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Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.

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.


Delhi Commission For Women Issues Notice To Delhi Police Seeking Arrest Of Those Who Forced Assamese Woman Into Prostitution

The survivor informed the panel that the two accused were running an organised racket with a nexus of clients, brokers and more than 10 women being forced into commercial sexual exploitation.

Fight Breaks Out Between Forest Officers And Illegal Tree Fellers Along Assam-Arunachal Boundary

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The No 1 Belbasti is a small village of people hailing from Arunachal Pradesh but it was allegedly established inside the Ranga Reserve Forest on the Assam side. The exchange of fire took place less than 24 hours after senior officials from Lakhimpur and Papum Pare districts met at Upia in Arunachal Pradesh.


Arunachal Pradesh Holds Talks With Assam On Border Issue

State Chief Minister Pema Khandu has spoken to his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma on the issue, he said. “The state chief secretary and the inspector general of police have taken up the matter with their Assam counterparts,” Felix said.

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20 November, 2021

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

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.


20 November, 2021

Tribal Body Urges Shah To Look Into Repressions On Chakmas

Outlook Web Desk

The CDFI in a memorandum submitted to Shah on Friday cautioned against the "growing alienation of the Chakmas from the Bharatiya Janata Party as a result of repression on them in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Tripura and Mizoram".


02 November, 2021

Bypolls 2021: TMC Winning Bengal, BJP Assam And MP; Good News For Congress In Himachal And Rajasthan

Vikas Pathak

Bypolls Results: Counting of votes are underway for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly constituencies across the country.


02 November, 2021

Counting Of Votes Begins For Bypolls To 3 LS, 29 Assembly Seats Amid Tight Security

Outlook Web Desk

Bypolls Results: INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh and former national footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh are among the prominent candidates whose fate will be decided.


22 October, 2021

Three Boys Kill 6-Year-Old Girl In Assam For Refusing To Watch Porn, Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

3 boys from Assam have been arrested by the police for murdering a 6-year old girl who refused to watch porn videos, Assam Police informed.


18 October, 2021

Assam On High Alert Over 'Possible' ISI, Al-Qaeda Terror Strikes

Outlook Web Desk

The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.


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05 October, 2021

Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

Outlook Bureau

The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.


21 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


09 September, 2021

Assam Boat Accident: 1 Dead, 2 Missing, 87 Rescued After 2 Boats Collide In Brahmaputra

Dipankar Roy

The wreckage of the boat, which was found overturned around 1.5 km downstream of the mighty Brahmaputra, was cut open from the base by NDRF and SDRF divers, but no body was found inside it


08 September, 2021

One Dead, Several Missing As Two Boats With Over 100 Passengers Collide In Brahmaputra

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa expressed deep concern over the tragic boat accident near Nimati Ghat, Jorhat


04 September, 2021

When State Is Allowed To Deprive A Person Of Her Life And Liberty: The Curious Case Of Our Criminal Laws

Dilip Borah

The time to call a halt to arbitrary powers of the State is now; else it may be too late!


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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


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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