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Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications, dies

23 Nov 2020

Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications, dies

Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi died on Monday.

Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral

02 Jan 2020

Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral

Reports of police brutality emerge from Assam as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued on the first day of the new year.

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

20 Dec 2019

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

In Assam, mobile internet services were restored on Friday after a ten-day blackout following violent agitation across the state over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

18 Dec 2019

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.

Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

12 Dec 2019

Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.

Assam: 10% quota for general class economically weaker sections approved

22 Jan 2019

Assam: 10% quota for general class economically weaker sections approved

The Assam Cabinet has approved 10% quota for the economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category in government jobs and education, officials said.

9th All India Police Commando Competition begins in Assam

02 Jan 2019

9th All India Police Commando Competition begins in Assam

The ninth All India Police Commando Competition, organized under the aegis of Assam Rifles was inaugurated by Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy at Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) Stadium at Karbi Anglong district headquarters in Assam, officials said.

PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge

25 Dec 2018

PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.

Man convicted of gangrape, murder of minor gets death penalty

07 Sep 2018

Man convicted of gangrape, murder of minor gets death penalty

A court in Assam today awarded death penalty to Zakir Hussain, the prime accused in the gangrape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in the state's Nagaon district in March.

ULFA terrorists attack Army convoy in Assam

19 Nov 2016

ULFA terrorists attack Army convoy in Assam

Early today morning, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists opened fire and lobbed grenades at an Army convoy in Tinsukia district in Assam.