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Assam: Govt declares holiday on 28 April in Dibrugarh, Karbi Anglong districts on account of PM Modi's visit
Politics

Assam: Govt declares holiday on 28 April in Dibrugarh, Karbi Anglong districts on account of PM Modi's visit

A notification issued by Avinash Joshi, Principal Secretary of the General Administration Department of the Assam government said that all state government offices, educational institutions etc within Dibrugarh and Karbi Anglong districts will remain closed on 28 April

Assam: Eviction drive in Karbi Anglong turns violent, two policemen injured
India

Assam: Eviction drive in Karbi Anglong turns violent, two policemen injured

Security forces fired several rounds in the air and lobbed tear gas shells as locals, protesting the eviction, hurled stones at them, they said

Pradip Gogoi held for 'plotting' to kill Himanta Biswa Sarma: ULFA leader's arrest ahead of polls shocks Assam
India

Pradip Gogoi held for 'plotting' to kill Himanta Biswa Sarma: ULFA leader's arrest ahead of polls shocks Assam

A press release issued by ULFA (Pro Talks) has condemned and expressed shock over Gogoi’s arrest. It warned that the incident could have an adverse impact on the ongoing peace process.

67 people detained for trying to enter Nagaland's Dimapur without ILP; detainees released after questioning, says police
India

67 people detained for trying to enter Nagaland's Dimapur without ILP; detainees released after questioning, says police

Protestors had blocked NH-39 near an inter-state check gate at Bokajan in Karbi Anglong district of Assam on Sunday noon demanding their release

Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
India

Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander

Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future

Tiger on prowl leaves villagers living near Kaziranga National Park scared for life, worried about livestock; forest officials yet to trap feline
India

Tiger on prowl leaves villagers living near Kaziranga National Park scared for life, worried about livestock; forest officials yet to trap feline

The tiger named Kazi 188 had killed a mother cow two days ago, and villagers are now having to feed the calf that is said to be about three months old.

World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space
India

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 floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govt
India

Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govt

Ninety percent of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam is still submerged, affecting 150 anti-poaching camps, the state environment ministry said.

161 witch-hunting deaths in Assam in 18 years, 133 cases registered since 2001: Minister Pramila Rani Brahma to state Assembly
India

161 witch-hunting deaths in Assam in 18 years, 133 cases registered since 2001: Minister Pramila Rani Brahma to state Assembly

Witch-hunting is rampant across 17 districts of the state, with Kokrajhar leading the tally with 45 deaths, followed by Chirang with 24 deaths and Goalpara with 17 deaths

Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 children in Bihar's Bodh Gaya sent to jail; SIT to probe case
India

Buddhist monk accused of sexually abusing 15 children in Bihar's Bodh Gaya sent to jail; SIT to probe case

Bhante Sanghpriya Sujoy, a Bangladeshi national, who ran a Buddhist school-cum-meditation centre in Bodh Gaya, was produced before a court which remanded him to 14 days in judicial custody, Superintendent of Police (City), Gaya, Anil Kumar said.

Buddhist mutt director held in Bihar's Bodh Gaya for sexually abusing 15 boys; minors to be produced before court
India

Buddhist mutt director held in Bihar's Bodh Gaya for sexually abusing 15 boys; minors to be produced before court

The accused monk Bhante Sanghpriya was detained for interrogation after 15 boys from Prasanna Jyoti Buddhist School and Meditation Centre in Mastipur complained about him.

Mob in Assam ties, tortures differently-abled woman on suspicion of being child-lifter; victim taken to hospital
India

Mob in Assam ties, tortures differently-abled woman on suspicion of being child-lifter; victim taken to hospital

Locals and personnel from the Village Defence Party tried to stop the mob and alerted the police immediately, said the SP.

Assam lynching: Media houses, students launch programme to create awareness on responsible use of networking sites
India

Assam lynching: Media houses, students launch programme to create awareness on responsible use of networking sites

Incident prompted local media house in Assam to launch 'FakeMat' campaign to increase awareness about the danger of "rumour mongering" on digital platforms.

Assam lynching, Part 3: Grief gives way to calls for revenge as intellectuals warn of undercurrent of tension
India

Assam lynching, Part 3: Grief gives way to calls for revenge as intellectuals warn of undercurrent of tension

The grief and outrage across Assam following the lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath in Karbi Anglong last week is turning ugly, with calls for revenge attacks on Karbis.

Assam lynching reflects state's evolving reality, one where marginalisation and poverty can trigger senseless violence
India

Assam lynching reflects state's evolving reality, one where marginalisation and poverty can trigger senseless violence

The recent lynching of two young Assamese men exposes a terrible trait Assam possesses – its deep-set ethnic, linguistic and religious divide.

Assam lynching, Part 2: Deaths of two innocents put focus on social media rumours, demand for justice reaches foreign shores
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Assam lynching, Part 2: Deaths of two innocents put focus on social media rumours, demand for justice reaches foreign shores

The Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council has reportedly decided to install the victims’ statues as a mark of respect and offer Rs 5 lakh as compensation to each of their families.

Assam lynching, Part 1: Gruesome murders fuel ire against Karbis even as calls for peace flood social media
India

Assam lynching, Part 1: Gruesome murders fuel ire against Karbis even as calls for peace flood social media

While a section of people is against blaming an entire community for an act of a violent mob, condolences from Karbi Anglong have had little impact on the minds of some Assamese people who are brushing off the Karbi protests as a mere façade to cover the grave act of injustice.

Main accused in lynching of two youths in Assam's Karbi Anglong district arrested
India

Main accused in lynching of two youths in Assam's Karbi Anglong district arrested

A police spokesman said Alphajoz Timung was arrested in a village near the area of Panijuri Kachari where Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath were killed by a mob

Assam to launch awareness programme 'Sanskar' against superstition after lynching of two youths in Karbi Anglong district
India

Assam to launch awareness programme 'Sanskar' against superstition after lynching of two youths in Karbi Anglong district

The Assam government plans to introduce an awareness programme — 'Sanskar' — in all development blocks and panchayats in the wake of incidents triggered by superstition and ignorance including the lynching of two persons in Karbi Anglong district.

Guwahati Police resorts to lathicharge as protest against lynching incident in Karbi Anglong turns violent
India

Guwahati Police resorts to lathicharge as protest against lynching incident in Karbi Anglong turns violent

Thousands of protestors on Sunday gathered at the Gauhati Commerce College and blocked the busy RG Baruah Road for nearly three hours, leading to a massive traffic jam.