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Five Assam families get justice in fake encounter case 24 years later

In 1994, the Dhola-based 18 Punjab Regiment of the Indian Army had picked up nine persons and detained them at the Dhola army camp in connection with the killing of a tea estate GM by ULFA.

published on : 14th October 2018

Gauhati HC issues notices to Assam govt, police over Nagaon DSP suspension

Accepting a writ petition filed by Nagaon Deputy Superintendent of Police Sabita Das, who was placed under suspension for allegedly asking for a bribe, the high court issued notices to eight parties.

published on : 14th October 2018

Gorkhas not to be sent to foreigners tribunals, but not eligible for NRC: Home Ministry

A senior home ministry official, however, made it clear that Nepalese citizens living in Assam are not eligible to be included in the NRC as well as in the electoral rolls.

published on : 10th October 2018

NRC is India's problem, says Bangladesh foreign minister Mahmood Ali

The number of those who have to prove their credentials as Indian citizens is stated to be around 40 lakhs.

published on : 9th October 2018

Watch: Assam deputy speaker Kripanath Mallah falls off an elephant

The incident took place on October 6 while Mallah was on his maiden visit to Ratabari, his own constituency, after being elected as the deputy speaker.

published on : 8th October 2018

Muslim woman in Assam tonsured for protesting child marriage

In a video of the incident which has gone viral on the social media, some people were seen erupting in wild celebration after the victim was made to go through the ignominy.

published on : 7th October 2018

Manipur People's Protection Bill is not like the NRC, says Manipur CM

The Bill, passed unanimously by the Manipur assembly on July 23, aims to grant the status of "natives" to Meiteis, Pangal Muslims, scheduled tribes and others who moved to the state before 1951.

published on : 6th October 2018

India deports 7 Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar in its first such action against the community

Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court rejected the plea made by one of the Rohingya refugees seeking to restrain the Centre from deporting them to Myanmar.

published on : 4th October 2018

23 cases of mob violence in Assam this year: Minister

As many as 162 arrests have been made in these cases this year, although no arrests were made in 2017.

published on : 1st October 2018

NRC applicant will not be allowed to change legacy person in claim form

A claim can be submitted for reconsideration of eligibility based on documents already submitted or it can be submitted with additional List A or List B documents, the NRC official said.

published on : 30th September 2018

Assam NRC: Claims and objections process begins to decide fate of 40 lakh excluded people

The draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published on July 30 and included the names of 2.9 crore people out of the total applications of 3.29 crore.

published on : 25th September 2018

Amit Shah attacks Congress on NRC, says process to evict illegal infiltrators won't stop

The Congress is raising issues to deflect the attention from crucial subjects, the BJP chief said, adding that there is no competition to the BJP in respect of development, security and nationalism.

published on : 25th September 2018

Father of boy saved by 'Spiderman' from Paris balcony to face court for negligence

Mamoudou Gassama, the migrant nicknamed "Spiderman" after footage of his daring rescue went viral in May, has since been rewarded with French citizenship and a job in the fire service.

published on : 25th September 2018

Assam saw 4,130 rapes, over 15,000 dowry cases in last two years

In all, 161 cases of rape, 457 cases of sexual harassment, 1,544 cases related to dowry and 1,543 cases of abduction took place in Assam's capital town Guwahati.

published on : 25th September 2018

Assam NRC claims, objections process from Tuesday

Under the claims process, over 40 lakh people who were not included in either the part draft or the complete draft of NRC, will have to submit prescribed documents to get their names included

published on : 24th September 2018
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