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As Assam readies to publish National Register of Citizens, Centre sanctions funds for a new detention centre for immigrants
The move assumes significance given that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated in the state to detect the illegal immigrants.
Unofficial sources put the death toll at four.
Several people have lost their lives in the past one year in India by lynch mobs after rumours of child lifting triggered via messages on WhatsApp.
The powerful improvised explosive device, suspected to have been planted by militants, exploded while a foot patrol party was moving in the thick forest area.
Those arrested also included 13 officers of Assam Civil Service, three of Assam Police Service, one district transport officer, one tax superintendent and one tax inspector.
The Act views witch-hunting as a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence. It was passed by Assam Assembly in 2015 with provisions of jail term up to life imprisonment.
The officers allegedly accepted huge bribes over several years for selecting the candidates.
According to reports, at least 20 people were killed in 14 separate incidents between May and July 2018 in various parts of India.
Dibrugarh ASP Surjeet Singh Panesar said today that in both cases, the duo drugged the victims, raped them, killed them and then dumped the bodies in toilets.
I have not joined BJP for contesting elections as of now, but I am ready to help the party in every possible way through my art, said the multi-lingual singer.
The divide between Bengali-majority Barak Valley and Assamese-majority Brahmaputra Valley has widened in recent times over issues such as NRC and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
In an FIR, the woman alleged that she was raped thrice by the MLA - twice at her residence and once at the circuit house in Hailakandi.
The governor also conveyed her condolence to the members of the bereaved family.
As per the ASDMA report issued today, Lakhimpur is the worst flood-hit district with over 21,200 people affected, followed by Dhemaji with 2,500 and 921 in Biswanath district.
One Assam Rifles jawan was killed and three others were injured in an IED explosion carried out by militants near the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur's Kamjong district.