Six persons who were arrested by the Assam Police two weeks ago for their alleged connection with the explosion
Assam Police have arrested six Muslim persons from Barpeta district on October 10 for their alleged links with JMB.
While the police had sought remand for two of the six accused, the CJM’s court rejected that plea and remanded all of them.
RTI appeals have been piling up, with officials in the Commission putting the latest figure at 4147.
Dismissing Barua’s demand for a plebiscite on the “sovereignty” issue, Chief Minister Gogoi said 99 per cent people of Assam do not support Barua.
“My appeal to Paresh Barua is – come out and join active electoral politics if you really intend to do something good for the people of Assam,” Gogoi said.
By-elections were held for one assembly constituency each in Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
The villagers had organised a prayer service after a faith healer said the place was under the spell of a witch.
Representatives of some labour unions pointed out to her during the day-long consultation that tea plantation labourers in Assam were getting only Rs 94 per day, whereas their counterparts in southern states like Kerala get Rs 254.
Sitharaman also dismissed the practice of negotiations between some labour unions and the industry.
The party, that won state Assembly elections within two months of its formation in 1985, will turn 29 on Tuesday.
Assam Police Saturday said that suspected terrorist Shakil Ahmed, who was killed in the Burdwan blast on October 2, had visited Barpeta district.
The army in fact has set up its own Army Adventure Node Centre under the aegis of 5 Mountain Brigade at Aalo.
Over one lakh students took part in 42 locations across Assam in the simultaneous recitation of his famous poem.
The NIA on Friday registered a case at its headquarters in New Delhi in connection with the explosion.
IUCN believes Kaziranga now requires “enterprising and adaptive management strategies” to tackle the menace of poaching.
The NSCN(IM) has been on a ceasefire with the government of India since August 1, 1997, following which it has held a series of discussions with New Delhi.
Lower Subansiri Deputy Commissioner said an inspection was carried out in the wake of death of a child due to negligence of the hostel owner.
Saikia, the prime accused, was granted bail by the Gauhati HC after CID failed to submit its charge-sheet.
The lone victim, identified as one Dhan Bahadur, hailed from Nagaland and his body was dug out from the debris.
Hafl-a-dozen bulldozers have been pressed into service to clear the landslide on NH40, which is vial lifeline for Tripura, Mizoram and the Barak Valley of southern Assam.
Gogoi also announced constituting a Green Brigade and committees to look after cleanliness in different localities.
Assam happens to be the original place of shakti – mother goddess – worship in the subcontinent.
Nagas had initially considered these birds as god-sent when they had first arrived about eight or nine years ago.
A look-out notice has been issued for the two main culprits who are suspected to be from Assam.
Singh also announced immediate sanction and release of Rs 8 crore central share under disaster relief fund.
The items ceased were worth at least Rs 14 lakhs.
The zig-zag metre-gauge track whose 37 tunnels were a major attraction, has closed down for ever to make way for a broad gauge track.
Locals in Sivasagar say the herd is causing extensive damage to standing crops, particularly paddy and plantains.
In Mizoram, food and civil supplies commissioner R Lalvena said the state was looking forward to import rice from Myanmar.
Estimated to cost about Rs 300 crore, the gas-based power project will be set up in CM Tarun Gogoi's constituency.
Suren Chakravarty was killed following an alleged assault by a group led by former CRPF havildar Pramod Barman.
The militants were killed when the army and police were conducting a joint operation in the dense jungles in Kokrajhar district
NDRF jawans are conducting search operations in Kharkutta area of the district where the highest casualties took place.
This is the second time in five months that children orphaned by natural calamities have been shifted to SOS Villages.
Taking both state and central government announcements, the next of kin of every person who died in the floods would get Rs 3.5 lakh each.