Abhijit Nath (30) and Nilotpal Das (29), residents of Guwahati, were lynched in Panjuri Kachari village in Karbi Anglong on June 8 after local residents suspected they were “child abductors”.
Prateek Hajela, NRC state coordinator told The Indian Express that with the three districts of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi reeling under floods, work at around 70 NRC Seva Kendras (NSKs) have been affected. Floods have led to the loss of five working days.
When a Delhi-based vault cutting unit arrived at Tinsukia to check the ATM, they found heaps of destroyed 500 and 2000 rupee notes. And alongwith it, a carcass of a dead mouse.
All he wanted to do was hurt his neighbour’s business a bit, says a remorseful 22-yr-old. But in the troubled waters of Barpeta,
waiting ominously for NRC and surrounded by Muslim villages, the ripples have gone out far
Multiple landslides have blocked vital transport routes, hindering the relief work in the affected states. Security forces comprising of paramilitary troops, state forces as well as the Army, have been deployed in carrying out the relief operations and required medical support in the affected states.
The killing of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath by a mob at Panjuri Kachari village of Karbi Anglong district has evoked widespread condemnation.
Sukracharjya Rabha was an eminent theatre personality in Assam, famous for shaping the identity of tribal theatre in the region. He was also the founder of the unique theatre-in-a-forest-festival, Under the Sal Tree in Rampur.
Sonowal said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded top priority to women empowerment and the state government has taken steps to spread girl education in the state.
Citizenship is a complicated idea with exclusion at its core. In Assam, which shares a border with Bangladesh and has faced illegal migration for decades, it is a particularly sensitive issue
In some forest grasslands of Assam, the pygmy hog — the world’s smallest pig species — now roams wild. Behind the feat is a two-decade long story of a dogged, but spectacularly successful, conservation program.
From June 4, woven silk products from Assam’s Sualkuchi village will bear an official trademark, which can potentially end the rampant circulation of fakes in the market.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 24 pieces of ivory weighing about six kilograms collectively from two persons, including a contractual employee of the railways, near the Guwahati Railway Station.
Amid increasing communalisation in Assam, anxieties are deepening over the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
The Guwahati railway station has been running completely on solar power for a year now.
With the launch of the new Parcel Cargo Express train from Assam to Maharashtra, local northeast produce will now find a market in western India.