, which had faced influx of people from Bangladesh since the early 20th century, is the only state having an NRC which was first prepared in 1951.

Oct 23, 2018, 21:54 PM IST
India's longest river bridge promises to reduce distance of 200 kms to just 20 kms

India's longest river bridge promises to reduce distance of 200 kms to just 20 kms

Anjanil Kashyap reports that once complete, the bridge would reduce travel distance between Dhubri in Assam with Phulbari in Meghalaya to just 20 minutes.

Oct 23, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Statewide bandh in Assam, protestors block rail tracks, burn tyres against Citizenship Bill 2016

Statewide bandh in Assam, protestors block rail tracks, burn tyres against Citizenship Bill 2016

Political parties, including the Congress and the AIUDF, have extended their support to the bandh in the interest of Assam and its indigenous people.

Oct 23, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
Assam: 7 killed, 20 injured after bus falls into pond in Guhawati

Assam: 7 killed, 20 injured after bus falls into pond in Guhawati

At least seven people were killed and more than 20 were injured in Assam's Guwahati after a bus lost control and fell in the pond.

Oct 20, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Assam districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh on possible flash flood alert

Assam districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh on possible flash flood alert

Sonowal has directed the authorities in Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur and Tinsukia districts to remain alert and take all possible steps to prevent any major catastrophe.

Oct 20, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

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