Assam IPS officer removed for non-performance

Assam IPS officer removed for non-performance

GUWAHATI, February 24, 2018: Anand Kumar Tewari, an IPS officer posted in Assam, has been removed from service after the government found it to be “unsatisfactory”, an official said. The 1994 batch police officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre was removed as he was a “dead wood” due to his “unsatisfactory” service records, the Home Ministry […]

Assam: Massive “land scam” whiff in Guwahati

Assam: Massive “land scam” whiff in Guwahati

From Our Correspondent Guwahati, February 23, 2018 The Assam State Information Commission has observed many “irregularities” regarding land revenue records, most of which are in Guwahati including mutation of a land in the name of some other person. The commission received several appeal cases seeking land mutation records in different Circle Offices of Guwahati (Metropolitan) […]

Assam: Man arrested for trying to bribe police at Sivasagar

Assam: Man arrested for trying to bribe police at Sivasagar

GUWAHATI, February 23, 2018: In an incident, a man was arrested for allegedly trying to bribe police in Sivasagar. The accused identified as Hillaluddin Ahmed was caught red-handed by police as he tried to bribe the police official with cash worth Rs.2lakh at the police station itself. Ahmed was the prime accused of the financial […]

Ban on sale of liquors in parts of Assam for Meghalaya Polls

Ban on sale of liquors in parts of Assam for Meghalaya Polls

GUWAHATI, February 23, 2018: Jagdish Mukhi, Assam’s Governor Under Section 135 (C) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 and under Rule 326 (A) of Assam Excise Rules 2016 in respect of holding election to Assembly in the state of Meghalaya, has prohibited the possession of any intoxicants by any person or group of […]

Assam: Group of Bank hackers active in Darang district

Assam: Group of Bank hackers active in Darang district

GUWAHATI, February 23, 2018: Following the news of bank hacker’s criminals in the city, a sense of insecurity has prevailed among common customers of various banks in Darrang district. The news spread when police on last Tuesday reportedly nabbed one member of the racket identified as Sahar Ali, s/o Omar Ali of village Khoirakata, Dalgaon. […]

Assam trader murder: 5 employees picked up for questioning

Assam trader murder: 5 employees picked up for questioning

GUWAHATI, February 23, 2018: Hours after the middle-aged businessman of Hatigaon who was shot dead, police have picked up five of his employees for questioning. Hemant Chaucharia, a wholesale shop owner at Hatigaon, was shot at from close range while he was returning home on a scooty on a byelane in Kailashnagar area around 8 pm last […]

Assam: SC lawyer files complaint against Singer Papon

Assam: SC lawyer files complaint against Singer Papon

GUWAHATI, February 23, 2018: Advocate Runa Bhuyan giving her address as 14, Lawyers Chamber (Old), Supreme Court of India has filed a complaint against singer Angarag Papon Mahanta for his ‘inappropriate’ act of showing affection to a minor girl to National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.                 […]

Bangladesh fears exodus of Bengalis from Assam

Bangladesh fears exodus of Bengalis from Assam

February 22, 2018 The ongoing process of compiling the National Register of Citizens in Assam may trigger an exodus of Bengalis and create one more Rohingya-like refugee crisis for Bangladesh, senior officials of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government said here on Wednesday. Addressing visiting Indian journalists, they said the process in Assam is threatening India-Bangladesh […]