Assam : Minor girl raped in Assam, 3 held

New Delhi : A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped in a forest in Central Assam’s Hojai district, police said on Thursday. Three persons have been arrested in connection with the incident, a police officer said. The incident happened a month ago at Dighaljharuni village in Akashiganga reserve forest area, under the jurisdiction of Doboka police […]

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Election 2019 : App to generate awareness among young voters in Assam

New Delhi : The Bongaigaon district administration in Assam has developed an exclusive mobile phone application to motivate voters, especially first-time electors, to exercise their franchise in the Lok Sabha polls. The mobile app, ‘Sankalp’ (resolve) has a tutorial video on how to use an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM). The users can also check their […]

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NRC issue: TMC creates uproar in RS, House adjourned till noon

New Delhi: The Opposition TMC today forced adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha till noon over the issue of non-inclusion of over 40 lakh people in Assam’s National Register of Citizens. Amid the uproar, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu told members that Home Minister Rajnath Singh will come to the House after attending to […]

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Rajnath Singh reviews flood situation in J&K, Assam

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday took stock of the prevailing flood situations in Assam and Jammu and Kashmir. Singh had a telephonic conversation with the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra regarding the situation in their respective states. The same was tweeted […]

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Two Assam Rifles Soldiers Killed and four In Nagaland Ambush

NAGALAND: Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others injured in an ambush by terrorists in Mon district of Nagaland on Sunday, an Assam Rifles official said. The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) has claimed responsibity for the attack. The incident occurred around 3 pm near Aboi when armed terrorists ambushed a team comprising […]

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Assam Floods: Over 1.73 lakh displaced, five more lives claimed

Assam: Taking the total number of deaths to nine, the floods claimed five more lives in Assam on Sunday. All the casualties took place in Barak Valley region — three in Cachar and one each in Hailakandi and Karimganj districts. The number of affected districts came down to six — Karbi Anglong West, Hojai, Golaghat, […]

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