The Manas National Park (MNP) has been the home of several rare and endangered species, including tigers, rhinos, swamp deers, and different species of birds.
Twenty-four years later, on October 13, 2018, an Army court martial ruled in favour of the victims and sentenced seven Armymen, including a Major General and two Colonels, to life imprisonment for the extra-judicial killings.
Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad and 44 organisations have called the 12-hour bandh to protest against the Centre's bid to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Winter Session of Parliament.
At the forefront of the Bandh is peasant leader Akhil Gogoi’s Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, along with Asom Jatiyadabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), All Assam Minority Students Union (AMMSU), and several other organisations.
In a note allegedly left behind by him, 74-year-old Das stated that he was taking the extreme step to "escape the humiliation of being marked as a foreigner after the NRC process," his family members said.
A certified copy of the 1951 National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam — which the state is seeking to update now — shows eight members of the Dey family registered at House No. 63, Salmara Bazaar village, Dhubri district.
The petitioner in the case, then AASU vice-president Jagadish Bhuyan, said he had filed a Habeus Corpus petition in the Gauhati High Court on February 22, following which the high court had ordered that the detained men be presented before the nearest magistrate.
The statement of objects and reasons of the legislation says companies will be allowed to retrench up to 300 employees instead of 100, as per the existing legislation, without seeking prior approval of the government.
Names of over 1 lakh of nearly 2.5 million Gorkha people residing in Assam had not found their names in the updated draft list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on June 30.
Qamar us Zaman, who was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on September 13, was brought to Assam on Saturday for five days for state police to question him.
A woman, who was accompanying the victim said that the man, along with an accomplice tried to drag the victim in a car, and when she resisted, he threw acid on her.
Kripanath Mallah was elected as Deputy Speaker of the Assam Assembly on October 5 following which the Autumn Session of the assembly was adjourned sine-dine.
In one case, the student was found dead in his hostel room in the Tezpur Central University campus. And in the other case, a boy from Gauhati University was declared "brought dead" by doctors.
A resident of Rowta, in Udalguri district, Ali was declared a foreigner through an ex-parte judgment by a Foreigners Tribunal (FT) in 2007.
In 2003, Prajapati was declared a "foreigner" who had entered Assam between January 1, 1966, and March 25, 1971.
Soon after an incident where a wild elephant ran amok for two hours in a Guwahati neighbourhood, local residents have got together to form a “squad” to deal with such situations
Introduced in Lok Sabha in July 2016, the Bill is currently with a Joint Parliamentary Committee. It is likely to be taken up during the Winter Session of Parliament.
Considering the height of the Flag Pole, it is ranked third highest in the country after Attari Border which is 360 feet and Pimpri Chinchwad Bhakti Shakti Chawk, Pune which is 351 feet, the release added.
The incident has triggered a public outrage in the northeastern state, following which three FIRs were registered against the yoga trainer. The Congress has also sought an apology from Baba Ramdev over the issue.
Of the existing 900-odd inmates in the six detention camps in the state, most are individuals who were “declared foreigners” at the 100 Foreigners Tribunals in Assam.