“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.
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”.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that his government will work towards educating the women of the community so that the problem can be tackled effectively.
Assam now is the state with the second highest number of national parks in the country, after Madhya Pradesh's 11. The Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar has nine national parks.
As social media was filled with posts celebrating her as an inspiration for women and a model daughter-in-law, Niharika said she had no idea about the viral post until a local news channel approached her for an interview.
After lying abandoned for decades, Rupsi was finally redeveloped under the Central government’s UDAN scheme last month, spelling hope for not just lower Assam, which borders Bangladesh, but Bengal and Meghalaya too.
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.
The idea of the Twitter storm was triggered by a video uploaded by Paras Singh, a 21-year-old YouTuber from Ludhiana, last week.
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.
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
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.
Tea garden workers will get the increased wage with retrospective effect from February 23, the statement added.
The move comes after a two-year-long digital campaign on the plight of women in flood camps by Tezpur-based public health activist Mayuri Bhattacharjee.
The Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) leader was 68 and is survived by his wife and four children.
The man was cornered by 150 people who began thrashing him over allegations of him practicing black magic and witchcraft.
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.
A month later, on Saturday morning, Saikia was released by the militants at Longwa, in Nagaland’s Mon district, near India-Myanmar border, and handed over to a team of Assam Police, Nagaland Police and the Assam Rifles.
A large cache of arms have also been recovered during the encounter.
The proposed Bill envisages imposition of complete ban on transport of cattle outside the state.
Saikia was released at Longwa, in Nagaland’s Mon district, near India-Myanmar border, around 7 am Saturday, officials said.
Gogoi has been in prison since December 2019, after the NIA booked him on charges of sedition and under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) following his involvement in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in Assam.
After testing positive for the novel coronavirus, Das, 68, and his wife, Pinky, were admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital. In the video, which went viral, a helpless Das can be heard saying that no one was attending to them in the hospital.
The chargesheet was filed on March 31 this year under Sections 354, 354A (assault or criminal force to outrage modesty, sexual harassment) of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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.
On the night of May 12, 18 elephants died in the Bamuni hillock in the Kundoli Proposed Reserve Forest under the Kathiatoli range, situated close to the border of Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts