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Koi raja aaraha hain kya?: Assam CM to DC for halting traffic during his visit

  • Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reprimanded the officials concerned for halting traffic and causing inconvenience to the public during his visit, “despite clear direction” against the same.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (R) reprimands Nagaon DC (L) for halting traffic during his visit to the region on Saturday, January 15, 2022. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma (R) reprimands Nagaon DC (L) for halting traffic during his visit to the region on Saturday, January 15, 2022. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 09:23 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Five dead in Assam floods; over 3.81 lakh people affected in seven districts

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), two persons drowned in flood waters at Lakhipur in Goalpara district and Doboka in Hojai since Thursday.
Morigaon: Farmers carrying paddy on a makeshift banana raft wade through flood water at a village in Morigaon district of Assam(PTI)
Morigaon: Farmers carrying paddy on a makeshift banana raft wade through flood water at a village in Morigaon district of Assam(PTI)
Published on May 29, 2020 07:50 PM IST
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Two dead in Assam floods, 3 lakh people affected in nine districts

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person died at Lakhipur in Goalpara district on Thursday taking the total number of deaths in the first floods of the year to two.
Villagers in the flood-hit locality of Solmara in Nalbari district of Assam on Thursday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Villagers in the flood-hit locality of Solmara in Nalbari district of Assam on Thursday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on May 28, 2020 10:34 PM IST
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Gas leak at ONGC’s Uran plant triggers panic, cops say nothing to worry

Leakage of gas at the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation plant located at Nagaon had happened as part of an ongoing repairs in the plant.
Gas leak Oil and Natural Gas Corporation happened as part of an ongoing repairs in the plant and that there is nothing to worry about it.(Reuters photo)
Gas leak Oil and Natural Gas Corporation happened as part of an ongoing repairs in the plant and that there is nothing to worry about it.(Reuters photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 12:50 PM IST
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58-year-old man dies in Assam detention camp for illegal immigrants

The body of Basudev Biswas was sent to his village in Ambagan in Nagaon district by the police on Sunday. His family initially refused to receive his body, claiming he was an Indian.
Assam has 100 foreigners tribunals where those marked as suspected illegal immigrants either by the Border Organisation of Assam police or the local election officials have to prove they are Indian citizens.(Subhendu Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Assam has 100 foreigners tribunals where those marked as suspected illegal immigrants either by the Border Organisation of Assam police or the local election officials have to prove they are Indian citizens.(Subhendu Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 13, 2019 05:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Union minister Rajen Gohain cleared in rape case

An FIR was lodged against Rajen Gohain, the 68-year-old BJP MP from Nagaon, in August 2018 for alleged rape. Criminal proceedings was initiated against him.
File photo of Union Minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain(HT File)
File photo of Union Minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain(HT File)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 04:58 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP releases list of 8 Assam seats; drops 3 sitting MPs

Sitting MPs from Mangaldoi, Ramen Deka and Kamakhya Prasad Tasa (Jorhat) were replaced by Dilip Saikia and Tapan Gogoi, a minister in the Sarbananda Sonowal government.
Union minister and BJP leader JP Nadda shows the first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at party office in New Delhi on March 21.(PTI Photo)
Union minister and BJP leader JP Nadda shows the first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at party office in New Delhi on March 21.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 09:12 PM IST
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Hima Das sprints from track to classroom in board exam season

The sprinter from Assam’s Kandhulimari village in Nagaon district became a star overnight and kept improving her timing through the last year, culminating in a national record time of 50.79 seconds while winning silver in the Asian Games.
Hima Das of India celebrates winning gold in the final of the women's 400m on day three of The IAAF World U20 Championships on July 12, 2018 in Tampere, Finland(Getty Images for IAAF)
Hima Das of India celebrates winning gold in the final of the women's 400m on day three of The IAAF World U20 Championships on July 12, 2018 in Tampere, Finland(Getty Images for IAAF)
Updated on Feb 14, 2019 07:19 PM IST
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Assam government mulls GPS collars on elephants as early warning system

Last week, an elephant which had strayed from the herd killed four people including a child in Kheroni in West Karbi Anglong district. On the same day, another man was trampled to death in Udalguri part of the Bodo Territorial Administrative Districts.
The government in Assam is considering a proposal to use GPS-fitted collars on elephants to study the pattern of their movement.(HT File Photo)
The government in Assam is considering a proposal to use GPS-fitted collars on elephants to study the pattern of their movement.(HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 10, 2018 02:35 PM IST
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Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

‘Don’t run for medals, I run to improve my timing’, says Hima Das

After developing interest in football at an early age, Hima finally took to sprinting as a career on the advice of a school teacher. She said that there is a lot of talent in the villages but opportunities are rare.
Hima Das speaks at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018.(HT Photo)
Hima Das speaks at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2018 09:14 PM IST
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Another case of moral policing? Assam couple thrashed on suspicion of illicit affair

Assam police are questioning eight people on charges of attacking a couple over an alleged affair. The victims have been admitted to hospital and the condition is stated to be critical.
Eight people have been nabbed on charges of attacking a couple over an alleged affair.(PTI)
Eight people have been nabbed on charges of attacking a couple over an alleged affair.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 12:45 PM IST
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Minor burnt 12-year-old girl in Nagaon rape and murder: Charge sheet

The girl was raped in a small hut in Nagaon on March 23 and she died at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital the next day.
According to the police officer, the victim was not fond of her cousin but was fond of the 11-year-old, which helped the three accused gain entry into her hutment.
According to the police officer, the victim was not fond of her cousin but was fond of the 11-year-old, which helped the three accused gain entry into her hutment.
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 10:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagaon | BySadiq Naqvi, Nagaon

No country for women

Recent gang-rapes and our reaction to them tell us how far we’ve descended in six years after Nirbhaya
Advocate Deepika Singh Rajawat, lawyer of the Kathua rape case victim, talks to media after filling a petition in the Supreme Court, April 16. No action has been taken against the Kathua Bar Association lawyers physically trying to prevent the police from filing a charge sheet.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Advocate Deepika Singh Rajawat, lawyer of the Kathua rape case victim, talks to media after filling a petition in the Supreme Court, April 16. No action has been taken against the Kathua Bar Association lawyers physically trying to prevent the police from filing a charge sheet.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 07:20 PM IST
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Class 5 girl gang-raped, burnt alive in Assam’s Nagaon

Two of the accused, who are minors and schoolmates of the girl, have been arrested, while the third, Zakir Hussain, who is from same village as the girl, is on the run, police said.
The girl succumbed to burn injuries at the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital at night, according to police.(AFP)
The girl succumbed to burn injuries at the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital at night, according to police.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 24, 2018 06:04 PM IST
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