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Cattle syndicate in Assam under scanner

AFTERMATH OF LAFIQUL KILLING

Dhubri, Mancachar & South Salmara sector of Assam-Bangla border a major cattle smuggling corridor

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, Aug 3: The issue of illegal cattle trade between India and Bangladesh is once again making headlines following the killing of All Bodoland Minority Students Union (ABMSU) president Lafiqul ...

 
CM to constitute SIT

By Our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Aug 3: The Government of Assam will constitute a Special Investigative Team (SIT) to inquire into the killing of All Bodoland Minority Students Union (ABMSU) president Lafiqul Islam. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced this at a meeting held with the representatives of ABMSU, All Minority Students Union (AMSU) and Bodoland People’s Front (BP...

 
Rahul visits flood-hit Lakhimpur

By Our Reporter

Guwahati, Aug 3: All India Congress Committee (AICC) vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited three flood-affected areas of Lakhimpur district on Thursday.

Gandhi arrived at Lilabari Airport in Lakhimpur in the morning, before visiting Amtol, Majgaon and Bogolijan, which were severely affected by the sudden rise in water level of Ranganadi river. The sudden surge was ...

 
Dispur mulls slashing excise to stop liquor smuggling

By Aditya Baruah

Guwahati, Aug 3: Reduce taxes to reduce prices. Which is precisely what the Assam government is mulling to prevent liquor being bootlegged from neighbouring states.

“There is huge smuggling of IMFL (Indian Made Foreign Liquor) brands to Assam from neighbouring states like Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, where the prices are less. This is causing revenue l...

 
Bank frauds punch holes into safety of accounts

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, Aug 3: Serious question marks have been raised over the safety of bank accounts, especially those maintained in private banks, following incidents of fraud where bank staff have been found to be involved. The latest case in point is the fraud committed on customers by the deputy manager of IndusInd Bank, Bhangagarh branch in the city.

As already r...

 
India talks diplomacy, China plays hardball

BORDER STANDOFF

New Delhi/Beijing, Aug 3: Expressing concern at Chinese action in Doklam, India on Thursday she will continue to engage with China diplomatically to resolve the border standoff and that war is not a solution, even as Beijing said India should withdraw its forces from Doklam if it truly “cherishes peace”, accusing New Delhi of building roads, stocking supplies...

 
Naga leaders meet PM

From A Correspondent
New Delhi, Aug 3: Expecting a logical conclusion of the Naga peace process, a delegation of Naga representatives called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday. The 15-member delegation from the Nagaland Gaon Burahs’ Federation that met Modi later said they were happy with their meeting with the Prime Minister, and expressed their support to the Prime Mini...

 
Uncertainty grips India-China military exercise

New Delhi, Aug 3: Given the current stand-off over the Doklam plateau, the fate of the annual India-China Hand-in-Hand joint military drill, first held in 2007, appears uncertain with no word from the Chinese side, which is supposed to host the exercise this year. An Initial Planning Conference (IPC) is usually held in the host country in June-July, but so far there has been a studied silence from...

 
BJP slams Rahul Gandhi's Assam visit

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Aug 3: The Assam BJP has dubbed the visit of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to Assam a ‘drama’.

Congress vice-president Gandhi visited the flood-affected areas in upper Assam on Thursday; two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to take stock of the situation in the region.

Gandhi visited flood-hit Lakhimpur dist...

 
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AJYCP stages protest against big dam construction
Stalemate over payment of compensation to land owners resolved
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