On Monday, a resident of Assam’s Cachar district, Intazul Laskar, died in the custody of Mizoram authorities who claim he is a drug peddler.
'Prahar' offers women across Assam free self-defence lessons — a mix of Karate, Taekwondo, and a healthy dose of self-confidence
According to Assam officials, Intazul Laskar was a woodcutter without any criminal record, while Mizoram officials maintain he was involved in peddling drugs. His death comes weeks after clashes between residents of border villages of Assam and Mizoram.
The Assam Police Headquarters said in a release that Bhargav Deka, the owner of a city-based coaching institute Global Edu Light, has been apprehended.
At a press conference Saturday, Sarma accused Ahmed of commenting in the media that he wanted to exhibit a “blue-coloured lungi” in the proposed museum.
State Congress president Ripun Bora, in an October 28 missive, told Ahmed that his letter to the Museums Director was “in perfect order” and that he had done his “duty as an MLA”.
Assam Police has written to the National Testing Agency (NTA), which conducts the exam, seeking CCTV footage from the examination centre in Borjhar, Guwahati, for analysis and investigation.
With a mammoth digitising project undertaken by the 103-year-old Asam Sahitya Sabha, a plethora of material will be available in a single place: an online archive accessible to the public
‘Char-Chaporis’ refer to the riverine sand belts of the Brahmaputra, which are home to a vast majority of Muslims of Bengali-origin, a community which colloquially — and often derogatorily — is called ‘Miya’ in Assam.
The NRC process has hit a stonewall as rejection orders are yet to be issued to the 19 lakh excluded people — it will allow them to appeal against the exclusion in the Foreigners' Tribunals.
These are more than just music lessons, but a way to hold on to their tribal identity in Assam.
Trucks that got stranded in both sides of the border since the clash between the people of the two states on Saturday night have started moving since this morning.
MK Yadava, Chief Wildlife Warden, Assam, said: "It is a legal procedure now, so I cannot say much. The only thing is that the railways will have to mend their ways."
Only regulated jeep safaris will be allowed in certain ranges of the park.
Violence broke out Saturday between residents of Lailapur village in Assam’s Cachar district and residents of localities near Vairengte in Mizoram’s Kolasib district.
The viral video of Dr Arup Senapati has more than ten thousand retweets, drawing the attention of many public figures, among them, Hrithik Roshan himself.
H Lalthangliana, the DC of Mizoram’s Kolasib district, said three persons have been injured on the the Mizoram side, with one of them critical and under treatment at a hospital.
Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement at a press conference in Guwahati adding that regular classes can resume in schools only from class 6 onwards.
The Madrassa Education Board will be dissolved and all state-run madrassas will be converted into high schools and new admissions will be held for all as regular students, the minister said addressing a press conference here.
Students of classes 8, 10 and 11 will have classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, whereas students of 6, 7, 9 and 12 will have classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The exam for recruitment of 597 sub-inspectors—for which more than 66,000 candidates were to appear—was scheduled for September 20.
The National Register of Citizens, published in August last year under the direct supervision of the Supreme Court, excluded 19 lakh-odd applicants out of around 3.3 crore applicants.
Citing data from October 6-12 and arguing that the state's positivity rate has remained below 4%, Sarma added: “I am saying officially that flattening of the Covid curve has started.”
Ajmal has announced a tie-up between his party and the Congress ahead of next year’s Assembly elections. Recently, Ajmal had addressed a meeting where the posters of the meet were written in Arabic.
Assam currently has six detention centres to hold ‘illegal foreigners’ – all inside jails.