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BJP To Have Party Offices In Every Mandal Of Assam: Himanta

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The ruling BJP is aiming to construct offices in every mandal across Assam to strengthen its organisational base, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday.

Dharmendra Pradhan: Assam To Be Made Laboratory For Mother Tongue-Based Education

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pradhan further said that the Centre is striving to ensure parity in educational opportunities across the country, and to that end, a roadmap for creating 'Special Education Zones' is being prepared.


24 Years On, Naga Peace Talks Meander On With No Solution In Sight

R.N Ravi's removal as interlocutor for negotiations with NSCN-IM latest twist in long saga; former IB special director A.K. Mishra to resume stalled parleys

Assam To Set Fire To 2,500 Rhino Horns Seized From Poachers To Mark World Rhino Day

Sep 21, 2021 Dipankar Roy

The Assam government took the decision to destroy 2479 rhino horns out of 2623 lying in state treasuries in a cabinet meeting on September 16. Of the total, 94 horns will be preserved for academic purposes while 50 would be kept aside for ongoing court cases.


Centre Gives Go Ahead To Assam CM To Hold Talks With Ulfa (I) Chief

Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.

21 September, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Files Nomination For RS Polls

Outlook Correspondent

Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.


27 August, 2021

Mizoram Encroaches 1000 Hectares Of Assam Land, Police Backs Mizo Civilians To Stop Assam Officials

Outlook Bureau

According to divisional forest officer, Cachar, Tejas Mariswamy , Mizos have set up several camps in the land they have encroached.


25 August, 2021

Assam: Two More Accused Persons Injured In Police Encounters

Outlook Web Bureau

In another incident, three members of an armed kidnapping gang accused in several cases were nabbed in Goalpara district on Tuesday night and one 9 mm pistol, three cartridges and addictive pills were seized from their possession


19 August, 2021

Assam Police Seize Heroin Worth Over Rs 4.5 Crore, Two Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages


15 August, 2021

Assam CM Sarma Invites ULFA Chief For Talks To End Bloodshed

Outlook Web Desk

The CM Himanta Bisma Sarma appealed the militant chief to come forward for dialogue on Independence Day.


14 August, 2021

ULFA-I Extends Ceasefire By 3 Months, Asks People To Wear Black Badge On I-Day

Outlook Bureau

The earlier ceasefire was to be expired today


08 August, 2021

Assam Blockade: Two Trucks Carrying Oxygen Among 27 To Finally Enter Mizoram

Dipankar Roy

Several trucks had been stuck at the Assam-Mizoram border since July 26 due to a blockade following a border dispute flare-up that left six Assam police officers dead.


07 August, 2021

Border Tension: Vehicles To Mizoram Vandalised Despite Assam CM’s Appeal To End Blockade

Outlook Web Bureau

Miscreants vandalised several vehicles, which had started moving towards Mizoram, at Lailapur in Assam's Cachar district forcing them to turn back.


07 August, 2021

Assam CM Appeals To End Blockade As Mizoram Issues SOS For ‘Dying Covid Patients’

Outlook Correspondent

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma deputed two ministers to talk to the assorted organisations who are not allowing trucks and vehicles to move to the hill state after Mizoram health minister in a video message said it was very difficult to manage patients who were in dire need of oxygen given the limited supply due to the blockade.


06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya Identify Six Areas Of Dispute In 2nd Border Meet

Outlook Correspondent

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.


06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya To Set Up Committees To Resolve Border Disputes

Outlook Web Bureau

Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.


04 August, 2021

Finally Dialogue Between Assam and Mizoram To End Border Dispute

Outlook Web Desk

The border dispute between the two states, had taken an ugly turn on July 26 this year, resulting into the death of six Assam policemen and one civilian.


03 August, 2021

The Many Faces Of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s heady two months in office have already been marked by a host of controversies. Here are a few of them


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta