The death count has risen to eight in the the ongoing pre-monsoon floods and landslides in Assam, where over four lakh people have been hit in 26 districts, officials said, adding that about 40 thousand people have been shifted to relief camps. Dima Hasao, the worst-hit district, has been cut off from the rest of the state for past three… Continue reading "Eight dead, over four lakh affected in pre-monsoon floods in Assam"
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The Assam Police have sounded an alert over possible terror strikes by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and terror outfit al-Qaeda over alleged persecution of Muslims in the state. A circular issued by the Assistant Inspector General of Police (Law and Order) on Saturday said the alert has been issued following reports received from the Special Branch of the state police.… Continue reading "Assam police on high alert over possible strikes by ISI and Al-Qaeda"
Mizoram has accused the Assam police of “stealing” construction material in Kolasib district which shares the border with the neighbouring state’s Hailakandi. A case has been filed in the matter, officials have said. The Himanta Biswa Sarma administration has, meanwhile, alleged that the building activity was being carried out in a spot under its jurisdiction. The incident took place on… Continue reading "Mizoram accuses Assam police of ‘stealing’"