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Meghalaya Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor On Health Grounds

Meghalaya Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor On Health Grounds

Mar 30, 2020

Amid Coronavirus lockdown, Meghalaya government has approved home delivery of liquor on health grounds strictly against medical prescription issued by a registered medical practitioner

'They Pelted Stones To Attack': Police Fire In Air In Assam To Enforce Lockdown At Market

'They Pelted Stones To Attack': Police Fire In Air In Assam To Enforce Lockdown At Market

Mar 28, 2020

The police were trying to close down a market where people had gathered in Assam's Bongaigaon district, according to an official.

Coronavirus: Manipur Placed Under Curfew After 23-year-old Tests Positive

Coronavirus: Manipur Placed Under Curfew After 23-year-old Tests Positive

Mar 24, 2020

The 23-year-old arrived in Imphal via Kolkata and Agartala on March 21. According to officials, she did not exhibit symptoms when she arrived but was placed under home quarantine.

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Assam Puts Distribution Of NRC Rejection Slips On Hold

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Assam Puts Distribution Of NRC Rejection Slips On Hold

Mar 20, 2020

NRC officials claimed the process to hand out rejection slips would have indeed started had the Coronavirus not hit the country.

'... Armed Outfit May Exploit': Assam To Remain 'Disturbed Area' Under AFSPA For Another 6 Months

'... Armed Outfit May Exploit': Assam To Remain 'Disturbed Area' Under AFSPA For Another 6 Months

Mar 18, 2020

The 'disturb area' tag was last extended starting August 28, 2019, citing the “sensitive matter” of publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Assam Minor's Gangrape: What Propels The Rise In Crime Against Women

Assam Minor's Gangrape: What Propels The Rise In Crime Against Women

Mar 12, 2020

A 12-year-old girl is gangraped and murdered in Assam by nine juveniles. What’s fuelling the spurt in crime against women in the state?

Non-Tribal Man Stabbed In Shillong, Police Says Not Connected To Earlier Violence

Non-Tribal Man Stabbed In Shillong, Police Says Not Connected To Earlier Violence

Mar 06, 2020

Since violence erupted last Saturday, as many as 300 migrant workers from neighbouring Assam have left Meghalaya

Police Books Banned Militant Group In Meghalaya After Threat To Bengali Hindus

Police Books Banned Militant Group In Meghalaya After Threat To Bengali Hindus

Mar 05, 2020

A statement from HNLC has created a sense of fear among a section of the Bengali speaking community in Shillong

11-year-old Girl Found Hanging From A Tree In Assam Was Murdered & Gang-raped, Confirms Autopsy Report

11-year-old Girl Found Hanging From A Tree In Assam Was Murdered & Gang-raped, Confirms Autopsy Report

Mar 04, 2020

The 11-year-old was lured by the group of juveniles, who were celebrating the end of the matric examination, on the pretext of organising a party.

Anti-Dkhar In CAA Ante

Anti-Dkhar In CAA Ante

Mar 04, 2020

Clashes between tribals and non-tribals leave three people dead in Meghalaya

200 New Foreigners Tribunals In Assam To Hear Pending Cases Till NRC Appeals Start

200 New Foreigners Tribunals In Assam To Hear Pending Cases Till NRC Appeals Start

Mar 04, 2020

The 200 new tribunals were to deal with the appeals of those over 1.9 million persons who have been left out of the NRC list published on August 31 last year

Assam Lecturer, Arrested For 'Objectionable' FB Post Against PM & BJP, Sent To 2-day Judicial Custody

Assam Lecturer, Arrested For 'Objectionable' FB Post Against PM & BJP, Sent To 2-day Judicial Custody

Feb 29, 2020

Sengupta was arrested late Friday evening following a complaint by some students of Silchar’s Gurcharan College. In his post on Facebook, Sengupta targetted the BJP, the RSS and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent Delhi riots.

10 Stabbed, Cars Torched: Curfew In Parts Of Shillong As Clashes Erupt Post-CAA Meet

10 Stabbed, Cars Torched: Curfew In Parts Of Shillong As Clashes Erupt Post-CAA Meet

Feb 29, 2020

Clashes broke out between Khasi Students Union members and local non-tribals of the area, as per the police.

Fearing Detention, Assam Woman Declared As Foreigner Goes Into Hiding

Fearing Detention, Assam Woman Declared As Foreigner Goes Into Hiding

Feb 21, 2020

To support her claim that she was a citizen by birth, Jabeda had submitted 15 documents including 1951 NRC record of a parent, their names in multiple voter lists, PAN card, bank documents, land payment receipts and certificates from the village headman.

Act-East Inaction: When Will Kaladan Multi-Modal Transport Project Be Complete?

Act-East Inaction: When Will Kaladan Multi-Modal Transport Project Be Complete?

Feb 19, 2020

The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transport Project hasn’t travelled much, stumbling on roadblocks such as terrain, monsoon, land compensation issues, design faults, insurgents et al

Assam University Remains Shut As Students Protest Against Research Scholar's Rustication

Assam University Remains Shut As Students Protest Against Research Scholar's Rustication

Feb 18, 2020

The VC claims that he offered that the rusticated research scholar should submit an apology if he wants a review of the order.

Voter ID, Voter list, Land Documents Not Proof Of Citizenship: Gauhati HC

Voter ID, Voter list, Land Documents Not Proof Of Citizenship: Gauhati HC

Feb 17, 2020

The High Court has dismissed citizenship claims of a woman who submitted 15 documents.

FIR Against Former NRC Official For Not Sharing Email Passwords

FIR Against Former NRC Official For Not Sharing Email Passwords

Feb 13, 2020

NRC Secretariat in Assam is at the Centre of another controversy after its website was disrupted over non-payment of dues to Wipro.

NRC Data Missing Because Of Non-Payment Of Rs 70 Cr, Non-Renewal Of Contract With Wipro

NRC Data Missing Because Of Non-Payment Of Rs 70 Cr, Non-Renewal Of Contract With Wipro

Feb 12, 2020

The disruption has been caused due to the non-payment of subscription -- Rs 3 lakh per month -- and another amount of Rs 70 crore that authorities owe to Wipro.

Complex Case Of Goriya, Moriya, Oxomiya -- Assam Set To Separate Indigenous Muslims From Migrants

Complex Case Of Goriya, Moriya, Oxomiya -- Assam Set To Separate Indigenous Muslims From Migrants

Feb 12, 2020

The BJP-led Assam government plans a census that will identify the native Muslims—called the Goriya, Moriya, Julha and Deshi. Indigenous Muslims say the census is needed to protect their native identity.

Assam NRC List Data Goes Offline, Official Says Disruption In Cloud Services

Assam NRC List Data Goes Offline, Official Says Disruption In Cloud Services

Feb 12, 2020

“Wipro has been directed to continue the services. Hopefully, it will be resumed,” an NRC official said.

Ex-Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul's Son Found Dead In UK, Suicide Suspected

Ex-Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul's Son Found Dead In UK, Suicide Suspected

Feb 11, 2020

The 20-year-old, whose father had committed suicide in 2016, was studying law in the University of Sussex.

Who Is An Assamese? More Questions Than Answers

Who Is An Assamese? More Questions Than Answers

Feb 05, 2020

In the wake of the National Register of Citizens, any exercise to define who is a native can open a Pandora's Box in a state inimical to 'immigrants'

500 Detainees Need Legal Aid, 220 Medical Attention In Assam: Govt-Appointed Committee

500 Detainees Need Legal Aid, 220 Medical Attention In Assam: Govt-Appointed Committee

Feb 04, 2020

The state-appointed committee has suggested that foreigners in detention not be kept in prisons but in exclusive facilities.

NIA Quizzes IIT-Guwahati Professor Again Over Anti-CAA Protests

NIA Quizzes IIT-Guwahati Professor Again Over Anti-CAA Protests

Feb 04, 2020

According to Arupjyoti Saikia's lawyer, the academic will be questioned by NIA again on Tuesday.

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