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Assam Rifles jawan killed in militant attack
Guwahati, Apr 25 : : An Assam Rifles jawan was killed in a militant attack in Nagaland on Saturday, officials said.
Strong challenge awaits Mumbai FC in Guwahati
Mumbai, Apr 25 : A strong challenge awaits Mumbai FC as they prepare to take on Royal Wahingdoh, Shillong in an 19th round I-League match to be played at the Nehru Stadium, Guwahati, Assam on Sunday. Playwin is the official sponsor of Mumbai FC.
Several buildings crack in Assam, tremors felt across NE region
Guwahati, Apr 25 : : The 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Himalayan region on Saturday morning which was also felt in Assam and other parts of the north eastern region.
Ensure safe return of Assam pilgrims from Nepal: CM
Guwahati, April 25 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday asked the state chief secretary to take steps to ensure the safe return of at least 45 pilgrims from the state who have been stranded in Nepal following the massive earthquake.
Assam Rifles trooper killed in militant attack
Kohima, April 25 : An Assam Rifles trooper was killed when militants fired at a patrol party here in the Nagaland capital on Saturday, officials said.
Nepal quake: Assam mountaineering team on Everest expedition safe
Kathmandu, April 25 : An 11-member mountaineering team from the Indian state of Assam on an expedition to Mt. Everest in Nepal, which was rocked by a powerful earthquake on Saturday, is reportedly safe.
7 members of a cultural troop killed in Assam road mishap
Guwahati, Apr 24 : At least seven people of a cultural troop were killed and nine others were injured in a road mishap in Assam's Tinsukia district on Friday, police said.
Maid's decomposed body found in army colonel's house
Guwahati, April 23 : The highly decomposed body of a maid was on Thursday recovered from the servants' quarter of an army Colonel in Assam's Jorhat district, police said.
Assam assembly to restrict car passes from May
Guwahati, April 23 : The Assam assembly is planning to introduce from May 1 stricter guidelines for issuing car passes following detection of Congress legislator Rumi Nath's alleged links with the kingpin of an auto theft racket.
Three get death in Assam for beheading minor student
Guwahati, April 22 : A court in Assam on Wednesday sentenced three people to death for abducting and beheading a Class 9 student in 2011.
Death sentence to three persons in gruesome Assam murder
Guwahati, Apr 22 : A local court in Morigaon district of Assam on Wednesday awarded death sentence to three persons after being held guilty of abduction and gruesome murder of a youth four years ago.
11 hardcore NDFB(S) militants apprehended in Assam
Guwahati, Apr 22 : Security forces have apprehended eleven hardcore militants belonging to NDFB(S) in Assam's Kokrajhar district in past 48 hours, officials said.
Notice to Assam government for baton charge on students
Guwahati, April 22 : The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the commissioner and secretary of the state home department over allegations of police atrocities on some college students.
Go easy on protesters: Assam CM to police
Guwahati, April 21 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday instructed police to go easy on public protests and said baton-charge and firing should be the last resort while controlling any mob.
President, PM condole J.B. Patnaik's death
New Delhi, April 21 : President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of three-time Odisha chief minister and former Assam governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik.
Assamese musician wants to popularise stories from his land
By Natalia Ningthoujam, New Delhi, April 21 : Digboi-born musician Joi Barua, who has lent his voice to Bollywood films like "Udaan" and "Dev.D", says he takes a "lot of pain and effort to ensure that our local stories are heard".
Modi condoles J.B. Patnaik's death
New Delhi, April 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of three-time Odisha chief minister and former Assam governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, saying he would be remembered as a "pillar of Odisha politics".
Former Odisha chief minister J.B.Patnaik dead
Bhubaneswar, April 21 : Three-time Odisha chief minister and former Assam governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik died at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, a family member said here. He was 89.
Assam: Case registered against 2 cops for alleged link with auto ...
Guwahati, Apr 20 : : Assam police on Monday registered a case against two police officers allegedly linked with auto theft gang, officials said.
Hardcore NDFB(S) ultra killed in Assam encounter
Guwahati, Apr 20 : : A hardcore militant of NDFB(S) was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district on Monday, officials said.
NDFB cadre killed in Assam
Guwahati, April 20 : A joint team of the army and Assam Police on Monday killed a militant of the anti-talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam's Sonitpur district.
Written in Tears captures a violent period in India's Northeast
Kolkata, Apr 19 : "Written in Tears", a recent publication by Harper Collins, offers a glimpse into the Northeast of India, particularly Assam, during a period of violence and political unrest that wrecked the region for a few decades in the contemporary times and its widespread impact on the ...
Media aviation awareness programme at Guwahati Press Club
Guwahati, Apr 18 : : The College of Aeronautical Engineering, the only aircraft maintenance engineering institute of northeast India has organized an aviation awareness programme for scribes at Guwahati Press Club on Apr 21. The day long programme will begin with the felicitation to some renowned ...
Top NDFB(S) ultra nabbed in Kokrajhar
Guwahati, Apr 18 : : Security forces have apprehended a top militant belonging to NDFB(S) in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Saturday, officials said.
Assam's six lakh tribal kids to be screened for anaemia
Guwahati, April 18 : The union tribal affairs ministry will cover at least six lakh tribal children in Assam under its sickle cell anaemia screening programme within this year.
People in Assam celebrate 'Rongali Bihu' festival with great ...
Guwahati, Apr. 18 : Hundreds of people gathered in Guwahati to celebrate Rongali Bihu, the most popular festival of Assam.
NDFB cadre involved in 2014 Assam massacre held
Guwahati, April 18 : A joint team of army and Assam Police on Saturday arrested a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militant who was allegedly involved in the 2014 massacre of adivasis.
Assam govt mulls to set up Farmers' Development Corporation
Guwahati, Apr 17 : Assam government has mulled to set up a Farmers' Development Corporation and allocated Rs 1000 cr for taking up various farmers oriented schemes in the state.
Assam: Weapons, fake number plates seized from car lifter's residence
Guwahati, Apr 16 : Security forces on Wednesday night seized weapons, fake number plates and incriminating documents from the rented house of arrested car lifter Anil Chauhan during search operation at Mirza, outskirts of Guwahati, police said on Thursday.
Pradhan pays maiden field visit to ONGC Assam Asset
Geleky (Sibsagar District, Assam), Apr.16 : Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan visited the Assam Asset of the ONGC on April 15 and 16.