Assam Repeals Muslim Marriage Act, Paving the Way for Uniform Civil Code (UCC)

Assam Repeals Muslim Marriage Act, Paving the Way for Uniform Civil Code (UCC)

Guwahati, Assam: In a significant development, the Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma-led BJP government in Assam has taken a bold step towards the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) by repealing the Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration Act (1935). The decision, announced after a state cabinet meeting on

Fatal Rhino Attack Claims Life in Assam’s Majuli District

Fatal Rhino Attack Claims Life in Assam’s Majuli District

Assam : In a tragic incident, a man identified as Padma Bherua lost his life on Tuesday in Assam’s Majuli district after being attacked by an adult wild rhino. The incident occurred in Bhokot Chapori village under Padumani Police Station, raising concerns among locals about the need for preventive measures.

Assam Cabinet Approves Bill to Curb “Magical Healing” Practices

Assam Cabinet Approves Bill to Curb “Magical Healing” Practices

Guwahati: In a significant move, the Himanta Cabinet in Assam has given its approval to the ‘Assam Healing (Prevention of Evil) Practices Bill, 2024’, aiming to crack down on the practices of “magical healing” disguised as medical treatment. The bill proposes stringent punitive measures against individuals engaging in such practices,

Assam: 17-year-old Boy Arrested For Rape And Murder Of 6-Year-Old Girl

Assam: 17-year-old Boy Arrested For Rape And Murder Of 6-Year-Old Girl

In a deeply disturbing incident, a 17-year-old boy has been arrested in Assam’s Barpeta district for the alleged rape and murder of a 6-year-old girl. The tragic event unfolded at Baghbar Mouripam on January 29, casting a somber mood over the community. According to the police, the minor victim was

Rahul Gandhi’s Yatra Faces Resistance as it Re-Enters Assam

Rahul Gandhi’s Yatra Faces Resistance as it Re-Enters Assam

The Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government in Assam has denied permission for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s yatra to traverse key city roads in Guwahati on its re-entry into Assam. Amidst allegations from the Congress of intentional roadblocks, the state administration cited the working day in Guwahati and potential traffic congestion as