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Abhishek Saha


Assam anti-CAA violence: NIA court clears Akhil Gogoi of charges in one case
Tue, Jun 22, 2021

Akhil Gogoi was booked by the NIA on charges of sedition and under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for his involvement in the anti-CAA movement.

Assam proposes two-child norm to avail of govt schemes
Sun, Jun 20, 2021

AFTER BARRING those with more than two children from government jobs and from contesting local elections, the Assam government proposes to extend its two-child policy for availing benefits under specific schemes funded by the state.

Assam proposes two-child norm to avail of govt schemes
Sun, Jun 20, 2021

The proposed population control policy will, however, not be applicable in all the schemes in Assam immediately as many of the benefits are offered by the central government, Himanta Biswa Sarma said at a press conference here.

Four-time Assam Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi resigns, to join BJP
Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Congress, meanwhile, suspended him from its primary membership for “anti-party activities”.

Assam gangrape-murder accused tried to flee; shot, injured: Police
Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Police said that one of the accused took the policemen to a spot on the pretext of recovering a mobile phone and tried to attack them using a machete which was hidden there.

Teenage girls found hanging in Assam were raped, killed, say police
Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Kokrajhar SP Thube Prateek Vijay Kumar told The Indian Express that the post-mortem report is yet to come out. But, he added, the seven people arrested in the case have “confessed” to raping the girls — aged 14 and 16 — and killing them.

Teen girls found hanging in Assam were raped, killed: Police
Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who had visited the families Sunday and directed the state police to conduct an expeditious investigation into the case, tweeted Tuesday that the case was solved.

2 girls found dead in Assam, CM steps in to order probe
Mon, Jun 14, 2021

The family of the girls, who were aged 14 and 16 and found hanging from a tree, has alleged that they were murdered.

Assam: Two minor girls found hanging from tree; five detained
Sun, Jun 13, 2021

“Prima facie it appears to be a case of suicide but we are investigating all aspects. If it was a suicide, we will find the cause for the same and if it was a murder, we will nab the perpetrators soon," said Thube Prateek Vijay Kumar, SP of Kokrajhar.

Assam: Man drowns while trying to escape crackdown on gambling event
Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Following his death, a mob pelted stones and ransacked the local police station and a hospital late on Wednesday night over excess police action.

Adopt family planning: Assam CM to ‘immigrant Muslims’ in state
Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Speaking in the context of the recent eviction of unauthorised settlers, Sarma said those criticising his government should instead think of “how to practice small family size”.

Assam govt announces price cap for Covid treatment in private hospitals
Fri, Jun 04, 2021

In super-speciality hospitals, Mahanta said the price cap for a bed in a general ward would be Rs 5,000 per day, in a shared cabin Rs 6,500 per day, in ICU without ventilator Rs 10,000 per day and in ICU with ventilator, Rs 15,000 per day.

1st GST GoM meet: Talks on ‘tax cuts for benefit of people’
Fri, Jun 04, 2021

The GoM was formed after the states and Centre had differing views on the reduction in tax rates for these items in the 43rd GST Council meeting on May 28.

Assam doctor assaulted by kin of deceased Covid patient; 24 held
Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Meanwhile, the Indian Medical Association’s Assam unit Wednesday called on all doctors in the state to abstain from outdoor patient services as a token protest.

5 trapped after explosion in Meghalaya mine
Tue, Jun 01, 2021

Jagpal Singh Dhanoa, SP of EJH district, said, “The main culprit, according to the eyewitnesses is the ‘sordar’ Nizam Ali, who did nothing to rescue the trapped labourers. Rather, Ali threatened the survivors with dire consequences and chased them away from the mining site.”

Assam announces Rs 3,500 per month, other assistance for children orphaned by Covid
Sat, May 29, 2021

The scheme also promises assistance towards marriage of young women who have lost their parents to Covid, including a one-time financial package, one tola of gold and an amount of Rs 50,000

Assam MLA Leho Ram Boro dies of Covid-19
Sat, May 29, 2021

Leho Ram Boro is the second legislator in Assam to die due to reason related to Covid. On Wednesday, Majendra Narzary, who represented Gossaigaon assembly constituency, died of post-Covid complications.

Assam government announces wage hike for tea garden labourers
Fri, May 28, 2021

Tea garden workers will get the increased wage with retrospective effect from February 23, the statement added.

Assam: Man lynched on suspicion of witchcraft, five arrested
Wed, May 26, 2021

The man was cornered by 150 people who began thrashing him over allegations of him practicing black magic and witchcraft.

Himanta Biswa Sarma: Govt, ULFA should create atmosphere for talks
Tue, May 25, 2021

The CM also informed the House that the government is on the way to sign a peace and development accord with outfits in Karbi Anglong district in line with the signing of the Bodo Accord in January 2020.

Seven ‘top’ DNLA militants killed in Assam’s Karbi Anglong
Mon, May 24, 2021

A large cache of arms have also been recovered during the encounter.

Assam: ULFA-I announces release of ONGC employee after CM Sarma’s appeal
Thu, May 20, 2021

In April, three employees of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) were kidnapped by the ULFA-I from Assam’s Sivasagar district.

Who is Erendro Leichombam, Manipur activist facing NSA case
Thu, May 20, 2021

In July last year, a sedition case was filed against Erendro over a Facebook comment on a picture of Sanajaoba Leishemba, then newly elected Rajya Sabha MP, greeting Home Minister Amit Shah.

Journalist, activist booked under NSA for posts on Manipur BJP chief’s death
Tue, May 18, 2021

The duo was arrested Thursday. Both the accused had said after Singh’s death that cow urine and dung were not cures for Covid-19.

ULFA-I announces three-month ceasefire citing Covid pandemic
Sun, May 16, 2021

The development comes close on the heels of two kidnappings by the outfit and a grenade blast killing two, for which the militant organisation is suspected.