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  • At least 114 Assam jail inmates test HIV positive

    At least 114 Assam jail inmates test HIV positive

    Officials of the AIDS Control societies in Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur said the trend of IDUs is rising at an alarming rate among the youth between 15 and 20 years in the north-eastern states, especially in Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland.

    October 11, 2021
  • Officials of Assam, Meghalaya jointly visit disputed border area

    Officials of Assam, Meghalaya jointly visit disputed border area

    The two neighbouring states have disputes over 12 areas. There are minor differences over six of these areas and the states have decided to resolve these on priority.

    October 5, 2021
  • At least 50 missing after boat capsizes on Brahmaputra in Assam

    At least 50 missing after boat capsizes on Brahmaputra in Assam

    The Chief Minister, who would visit Nimati Ghat on Thursday for evaluating the situation, also directed Power Minister Bimal Bora to immediately visit the incident site to take stock of the situation. He asked his Principal Secretary, Samir Kumar Sinha to monitor the developments round-the-clock.

    September 8, 2021
  • Assam CM bats for a corruption-free system

    Assam CM bats for a corruption-free system

    Emphasizing on the complete digitization of land records in Assam  by December 2023, Sarma commented that middlemen must be eliminated

    September 7, 2021
  • Abduction of Mizoram’s JCB operator by Assam police intensifies boundary dispute

    Abduction of Mizoram’s JCB operator by Assam police intensifies boundary dispute

    The Centre has consistently maintained that it does not go beyond acting as a facilitator for amicable settlement of inter-State boundary disputes in the country.

    September 3, 2021
  • Didi’s Assam trips will help BJP, says Sarma

    Didi’s Assam trips will help BJP, says Sarma

    Mr Sarma further said that the more the new entrant in the Trinamul Congress, Sushmita Dev continued her activities with the party, the more would be the erosion of the vote of the AIDUF (All India United Democratic Front) and the Congress, which, he said would ultimately go in favour of the BJP.

    August 30, 2021
  • Assam flood situation worsens

    Assam flood situation worsens

    The highest number of 63,891 people have been affected in Bongaigaon, followed by 31,500 in Dhemaji and 13,239 in Majuli.

    August 27, 2021
  • Militants kill 5 truck drivers in Assam, vehicles set on fire

    Militants kill 5 truck drivers in Assam, vehicles set on fire

    The security forces have launched a massive combing operation to nab the militants in the hilly district, which is around 300 km southeast of Guwahati.

    August 27, 2021
  • Assam has no claim over any land: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Assam has no claim over any land: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    "We cannot fight with the bordering states for small villages. We do not want anybody to leave their land, as Assam has no claim over any land. Assam did not ask for any land. It is not a question of them leaving the land because we have never in our history asked for any land from our bordering states,"

    August 10, 2021
  • Assam, Meghalaya CMs set up committees to resolve border disputes

    Assam, Meghalaya CMs set up committees to resolve border disputes

    The others are between Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh, and Maharashtra-Karnataka.

    August 6, 2021
  • Comprehensive settlement needed for N-E disputes

    Comprehensive settlement needed for N-E disputes

    Considering the contesting claims of the parties and the complexity of the issue, the foremost priority in working out a solution should be the institution of an independent Interstate boundary commission.

    August 6, 2021
  • Assam, Mizoram agree to keep state forces out of contested areas

    Assam, Mizoram agree to keep state forces out of contested areas

    A joint statement, issued after the meeting at the Aijal Club in Aizawl, said that Assam and Mizoram would not send their respective forest officials and police force for patrolling, domination, enforcement, or for fresh deployment to any of the areas where confrontation and conflict had taken place between the two states on July 26.

    August 5, 2021
  • Mizoram blames Assam for continuing economic blockade

    Mizoram blames Assam for continuing economic blockade

    Mizoram health minister said the Assam blockade following last week's border clash has led to acute shortage of life-saving drugs, oxygen cylinders, oxygen plant spares and testing kits

    August 3, 2021
  • Assam to withdraw FIR against Mizoram RS member

    Assam to withdraw FIR against Mizoram RS member

    Assam CM said, "To take this goodwill gesture ahead, I have directed the Assam Police to withdraw the FIR against K. Vanlalvena, Hon'ble MP from Mizoram".

    August 2, 2021
  • Border clash: Mizoram to ‘relook’ FIR against Assam CM

    Border clash: Mizoram to ‘relook’ FIR against Assam CM

    Besides Sarma, who is accused of "attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy", six other officials, including an Assm IGP, DIG and the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police of Cachar district, were named in the FIR lodged at the Vairengte police station in Kolasib district on July 26.

    August 1, 2021
  • MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

    MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

    Admitting that the situation is tense but under control, the MHA officials said the battalions of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrolling the area along National Highway 306 between the two states is in full strength to prevent any further clash between the state police.

    July 31, 2021
  • Border tension: Assam asks residents not to visit Mizoram

    Border tension: Assam asks residents not to visit Mizoram

    "People of Assam, staying in Mizoram due to work-related compulsion, should exercise utmost caution," mentioned in the advisory issued by Commissioner and Secretary, Home and Political, M.S. Manivannan.

    July 30, 2021