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'Why take only...': Women protest Assam govt's crackdown on child marriages

Assam Police have arrested 2,044 people, including priests who conducted child marriages, and filed over 4,000 cases. This comes after the state government decided to act on this issue in a decision taken January 23.

Guwahati: Relatives react after police arrested people allegedly involved in child marriages, during Assam government's statewide crackdown on child marriages.(PTI)
Guwahati: Relatives react after police arrested people allegedly involved in child marriages, during Assam government's statewide crackdown on child marriages.(PTI)
Published on Feb 04, 2023 11:06 AM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Assam begins crackdown on child marriage; Himanta Sarma says 1,800 arrested

On Thursday, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said over 4,000 cases had been registered as part of the campaign against under-aged marriages in Assam.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(ANI file)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(ANI file)
Updated on Feb 04, 2023 08:57 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Thousands of cab drivers to boycott Ola, Uber in Guwahati from today. Here's why

Around 18,000 cab drivers and 16,000 Rapido bike riders will stop providing the aggregators’ services.

Guwahati: Ola-Uber Cab Services to Go Off-Road from Feb 1.(Representative image)
Guwahati: Ola-Uber Cab Services to Go Off-Road from Feb 1.(Representative image)
Updated on Feb 01, 2023 06:35 PM IST

Appropriate age to embrace motherhood between 22-30 as otherwise it…: Assam CM

The Assam cabinet on Monday decided to book men who marry girls below 14 years of age under the POCSO Act. Those who marry girls in the age group of 14-18 years will be tried under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI)
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI)
Published on Jan 28, 2023 06:43 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Assam Forest Recruitment 2023: SLPRB announces 2649 posts, check eligibility

Eligible and interested candidates can submit applications on slprbassam.in till February 6.

Assam Forest Recruitment 2023: SLPRB announces 2649 posts, check eligibility(Shutterstock/ Representative photo)
Assam Forest Recruitment 2023: SLPRB announces 2649 posts, check eligibility(Shutterstock/ Representative photo)
Published on Jan 24, 2023 01:28 PM IST
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