Assam

How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin’s fatwa that wasn’t

How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin’s fatwa that wasn’t

On March 14, local TV channels across Assam went berserk over the news  that “46 Muslim clerics from the state have issued a fatwa against singer Nahid Afrin, asking her to stop performing in public”. Within hours, the outrage industry on social media went into overdrive, condemning the “fatwa”. Some even compared Assam’s Hojai district […]

Serial blasts rock Assam & Manipur on Republic Day

Serial blasts rock Assam & Manipur on Republic Day

GUWAHATI/ DIBRUGARH/ IMPHAL: Serial blasts rocked Assam and Manipur as the states were celebrating Republic Day on Thursday. No casualties were reported. Seven low-to-medium intensity blasts were engineered by Ulfa (I) in upper Assam. In neighboring Manipur, militants triggered off two IED explosions near security forces’ camps at different places in Imphal amid R-Day celebrations. […]