Maradona’s stolen watch recovered in Assam

The alleged thief, a resident of Sivasagar, was employed as a domestic help at Maradona’s Dubai residence. He fled to Assam in August this year.

12 Dec 2021

Assam police recover late football legend Maradona's Hublot watch, domestic help alleged thief

It was a one of its kind and specially-made watch of the departed Argentine star. Maradona's jersey number 10 and his signature are inscribed on it, Assam Police said.

11 Dec 2021

Mon killings: Nagas want Centre to apologise, repeal AFSPA

In the aftermath of the civilian killings, the chief ministers of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Mizoram raised the demand for the repeal of AFSPA.

11 Dec 2021

Students’ body asks all CMs of Northeast to jointly push for AFSPA repeal

It staged a protest across the Northeast on Thursday in protest against the recent civilian killings in Nagaland’s Mon district.

09 Dec 2021

Office of profit: Manipur governor dismisses Congress petition against 12 BJP MLAs

The governor declared that the 12 MLAs had not incurred disqualification on the ground of office of profit.

08 Dec 2021

Army tried to hide bodies under tarpaulin: Nagaland government on Mon ambush

Six civilians were killed on the spot and two critically injured. What followed was a cover up attempt by hiding the bodies and possibly taking them to the Army camp.

07 Dec 2021

Encounter goes horribly wrong in Nagaland, 15 civilians killed

Saturday’s civilian toll of 13 climbed after two others were killed when a mob of over 1,000 people attacked an Assam Rifles camp in Mon town, torching its canteen, gate etc.

06 Dec 2021

Civilian killings revive Nagaland’s violent past

The attack united the various Naga tribes but distanced them from the security and paramilitary forces. A perceived trust built between both sides over the past two decades has gone for a toss.

05 Dec 2021

Ratan Tata named for Assam’s highest civilian award

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said Tata would be honoured with the Assam Baibhav award for his exceptional contribution towards furthering cancer care in the state.

04 Dec 2021

13 held for lynching Assam student leader, CM Himanta wants trial in fast-track court

The main culprit Niraj Das alias Kola Loraa, a drug peddler, was said to be a hardened criminal against whom several cases are registered in various police stations.

30 Nov 2021

AASU leader lynched by mob after road mishap, 6 arrested

The AASU set a 24-hour deadline before the police demanding the arrest of all the culprits and threatened to shut down Jorhat in the event of failure.

29 Nov 2021

Tripura civic polls: BJP decimates TMC, Left, sweeps all 20 ULBs

The elections were held against the backdrop of sporadic incidents of political violence. The CPI-M and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) had accused of BJP of assaulting their workers.

28 Nov 2021

Loss of face? Tripura CM orders review of cases against journalists, lawyers

On November 6, the police had booked the people, including 68 Twitter users, for sharing “objectionable news items/statements” on the alleged anti-Muslim violence in the state.

27 Nov 2021

Guwahati diary: All that is happening in the 'Light of the East'

The Assam Police excelled in the Indian Police Foundation’s list of 'Smart Policing' index by securing the third position among 29 states and Union Territories.

27 Nov 2021

Congress becomes pawn in Northeast in Trinamool Congress' pan-India plans

Political observers point out that by upstaging the grand old party in Meghalaya, the Trinamool Congress is indirectly helping the BJP.

26 Nov 2021