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Namrup opposes citizenship amendment Bill 2016

Namrup: There was total bandh in Namrup during the Assam Bandh called by 46 organisations in the state opposing citizenship amendment Bill 2016. Protesters burnt tyres in BVFCL Main Gate,  Sonari Tiniali, Namghar Chariali, Salibasa. Marketing complex, Schools, colleges, Government and private offices, Banks were all closed during the bandh.

 

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Girl traffickers held in Haryana

3 Jun 2015 - 6:12pm | AT News

The Haryana police have arrested yet another person from Haryana for procuring three girls from Assam through a middlemen who have been earlier caught in this connection.

Sources told Assam Times that identified as Mahendra Singh, the local resident from Palam village in Gurgaon was sent to jail on Wednesday after he was caught in this connection.  

Earlier police arrested Rahul Ali and Nizam Ali for selling the girls to Singh person in Haryana at Rs 25,000. During interrogation Rahul is believed to have confessed the crime. 

False alarm at Indian Bank, Sibasagar

13 Jul 2007 - 6:47am | editor
Sibasagar: There was a false alarm at Sibasagar when police received a call informing them that one Mr Dilip Chetri a ULFA member was on his way to the Indian Bank to deposit a large sum of money there. Police and Army personnel descended on the Bank and waited for almost three hours but no one turned up. Investigations are on.

Mishap and after: Dhubri sheds tears with anger

2 May 2012 - 1:26am | editor


Grief and anger reigned Dhubri a day after the district witnessed the country’s biggest ever boat tragedy that left over 250 dead.


Thousands of people thronged both sides of the river Brahmaputra in Dhubri and Goalpara districts to see the search operation by BSF and NDRF.


The personal belongings of the victims were seen floating on the river suggesting that over 250 people who could not swim out of the water were dead.


Local residents blamed private ferry operators for running the overloaded boat services flout the official norms.


They said the boat owners do it only to make money. The government figure of casualty is not correct since several bodies were rushed to their homes without informing the authorities.


A section of local residents said that there were more than 500 passengers in the ferry who were crossing the river from Kacharighat area.