Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicAssam police

Topic: Assam police

Big Bang catch — Maradona’s stolen Hublot watch worth Rs 20 lakh recovered in Assam

The limited edition watch was recovered from an Assam resident who used to work in a Dubai firm where Maradona’s belongings had been stored

Is Himanta aping Yogi? Spotlight on Assam Police as 27 ‘criminals’ are shot dead in 5 months

CM Himanta’s zero-tolerance pledge against crime has drawn comparisons with Yogi Adityanath. But some experts say Assam Police’s ‘insurgency hangover’ is also to blame for spate of encounters.

Modi govt’s reluctance shows caste census is politically inflammable. But it’s also a necessary evil

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Assam Police arrest journalist, 14 others for posting content supporting Taliban

A police constable and senior Jamiat leader were among those arrested in Assam. The police also advised people to be careful of retweeting or liking 'inflammatory' social media posts.

Mizos destroyed fields & burnt our homes, we live in fear, residents of Assam’s Lailapur say

Families on Assam side of the Lailapur-Vairengte border with Mizoram claim they live under constant fear, scared things ‘may blow up any time', which would force them out of their homes.

‘One of my biggest dreams comes true’ — sprinter Hima Das gets inducted into Assam Police

The induction took place in the presence of Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal in a ceremony that was attended by top functionaries of the state government.

Assam forms police panel to check illegal immigrants crossing border, crackdown on facilitators

The committee of police officers are expected to take immediate and proactive steps to identify intermediaries involved in 'anti-national' activities.

Fortunate to serve as cop & doctor, says Assam’s Barpeta SP praised by V-P Venkaiah Naidu

Barpeta SP Robin Kumar runs a 50-bedded Covid Care Centre for police personnel and their families. It has four beds in ICU, 32 beds in general ward and 14 in the isolation ward.

Police in Meghalaya, Assam adapt John Lennon song, catchy tunes to sing anti-drug anthems

Police departments of Meghalaya and Assam released videos ahead of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking that's observed on 26 June.

Senior Assam police officer suspended for security lapse during CJI’s visit

The Guwahati West Deputy Commissioner of Police was suspended by the government for lapses during CJI Ranjan Gogoi's visit to the Kamakhya Temple.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.