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Mile Sur Mera Tumhara

Oct 10, 2021 Maitreyee B Chowdhury

When I look back now, I sometimes think we were the happiest and most aromatic on Sundays, when Baba would don a white kurta and pajama, brush his curls, walk around the house in his soft Kolhapuris, managing to somehow look like a young Uttam Kumar with a classical bent of mind.

Heroin Worth Over Rs 2 Crore Recovered From Assam, One held

Oct 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

On a tip-off, police searched a passenger bus coming from Manipur at Laharijan on Friday night and seized the heroin concealed in 27 soap boxes.


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

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.

Sarbananda Sonowal Resigns From Assam Assembly As EC Announces Dates For By-Polls

Sep 28, 2021 Dipankar Roy

As per the Election Commission's announcement on Tuesday, by-elections to 10 assembly seats in the Northeast will be held on October 30.


Assam: Death Toll In Police Firing Reaches Three; Minority Students' Union Calls A 12-Hour Strike

According to information, more security personnel were being brought in to bolster security and prevent any escalation of trouble in the state in the wake of Thursday's incident at Gorukhuti village under Sipajhar revenue circle of the district.

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23 September, 2021

24 Years On, Naga Peace Talks Meander On With No Solution In Sight

Dipankar Roy

R.N Ravi's removal as interlocutor for negotiations with NSCN-IM latest twist in long saga; former IB special director A.K. Mishra to resume stalled parleys


23 September, 2021

Assam: Police Opened Fire On Mob Protesting Against Eviction, Two Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

The government had carried out an eviction drive in the same revenue circle on Monday rendering 800 families comprising about 5000 people homeless.


21 September, 2021

Assam To Set Fire To 2,500 Rhino Horns Seized From Poachers To Mark World Rhino Day

Dipankar Roy

The Assam government took the decision to destroy 2479 rhino horns out of 2623 lying in state treasuries in a cabinet meeting on September 16. Of the total, 94 horns will be preserved for academic purposes while 50 would be kept aside for ongoing court cases.


12 September, 2021

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

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.


03 September, 2021

Assam Government All Set To Sign Accord With Centre And Six Militant Groups

Outlook Web Bureau

The tripartite agreement will be signed among the Centre, Assam government and the six groups, Karbi Longri NC Hills Liberation Front (KLNLF), People’s Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK), three factions of Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) and United People's Liberation Army (UPLA).


27 August, 2021

Mizoram Encroaches 1000 Hectares Of Assam Land, Police Backs Mizo Civilians To Stop Assam Officials

Outlook Bureau

According to divisional forest officer, Cachar, Tejas Mariswamy , Mizos have set up several camps in the land they have encroached.


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27 August, 2021

Assam Militant Attack: 5 Drivers, Helpers Killed After Gunmen Open Fire, Burn Trucks

Dipankar Roy

Five drivers and their helpers were gunned down and their trucks burnt by suspected militants in Assam's Dima Hasao district on Thursday night.


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.


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


09 August, 2021

Opposition Stages Walk Out In Assam Assembly Over Meghalaya Encroachment Issue

Outlook Web Desk

Congress legislator Nurul Huda had moved the demand for adjournment motion at the end of the Question Hour in Assam Assembly.


09 August, 2021

Assam Bypolls: Akhil Gogoi's Raijor Dal Meets Congress To Discuss Anti-BJP Alliance

Outlook Web Desk

Congress working presidents Rana Goswami and Jakir Hussain Sikdar visited the Raijor Dal's headquarter in Guwahati to meet Gogoi and other senior leaders on Sunday.


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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.


Photo Gallery

Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.

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Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.

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People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.

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BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.

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