Category: Regional

July 23, 2021
Released Manipur scribe to move Supreme Court against NSA

His petition against sedition law is pending in apex court. Manipur journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem, released after more than two months in jail, said he was considering petitioning the Supreme Court for scrapping the National Security Act (NSA). His petition against the sedition law is pending in the apex court. “I will talk to my lawyers […]

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July 21, 2021
Border situation with Mizoram fragile: Assam CM

The chief ministers of the region will be present at a meeting of the North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC), to be chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that the situation along the interstate border with Mizoram is currently “fragile” and it will take some time to resolve […]

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July 21, 2021
BJP executed nearly 100% of budget proposals, Cong did 10%: Assam CM

If budget announcements and how many of those were implemented since BJP came to power in 2016 are reviewed, we will find almost all promises have been kept, said Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Guwahati: Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday claimed in the assembly that the BJP-led government in the state has implemented nearly […]

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July 21, 2021
Assam cycles to wish Olympics boxer Lovlina Borgohain

Assam ministers, MLAs and senior officials took part in 'Go for Glory - Lovlina', a bicycle rally held in Guwahati to wish success to boxer Lovlina Borgohain Guwahati: Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assembly Speaker Biswajit Daimary and Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia on Wednesday pedalled bicycles, wishing success to pugilist Lovlina Borgohain, the lone competitor […]

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July 21, 2021
Assam: 8 minors among 37 rescued from being trafficked

Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel rescued 15 people, including six minors, on Tuesday from Rangia station while they were being taken to Mumbai in Maharashtra. Rangia/ Guwahati: At least 37 people, including eight minors, were rescued from two places in Assam while allegedly being trafficked to Maharashtra and Gujarat, police said on Tuesday. Three persons, including […]

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July 21, 2021
CAA, NRC nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: RSS chief in Assam

No Muslim will face any loss due to Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, who is on a two-day visit to Assam Guwahati: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, said on Wednesday that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have nothing to do […]

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July 21, 2021
Assam orders probe into death of scores of birds in Barpeta

Scores of birds, including sparrows and cuckoos, died at Bohori Silgaon village in Assam's Barpeta district on Monday after consuming crops in a paddy field, said an official Guwahati: The Assam forest department has ordered a probe into the death of a large number of birds after consuming crops, which were allegedly sprayed with poison, in Barpeta district, […]

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July 21, 2021
Assam: Elderly man killed in elephant attack in Digboi

71-year-old man trampled to death by wild elephant at Durgabari in Assam's Tinsukia district in the early hours of Wednesday, an official said Guwahati: A 71-year old man was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Digboi in Tinsukia district of Assam, an official said. The person, identified as Chitranjan Chakraborty, was attacked by the wild […]

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July 21, 2021
Now, Assam CM wants secularism defined in context of ‘Indian civilisation’

We have given the concept of secularism to the world. Our civilisation is 5,000 years old and we have accepted diversity of thought, religion and culture since ages, said Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Guwahati: Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday asserted that the concept of secularism needs to be defined in the context of […]

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July 18, 2021
Assam’s Mamoni Bazar – an exclusive market for women

This market is the first of its kind in Barak valley and the project is under a sustainable convergence project for the village which is a model one. Silchar: An exclusive market for women – ‘Mamoni Bazar’ – for the sale of products of Self Help Groups (SHGs) has been set up as a step towards […]

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