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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: 12 Insurgents Of United Liberation Of Bodoland (ULB) Surrender Near India-Bhutan Border

Sep 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The insurgents surrendered near the India-Bhutan border in Udalguri district and were brought to Dimakuchi police station for completing necessary formalities, said Special Director General of Police-cum-IGP (BTAD) L R Bishnoi.

SC Collegium Approves Names Of Three New Judges For Gauhati HC

Justices Soumitra Saikia, Parthivjyoti Saikia and S Hukato Swu would get permanent appointments.

6 Staffers Arrested, 3 Others Detained In Assam Boat Capsize Case

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

At least two persons died and one went missing after a private boat with 92 passengers on board capsized following a head-on collision with a government-owned ferry near Nimati Ghat in Jorhat district on September 8.

IIT Student Accused Of Rape Gets Bail As Court Calls Him 'State's Future Asset'

The Gauhati high court granted bail to the accused for Rs 30,000 bond along with two sureties.

22 August, 2021

3 More Killed In Encounter In Assam, Police Says Attempted Bank Robbery

Outlook Web Desk

The death toll in purported police encounters in the state rose to 20 with this incident, while 31 persons have been left injured.

21 August, 2021

Police Arrest 14 Assam People For Showing Support To Taliban Activities On Social Media

Outlook Web Desk

The arrests were made since Friday night and they have been booked under different sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, IT Act and CrPC, a senior police officer said.

19 August, 2021

Assam Police Seize Heroin Worth Over Rs 4.5 Crore, Two Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages

15 August, 2021

Assam CM Sarma Invites ULFA Chief For Talks To End Bloodshed

Outlook Web Desk

The CM Himanta Bisma Sarma appealed the militant chief to come forward for dialogue on Independence Day.

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

10 August, 2021

Interstate Sex Racket Busted, 3 Held From Assam, Bihar

Outlook Web Bureau

'The culprits used to communicate with the potential customers via social media. The sex racket operated in the hotel or in one of the rooms rented by Bhardwaj in Jiyabharali Apartment. In this process, all the accused got commissions,' police said.


06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya Identify Six Areas Of Dispute In 2nd Border Meet

Outlook Correspondent

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.

06 August, 2021

Northeast Border Disputes: When Brothers Fight, Dirty Politics Wins

Hoihnu Hauzel

The recent border clash between Mizoram and Assam and how it was allowed to flare up brought home many things not just about the two states but also about the region in totality that has seen too much bloodshed.

04 August, 2021

Assam Declares Part Of Border Along Mizoram No-Drone Zone Citing Security Threat

Outlook Web Bureau

The order issued under Section 144 of CrPC did not mention when the 'drone attacks' took place, but official sources claimed that drones recently flew in from Kolasib district on the other side of the interstate boundary.

30 July, 2021

Celebrations Begin But Assam Wants Lovlina Borgohain To Win Tokyo Olympics Gold

Dipankar Roy

Lovlina Borgohain has already assured India a medal from the boxing ring at Tokyo Olympics

21 July, 2021

‘Irregularities Point To Corruption’: Assam Congress Slams Govt For PM-Kisan Scheme Anomalies

Dipankar Roy

Congress’ reaction came after Narendra Singh Tomar admitted that irregularities happened in the PM Kisan scheme and that Rs 2,992.75 crores went to ineligible farmers in the country.

21 July, 2021

CAA, NRC Nothing To Do With Hindu-Muslim Divide: Mohan Bhagwat

Outlook Web Bureau

Talking about NRC, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat stated that all nations have the right to know who its citizens are.


20 July, 2021

Border Situation With Mizoram ‘Fragile’: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Outlook Web Bureau

The chief ministers of the region will be present at a meeting of the North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC), to be chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on that day.

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

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

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

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah visits the residence of martyr J&K Police, Inspector Parvez Ahmed who was killed by terrorists last month, and met his wife Fatima Akhter in Nowgam. HM has given government job to...

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Female candidates arrive to appear in RSMSSB Patwari Exam 2021, at M.S. College in Bikaner.

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Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu