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Mizoram, Assam spar over encroachment as border dispute escalates

Mizoram accused Assam of human rights violations, a charge denied by Guwahati which said on Monday that encroachment of its land was the crux of...

Assam government to link some government schemes to two-child norms

Assam government will restrict some government schemes to two child norms. Chief minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said, “While Uttar Pradesh has taken a...

Sarbananda Sonowal’s roller-coaster journey to a second time berth in Modi cabinet

Sarbananda Sonowal, who rose from the rough and tumble of student politics to assume the chief minister’s chair in Assam, is back for his second...

No. of districts reporting over 10% positivity rises

The number of districts reporting a test positivity rate of over 10%, a criteria used to determine the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, increased from 71...

Road accidents on national highways account for 48% in Assam

In Assam, road accidents on national highways account for 48%, whereas state highways and other roads account for 25% and 27% respectively. Assam Transport Minister...

Family planning norms: Assam government to hold discussion with 150 Muslim intellectuals on July 4

Assam Chief minister Himanta Biswa sarma said that muslim organisations have welcomed his proposal of adopting decent family planning norms. He said he is meeting...

Will ask Centre for air connectivity to all ALGs in State, says Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu assured FlyBig that the state government would approach the Centre in facilitating fixed-wing air connectivity to all ALGs Advance...

Assam vaccinates over 3.19 lakh people on Monday against the target of 3 lakh inoculation per day

Against the target of 3 lakh inoculation per day, Assam has vaccinated over 3.19 lakh people on Monday, Arunachal Pradesh has set a target to...

Population control: Uttar Pradesh working on law to limit sops to those with 2 children or less

The Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has begun the groundwork for a draft law that will seek to limit the benefits of state government schemes...

Doctors join IMA’s nationwide protest over violence against healthcare professionals

A nationwide protest called by the Indian Medical Association over recent incidents of violence against healthcare professionals and demanding a central law to curb such...

Assam’s transport department records Rs 105.87 crore revenue collection

Assam’s Transport department has recorded Rs. 105.87 crore as revenue collection for 2021-22 (up to June 10, 2021). Assam’s Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary reviewed...

India is a priest of world peace but capable of giving befitting reply to acts of any aggression: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is a priest of World peace however it is capable of giving befitting reply to acts of...

Assam lockdown: Government announces relaxation in nine districts

While the Assam government has announced some relaxation in restrictions in curfew in graded manner, the state government has decided to provide interest free working...

BJP works to strengthen its social arithmetic ahead of UP assembly polls

Joining hands with smaller parties with a political base in different castes was a part of the BJP strategy as it won big in Uttar...

Immigrant Muslim population must adopt decent family planning norms: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief minister Himanta Biswa sarma said that the immigrant Muslim population must adopt decent family planning norms as land and resources are limited. Targeting...

Assam faces Covaxin shortage, expects 1.5 lakh doses to arrive in few days

With Assam facing shortage of Covaxin supplies, the state is expecting to get 1.5 lakh vaccines in the next couple of days. Owing to shortage...

Recipe for disaster: COVID-19 spreads fear in India’s tea estates

When Indian tea plantation worker Bholanath Natto and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 their biggest worry was not their health, but where they would...

COVID-19 situation improves in Guwahati, Assam government announces new restrictions

While COVID-19 situation in other parts of state except in Guwahati is not improving much, the Assam government has announced restrictions for rural areas of...

As news breaks, Cotton Univ celebrates its ‘very own CM’ | India News

GUWAHATI: The Cotton University — erstwhile Cotton College — fraternity was elated after receiving the news of their most popular student union leader from the...

BJP main opposition in Bengal, will continue to spread its ideology: JP Nadda | India News

BJP president JP Nadda (File photo) NEW DELHI: With the hard work of party workers, the BJP has been established as the main opposition party...

Districts with 100 positive cases in the last 10 days are asked to close elementary schools: Assam health minister

Assam health minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said that those districts which have witnessed 100 positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 10 days’ deputy commissioners...

CEO Assam Nitin Khade urges all to adhere to ECI guidelines on Exit Poll ban

CEO Assam Nitin Khade has urged all concerned to adhere to the ECI guidelines on the Exit Poll ban and to comply with it in...

State polls: When elections come around, tea workers — nobody’s people — become everyone’s voters

This morning, when you pour your cup of first flush, remember it was handpicked by bonded labourers of North Bengal and Assam. Understandably then, the...

Models point to India’s COVID-19 cases peaking in May, but it depends on policy and people

As a weary India watches the number of daily Covid-19 cases climb up, seemingly inexorably, and cross 2 lakh, the question on everyone’s mind is:...

EC makes record seizure worth over Rs 1,000 crore in ongoing assembly elections | India News

New Delhi: Total seizures of unaccounted cash, liquor, drugs, freebies etc in the current polls to five state/UT assemblies have crossed Rs 1,000 crore, surpassing...