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Jan 30, 2019
2008 Assam serial blasts case: Life imprisonment to NDFB chief, nine others; three other convicts to be released after paying fineNDFB chief Ranjan Daimary and nine others were sentenced to life imprisonment by a CBI special court in the 2008 Assam serial blasts case
Sep 23, 2018
Three suspects with alleged links to Hizbul Mujahideen arrested in Assam's Barpeta; 10 others held this weekThe Assam Police acted on a tip-off and arrested the three suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operatives on Saturday night.
May 08, 2018
Meet the Assam youths using Facebook, WhatsApp to combat child marriage, change hearts and mindsIn several parts of Assam, where child marriage continues to plague society, a group of young people have come together and rescued over 1,000 children with the help of social media.
Apr 04, 2018
Sarbananda Sonowal set to expand Assam ministry on 9 April; 4 BJP MLAs, 1 each from AGP, BPF in line for berthsAGP MLA from Barpeta Phani Bhushan Choudhury and BPF MLA Emmanuel Mosahary from Tamulpur constituency are likely to get ministerial berths in the Sarbananda Sonowal ministry in Assam.
Jan 04, 2018
Assam Congress alleges almost 90% people from 'certain pockets', left out of NRC draftThe Assam Congress on Thursday alleged that 90 percent of people belonging to religious and linguistic minorities in certain pockets of 13 districts of the state have been left out in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens and demanded an inquiry into it.
Nov 04, 2017
Foreigners' tribunal asks retired Army man from Assam Mahiruddin Ahmed to prove Indian citizenshipA month after a Foreigners Tribunal in Assam asked a retired JCO of the Indian Army to prove his Indian citizenship, a retired Havildar of the Army was subjected to similar humiliation.
Oct 05, 2017
Five newborns die at Assam's Barpeta hospital in 24 hours, two in critical conditionAt least five newborns died in a medical college in Assam's Barpeta district in last 24 hours while two more are in a critical condition
Aug 21, 2017
Assam floods: Three more lives lost as death toll rises to 70; 14.36 lakh people maroonedThree more lives were lost on Monday in Assam floods while 12 districts continued to be affected.
Aug 18, 2017
Assam floods: Death toll jumps to 60 in third wave; over 25.93 lakh people affectedThe floods in Assam claimed 11 more lives on Friday even as the authorities said there were some "signs of improvement" in the overall situation.
Aug 11, 2017
Assam floods: Third wave of deluge hits 15 districts on Friday, three lakh people affectedA third wave of floods hit Assam on Friday, inundating over 700 villages in 15 districts and affecting over three lakh people.