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Bihar poll effect: Assam's Gogoi talks of 'grand understanding' ...
Guwahati, Nov 30 : Notwithstanding its sparkling show in the 2014 Lok Sabha and subsequent local body elections in Assam and desertions from the Congress, the forthcoming assembly polls could turn out to be a tough task for the BJP, particularly in the wake of the ruling Congress' call for a "maha ...
ISIS not Muslim, people of other faith defaming Islam: Assam leader
Agartala, Nov.30 : 'ISIS is not at all Muslims, rather these are people from other religion wearing masks and defaming Islam', viewed Vice President of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat H.R.A. Choudhury.
My statement on Hindi-speaking people twisted out of context : Assam ...
Guwahati, Nov 29 : : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said that his statement on Hindi-speaking people has been twisted and wrongly interpreted to give it a different colour by Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu and BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav.
Replace Assam governor, Gogoi urges Mukherjee
Guwahati, Nov 28 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday requested President Pranab Mukherjee for his immediate intervention in replacing acting Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya.
ISRO chief concerned over climate change challenges
Kaziranga (Assam), Nov 28 : The alarming phenomenon of climate change was no longer a scientific curiosity but a great challenge that would affect the economy, livelihood, health, agriculture and many other dimensions, Indian space agency ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said here on Saturday.
Gogoi lambasts Union Home Minister's remark on 'Secularism'
Guwahati, Nov 27 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi observed that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's comment that the architect of the Constitution had never thought of putting the term 'secularism' in the Preamble but it was incorporated later through a constitutional amendment is a clear ...
Congress-AIUDF secretly plan to make Assam an extended part of ...
Guwahati, Nov 27 : BJP national president Amit Shah on Friday said that Congress and All India United Democratic front (AIUDF) have secret plan to make Assam an extended part of Bangladesh.
Assam CM demands Governor Acharya's removal
New Delhi, Nov. 27 : Demanding removal of Assam's acting Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya for his sectarian remarks, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said "he doesn't deserve to continue as Governor".
Assam government allowed in illegal immigrants: Amit Shah
Dibrugarh (Assam), Nov 27 : BJP president Amit Shah on Friday accused the Congress government in Assam of allowing illegal immigrants from Bangladesh to enter the north-eastern state for vote bank politics, which threatened national security.
Amit Shah to address BJP workers' meeting in Upper Assam
Guwahati, Nov 27 : BJP president Amit Shah will address a meeting of party workers in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh on Friday.
Assam's Barak Valley hopes for 'achhe din' with new rail link
Silchar, Nov 27 : A passenger train that chugged into the pristine Barail Hills after setting out from here in southern Assam on November 21 on the newly-converted broad gauge line has fuelled a lot of hope in this economically backward and remote region. Since the railways began its broad gauge ...
Amit Shah in Assam to address rally
Dibrugarh (Assam), Nov 27 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah arrived here in Assam on Friday to address a gathering of party activists.
Oust Assam governor within a month, demands Congress
Guwahati, Nov 26 : The Congress' Assam unit on Thursday served a one-month ultimatum to the Centre to remove Governor P.B. Acharya over his comment "Hindustan is for Hindus", just days after a similar demand by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
Double blow for Maharashtra; TN girls thrive
Dharamshala, Nov 25 : After Assam had upset Kerala in group stages on Tuesday it was Tamil Nadu Youth Girls' turn to send second-seeded Maharashtra packing in pre-quarterfinals of the 77th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships at the Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.
Involve ULFA leader Chetia in peace talks: Gogoi to Centre
Guwahati, Nov 25 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday appealed to the central government to involve ULFA leader Anup Chetia, recently extradited from Bangladesh, in the ongoing peace talks with the insurgent group.
Gogoi bats for ST status to six Assam communities
Guwahati, Nov 25 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday requested the Centre to grant Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six communities in the state which have been on the agitational path for a long time.
Assam Rifles conducts rally for ex-servicemen in Dimapur
Dimapur (Nagaland), Nov.25 : Assam Rifles recently organised a rally for ex-servicemen in various districts of Nagaland as well as in the Karbi Anglong and Golaghat Districts of Assam.
Assam girls put Kerala on mat, face first-stage elimination
Dharamshala, Nov 24 : The Youth Girls of Assam humiliated Kerala with a 3-2 defeat that is bound to linger for some time in the minds of the latter in the 77th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships at the Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.
BJP's Assam MP alleges award returnees took money, apologises
Guwahati, Nov 24 : Rameswar Teli, a BJP Lok Sabha member from Assam, on Tuesday alleged that litterateurs from across the country returned their Sahitya Akademi awards for money. He later apologised, saying his statements were not intended to hurt anyone.
National Youth TT: Assam edge past Kerala 3-2
Dharamsala, Nov 24 : The Assam girls edged past Kerala with a 3-2 win in the Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships at the Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.
Union Home Secretary reviews progress in talks with ULFA
New Delhi, Nov 24 : A meeting involving the representatives of Government of Assam, and ULFA was held here on Tuesday under the Chairmanship of Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to review the progress made in talks with ULFA.
PM Modi pays tribute to Lachit Borphukan on his birth anniversary
New Delhi, Nov 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid his tribute to the late 17th century Assamese war hero Lachit Borphukan on his birth anniversary.
Union home secretary meets ULFA, Assam government representatives
New Delhi, Nov 24 : Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi on Tuesday met representatives of the Assam government and United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) here and reviewed the progress made in the ongoing parleys with the rebel group.
Assam CM threatens to demonstrate in front of parliament
Guwahati, Nov 23 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday threatened to demonstrate in front of parliament soon if the central government failed to release Assam's pending dues amounting to around Rs.20,000 crore.
ULFA: Major Jolt
Research Fellow, Institute for Conflict Management In a dramatic development, on November 11, 2015, Bangladesh Guard Border personnel handed over Golap Baruah alias Anup Chetia, the 'general secretary' of the undivided United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and his two prison mates - Babul Sharma ...
Poachers killed another rhino in Kaziranga
Guwahati, Nov 22 : Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and managed to flee with its horn on Saturday night.
Indian Muslims who feel persecuted in the country are free to go ...
Guwahati, Nov 22 : Assam and Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Sunday said that Indian Muslims who feel persecuted in the country are free to go Pakistan.
Kasturi: Guwahatians tryst with Dhakai Cuisine (Foodie ...
Guwahati, Nov 23 : With a large Bengali population in all the towns in Assam and other parts of the northeast, there is hardly any dearth of Bengali food in the region. Most of the towns in Assam and other states in the region have several restaurants of different sizes and scales serving Bengali ...
People of Assam see BJP as the only option: Minister (Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 23 : Newly-appointed Assam BJP unit chief and union minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said the people of Assam see his party as the only option for fast development of the state as they have already tried other parties, including the Congress.
Assam CM accuse governor of working as RSS pracharak
Guwahati, Nov 22 : Accusing Governor P.B. Acharya of behaving like an RSS pracharak, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday urged the central government to appoint a new governor for the state.