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

Sep 12, 2021 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.

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

Sep 03, 2021 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).


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

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

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

Aug 27, 2021 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.


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

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


14 August, 2021

Blast In School Triggers Tension Again At Assam-Mizoram Border

Outlook Bureau

The incident comes days after peace appeared to have returned at the Assam-Mizoram border


09 August, 2021

Opposition Stages Walk Out In Assam Assembly Over Meghalaya Encroachment Issue

Outlook Web Desk

Congress legislator Nurul Huda had moved the demand for adjournment motion at the end of the Question Hour in Assam Assembly.


09 August, 2021

Assam Bypolls: Akhil Gogoi's Raijor Dal Meets Congress To Discuss Anti-BJP Alliance

Outlook Web Desk

Congress working presidents Rana Goswami and Jakir Hussain Sikdar visited the Raijor Dal's headquarter in Guwahati to meet Gogoi and other senior leaders on Sunday.


04 August, 2021

Assam Declares Part Of Border Along Mizoram No-Drone Zone Citing Security Threat

Outlook Web Bureau

The order issued under Section 144 of CrPC did not mention when the 'drone attacks' took place, but official sources claimed that drones recently flew in from Kolasib district on the other side of the interstate boundary.


02 August, 2021

Assam To Send Ministers To Mizoram After Both Sarma, Zoramthanga Drop FIRs

Dipankar Roy

On Monday, both Mizoram CM Zoramthanga and Assam CM Sarma announced the dropping of FIRs lodged by both states following inter-border clashes that killed six Assam cops last week.


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02 August, 2021

Mizoram Withdraws FIR Against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Dipankar Roy

The move came after Assam Police on Monday morning withdrew the case against Mizoram Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena at the directive of Sarma as a 'goodwill gesture'.


28 July, 2021

Deployment Of Neutral Forces At Assam-Mizoram Border, Continue Peace Talks: MHA Meet Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

Official said both the states will be looking for an amicable solution and have been asked to continue the discussions.


28 July, 2021

Assam-Mizoram Border Clash: Death Toll Reaches 7 As Another Cop Succumbs To Injuries

Outlook Web Desk

Shyamprasad Dusat became the sixth police officer from Assam to lose his life in the inter-border clashes on Monday in which a civilian was also killed.


26 July, 2021

Assam-Mizoram Border Dispute: A Timeline Of Events

Outlook Web Desk

Outrage erupted in Assam following the death of six police personnel and a civilian who were allegedly killed after Mizoram security forces opened fire amid inter-border tensions Monday, July 26, leaving 50 injured.


20 July, 2021

Border Situation With Mizoram ‘Fragile’: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Outlook Web Bureau

The chief ministers of the region will be present at a meeting of the North East Space Applications Centre (NESAC), to be chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on that day.


15 July, 2021

Assam Wants More Cows Than Bulls, Mulls Sex-Selective Insemination

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma stressed the move as a way to end the slaughter of bulls by increasing the number of cows.


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15 July, 2021

Arunachal Pradesh: Opposition Parties Seek President's Help To Resolve Border Dispute With Assam

Outlook Web Desk

In a memorandum to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday, the parties have also stated that a policy should be laid downby the Centre to settle the dispute between the neighbours.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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