At least seven persons were injured after police lathicharged protesters demanding removal of Manipur University vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey over alleged malpractices at Kangla fort here on Tuesday.
City police on Tuesday prohibited Pravin Togadia, president of the newly floated Antarashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), from attending any function here and making "inflammatory" speeches that could hurt sentiments of minorities, ahead of the release of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Sprinter Hima Das's gold medal in the 400-metre race at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, has not only brought glory to her village but also a ray of hope for its infrastructure development.
Sivasagar police on Tuesday collected blood and hair samples of Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey, accused in the twin rape and murder cases on trains in Assam, for forensic examination. Additional SP Bolin Deori said: "We are interrogating the duo and trying to find out if they are involved in similar unsolved cases." The post-mortem reports are awaited.
A functioning Condom Corner at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) is enabling people to help themselves to free condoms without any monitoring, thus helping to remove embarrassment and social taboo attached to purchasing condoms.
Assam Secretariat Services' Association on Tuesday said chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has assured them to look into the incident of alleged misbehaviour and suspension of one of their members by education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya last week.