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PM Headed Inter-State Council Reconstituted; Amit Shah Chairman Of Standing Committee

PM Headed Inter-State Council Reconstituted; Amit Shah Chairman Of Standing Committee

The standing committee will have continuous consultation and process matters for consideration of the council, process all matters pertaining to centre-state relations before they are taken up for consideration in the inter-state council.

23 May 2022
Assam's Box-Office Comedy Hit ‘Local Utpaat’ Wants To Wow Audiences In Other Cities

Assam's Box-Office Comedy Hit ‘Local Utpaat’ Wants To Wow Audiences In Other Cities

‘Local Utpaat’, an Assamese film managed to beat the collections of films like ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’ and ‘Doctor Strange’ in the state of Assam. The...

22 May 2022

Assam-Arunachal Border Dispute Likely To Be Resolved By Next Year: Amit Shah

The governments of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam were working for an amicable and permanent resolution of the inter-state boundary dispute, said the Union Home...

Floods, Landslides Batter Assam, Arunachal; Train Services Hit, Tripura Faces Stock Shortage

Floods, Landslides Batter Assam, Arunachal; Train Services Hit, Tripura Faces Stock Shortage

Assam State Disaster Management Authority said that at present 1413 villages are under water and Nagaon is the worst hit district where 2.88 lakh people are...

19 May 2022

In Folk Songs Lives The Imagery Of Flood And Farmland

India’s Northeast, a scenic hotspot of tribal communities and biodiversity, has been witnessing floods, dry spells, heavy downpours, cyclones and other...

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17 May 2022
Assam Floods: 2 Lakh Affected As Rains Bring Traffic To Standstill, Exams Suspended

Assam Floods: 2 Lakh Affected As Rains Bring Traffic To Standstill, Exams Suspended

Assam: The severe floods have left this northeast state of India crippled with road and rail connectivity cut off in region, leaving the region’s nearly two...


17 May 2022
Assam’s Behali Reserve Forest Designated As Wildlife Sanctuary

Assam’s Behali Reserve Forest Designated As Wildlife Sanctuary

The reserve forest is last remaining semi-evergreen forest in Assam’s Biswanath district


16 May 2022
Assam Floods: 2,800 Rescued After Being Stranded For Two Days Amid Massive Landslides

Assam Floods: 2,800 Rescued After Being Stranded For Two Days Amid Massive Landslides

Three persons have been killed in the mudlslide in Haflong revenue circle and 57,119 people are affected in seven districts of Assam.


13 May 2022
Sedition Law: 'Historic Judgement', Says Akhil Gogoi As Assam Intelligentsia Rejoice SC Move

Sedition Law: 'Historic Judgement', Says Akhil Gogoi As Assam Intelligentsia Rejoice SC Move

Activists, journos, writers and academics across Assam want the colonial-era sedition laws to be scrapped.


11 May 2022
Will Oust Corrupt BJP From Assam: Abhishek Banerjee

Will Oust Corrupt BJP From Assam: Abhishek Banerjee

"We will do everything possible to remove the corrupt BJP even if I am killed. We won't look back once we start the fight," Banerjee said.


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09 May 2022
ULFA Kills Two ‘Indian Spies’ Amid Talks Of Peace

ULFA Kills Two ‘Indian Spies’ Amid Talks Of Peace

The separatist group ULFA executed two people in Myanmar for being spies of the Indian government.


08 May 2022
Committed To Build Assam Of Our Dreams: CM Himanta Biswa

Committed To Build Assam Of Our Dreams: CM Himanta Biswa

"We’re all committed to ensure we together build Assam of our dreams," he said while congratulating the AGP members who had successfully contested the civic...


08 May 2022
High Disposal Rate Of Land-Related Applications Recorded Under ‘Mission Basundhara’: Himanta Biswa

High Disposal Rate Of Land-Related Applications Recorded Under ‘Mission Basundhara’: Himanta Biswa

All services provided under the mission will be available on the Right to Public Service (RTPS) portal from May 11, said the chief minister.


07 May 2022
Fraudster Caught Out By Betrothed Policewoman In Assam

Fraudster Caught Out By Betrothed Policewoman In Assam

The OC said the accused was arrested based on an FIR by a sub-inspector of the women's cell of the Nagaon Sadar Police Station.


05 May 2022
Union Home Minister Amit Shah To Visit 7 States In Next Three Weeks

Union Home Minister Amit Shah To Visit 7 States In Next Three Weeks

Amit Shah, who is currently in West Bengal for a two-day visit, will be travelling to Assam, Telangana, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra and...


13 May 2022
Other Political Prisoners Have Suffered More: Jignesh Mevani

Other Political Prisoners Have Suffered More: Jignesh Mevani

Gujarat Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani recounts those ‘nine days’ when he was arrested twice by Assam Police


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04 May 2022
'Aghast And Shocked': Out On Bail, Jignesh Mevani Recalls His Tale Of Two Arrests

'Aghast And Shocked': Out On Bail, Jignesh Mevani Recalls His Tale Of Two Arrests

Jignesh Mevani tells Outlook that the case against him was an attempt to tarnish his image and it was beyond 'cheap' and 'mean'.


01 May 2022
Drug Cartel Busted, Three Held With Drugs in Assam

Drug Cartel Busted, Three Held With Drugs in Assam

The team first arrested two persons, including a woman, and recovered around 5 gm of drugs from them, said SI Lakhimpur.


28 April 2022
Efforts On To Revoke AFSPA Completely From NE, Cheap And Effective Treatment For All: PM

Efforts On To Revoke AFSPA Completely From NE, Cheap And Effective Treatment For All: PM

Addressing a 'Peace, Unity and Development' rally, PM Modi said the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act could be withdrawn from various parts of the region as...


28 April 2022
AAP Stages Protests Against Price Rise During PM Modi's Assam Visit

AAP Stages Protests Against Price Rise During PM Modi's Assam Visit

"The PM is welcome to the state but he should address the problem of the people. Prices of essential commodities are skyrocketing," AAP leader Rumi Ullah said.


28 April 2022
Efforts Are On To Remove AFSPA Completely From Northeast Region: PM Modi

Efforts Are On To Remove AFSPA Completely From Northeast Region: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address in Assam made the announcement, saying the situation has improved a lot in the various parts of northeast in...


06 May 2022
In Assam, Bengali Muslims Are Asserting Their Identity Through 'Miya Poetry'

In Assam, Bengali Muslims Are Asserting Their Identity Through 'Miya Poetry'

Assam’s immigrant Muslims are owning the racial slur Miya to assert their identity and express dissent


26 April 2022
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani Sent To 5 Days Police Custody, Agitating Congress Leaders Detained

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani Sent To 5 Days Police Custody, Agitating Congress Leaders Detained

Mevani was on Monday arrested in a case of an alleged assault filed by a woman police officer after he was granted bail in a case related to a tweet on PM Modi.


21 April 2022
Congress Stages Protest In Gujarat Over Arrest Of Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani

Congress Stages Protest In Gujarat Over Arrest Of Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani

Gujarat Congress president Jagdish Thakor and other Congress leaders rushed to Ahmedabad Airport after learning about his arrest and shouted slogans against...


20 April 2022
Assam And Arunachal To Form District Level Committees To Resolve Border Conflicts: Assam CM

Assam And Arunachal To Form District Level Committees To Resolve Border Conflicts: Assam CM

The two northeastern neighbours had previously met over the issue on January 24 this year during which Arunachal Pradesh climbed down from its initial demand...


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