Samudra Gupta Kashyap

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Witnesses back Assam IGP’s fake-encounter report: ‘The two were taken away, unarmed’
Fri, May 26, 2017

A family that sheltered the suspects says Army dragged both away at night

Will require time to get rid of corruption: Sarbananda Sonowal
Thu, May 25, 2017

“Twenty-one government officials have been caught red-handed while taking bribes. The anti-corruption and vigilance wing has taken up 103 cases of corruption,” Sonowal said.

On govt anniversary, PM Modi rally in Assam
Thu, May 25, 2017

PM Modi will open the 9.15-km Dhola-Sadiya bridge on the Brahmaputra at Sadiya.

No trace of missing Sukhoi on second day of search
Thu, May 25, 2017

Guwahati-based Defence PRO Lt Col Suneet Newton said four ground parties of the IAF personnel, nine parties of the Indian Army and two groups of police have been deployed to search the area.

Brahmaputra will gift India its longest bridge tomorrow
Thu, May 25, 2017

Inauguration by PM tomorrow; bridge in Assam will bring Arunachal several hours closer, help Army teams reach border posts faster

One year of Sarbananda Sonowal in Assam and the Northeast opens up to BJP
Wed, May 24, 2017

For the BJP, winning the Assam election was not easy, especially when the Congress had already performed a hat-trick by winning three elections in a row since 2001.

Assam: BJP leader, two others get life term for terror funding
Wed, May 24, 2017

The Assam BJP is examining the scope of moving Gauhati High Court to get Niranjan Hojai out of the tangle, state party spokesperson Bijan Mahajan said.

Sukhoi with 2 pilots missing near China
Wed, May 24, 2017

This is the second time that a Sukhoi-30 of the Tezpur base has met with trouble.

What is there to celebrate, he just did his duty: mother
Wed, May 24, 2017

“We are proud of him. But what is there to celebrate? He has done his duty, that is all,” his mother Swarnalata Gogoi told The Indian Express over the telephone.

Su-30 aircraft with two IAF personnel on board goes missing near China border
Tue, May 23, 2017

The aircraft lost radar and radio contact approximately 60 km north of Tejpur

Assam: NIA court convicts 15 in terror-funding cases
Tue, May 23, 2017

The court will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Tuesday, a senior NIA official said.

Assam industry hails 5% GST on tea, exemption on green leaf
Mon, May 22, 2017

“Tea is highly price sensitive. Any increase in tea prices as a consequence of high GST rate could have adversely affected the sustainability and economic viability of the tea sector," a joint statement said.

Darjeeling toy trains get new lease of life with signing of MoU for spare parts
Fri, May 19, 2017

According to the MoU, HECL has agreed to manufacture spare-parts of narrow gauge steam locomotives, and develop steam boilers for such locomotives, and supply them to NF Railways for the next five years.

NIA should be lenient towards arrested govt officials: Nagaland tribes council
Wed, May 17, 2017

The CNTC statement issued in Kohima said that the government officials were always at the receiving end when some factions impose “taxes” on the public, and thus, should be dealt with “restraint” by the NIA.

Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mt Everest for fourth time
Tue, May 16, 2017

Hailing from Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh, Anshu – a mother of two teenage children – had first scaled Mt Everest twice in May 2011.

They are “under threat”, be lenient on Nagaland govt employees, tribal council tells NIA
Tue, May 16, 2017

The CNTC statement came about a week after the NSCN(K) had warned that it would “not tolerate” any government officer helping the NIA in stopping collection of “prescribed taxes” from the people.

Now in SC, revived debate over cutoff for migrants in Assam
Tue, May 16, 2017

According to Article 6 of the Constitution, the cutoff for determining citizenship in India is July 19, 1948.

Tea Board chief says only RSS can unite hindus
Mon, May 15, 2017

‘Disenfranchise settlers to stop demographic invasion in Assam’

New Tea Board chief Bezbaruah says only RSS can unite hindus, wants migrants de-franchised
Mon, May 15, 2017

Bezbaruah said India was ruled by Muslims for about 1,000 years and by the British for about 200 years because there was no unity among Hindus.

At least 5 crore BPL families to get LPG connections by March 2019: Pradhan
Sat, May 13, 2017

“The Assam government will also provide Rs 1,000 per PMUY connection to the beneficiaries, which will make LPG connection more affordable for the BPL families,” Pradhan said.

Assam got Rs 7,000-cr as oil royalty, Rs 6,300-cr investment in 11 months: Sarbananda Sonowal
Sat, May 13, 2017

Sonowal, on Saturday also laid the foundation stone for setting up a multi-speciality hospital at Rajabari in Sivasagar district fully funded by ONGCL.

Nagaland to introduce local dialects in schools from 2018
Fri, May 12, 2017

Every school will introduce at least one local language in the school.

Why a meeting between Nagaland, Manipur CMs broke new ground this week
Fri, May 12, 2017

Their meeting also underscored the dichotomy of the two states staying so far apart despite sharing borders.

Assam’s talented craftsmen, artisans need global visibility, says CM Sonowal
Thu, May 11, 2017

Inaugurating Facebook’s 'Boost your Business' programme, Sonowal said such programmes not only provide a global platform to the entrepreneurs but also make their access to the world’s digital economy easier.

PM Narendra Modi to attend Sonowal govt’s first anniversary function
Thu, May 11, 2017

The BJP-led government of Sarbananda Sonowal had taken charge on May 24 last year.

Assam to disband Madrasa and Sanskrit boards, ‘mainstream’ them: Education Minister Himanta
Wed, May 10, 2017

Sarma’s announcement came a little over five months after he had asked madrasas to stop remaining shut on Fridays and shift their weekly off-day uniformly with other educational institutions to Sunday.

Tiger population up in Manas, Orang; Kaziranga hopes to cross the 140 mark
Tue, May 09, 2017

Manas National Park has recorded the presence of 30 tigers, including six sub-adults, and preliminary report from Orang National Park has put the figure at 28.

Assam class X boards: Government ‘fixes’ Class X pass percentage, says state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Tue, May 09, 2017

The Congress, under Tarun Gogoi, had governed the state between 2001 and 2016, when the BJP-led coalition came to power.

Three minor girls die of burn injuries in Guwahati
Mon, May 08, 2017

While the incident occurred at around 12:30 AM, neighbours broke open the front door of the house, informed the fire brigade, and rescued and shifted the three girls and their mother to the GMC Hospital at around 2 PM.

Dress code suggestion prompts Assam officials to wear dhoti-kurta
Sun, May 07, 2017

Pointing at the use of the word “traditional dresses”, SAKP president Basab Kalita said any order asking employees to wear such dresses would create a lot of confusion in a multi-ethnic and pluralistic state like Assam.

Mission Tripura on mind, Amit Shah to visit state
Sat, May 06, 2017

Shah is expected to reach Agartala in the morning and is scheduled to hold a series of meetings with different party organisations

Six die, 2,500 houses damaged in thunder-storm across Assam
Fri, May 05, 2017

Officials said four persons lost their lives, one of them due to lightning, in the past 24 hours.

Amit Shah to launch ‘parivartan yatra’ on Saturday to remove Left Front govt in Tripura
Fri, May 05, 2017

Amit Shah, who arrives at 10:45 AM on Saturday in Agartala, is scheduled to hold a series of meetings with different party organizations, and also hold a press conference.

Cops in Assam district rescue 75 dogs bound for Nagaland
Fri, May 05, 2017

While the 23 carcasses were sent for cremation, the surviving dogs were put through a proper medical examination carried out by its vets

Another Assam cop suspended over FB post
Fri, May 05, 2017

A DSP was arrested last week after being suspended for posting derogatory remarks against a woman MLA.

Assam population policy Draft: MLAs with more than 2 kids may be barred from contesting polls
Fri, May 05, 2017

Sarma has also proposed that NGOs, panchayat bodies, ASHA and anganwadi workers be given additional incentives to encourage family planning.