Curfew relaxed in Guwahati, parts of Dibrugarh district
The curfew imposed in Guwahati and parts of Dibrugarh district following protests against the amended Citizenship Act was relaxed on Sunday, police said.
ATMs go dry in Guwahati, chicken sells for 500/kg
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Anti-CAB protests: Curfew relaxed in Assam's Guwahati
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175 held, 1,406 taken into custody in Assam over citizenship law stir
Peasant organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi and ULFA pro-talk faction leader Jiten Dutta are among those arrested while 1,406 people have been taken into preventive custody.
Shinzo Abe’s Guwahati visit put off; new dates later
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their annual summit in Guwahati and the government said that the decision to defer the visit was taken after mutual consultations. The scheduled summit looked untenable as unrest gripped the main venue of the visit since the Citizenship Amendment Bill was proposed.
Railways running special trains from Guwahati to help stranded passengers in Assam
Special passenger trains are being run in Guwahati so that people reach their destination in upper Assam. One such train was operated on Friday to Dimapur. Trains were also run on Saturday to Furkating, the main railway junction in Assam's Golaghat district, and to Dibrugarh.
CAA protest: Congress seeks probe by a sitting Justice of the Gauhati High Court into the violence
Northeast, especially Guwahati has witnessed violent protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh, protesters observing fast in Guwahati
The Army and the security forces were conducting flag marches in Guwahati town which was the epicentre of the protests, besides Dibrugarh and Tezpur. In Dibrugarh municipal area the indefinite curfew was relaxed from 8 am. A large number of people, including artists, singers and filmstars are observing a 10-hour fast.
CAB protests: Curfew continues in Dibrugarh, Guwahati; 5 columns of Army deployed
To control the deteriorating law and order situation over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019, five columns of the Indian Army was ...
Modi-Abe summit cancelled in view of widespread protests in Guwahati over citizenship law
India announced on Friday that the annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, which was scheduled to be held in Guwahati, has been postponed.
Guwahati police chief removed, several officers transferred amid CAB protests in Assam
In a major reshuffle, the Assam government on Thursday replaced the Guwahati Police commissioner and a senior officer responsible for law and order in the state, amid violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
Anti-CAB protests: Assam on boil, two dead in police firing
Amidst reports of two protestors dying in police firing, thousands of people defied curfew to hit the streets as the raging agitation agains...
Strong action to be taken against those involved in violence: Assam CM Sonowal
Talking tough, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday warned of taking strong action against those involved in arson and violence, saying vandalism has no place in any democratic process.
Protesters defy curfew; 2 killed in Guwahati
Guwahati resembled a garrison town with Army, paramilitary and state police personnel occupying the city. Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Tezpur and Dhekiajuli were under curfew. Across Assam, houses of several BJP MLAs and BJP and RSS offices came under attack. Internet services remained suspended in ten districts.
Assam, North East to face fuel supply problems if citizenship agitation continues
Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has been forced to shut down its Digboi refinery in Assam and is operating Guwahati unit at minimal throughput, while Oil India Ltd has been forced to shut LPG production and its crude oil production has dropped by 15-20 per cent, multiple sources at the state-owned companies said.
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