Tag: assam

Pandemic Moving Eastwards, Says Union Health Ministry; Reviews Situation With Five States

A rise in the number of daily Covid-19 cases and mortality has been observed in Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand, indicating the pandemic is moving eastwards, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. To review arrangements for containment and management of the Covid-19 infection, a high-level meeting was held by Union Health Secretary […]

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Assam Assembly elections | Rival camps in Assam upbeat ahead results

Roadmap in place for enforcement of COVID protocols and conducting safe and peaceful counting, police says. Both the Mitrajot and Mahajot alliances are exuding confidence about forming the next government in Assam ahead of the counting of results of the Assam Assembly elections on Sunday. Mitrajot is the four-party alliance headed by the BJP that […]

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Earthquake of 3.2 magnitude hits Assam’s Sonitpur again

An earthquake of 3.2 magnitude on the Richter scale was yet again reported from Assam’s Sonitpur Friday evening, according to the data shared by the National Center for Seismology. This comes two days after a massive 6.7 magnitude tremor rocked Dhekiajuli town in the state’s Sonitpur district on Wednesday morning injuring at least 10 people […]

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Amid surge, Assam health minister says needn’t wear mask – ET HealthWorld

GUWAHATI: Amid a countrywide Covid-19 surge, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has triggered outrage and ridicule on social media by claiming that wearing a mask in public is no longer necessary “in the context of Assam as currently there is no Covid in the state”. He made the claim on Saturday during an interview […]

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As India Logs 89,000 Daily Covid Cases, These States have Consistently Reported Low Infections

As India logs 89,129 fresh Covid infections in the country, 13 states and Union Territories (UTs) in the country have not reported any Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, data from the union health ministry showed. The states included Odisha, Assam, Ladakh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Sikkim, […]

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Assam Breaks Previous Record As Items Worth Rs 110 Crore Seized: Election Officer

50 FIRs have been registered across the state related to expenditure violation (Representational) Assam broke all previous records in seizures of cash, liquor, drug and other goods after the assembly polls were notified, with several agencies confiscating items worth over Rs 110 crore, Chief Electoral Officer of Assam, Nitin Khade, said on Wednesday. During the […]

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Assam polls: Rs 2,000 per month for housewives, free power in Congress manifesto

Congress in its manifesto for Assam polls 2021 promised to restart the process of National Register of Citizens (NRC), provide Corona relief package besides waiving the debt of micro fiancé of women and construction of Cow sheds in every districts. The party has also promised loan waiver of farmers. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday […]

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Assam Assembly elections | Modi, Sonowal duped Assam with lies: Surjewala

Cong. leader says BJP spent five years in taking people for a ride with falsehood, big announcements Congress general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other BJP leaders had flattered the people of Assam only to deceive. The BJP leadership spent the five years in […]

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