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Three try to torch Assam RSS office
Guwahati, Jan 23 : Three miscreants tried to torch the office of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Dima Hasao district late on Monday, police said on Tuesday.

Assam Rifles troopers escape attack in Manipur
Imphal, Jan 22 : A patrol of Assam Rifles troopers escaped an attack in Manipur's Imphal East district on Sunday night when a bomb hidden in the area failed to explode, police said at Monday.

Bhagwat to address 'biggest-ever' RSS rally in Assam on Sunday
Guwahati, Jan 20 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is slated to address a rally of around 50,000 swayamsevaks in the Assam capital on Sunday, that is being touted as the biggest conclave of the Hindutva group in the Northeast.

Manipur CM slams AI for 'mismanagement'
Guwahati (Assam) , Jan. 20 : Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday condemned Air India for the mismanagement at Guwahati airport after AI 889 Delhi to Guwahati flight suffered a bird hit on at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.

Spotlight on traditional fashion, food, music at Assam fest
Guwahati, Jan 20 : From artistes like veteran singer Arun Das performing in Assamese to food stalls serving local cuisine, and models sashaying down the ramp in their traditional wear -- Mekhela chador, the opening day of Rongali Festival was all about celebration of Assam's culture.

Assam announces tax reimbursement schemes under GST regime
Guwahati, Jan 19 : Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said the state government has decided to increase the limit of tax exemption for medium and large industrial units from 100 per cent to 150 per cent of the fixed capital investment while for mega units the tax exemption is ...

Rongali Festival to showcase Assam's cultural mosaic (Curtainraiser)
Guwahati, Jan 18 : Aiming to celebrate the vivid colours of Assam, the fourth edition of Rongali Festival will begin here on Friday. The three-day fest will showcase the culture of communities of the northeastern state and also give a platform to 75 musicians, housewives who will exhibit their ...

Sonowal meets Rajnath, discuss Indo-Bangla border sealing
New Delhi/Guwahati, Jan 16 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and discussed with him issues related to sealing of Indo-Bangla Border by year-end and the publication of the first draft NRC in the state.

Nine oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border
Guwahati, Jan 16 : Suspected Naga militants set afire nine tankers loaded with crude oil in the remote Namsik area on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Tuesday evening.

Assam wins 8th Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship
Hojai (Assam) , January 14 : Hosts Assam Hockey rallied back from a 0-2 setback in the first half to beat Hockey Rajasthan 3-2 in the final of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division), here at the Hojai Hockey stadium on Sunday.

Six teenaged Rohingya Muslims held in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 14 : Six teenaged Rohingya Muslims have been arrested in Tripura's Dharmanagar town bordering Assam, police said on Sunday.

CM reviews progress in preparation of Assam's River Atlas
Guwahati, Jan 11 : Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday took stock of progress in the preparation of the first-ever River Atlas in Assam and asked the implementing agency to bring quantity and depth of sand and sand layers on river beds within the study's ambit.

Curfew continues in Assam town after Wednesday's violence
Guwahati, Jan 11 : Curfew was relaxed for three hours in Dhula town in Assam's Darrang district on Thursday where one person was killed and several others including policemen injured after clashes on Wednesday after a custodial death case, officials said.

Assam gears up for harvest festival 'Magh Bihu'
Guwahati (Assam) Jan 11 : People of Guwahati are all geared up to celebrate the much-awaited harvest festival 'Magh Bihu' on January 15.

Assam leader demands judicial probe into police firing, custodial ...
Guwahati, Jan 10 : Leader of the Opposition in Assam Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, on Wednesday condemned violence over an alleged custodial death in Darrang district that left one person dead and several others injured in police firing.

One killed in mob clash with Assam cops over custodial death
Guwahati, Jan 10 : One person was killed and several others were injured in police firing to disperse an irate mob protesting over an alleged custodial death in Darrang district of Assam on Wednesday.

Assam invited to explore tourism opportunities in Kazakhstan
Guwahati (Assam) , Jan.10 : Businessmen, tour operators, the hospitality industry and others involved with the tourism sector in Assam have been invited by the Government of Kazakhstan to explore opportunities for bilateral cooperation in and with various parts of that country, and especially in ...

Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: MP crush Goans 6-0
Hojai (Assam) , Jan 9 : Madhya Pradesh produced a rich vein of form as they thrashed Goans 6-0 in their Pool A clash of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior Men's National Championship here at the Hojai Hockey Stadium last evening.

Assam orders probe as girl alleges sexual abuse at orphanage
Guwahati, Jan 9 : The Assam government on Tuesday ordered a magisterial probe into a girl's allegations of sexual abuse by the director of an orphanage in the state's Dhemaji district while police are on the lookout for the accused.

Assam NRC excludes genuine residents: Bengal CM
Kolkata, Jan 9 : Flaying the BJP government in Assam for "excluding a large section of Bengali- and Hindi-speaking people from the NRC's list" in that state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged her state's people to offer shelter to those from Assam seeking refuge here.

Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: Rajasthan beat Mumbai 2-0
Hojai (Assam) , Jan 8 : Rajasthan brushed aside The Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd 2-0 in their Pool A clash on the fourth day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior Men's National Championship here at the Hojai Hockey Stadium in Assam on Monday.

Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: Mumbai thrash Goa 7-0
Hojai (Assam) , Jan 7 : Mumbai enjoyed a 7-0 comprehensive victory over Goa on the third day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (men) National Championship (B Division), here at the Hojai Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

Sonowal hard sells state as investment hub in Singapore diaspora ...
Singapore, Jan 7 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said his state is committed to closer ties with the southeast Asian region with New Delhi putting the Northeast at the heart of its Act East Policy.

Assam CM inaugurates skill development centres across state
Guwahati [Assam], January 7 : With an aim to promote skill development in northeast India, the centre and the states have been rolling out various projects.

Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: Rajasthan outplay MP 2-0
Hojai (Assam) , Jan 6 : Rajasthan swept aside Madhya Pradesh 2-0 in their Pool A clash on Day Two of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (Men) National Championship here at the Hojai Hockey Stadium on Saturday.

Assam family approaches PMO demanding action into kin's death
New Delhi, Jan 6 : The family of 42-year-old man from Assam, who died at a hospital here due to alleged wrong treatment by a man impersonating as a doctor, has urged the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to look into the matter and take action against the hospital.

Amit Shah visits Guwahati's Kamakhya temple
Guwahati, Jan 6 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday arrived in Assam, enroute to Meghalaya, and visited the ancient Kamakhya temple here, situated on the Nilachal Hill.

Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship: Rajasthan outplay Telangana on day ...
Hojai (Assam) , Jan 5 : Rajasthan notched up a big 9-0 win against Telangana in Pool A clash on the first day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior National Championship 2018 for men - B Division, on Friday, here.

Constitution, Supreme Court hurt by Mamata's comment on NRC: BJP
Kolkata, Jan 5 : Criticising West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, BJP's National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Friday said she had hurt the Constitution and the Supreme Court with her comments.

Sub-junior National Hockey C'ship 'B' division to start tomorrow
Hojai (Assam) , Jan 4 : A total of 21 teams will vie for top honours at the Hockey India 8th Sub Junior National Hockey Championship 2018 (Men) 'B' Division which will be held from January 5 to 14 at the Hojai Sports Stadium in Assam.