Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicAssam police

Topic: Assam police

Found ‘mischievous activity’ in raids, Assam Police say amid reports of homes being bulldozed

Batadrava Police Station was set on fire over allegations of custodial death of a fish trader. Police claim they identified 21 suspects but administration’s action sparks a row.  

After getting bail, Jignesh Mevani re-arrested for ‘assaulting’ police officer in Assam

Mevani, MLA from Gujarat’s Vadgam, was granted bail by a local court Monday, five days after he was picked up from Palanpur and brought to Assam over tweets attacking PM Modi.

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani arrested by Assam Police over ‘tweets on PM Modi’

Mevani, who had in September 2021 extended support to Congress, was picked up from Circuit House in Palanpur, Gujarat, and may be taken to Assam tonight.

Two ‘cattle smugglers’ killed in Assam ambush after being arrested from UP

Guwahati/Lucknow: Two cattle smugglers from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, who had been arrested and brought to Assam, were killed in an alleged ambush by...

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.

On Camera

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Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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