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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.

published on : 21st July 2018

Heatwave claims two more lives in Assam

Unofficial sources put the death toll at four.

published on : 20th July 2018

WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to five chats in India to counter mob lynching

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.

published on : 20th July 2018

Assam Rifles jawan injured in IED blast in Imphal

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.

published on : 19th July 2018

BJP MP’s daughter arrested in Assam Public Service Commission cash-for-jobs scam

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.

published on : 18th July 2018

Assam gets a stringent law to fight witch-hunting

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.   

published on : 16th July 2018

BJP MP RP Sharma's daughter among 19 summoned in Assam cash-for-jobs scam

The officers allegedly accepted huge bribes over several years for selecting the candidates.

published on : 15th July 2018

Lynching continues in Assam amid rumours of firecrackers, cow-slaughter, child -trafficking

According to reports, at least 20 people were killed in 14 separate incidents between May and July 2018 in various parts of India.

published on : 13th July 2018

Two accused in double rape-murder cases held in Assam

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.

published on : 13th July 2018

Bhojpuri singer Kalpana Patowary joins BJP 

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.

published on : 13th July 2018

Statehood demand grows louder in Assam's Barak Valley

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.

published on : 12th July 2018

Assam rape-accused MLA Nizam Uddin Choudhury goes into hiding 

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.

published on : 10th July 2018

Manipur governor Najma Heptulla, Assam Rifles condemn IED attack

The governor also conveyed her condolence to the members of the bereaved family.

published on : 10th July 2018

Assam flood: Situation improves as water level recede from Nagaon district

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.

published on : 10th July 2018

Assam Rifles jawan killed in Manipur ambush 

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.

published on : 9th July 2018
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