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Karbi Anglong lynching: Gauhati HC issues notice to state government

Asaam lynching case: 36 arested so far

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”.

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, casts shadow on NRC

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.

On June 11, when a few repairmen visited the outlet to get the machine fixed, they were surprised to find heaps of 500 and 2000 rupee notes shredded into tiny pieces. (Express photo)

Assam: Mice sneak into Tinsukia ATM, nibble through Rs 12 lakh

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.

In tense Assam, a Facebook post, a soured friendship, and an almost riot

In tense Assam, a Facebook post, a soured friendship, and an almost riot

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

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Floods, rain and landslides batter northeast India; death toll touches 17

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.

Karbi Anglong lynching: Gauhati HC issues notice to state government

Assam lynching case: Prime accused who made provocative calls held

The killing of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath by a mob at Panjuri Kachari village of Karbi Anglong district has evoked widespread condemnation.

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Sukracharjya Rabha, whose unique theatre initiative gave voice to the tribes of Assam, dead

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.

Call for 'generational change' to tackle superstitions in Assam

Assam committed to women empowerment: CM Sarbananda Sonowal

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.

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Who is a citizen — in Assam, India?

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

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How famed author Gerald Durrell inspired Assam’s initiative to save the world’s tiniest pig

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.

How the weavers of Assam’s Sualkuchi finally earned official recognition for their products

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.

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DRI seizes 6 kg ivory worth Rs 35 lakh in Assam

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.

The seething state

Amid increasing communalisation in Assam, anxieties are deepening over the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

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The Northeast gets its first solar powered railway station

The Guwahati railway station has been running completely on solar power for a year now. 

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Local northeast produce gets a boost courtesy a new train to Maharashtra

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.