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Assam CM suspects third party role in eviction violence

Guwahati |Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma suspects the role of a third party in Thursdays violence in which two persons were killed and 20 others were injured after a mob clashed with the police during an eviction drive in Darrang district of the state.... read..
 

Assam's highest civilian award for national integration to be conferred on Venkaiah Naidu

Guwahati |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The Assam government will confer the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution on Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu during his proposed visit to the state on October 3, officials said here on Saturday.... read..
 

Ordered CBI inquiry into Darrang firing incident, says Assam CM

Guwahati (Assam) | September 25, 2021 5:46:08 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that he has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the firing incident that took place in the Dhalpur area of Assam's Darrang district in which two civilians were killed and n... read..
 

Darrang firing incident: Eviction drive conducted with local permission, says police

Darrang (Assam) | September 25, 2021 10:16:05 AM IST
The eviction drive at the Dhalpur area in Assam's Darrang district was carried out with the permission of representatives of the people being evicted, said police on Friday.... read..
 

Assam govt orders judicial probe into firing incident in Darrang district during anti-encroachment drive

Dispur (Assam) | September 24, 2021 12:46:24 PM IST
The Assam government has ordered a judicial probe into a firing incident that took place in Dhalpur, killing two civilians and injuring nine policemen in Darrang district during an anti-encroachment drive.... read..
 

Assam logs 371 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in last 24 hrs

Dispur (Assam) | September 24, 2021 2:46:04 AM IST
Assam recorded 371 new COVID-19 cases and 10 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the state health bulletin on Thursday.... read..
 

Darrang eviction drive conducted with agreement of evicted people's representatives, says Assam CM

Guwahati (Assam) | September 24, 2021 8:46:04 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday that the eviction drive in Darrang district was carried out with the agreement of representatives of the people being evicted.... read..
 

Assam reports 407 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

Dispur (Assam) | September 23, 2021 2:16:02 AM IST
Assam on Wednesday registered a total of 407 new COVID-19 cases, 604 recoveries and four deaths over a span of 24 hours, said the state's health department.... read..
 

Assam: 57 poachers of Raimona National Park surrender

Kokrajhar (Assam) | September 23, 2021 9:45:58 AM IST
57 poachers of the Raimona National Park surrendered to the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) of Assam on Wednesday.... read..
 

Assam govt to burn 2,500 rhino horns to mark World Rhino Day

Golaghat (Assam) | September 22, 2021 12:46:13 PM IST
The Assam government is all set to burn nearly 2,500 rhino horns on Wednesday in Bokakhat in public on the occasion of World Rhino Day.... read..
 

Assam logs 441 new cases of COVID-19, 6 fatalities

Dispur (Assam) | September 22, 2021 6:46:19 AM IST
Assam on Tuesday recorded 441 new cases of COVID-19, 338 recoveries and six deaths over a span of 24 hours, as per the state's health department.... read..
 

Assigned by Shah, Assam CM holds talks with NSCN (IM) leaders, others

Kohima/Guwahati |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Hours after his meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday rushed to Dimapur and held meetings with the NSCN (IM) leaders, his Nagaland counterpart Neiphiu Rio, leaders of various political parties, ... read..
 

Assam govt burns around 2,500 rhino horns to mark World Rhino Day

Golaghat (Assam) | September 22, 2021 3:46:10 PM IST
On the occasion of World Rhino Day, the Assam government on Wednesday burned around 2,500 rhino horns to bust myths associated with it.... read..
 

Assam: Karbi Anglong police recovers around 1.5 kg heroin

Dispur (Assam) | September 21, 2021 11:16:22 AM IST
The Karbi Anglong Police recovered over a kg of heroin on Tuesday in Khatkhati, Assam.... read..
 

Congress questions Assam CM's involvement in Naga peace talks

Guwahati/Kohima |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
The opposition Congress on Tuesday raised questions over Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's involvement in the Naga peace talks and says the state's interest may be compromised in the long run.... read..
 

Rajya Sabha bypolls: Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal files nomination from Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2021 8:46:14 PM IST
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday filed his nomination for the upcoming Rajya Sabha by-polls from Assam.... read..
 

Assam records 455 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Dispur (Assam) | September 21, 2021 3:16:04 AM IST
A total of 455 new COVID-19 cases, 517 recoveries and 10 deaths were reported in Assam on Monday.... read..
 

Maintained communication with ULFA chief Paresh Baruah, says Assam CM

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2021 3:46:19 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said his government has maintained some communication with the insurgent group United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).... read..
 

BJP leader killed by wild elephants near Guwahati

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Assam BJP leader Rajib Boro was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants near the Rani Reserve Forest on the outskirts of Guwahati city, officials said on Monday.... read..
 

COVID-19: Assam reports 259 new cases, 7 fatalities in last 24 hours

Assam | September 20, 2021 4:46:09 AM IST
Assam reported 259 new COVID-19 cases and seven fatalities in the past 24 hours, as per the state health bulletin on Sunday.... read..
 

Rights panel asks Manipur DGP to protect 4 RTI activists from NSCN-IM

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has asked the state's Home Department and the state Police Chief to provide proper protection to four RTI activists who have gone into hiding fearing "reprisal" from the militant outfit NSCN-IM, officials said on... read..
 

Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Seminar focusing India-Bangladesh to be held in Guwahati on Sep 21

Guwahati (Assam) | September 19, 2021 3:46:07 PM IST
India is observing Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations throughout the country to mark 50 years of its victory over Pakistan and the liberation of Bangladesh in the 1971 war.... read..
 

Employees of Assam cinema theatres urge for reopening cinemas

Guwahati (Assam) | September 19, 2021 2:45:52 PM IST
Cinema hall employees from across Assam staged a sit-in protest in Guwahati on Sunday demanding the reopening of cinema halls in the state, which have remained shut since April owing to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

COVID-19: Assam reports 365 new cases, 2 fatalities in last 24 hours

Assam | September 19, 2021 2:15:49 AM IST
Assam reported 365 new COVID-19 cases and two fatalities in the past 24 hours, as per the state health bulletin on Saturday.... read..
 

Police busts camp of new terror group United Liberation of Bodoland in Assam's Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar (Assam) | September 18, 2021 1:45:58 PM IST
Kokrajhar Police busted a camp of the newly formed terror group United Liberation of Bodoland (ULB) in the Ultapani area of Assam on Saturday, as per GP Singh, the Special Director General of Police, Assam Police.... read..
 

Assam vaccinates over 7 lakh people on PM's birthday

Guwahati |Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modis 71st birthday on Friday, Assam set a new record by administering Covid vaccine doses to over seven lakh people in 33 districts across the state.... read..
 
 
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