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Hyderabad police book Assam CM for remarks against Rahul Gandhi

Hyderabad | Hyderabad police on Wednesday registered a case against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his offensive remarks against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Acting on a complaint of Telangana Congress leaders lodged two days ago, a First Information Report (FIR) was registered against Sarma at Jubilee Hills police station under sections 504 and 505 […]

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Football legend Maradona’s stolen watch recovered in Assam

Guwahati | A heritage Hublot watch of football legend Diego Maradona has been recovered by the Assam Police, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday. The police in Assam’s Sivasagar district during an operation recovered the luxury watch, worth around Rs 20 lakh, from the house of one Wazid Hussain on Saturday. Hussein was arrested […]

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Speculation in Assam BJP on CM face after Himanta Biswa Sarma gets ticket

New Delhi | Speculation is rife in BJP’s Assam unit over its Chief Ministerial candidate after it decided to field state leader Himanta Biswa Sarma in the Assembly polls. The BJP has not declared current Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as its candidate for the post. Earlier, Sarma had said that he had communicated to the […]

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Assam govt to shut its madrasas, introduces Bill in Assembly

Guwahati: The Assam government introduced a Bill in the Assembly on Monday to shut over 600 madrasas run by it, which was strongly opposed by the opposition Congress and AIUDF. Assam Education and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma introduced the Assam Madrassas Education (Provincialisation) Act of 1995 on the opening day of the three-day Winter Session. […]

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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 […]