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‘No jab, no entry’: What Assam’s new rules mean for those who haven’t taken the COVID-vaccine
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‘No jab, no entry’: What Assam’s new rules mean for those who haven’t taken the COVID-vaccine

According to a government order, public places in the state such as offices, markets, malls and other venues, except hospitals, will be out of bounds for people who have not taken both doses of the coronavirus vaccine

Telangana: Himanta Biswa Sarma slams Owaisi, says AIMIM chief will meet same fate as Article 370
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Telangana: Himanta Biswa Sarma slams Owaisi, says AIMIM chief will meet same fate as Article 370

Assam chief minister said as per India's history, Babur, Aurangzeb and Nizam cannot live long. He added that he was sure the legacy of Nizam will come to a complete halt and a new culture based on Indian civilization will emerge

Assam will see rationalisation of AFSPA this year, says Himanata Biswa Sarma
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Assam will see rationalisation of AFSPA this year, says Himanata Biswa Sarma

On AFSPA in Nagaland, the chief minister said the Centre has formed a panel that will submit a report in 45 days and that they are hoping for a positive development after the report

AFSPA to continue in Assam, to be withdrawn if peace lasts, says CM Himanta Sarma
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AFSPA to continue in Assam, to be withdrawn if peace lasts, says CM Himanta Sarma

His comments came as Nagaland Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution demanding that the Centre repeal AFSPA from the North East

Ratan Tata to be conferred Assam's highest civilian award for contribution towards cancer care
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Ratan Tata to be conferred Assam's highest civilian award for contribution towards cancer care

The Tata Trust, in collaboration with the state, had decided to set up 19 cancer care units in 2018. Ratan Tata had laid the foundation stone for the cancer care units in the state

PM, Himanta Biswa Sarma pay tribute to Lachit Borphukan on his birth anniversary; all you need to know
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PM, Himanta Biswa Sarma pay tribute to Lachit Borphukan on his birth anniversary; all you need to know

Borphukan is considered a hero and a cultural idol in Assam after his victory over a massive Mughal army in the Battle of Saraighat.

Dance Deewane 3 host Raghav Juyal issues clarification after Assam CM criticises his 'racist rhetoric' against Guwahati contestant
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Dance Deewane 3 host Raghav Juyal issues clarification after Assam CM criticises his 'racist rhetoric' against Guwahati contestant

Raghav Juyal clarified that his remark on Gunjan Sinha, a young Assamese contestant in Dance Deewane 3, was taken out of context: "You will not call me racist if you'd see the whole show."

Bypoll lessons for BJP and Congress: Shun ‘high command’ politics, groom strong state leaders​
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Bypoll lessons for BJP and Congress: Shun ‘high command’ politics, groom strong state leaders​

Bypoll shows need for BJP and Congress to groom strong state leaders, curtail ‘high command’ politics

Won’t campaign in Muslim areas as they don’t vote for us, says Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma
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Won’t campaign in Muslim areas as they don’t vote for us, says Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Assam chief minister defended the eviction drive in his state, saying that his government could not allow 1,000 families to grab 77,000 acres land

Tamil Nadu governor RN Ravi steps down as interlocutor for Naga peace talks
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Tamil Nadu governor RN Ravi steps down as interlocutor for Naga peace talks

Ravi had been holding peace negotiations with the Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM since 2014.

Assam, Nagaland chief ministers hold closed door meetings with NSCN(IM) chief negotiator
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Assam, Nagaland chief ministers hold closed door meetings with NSCN(IM) chief negotiator

The interaction was held a day after the resumption of talks between the Centre and NSCN(IM) to find a solution to the vexed Naga political issue

Assam boat tragedy: Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews safety measures for passengers on second visit to site
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Assam boat tragedy: Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews safety measures for passengers on second visit to site

On his second visit to the site of the boat disaster, the chief minister told reporters that the Inland Water Transport (IWT) has made the services of two Ro-Pax vessels available for operation

NHRC seeks action taken report from Assam DGP on fake encounters within a month
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NHRC seeks action taken report from Assam DGP on fake encounters within a month

The Commission, in an email sent to the DGP, also sought to know if he has received any notice, order, etc. on the same issue from the state human rights commission

Himanta Biswa Sarma orders police to file criminal case, high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize
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Himanta Biswa Sarma orders police to file criminal case, high-level probe in Brahmaputra boat capsize

After visiting the accident site with senior officials, Sarma told reporters that as per the initial probe, mismanagement was found to be the prime reason for the accident

Assam: One dead, 20 missing after two boats collide in Brahmaputra river; praying for their safety, says PM
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Assam: One dead, 20 missing after two boats collide in Brahmaputra river; praying for their safety, says PM

Several people are feared drowned after a ferry boat with 120 passengers capsized after colliding with another boat in Brahmaputra river in Assam's Jorhat on Wednesday

Two years of Assam NRC: Uncertainty looms over 19 lakh applicants for re-verification process
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Two years of Assam NRC: Uncertainty looms over 19 lakh applicants for re-verification process

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, when asked about the concerns over the NRC draft, simply stated that "the matter is pending in the Supreme Court and I will not like to comment on it"

Rajiv Gandhi's 77th birth anniversary: Here's how PM, Rahul Gandhi paid tributes among others
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Rajiv Gandhi's 77th birth anniversary: Here's how PM, Rahul Gandhi paid tributes among others

Several Congress leaders, including his son and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to the former Prime Minister at his memorial in Delhi.

Assam indicates crippling blockade on Mizoram amid its worst COVID bout has ended; all you need to know
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Assam indicates crippling blockade on Mizoram amid its worst COVID bout has ended; all you need to know

As most of Mizoram's supplies come via Assam through the NH-306, the no movement of vehicles for the last two weeks has hit the resources, including essential items, they said.

Border violence 'cold-blooded massacre', perpetuated wholly by Mizoram Police, says Assam Assembly panel
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Border violence 'cold-blooded massacre', perpetuated wholly by Mizoram Police, says Assam Assembly panel

The delegation noted that the "Mizoram Police along with some miscreants indulged in encroachment activities" in Assam, and claimed that the border dispute has been festering for a long due to this reason.

Assam, Meghalaya CMs discuss border dispute, form regional committees to resolve row
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Assam, Meghalaya CMs discuss border dispute, form regional committees to resolve row

The five-member panels of the two states will aim at resolving the border dispute in a phased manner in six of the 12 areas in question, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma said after the talks