Assam(Search results - 242)
Top StoriesAug 2, 2021, 8:18 AM IST
Border issue: Assam CM responds to Zoramthanga's peace call, drops FIR against Mizo RS MP Vanlalvena
The Assam chief minister said that his state wants to keep the spirit of Northeast alive and, at the same time, is also committed to ensuring peace along its borders.
Top StoriesAug 1, 2021, 3:41 PM IST
Assam-Mizoram border row: Amit Shah tries to resolve dispute between CMs Himanta, Zoramthanga
The Centre has deployed around five companies of the Central Armed Police Force to defuse tension.
Top StoriesJul 31, 2021, 4:51 PM IST
Assam and Nagaland broker peace at border; pull forces back to base camps
Taking a significant step towards de-escalating tensions at the Assam-Nagaland border, Chief Secretaries of the two states have arrived at an understanding to immediately withdraw states' forces from border locations to their respective base camps.
Top StoriesJul 31, 2021, 8:58 AM IST
Border crisis blows up: Mizoram cops book Assam chief minister and 8 officials
Himanta Biswa Sarma and his state officials have been booked under various charges, including attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy that led to the firing on the outskirts of Vairengte town in Mizoram’s Kolasib district. They have been summoned for questioning on August 1.
Top StoriesJul 30, 2021, 8:06 AM IST
Assam issues travel advisory for Mizoram, claims some Mizos armed with automatic weapons
The Assam government said that considering the prevailing situation, people are advised not to travel to Mizoram as any threat to the safety of people from the state cannot be accepted.
Top StoriesJul 29, 2021, 2:54 PM IST
Amidst Assam-Mizoram border conflict, #ShameOnAssam trends on Twitter, inflicts hate propaganda
Tensions have been flaring between Assam and Mizoram over an inter-state border dispute with both states deploying heavy deployment of police personnel along border areas.
Top StoriesJul 28, 2021, 1:07 PM IST
Assam's crackdown on drug trafficking led to border clash with Mizoram?
"The crackdown on drug trafficking by the government of Assam under Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has adversely affected drug traffickers and their political patrons, especially those belonging to the Mizo National Front in Mizoram," sources in the Assam government told Asianet Newsable.
Top StoriesJul 27, 2021, 2:25 PM IST
'Nobody can take an inch of our land': Assam CM to knock Supreme Court doors against Mizoram
Himanta Biswa Sarma also said that there would be an investigation on how civilians got their hands on weapons that were used during Monday's clashes.
Top StoriesJul 27, 2021, 7:21 AM IST
Assam claims Mizoram Police used light machine guns on civilians and officials; 6 cops killed, over 50 hurt
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also released a video in which he claimed that Mizoram police and goons were celebrating after killing 6 Assam Police personnel and injuring many.
Top StoriesJul 26, 2021, 9:30 PM IST
Mizoram blames Assam for 'intrusion and aggression' that claimed lives of 6 policemen
Mizoram government has blamed the Assam Police for the aggression along the border between the two states that resulted in the loss of lives of six Assam Police personnel and injuries to many civilians.
Top StoriesJul 26, 2021, 7:19 PM IST
Mizoram-Assam border dispute explodes; 6 cops killed in clashes, CMs fight over social media
The war of words did not relent despite Union Home Minister Amit Shah intervening and urging both sides to cordially resolve matters.
Top StoriesJul 19, 2021, 4:03 PM IST
326 people booked under Sedition law between 2014 to 2019; 6 convictions in India
As per the data from the Ministry of Home Affairs, 326 persons were booked under sedition law and six have been convicted so far between 2014 to 2019. And Assam state registered the highest number of cases -- 54 cases.
Top StoriesJul 13, 2021, 10:24 PM IST
Why does Opposition have a beef with Assam's cow protection bill?
It did not take long for controversy to erupt when Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tabled The Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021, in the state assembly on July 12.
India NewsJul 13, 2021, 5:59 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh likely to draft population control bill as demands grow
After Assam and UP, now Madhya Pradesh also joined the chorus to bring a draft law on population control after a ruling party MLA demanded similar legislation. CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan received the letter from MLA Rameshwar Sharma.
Top StoriesJul 12, 2021, 6:02 PM IST
PM Modi to interact with CMs of all Northeastern states tomorrow, to review COVID-19 situation
The Prime Minister will interact with chief ministers of Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram via video conferencing.