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Cow urine, cow dung may cure Coronavirus: BJP MLA Suman Haripriya tells Assam assembly

Cow urine, cow dung may cure Coronavirus: BJP MLA Suman Haripriya tells Assam assembly

BJP MLA Suman Haripriya made the suggestion while speaking during a discussion on smuggling of cattle to Bangladesh during Special Mention on the first day of the budget session of the Assam assembly

Mar 03, 2020, 07:26 AM IST
Mild earthquake tremors in Assam, Nagaland

Mild earthquake tremors in Assam, Nagaland

According to the IMD observations, at least 27 separate moderate and mild shakes struck this month in different Northeastern states.

Feb 23, 2020, 15:07 PM IST
Sharjeel Imam brought to Assam, Guwahati court sends him to 4-day police remand

Sharjeel Imam brought to Assam, Guwahati court sends him to 4-day police remand

Sharjeel Imam had allegedly made a seditious statement like "Assam should be cut off from rest of India" during the anti-CAA protests held at Shaheen Bagh. 

Feb 20, 2020, 23:30 PM IST
Six killed, 30 others injured as bus falls into ditch in Assam's Goalpara

Six killed, 30 others injured as bus falls into ditch in Assam's Goalpara

The bus, on its way to Guwahati from Dhubri, hit a roadside electric post, overturned and fell into the ditch, killing five people on the spot.

Feb 04, 2020, 14:26 PM IST
5 killed, several injured after bus falls into gorge in Assam's Goalpara district

5 killed, several injured after bus falls into gorge in Assam's Goalpara district

More than 20 passengers of the bus have suffered injuries, some of them serious, after the bus met with an accident.

Feb 04, 2020, 10:08 AM IST
Development of Bodo areas foremost priority, govt started work on Rs 1,500 crore package: PM Narendra Modi

Development of Bodo areas foremost priority, govt started work on Rs 1,500 crore package: PM Narendra Modi

"Work has begun on a comprehensive Rs 1500 crore package. Our special focus will be on ease of living and ensuring that Bodos benefit fully from govt schemes," said PM Modi in a series of tweets.

Jan 30, 2020, 16:43 PM IST
Bodo accord will usher new dawn of peace and harmony, says PM Narendra Modi

Bodo accord will usher new dawn of peace and harmony, says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (January 27) hailed the signing of a tripartite agreement with all factions of banned insurgent organisation National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB),

Jan 27, 2020, 18:34 PM IST
Banned militant outfit ULFA-I takes responsibility for Assam bomb blasts

Banned militant outfit ULFA-I takes responsibility for Assam bomb blasts

Earlier on Sunday (January 26), DGP Assam had also said that prima facie it seemed that five low-intensity blasts in the state were the handiwork of ULFA (I). 

Jan 26, 2020, 15:50 PM IST
5 serial explosions rock Assam; CM Sonowal condemn 'terror on sacred day'

5 serial explosions rock Assam; CM Sonowal condemn 'terror on sacred day'

Out of five explosions, three took place in Dibrugarh district and one each in Tinsukia and Charaideo.

Jan 26, 2020, 11:23 AM IST
Two explosions rock Assam's Dibrugarh, bomb squad on spot

Two explosions rock Assam's Dibrugarh, bomb squad on spot

A bomb disposal squad team is on the spot. 

Jan 26, 2020, 09:09 AM IST
CAA rules will not consider religious persecution, says BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

CAA rules will not consider religious persecution, says BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Senior BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that those applying for citizenship under the new legislation will be unable to prove that they had faced religious

Jan 19, 2020, 06:40 AM IST
Interest of indigenous Assamese will be safeguarded at any cost: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Interest of indigenous Assamese will be safeguarded at any cost: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal remarked that he is also "son of this soil and will not compromise with the interest of indigenous people" at any cost.

Jan 02, 2020, 09:10 AM IST
At least 16 arrested in Assam for posting inflammatory posts against citizenship law

At least 16 arrested in Assam for posting inflammatory posts against citizenship law

GP Singh was posted as Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) as per an order issued in this regard by the state government on December 12.

Dec 28, 2019, 21:10 PM IST
Centre decides to withdraw 29 columns of Indian Army from Assam, two columns of Assam Rifles from Tripura

Centre decides to withdraw 29 columns of Indian Army from Assam, two columns of Assam Rifles from Tripura

The forces were deployed in Assam and Tripura between December 11 and December 17 to help local police forces in maintaining law and order in the wake of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in

Dec 25, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
Assam unhappy with NRC, needs fresh list, says BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam unhappy with NRC, needs fresh list, says BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Referring to the NRC list released in Assam, senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday (December 23) that people of the state were unhappy with the NRC list released in Assam.

Dec 24, 2019, 06:52 AM IST
Anti-CAA protests: Curfew to be imposed in Assam's Tinsukia after reports of fresh tension

Anti-CAA protests: Curfew to be imposed in Assam's Tinsukia after reports of fresh tension

Restrictions were imposed in view of the ongoing anti-CAA protests in several parts of the district.

Dec 22, 2019, 21:37 PM IST
Assam government working on new law allowing only 'Assamese' to buy land in state: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam government working on new law allowing only 'Assamese' to buy land in state: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that new legislation will be introduced by the state government to ensure “land of the indigenous people remain with the indigenous population”.

Dec 22, 2019, 06:36 AM IST
Anti-CAA protest: Assam CM Sonowal says, 'no threat to language or identity'

Anti-CAA protest: Assam CM Sonowal says, 'no threat to language or identity'

Mobile services were restored in Assam on Friday nearly nine days after it was imposed on December 11 in the wake of violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Dec 20, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Restore internet services in Assam by 4 pm today, Guwahati High Court orders state govt

Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Restore internet services in Assam by 4 pm today, Guwahati High Court orders state govt

Earlier on Monday, Assam Finance Minister and North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) chairman Himanta Biswa Sarma had said in a tweet that mobile internet in Assam will remain suspended in the wake of

Dec 17, 2019, 13:32 PM IST
Assam curfew will be completely withdrawn from Tuesday: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam curfew will be completely withdrawn from Tuesday: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Dibrugarh district administration informed that the curfew is being relaxed in the district from 6 am to 8 pm for today. The curfew in Shillong has also been relaxed from 6 am to 7 pm on Tuesday.

Dec 17, 2019, 08:13 AM IST