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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
31 Bangladeshi nationals, who worked in Bengaluru, detained at Guwahati railway station

31 Bangladeshi nationals, who worked in Bengaluru, detained at Guwahati railway station

ANI report said that the detained migrants had been working in Bengaluru in Karnataka for the past three years.

Oct 15, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Assam fake encounter case: Major General among 7 given life sentence by Indian Army court

Assam fake encounter case: Major General among 7 given life sentence by Indian Army court

The soldiers killed five of the youths in a fake encounter, branding them as ULFA militants a few days after the incident while releasing the other four.

Oct 14, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
ULFA claims responsibility for Guwahati blast, says it's against Assam NRC

ULFA claims responsibility for Guwahati blast, says it's against Assam NRC

 A blast occurred in Sukleswar Ghat area here on Saturday leaving four persons injured.

Oct 13, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
Blast in Guwahati, ULFA claims responsibility

Blast in Guwahati, ULFA claims responsibility

The DGP said security has already been stepped up due to the festival season.

Oct 13, 2018, 17:42 PM IST
Assam: Four injured in Guwahati explosion, investigation underway

Assam: Four injured in Guwahati explosion, investigation underway

The explosion occurred near Shukleshwar Ghat in the heart of the city and injured four, including a woman.

Oct 13, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
WATCH: BJP MLA falls off elephant in Assam, laughs it off like a sport

WATCH: BJP MLA falls off elephant in Assam, laughs it off like a sport

The deputy speaker was unhurt in the incident. 

Oct 08, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
Assam CM hoists country's third-tallest national flag on Gandhi Jayanti

Assam CM hoists country's third-tallest national flag on Gandhi Jayanti

The 319.5 feet flag pole at the Gandhi Mandap in Guwahati is the tallest in the country with respect to average elevation of the city.

Oct 02, 2018, 18:54 PM IST
Assam government buys 60,000 Deendayal biographies for Rs 1.6 crore

Assam government buys 60,000 Deendayal biographies for Rs 1.6 crore

The government has purchased the books for different libraries, educational and other institutes.

Sep 26, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Earthquake with 4.7-magnitude hits Assam's Barpeta

Earthquake with 4.7-magnitude hits Assam's Barpeta

An earthquake of measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Barpeta district in Assam on Tuesday morning.

Sep 25, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Those excluded from Assam citizens' list can file objections from September 25, says SC

Those excluded from Assam citizens' list can file objections from September 25, says SC

The filing of claims and objections will continue for a period of 60 days until November 25.

Sep 19, 2018, 16:35 PM IST
IIT-Guwahati student hangs herself in hostel room, suicide note found

IIT-Guwahati student hangs herself in hostel room, suicide note found

A first-year student of IIT-Guwahati has allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room, a police officer said.

Sep 12, 2018, 20:42 PM IST

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