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Bangla safe sanctuary for Northeast rebels

Taking advantage of the ongoing civic unrest in Bangladesh, the Northeast insurgent groups have started re-establishing their hideouts and camps in Bangladesh once again.

Assam school threatens girl with expulsion over hijab

The management of a school in Assam has threatened to expel a four-year-old student for wearing a hijab (head scarf) to school.

Akhil Gogoi wants return of govt land

RTI activist Akhil Gogoi here on Friday threatened industrialists in Assam to return the government land that they have procured for trading purpose.

Modi is CM of rich, big industrialists: Gogoi

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said here on Friday that Mr Narendra Modi is the chief minister of rich and big industrialists whereas he was struggling for the upliftment of poor and downtrodden.

Assam organises frog marriage to invoke Rain God

With the state of Assam reeling under acute shortage of water due to poor rain, people are turning to their time-tested traditional ritual of frog marriage to appease the Rain God.

Call for CBI probe into deer meat racket

With the CBI accepting the probe into rhino killings in Kaziranga National Park, the Bodoland Territorial Council may also ask for investigation into a flourishing racket in deer meat in Assam.

Rhino killings: CBI to seek Interpol aid

The Central Bureau of Investigation may take help of Interpol to probe the international and inter-state connections of poachers who are on hunting spree in the world famous Kaziranga National Park in

CBI has a new job: To probe killing of rhinos

The CBI has now taken over the investigation into the rampant killing of rhinos in Assam’s famed Kaziranga national park and other wildlife sanctuaries.

Diggy foils call to oust Gogoi

AICC general secretary incharge of Assam, Digvijay Singh, who was on a fact-finding mission, here on Saturday put an end to all speculation on replacement of Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi saying that he will complete his term.

Assam silk war: Curfew after firing in village

Indefinite curfew was clamped in Assam’s Sualkuchi, one of the largest silk villages in the world, on Saturday when silk artisans and weavers, opposing infiltration of imported fabrics, turned violent after the police opened fire to quell the protest.

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