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Assam

Identities that cannot be erased from individuals and communities

Telangana Telugu is the one which is not Sanskritised, and even though it is looked down upon

22 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Assam: It’ll be good if AFSPA goes

While the announcement had a hint of a disclaimer and conditionality, it will have a largely positive bearing on the entire region

24 May 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Dissent, even if unseemly, should not lead to arrest

The court was categorical in its response — while registering its disapproval of the statement by Mr Khera

25 Feb 2023 12:10 AM

Aakar Patel | Lynchings and other atrocities: When ‘news’ is no longer news

Not many modern democracies have gone down this path before, setting it upon themselves to use the law and the media to target citizens

14 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

Pavan K. Varma | ‘Bulldozer justice’ unjust under all circumstances

Although it is clearly verifiable that bulldozers have especially targeted the minority community, Hindus too have not been spared

27 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

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AA Edit | Centre must help resolve border flareups in N-E

The Centre is likely to be concerned that the next round of talks, due later this month, is not derailed on account of the recent incident

25 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | Withdrawal of incentives irks IAS, IPS officers serving in N-E

Not surprisingly, the affected babus are unhappy with the order, describing it as “insensitive” and “abrupt”

07 Oct 2022 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Peace moves in N-E bring a ray of hope

Members of the rebel groups, who have been living in designated camps will now be free to pursue their political demands in peaceful manner

17 Sep 2022 12:07 AM

AA Edit | AFSPA’s removal marks a good beginning in N-E

It must now extend the process to rest of the areas in the Northeast as well as in the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir

01 Apr 2022 11:40 PM

Assam, Meghalaya agree to divide disputed land equally

The disputes in the remaining six areas, that are termed 'complicated', will be taken up for settlement in the next phase

20 Jan 2022 12:25 AM

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India's population has started to decline, fertility rate below replacement level

For the first time, India has more women than men with a ratio of 1020 to1000

25 Nov 2021 1:56 PM

Assam says Mizoram tried to construct bridge in its territory, stopped

The incident took place on Friday when a few workers from Mizoram were trying to construct a bridge at Kachurthal

23 Aug 2021 1:26 AM

Muslims will face no loss due to CAA: RSS chief

Bhagwat says two frameworks do not create any Hindu-Muslim divide

22 Jul 2021 12:55 AM

Verdicts in TN, Kerala, Assam show political diversity rules

The masterminds behind the one nation, one party slogan should know they cannot hope to win across the entire country

03 May 2021 12:00 AM

BJP fields MPs, Union Minister in Bengal polls

In Kerala, Metro Man E. Sreedharan has been fielded from Palakkad

15 Mar 2021 1:04 AM

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AA Edit | Stakes high in state polls

The stakes are high for the Congress, whether the party realises it or not

01 Mar 2021 4:04 AM

Amit Shah sounds 2021 poll bugle in Assam, says only a BJP govt can stop infiltration

He said that the government was extending a financial assistance of Rs 2.5 lakh each to 8,000

27 Dec 2020 4:10 AM

Assam villagers lynch woman over witchcraft; also kill man who confronted them

According to the law, witch-hunting is viewed as a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence.

03 Oct 2020 1:34 AM

Assam police arrests doctor, wife accused of pouring hot water on 12-year-old domestic help

Deuri allegedly had, in an inebriated state, poured hot water on the boy when he was sleeping in their house in Dibrugarh

06 Sep 2020 9:44 AM

Assam: Future of 19 lakh people excluded from NRC uncertain

The Supreme Court, which proactively supervised the process of NRC preparation from 2013, has not heard the matter since January 6

02 Sep 2020 4:54 PM

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