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Himanta Biswa Sarma

24 Years On, Naga Peace Talks Meander On With No Solution In Sight

Sep 23, 2021 Dipankar Roy

R.N Ravi's removal as interlocutor for negotiations with NSCN-IM latest twist in long saga; former IB special director A.K. Mishra to resume stalled parleys

Assam To Set Fire To 2,500 Rhino Horns Seized From Poachers To Mark World Rhino Day

Sep 21, 2021 Dipankar Roy

The Assam government took the decision to destroy 2479 rhino horns out of 2623 lying in state treasuries in a cabinet meeting on September 16. Of the total, 94 horns will be preserved for academic purposes while 50 would be kept aside for ongoing court cases.


Centre Gives Go Ahead To Assam CM To Hold Talks With Ulfa (I) Chief

Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.

Sarbananda Sonowal Files Nomination For RS Polls

Sep 21, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.


Mizoram Encroaches 1000 Hectares Of Assam Land, Police Backs Mizo Civilians To Stop Assam Officials

According to divisional forest officer, Cachar, Tejas Mariswamy , Mizos have set up several camps in the land they have encroached.

25 August, 2021

Assam: Two More Accused Persons Injured In Police Encounters

Outlook Web Bureau

In another incident, three members of an armed kidnapping gang accused in several cases were nabbed in Goalpara district on Tuesday night and one 9 mm pistol, three cartridges and addictive pills were seized from their possession


19 August, 2021

Assam Police Seize Heroin Worth Over Rs 4.5 Crore, Two Arrested

Outlook Web Desk

A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages


15 August, 2021

Assam CM Sarma Invites ULFA Chief For Talks To End Bloodshed

Outlook Web Desk

The CM Himanta Bisma Sarma appealed the militant chief to come forward for dialogue on Independence Day.


14 August, 2021

ULFA-I Extends Ceasefire By 3 Months, Asks People To Wear Black Badge On I-Day

Outlook Bureau

The earlier ceasefire was to be expired today


08 August, 2021

Assam Blockade: Two Trucks Carrying Oxygen Among 27 To Finally Enter Mizoram

Dipankar Roy

Several trucks had been stuck at the Assam-Mizoram border since July 26 due to a blockade following a border dispute flare-up that left six Assam police officers dead.


07 August, 2021

Border Tension: Vehicles To Mizoram Vandalised Despite Assam CM’s Appeal To End Blockade

Outlook Web Bureau

Miscreants vandalised several vehicles, which had started moving towards Mizoram, at Lailapur in Assam's Cachar district forcing them to turn back.


07 August, 2021

Assam CM Appeals To End Blockade As Mizoram Issues SOS For ‘Dying Covid Patients’

Outlook Correspondent

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma deputed two ministers to talk to the assorted organisations who are not allowing trucks and vehicles to move to the hill state after Mizoram health minister in a video message said it was very difficult to manage patients who were in dire need of oxygen given the limited supply due to the blockade.


06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya Identify Six Areas Of Dispute In 2nd Border Meet

Outlook Correspondent

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.


06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya To Set Up Committees To Resolve Border Disputes

Outlook Web Bureau

Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.


04 August, 2021

Finally Dialogue Between Assam and Mizoram To End Border Dispute

Outlook Web Desk

The border dispute between the two states, had taken an ugly turn on July 26 this year, resulting into the death of six Assam policemen and one civilian.


03 August, 2021

The Many Faces Of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s heady two months in office have already been marked by a host of controversies. Here are a few of them


02 August, 2021

Assam To Send Ministers To Mizoram After Both Sarma, Zoramthanga Drop FIRs

Dipankar Roy

On Monday, both Mizoram CM Zoramthanga and Assam CM Sarma announced the dropping of FIRs lodged by both states following inter-border clashes that killed six Assam cops last week.


02 August, 2021

Mizoram Withdraws FIR Against Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Dipankar Roy

The move came after Assam Police on Monday morning withdrew the case against Mizoram Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena at the directive of Sarma as a 'goodwill gesture'.


Photo Gallery

Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan reacts after hitting a six during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.

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