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Three Boys Kill 6-Year-Old Girl In Assam For Refusing To Watch Porn, Arrested

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

3 boys from Assam have been arrested by the police for murdering a 6-year old girl who refused to watch porn videos, Assam Police informed.

Assam On High Alert Over 'Possible' ISI, Al-Qaeda Terror Strikes

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.


Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.

Centre Gives Go Ahead To Assam CM To Hold Talks With Ulfa (I) Chief

Sep 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.


Sarbananda Sonowal Files Nomination For RS Polls

Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.

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09 September, 2021

Assam Boat Accident: 1 Dead, 2 Missing, 87 Rescued After 2 Boats Collide In Brahmaputra

Dipankar Roy

The wreckage of the boat, which was found overturned around 1.5 km downstream of the mighty Brahmaputra, was cut open from the base by NDRF and SDRF divers, but no body was found inside it


08 September, 2021

One Dead, Several Missing As Two Boats With Over 100 Passengers Collide In Brahmaputra

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa expressed deep concern over the tragic boat accident near Nimati Ghat, Jorhat


04 September, 2021

When State Is Allowed To Deprive A Person Of Her Life And Liberty: The Curious Case Of Our Criminal Laws

Dilip Borah

The time to call a halt to arbitrary powers of the State is now; else it may be too late!


25 August, 2021

Assam: Two More Accused Persons Injured In Police Encounters

Outlook Web Bureau

In another incident, three members of an armed kidnapping gang accused in several cases were nabbed in Goalpara district on Tuesday night and one 9 mm pistol, three cartridges and addictive pills were seized from their possession


24 August, 2021

Assam: 60 More Bodo Insurgents Surrender With Arms And Immunition

Outlook Web Desk

The cadres belong to the newly formed insurgent group National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB).


22 August, 2021

Mizoram Govt Files Case Against Assam Cops For Theft Near Border

Outlook Web Bureau

The Mizoram government has accused Assam police personnel of 'stealing' construction materials from a project site near the border between the two Northeastern states.


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21 August, 2021

14 Arrested In Assam Under UAPA For Supporting Taliban On Social Media

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam Police said they are taking stern legal action against pro-Taliban comments on social media that are harmful to national security.


18 August, 2021

Tension Along Border Escalates Again; Assam Police Fire on Mizoram Civilians: Official

Outlook Web Bureau

Seven people including six Assam police personnel were killed and over 50 others injured in the clash between forces of the two North-eastern states on July 26 and a process of rapprochement is on.


16 August, 2021

Meghalaya Unrest: Assam Govt Asks Citizens Not To Travel To Shillong

Outlook Web Bureau

Vandalism and arson rocked Shillong and nearby areas on Independence Day during the funeral procession of a former militan


14 August, 2021

ULFA-I Extends Ceasefire By 3 Months, Asks People To Wear Black Badge On I-Day

Outlook Bureau

The earlier ceasefire was to be expired today


14 August, 2021

Blast In School Triggers Tension Again At Assam-Mizoram Border

Outlook Bureau

The incident comes days after peace appeared to have returned at the Assam-Mizoram border


12 August, 2021

Lovlina Borgohain Arrives Home To Hero's Welcome, Apologises For Not Winning Boxing Gold Medal At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Lovlina Borgohain is the first woman Olympian from Assam. She won a bronze medal in the women's 69kg boxing event at Tokyo Olympics


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10 August, 2021

Better Education, Healthcare Services Will Help Assam Bring Down Muslim Birth Rate: Cong MLA

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the 2011 Census, Muslims comprise 34.22 per cent of Assam's total population of 3.12 crore and they are in majority in several districts.


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Indian cricket team fans perform 'havan' ahead of the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People wait for their turn to get inoculated with a dose of the Covishield vaccine at a hospital, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

A pump attendant fills petrol in a vehicle at a refilling station as petrol prices soared to Rs. 107, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Missionaries and followers of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple during a peaceful march against the attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

ISKCON followers protest against the attack on temples and Hindus in Bangladesh, in Varanasi.

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