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Three more women tortured in Assam for allegedly practicing witchcraft

The three women were beaten up and physically tortured by several men and women until police reached the spot.

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Six Assam men held in Burdwan blast case sent to judicial custody

While the police had sought remand for two of the six accused, the CJM’s court rejected that plea and remanded all of them.

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Seven months on, Assam Information Commission has no Commissioner

RTI appeals have been piling up, with officials in the Commission putting the latest figure at 4147.

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Come, join politics: Gogoi tells ULFA rebel Paresh 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.

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National-level athlete branded as ‘witch’, assaulted

People alleged that she was a witch and was responsible for various problems faced by some villagers.

Read more: Assam, Debajani Bora
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Law and Disorder

Assamese artist Aniruddha Barua draws attention to the strife-ridden areas in the Northeast and the battle against AFSPA.

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Man killed in blast visited Assam often

Assam Police Saturday said that suspected terrorist Shakil Ahmed, who was killed in the Burdwan blast on October 2, had visited Barpeta district.

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Over one lakh recite poem together across Assam to mark Bezbaroa sesquicentennial

Over one lakh students took part in 42 locations across Assam in the simultaneous recitation of his famous poem.

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Assam CM Tarun Gogoi launches cleanliness drive three days later

Gogoi also announced constituting a Green Brigade and committees to look after cleanliness in different localities.

Read more: Assam, Tarun Gogoi
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Rise in jihadi activities in Kerala, TN, says RSS chief

Bhagwat cautioned that lives of Hindu communities, law and order situation and national security were under “serious threat”

Six-month rail block to hit food supply to Northeast

In Mizoram, food and civil supplies commissioner R Lalvena said the state was looking forward to import rice from Myanmar.

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Assam to set up 50-MW gas-based power plant

Estimated to cost about Rs 300 crore, the gas-based power project will be set up in CM Tarun Gogoi’s constituency.

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Floods: Assam-Meghalaya toll reaches 78; Gogoi makes aerial survey

In neighbouring Meghalaya, at least 41 persons have lost their lives till Friday.

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Gogoi to make aerial survey of flood-hit Goalpara tomorrow

Gogoi will also visit the relief camps opened by the district administration at Balbala, Agia and Bhalukdubi.

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Assam floods: Death toll rises to 36, around 10 lakh affected

The authorities have opened 162 relief camps and shelter homes where 1.5 lakh people have taken shelter.

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