Sleuths of the directorate of revenue intelligence seized 24 pieces of ivory while a contractual railway employee was collecting them here on Saturday. The consignment was supposed to be smuggled to Nepal.
Asam Sahitya Sabha president Paramananda Rajbongshi on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, was unconstitutional and illegal and would violate the fundamental rights of the Assamese people.
Actor Adil Hussain on Sunday said the passing of the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be "suicidal" as it will divide Assam in the name of "Hindus and Muslims and Assamese and Bengali".
Three organisations and prominent citizens of Silchar on Sunday decided to oppose the meeting convened by the Khilongiya Mancha on Wednesday demanding the scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
A joint team of district administration and police, led by Chapar circle officer Nabajit Pathak, raided an illegal sawmill at Falimari village in Dhubri district on Saturday evening and seized over 500 sal logs.
Nagaland chief electoral officer (CEO) Abhijit Sinha on Sunday appealed the electorate to cast their votes ethically and responsibly in their respective polling stations in the bypoll to Nagaland parliamentary constituency which will be held from 7am to 4pm on Monday.
The People's Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (Prism) and the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) have vehemently opposed appointment of Kummanam Rajasekharan as the governor of Mizoram on the ground that he is an "active politician and a radical Hindu".