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12-year-old raped & killed in Assam, 7 students detained

Guwahati: Seven students, who appeared in the Assam board’s Class 10 examinations, were detained for allegedly raping and murdering a 12-year-old girl in Assam’s Biswanath district, police said on Monday. “The girl, with multiple injuries in her body, was found hanging from a tree in Chakla village under Gohpur police station on Saturday. The crime might […]

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CAA applicants can’t prove religious persecution: Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati: Assam Finance Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said it was not possible for those applying for citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act to prove they were victims of religious persecution, but the central government would devise some in-house processes to verify their claims. “One cannot prove religious persecution. How can there […]