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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.

Voting Begins For Bypolls In 3 Lok Sabha Seats, 30 Assembly Constituencies In 14 States

Oct 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The bypolls are currently underway in 14 states including West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.


Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.

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

Oct 18, 2021 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.


Mile Sur Mera Tumhara

When I look back now, I sometimes think we were the happiest and most aromatic on Sundays, when Baba would don a white kurta and pajama, brush his curls, walk around the house in his soft Kolhapuris, managing to somehow look like a young Uttam Kumar with a classical bent of mind.

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09 October, 2021

Heroin Worth Over Rs 2 Crore Recovered From Assam, One held

Outlook Web Desk

On a tip-off, police searched a passenger bus coming from Manipur at Laharijan on Friday night and seized the heroin concealed in 27 soap boxes.


29 September, 2021

Assam: 12 Insurgents Of United Liberation Of Bodoland (ULB) Surrender Near India-Bhutan Border

Outlook Web Desk

The insurgents surrendered near the India-Bhutan border in Udalguri district and were brought to Dimakuchi police station for completing necessary formalities, said Special Director General of Police-cum-IGP (BTAD) L R Bishnoi.


28 September, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Resigns From Assam Assembly As EC Announces Dates For By-Polls

Dipankar Roy

As per the Election Commission's announcement on Tuesday, by-elections to 10 assembly seats in the Northeast will be held on October 30.


24 September, 2021

Assam: Death Toll In Police Firing Reaches Three; Minority Students' Union Calls A 12-Hour Strike

Outlook Web Bureau

According to information, more security personnel were being brought in to bolster security and prevent any escalation of trouble in the state in the wake of Thursday's incident at Gorukhuti village under Sipajhar revenue circle of the district.


23 September, 2021

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

Dipankar Roy

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


23 September, 2021

Assam: Police Opened Fire On Mob Protesting Against Eviction, Two Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

The government had carried out an eviction drive in the same revenue circle on Monday rendering 800 families comprising about 5000 people homeless.


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21 September, 2021

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

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.


12 September, 2021

6 Staffers Arrested, 3 Others Detained In Assam Boat Capsize Case

Outlook Web Desk

At least two persons died and one went missing after a private boat with 92 passengers on board capsized following a head-on collision with a government-owned ferry near Nimati Ghat in Jorhat district on September 8.


03 September, 2021

Assam Government All Set To Sign Accord With Centre And Six Militant Groups

Outlook Web Bureau

The tripartite agreement will be signed among the Centre, Assam government and the six groups, Karbi Longri NC Hills Liberation Front (KLNLF), People’s Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK), three factions of Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) and United People's Liberation Army (UPLA).


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.


27 August, 2021

Assam Militant Attack: 5 Drivers, Helpers Killed After Gunmen Open Fire, Burn Trucks

Dipankar Roy

Five drivers and their helpers were gunned down and their trucks burnt by suspected militants in Assam's Dima Hasao district on Thursday night.


18 August, 2021

Tension Along Border Escalates Again; Assam Police Fire on Mizoram Civilians: Official

Outlook Web Bureau

Seven people including six Assam police personnel were killed and over 50 others injured in the clash between forces of the two North-eastern states on July 26 and a process of rapprochement is on.


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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


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

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A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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