Assam Assembly election 2021, Goalpara East profile: Congress' Abul Kalam Rasheed Alam narrowly defeated BJP's Gauranga Prasad Das in 2016
Goalpara East constituency is located in Assam's Goalpara district. It falls under the Dhubri Lok Sabha constituency. In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 189,329 registered voters
Three girls, lured on pretext of visiting Durga Puja pandals, raped in Assam's Goalpara; accused held
Preliminary investigation revealed that the three men accused of the crime already knew the girls. The police is investigating allegations that the trio also filmed the sexual assault on their phones
Authorities said that 47,465 people displaced by the floods are taking shelter in 649 relief camps and distribution centres set up across 21 districts
Assam floods claim seven more lives, taking toll due to deluge, landslides to 57; nearly 15 lakh affected across 23 districts
Three persons were killed in Barpeta district, while one person each died in Dhubri, Nagaon, Nalbari in flood-related incidents, while a landslide claimed the life of a 50-year-old person in Cachar district, the ASDMA said in its report.
Coronavirus Outbreak: SC eases conditions for release of inmates of Assam detention centres, reduces surety amounts
The Supreme Court on Monday said that those in Assam's detention centres since two years may be released on a personal bond with two sureties and reduced the surety amount from Rs 1 lakh in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
After Nizamuddin fiasco, several mosques in Assam ban Tablighi Jamaat activities; say group's 'superstitious ways' impossible to follow in 21st Century
The worry over the missing Tablighi members has left the society divided and hate mongers in the social media went on overdrive to take the tension to a whole new level.
Coronavirus outbreak sparks racist attacks on people from North East, stokes Islamophobia on social media
Incidents of people from the North East being racially vilified in mega cities such as Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata began coming to light over the past month.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Actions of Tablighi Jamaat in spreading contagion condemnable, but resulting online hate speech against Assam’s Muslims equally deplorable
Assam has a long history of deep-seated xenophobia and racism against Bengal-origin and Bengali Muslims. They are often accused of being 'illegal Bangladeshis'.
Three Tablighi Jamaat meet attendees from Assam’s Goalpara test positive for coronavirus; state tally rises to 16
Three COVID-19 positive cases were found in Goalpara, taking the tally in Assam to 16
Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about six detention centres in Assam with a capacity of 3,331 persons
Opportunities, not religious persecution, make Bangladeshis flock to India; border residents fear more immigration on pretext of atrocities
For people living along the northern Dhubri sector of India-Bangladesh border in western Assam, their friends from Bangladesh have more than a single perspective to share on the Citizenship Amendment Act
'CAA, NRC are not only against Muslims, but whole country': Student leaders lead charge against 'divisive' policy at Mumbai's Azad Maidan
Students, activists, and citizens gathered in south Mumbai's Azad Maidan for another large-scale protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register for Citizens (NRC) on Friday. Named 'Inquilaab Morcha', the gathering was one of the many nationwide protests in resistance to the CAA since the contentious law was passed by Parliament on 11 December.
Citizenship Amendment Act protests Updates: 'Has the Shiv Sena govt lost its head?' says Devendra Fadnavis at pro-CAA rally in Mumbai
Citizenship Amendment Act protests LIVE Updates: Addressing a rally organised by Sanvidan Sanman Manch at the historic August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, Devendra Fadnavis said the CAA is not a "law", but a process for giving citizenship to those who were displaced from the neighbouring countries.
Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggerated
The BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account
Assam govt issues notice to set up 200 additional Foreigner Tribunals in 33 districts for hearing appeals of those excluded from final NRC
The Assam government has issued a notification setting up 200 more appellate Foreigner Tribunals for hearing of appeals of people excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC)
World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space
Assam is no stranger to the sad syndrome where the fight for supremacy often ends with either the death of human beings or elephants.
Assam NRC: Muslims struggling to meet deadline to appear at Seva Kendras receive assistance from Hindus
Supreme Court is monitoring the NRC updating exercise and is firm on the 31 August deadline for the authorities to complete the process
Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit
Four more people died on Monday due to floods in Assam, mounting the toll to 86 this monsoon season.
Assam floods: Sarbananda Sonowal visits Goalpara, hands over ex-gratia cheques to kin of two deceased
Sarbananda Sonowal visited the flood-hit areas of Goalpara district to take stock of the damage there and interacted with the affected people.
Floods continue to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam; death toll mounts to 166, 1.11 crore people affected so far
Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam, with around 1.11 crore people continuing to reel under the deluge in the two eastern states where the death toll reached 166 on Sunday.