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Five killed in Assam in suspected militant attack: All you need to know about Dimasa National Liberation Army
India

Five killed in Assam in suspected militant attack: All you need to know about Dimasa National Liberation Army

The group claims to be committed to revamping the fight for a sovereign, independent Dimasa nation.

Coronavirus Updates: Final year university exams to be conducted by end of September, says UGC in revised guidelines
India

Coronavirus Updates: Final year university exams to be conducted by end of September, says UGC in revised guidelines

Coronavirus Updates: However, students unable to appear in the final year exams in September will get another chance and universities will conduct special exams 'as and when feasible,' said the guidelines.

COVID-19 Lockdown: Coal mine labourers stranded as owners protest in Meghalaya; some walk back home to Assam
India

COVID-19 Lockdown: Coal mine labourers stranded as owners protest in Meghalaya; some walk back home to Assam

Since 3 May, rules have been considerably relaxed for commercial transportation even though coal was listed under ‘essential goods’ from the very beginning. However, local organisations, including the Jaintia Coal Mine Owners and Dealers’ Association and student bodies like the Hynniewtrep National Youth Front and the Khasi Students’ Union, have protested the transport of coal from Assam to cement plants in the state.

24 persons killed in mob attacks in 2018; analysis shows incidents rose 4.5-fold since 2017
India

24 persons killed in mob attacks in 2018; analysis shows incidents rose 4.5-fold since 2017

So far this year, 24 persons have been killed in such mob attacks, an IndiaSpend analysis of news reports from across India shows.

Final Naga peace accord: BJP's or RSS' assurances do little to abate insecurity among Assam, other north eastern states
Politics

Final Naga peace accord: BJP's or RSS' assurances do little to abate insecurity among Assam, other north eastern states

Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the government of Assam that geographical integrity of the state will not be compromised in the process of ongoing Naga peace talk. However, the move has hardly cleared suspicion around the peace process, as many civil society group see the assurance as mere wordplay without real intent to follow it in letter and spirit.

Dima Hasao violence: Sarbananda Sonowal calls for peace, assures Assam's territorial integrity would not be compromised
India

Dima Hasao violence: Sarbananda Sonowal calls for peace, assures Assam's territorial integrity would not be compromised

Taking stock of the situation in Dima Hasao district following violent protests, Sarbananda Sonowal said Assam's territorial integrity would not be compromised

Dima Hasao violence: Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal invites groups for talks to defuse tension
India

Dima Hasao violence: Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal invites groups for talks to defuse tension

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday invited a number of social groups for a discussion to defuse tension after violence and death of two persons in police firing in Dima Hasao district.

Assam: Police clamps curfew after 10 were injured in baton charge during 12-hour bandh in Dima Hasao
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Assam: Police clamps curfew after 10 were injured in baton charge during 12-hour bandh in Dima Hasao

A mob on Thursday attacked a train and pulled out passengers to stop them from continuing their journey during a 12-hour Dima Hasao district bandh following which police fired in the air to control the protesters in which 10 of them were injured, sources said.

Rail roko by tribal students' union disrupts raiway services in Northeast
India

Rail roko by tribal students' union disrupts raiway services in Northeast

A rail blockade called by tribal students hit railway services in parts of northeast India for the second day, snapping the crucial rail link of Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and southern Assam with the rest of the country.