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Assam

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

AASU releases confidential report on Clause 6 of Assam Accord, says public has right to know its content

The bone of contention since the signing of the Accord was the definition of Assamese people, which the committee tried to address.

11 Aug 2020 4:24 PM

COVID-19 positive prisoner nabbed by police, escaped from Assam's Kokrajhar hospital

The prisoner had escaped from Kokrajhar's RNB Civil Hospital on Tuesday night, Superintendent of Police Rakesh Roshan said

02 Aug 2020 4:26 PM

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Assam: New COVID-19 guidelines issued, allows inter-district travel on 2 days of week

Night curfew from 6 pm to 6 am on all days and total lockdown on weekends, Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna said

02 Aug 2020 3:52 PM

Two medium-intensity earthquakes hit Assam, Gujarat

The epicenter of the Assam quake was Karimganj district and it occurred at a depth of 18 kilometres

16 Jul 2020 11:29 AM

Assam: Massive fire breaks out at Baghjan gas well

Panic has gripped the people of the surrounding areas after the fire broke out

09 Jun 2020 6:37 PM

Assam records massive spike of 115 new covid cases, Nagaland reports 3 positive cases

Assam conducted higher number of tests despite having lesser number of positive cases than Kerala

26 May 2020 11:29 AM

Assam registers record 42 corona cases in a day

Two-month-old baby among victims, total jumps to 157

21 May 2020 12:53 PM

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Assam woos MNCs moving out of China

Tea industry loses Rs 600 crore due to lockdown

07 May 2020 11:44 AM

Assam has no corona+ cases, but has ordered a total shutdown until March 31

Food prices shoot up although groceries have been exempted from lockdown

23 Mar 2020 8:56 PM

Doctor couple trigger corona panic at Assam hospital

The man returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia and performed an operation in the hospital

14 Mar 2020 5:43 PM

Priyanka’s name pops up as likely Congress candidate for Rajya Sabha in Assam

Her name has been suggested by AIMUF, whose support is needed to win the seat

09 Mar 2020 8:00 PM

Musical mystics of Majuli

This riverine island in Assam is a repository of Vaishnavite traditions and culture

08 Mar 2020 8:14 AM

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No threat to land or language, says Assam CM; internet restored after 10 days

In no way will the honour of Assam be affected, CM Sonowal assured people of the state.

20 Dec 2019 10:00 AM

Assam CM to meet PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah over amended Citizenship Act

The team will meet two leaders 'very soon' to apprise them of the present situation in the state, Patowary said in a statement.

15 Dec 2019 10:29 AM

‘Martyr! We salute you’: Tempers flare at Assam teen who died in firing during CAB protests

A senior police officials said the incident is being investigated and the allegations of the family are being looked into.

14 Dec 2019 10:21 AM

Bangladesh asks India to increase Guwahati security amid protests over CAB

The Foreign Ministry in Bangladesh said that Indian envoy Das met acting foreign secretary Ahsan at his office on Thursday.

13 Dec 2019 11:01 AM

No internet for 2 days in Meghalaya, indefinite curfew in Shillong amid protest

In a recent development, the suspension of mobile Internet services was extended for another 48 hours on Thursday in Assam.

13 Dec 2019 9:09 AM

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