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Assam objects to Payeng’s portrayal

Guwahati, Oct 4 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said he would write to his Maharashtra counterpart objecting to a school textbook describing …

Assam deported only 29,795 foreigners

Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) The Foreigners’ Tribunals in Assam have so far declared 91,609 persons as illegal foreigners while the state government could deport only …

6 electrocuted in Assam

Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) Six people were electrocuted in Assam’s Nagaon district on Friday, police said. The incident took place at a fishery in Khatowal …

3 Bangladeshis arrested in Assam

Guwahati, Sep 17 (IANS) Three Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested in Assam’s Hailakandi district for violating the Indian Passport Act, 1967, police said on Monday. …

5.5-magnitude quake hits Assam

Guwahati, Sep 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Guwahati and its adjoining areas on Wednesday, the Met said. No damage …

Assam Rifles ambushed in Manipur

Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Insurgents ambushed a column of Assam Rifles in Manipur’s Chandel district on Wednesday but there were no casualties, police said. The …