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Four killed as fire broke out at a house in Assam's Dibrugarh

Four killed as fire broke out at a house in Assam's Dibrugarh

The fire broke out at the house of one Maya Devi. Her son Vishal Sonar (19) and two grandsons, Sibu Sonar (5) and Sankar Sonar (3), were charred to death due to the fire.

Oct 19, 2019, 21:55 PM IST
Congress didn't support BJP on Citizenship Bill: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Congress didn't support BJP on Citizenship Bill: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Himanta Biswa Sarma was speaking at a public rally at the Bengali Hindu community-dominated Ratabari assembly constituency in Assam's Barak Valley. The Minister was campaigning for Bijoy Malakar, the

Oct 15, 2019, 21:00 PM IST
Huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives recovered in Assam

Huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives recovered in Assam

Nine factory-made rifles, eleven country-made rifles, 162 assorted ammunition (including Sniper and Pika ammunition), 17 kg of explosives (PEK), two radio set and other materials were recovered

Sep 24, 2019, 21:52 PM IST
Assam publishes full NRC list online with names of 3.30 crore applicants

Assam publishes full NRC list online with names of 3.30 crore applicants

Assam government has released the final National Register of Citizens list on its official portal nrcassam.nic.in.

Sep 14, 2019, 10:47 AM IST
No infiltrator will be allowed to live in India, says Amit Shah in Assam

No infiltrator will be allowed to live in India, says Amit Shah in Assam

Underlining the government's commitment towards ensuring the safety and security of the country, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that no infiltrator would be allowed to stay anywhere in India

Sep 09, 2019, 16:25 PM IST
Centre not thinking of altering Article 371, says Home Minister Amit Shah in Assam

Centre not thinking of altering Article 371, says Home Minister Amit Shah in Assam

It is to be noted that Article 370 granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir but the Centre not only revoked Article 370, it also bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir into two Union

Sep 08, 2019, 22:29 PM IST
Assam government to provide legal support to needy people excluded from final NRC list: MHA

Assam government to provide legal support to needy people excluded from final NRC list: MHA

In another tweet, MHA spokesperson added that no person whose name has been excluded from the NRC list will be detained by the authorities.

Sep 03, 2019, 07:29 AM IST
Assam final NRC list out; 3,11,21,004 persons included, 19,06,657 excluded

Assam final NRC list out; 3,11,21,004 persons included, 19,06,657 excluded

The final list of the National Register of Citizens for Assam included 3,11,21,004 people as Indian citizens and excluded 19,06,657 others. 

Aug 31, 2019, 11:58 AM IST
How to check your name in final Assam NRC list

How to check your name in final Assam NRC list

The Assam government on Saturday morning published the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list on official website nrcassam.nic.in.

Aug 31, 2019, 10:19 AM IST
First NRC list to be released today, high alert in Assam; CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals for calm

First NRC list to be released today, high alert in Assam; CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals for calm

Ahead of the release of first NRC list, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has called upon the people of the state to maintain peace and tranquillity.

Aug 31, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
NRC: No Aadhaar for those who can't prove Indian citizenship

NRC: No Aadhaar for those who can't prove Indian citizenship

The final NRC list is scheduled to be taken out on Saturday and security has been tightened in Assam.

Aug 30, 2019, 21:05 PM IST
Assam NRC final list publication on August 31; security beefed up, CAPF deployed

Assam NRC final list publication on August 31; security beefed up, CAPF deployed

In a tweet, the Ministry of Home Affairs urged the people not to believe in rumours on publication of the Assam NRC list.

Aug 30, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hits Assam's Karbi Anglong

Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hits Assam's Karbi Anglong

The tremors were felt at 9.15 pm at a depth of 42 km.

Aug 22, 2019, 21:50 PM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah holds review meet on Assam NRC ahead of August 31 deadline

Home Minister Amit Shah holds review meet on Assam NRC ahead of August 31 deadline

A major decision taken in the meeting was that Assam government would make all necessary arrangements to provide full opportunity of appeal to those whose names do not feature in the final NRC list.

Aug 20, 2019, 15:08 PM IST
Former Congress MP Santiuse Kujur, Gautam Roy join BJP in Assam

Former Congress MP Santiuse Kujur, Gautam Roy join BJP in Assam

Santiuse Kujur, a former Rajya Sabha MP, had resigned from the Congress party on Saturday. 

Aug 11, 2019, 15:42 PM IST
Situation remains grim in 19 flood-hit districts of Assam

Situation remains grim in 19 flood-hit districts of Assam

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), flood waters have receded in Biswanath and Karbi Anglong districts but the situation is still unsafe in Lakhimpur and Baksa.

Jul 24, 2019, 09:51 AM IST
SC extends deadline for final publication of Assam's NRC list to August 31

SC extends deadline for final publication of Assam's NRC list to August 31

The Centre and the state government had demanded the inspection of 20 per cent of those people residing in the border districts. 

Jul 23, 2019, 16:05 PM IST
Assam floods: Over 57 lakh people affected across 2000 villages

Assam floods: Over 57 lakh people affected across 2000 villages

Around 121 relief camps accommodating more than 13,226 people have been set up.

Jul 23, 2019, 14:44 PM IST
Death toll in Assam floods jumps to 62 as situation remains grim in 24 districts

Death toll in Assam floods jumps to 62 as situation remains grim in 24 districts

The death toll in Assam floods has climbed to 62 and around 57 lakh people have been affected by floods which have wreaked havoc in at least 32 districts of the state.

Jul 21, 2019, 12:33 PM IST
Assam floods: Indian Army intensifies largescale rescue operations

Assam floods: Indian Army intensifies largescale rescue operations

A large scale flood relief operation by the Indian Army troops is underway in flood-hit areas of lower Assam since 11 June after the torrential rain hit the region. The intensified downpour has

Jul 20, 2019, 07:35 AM IST