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    1,000-hour bandh in Assam districts lifted
    Guwahati, Oct 31 : A 1,000-hour bandh in Assam's Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts demanding an autonomous state was Friday lifted following an assurance from the central government on the issue.

    Assam bandh: Normal life hit; over 70 detained, released
    Guwahati, Oct 31 : Normal life was affected across Assam Friday in the wake of a Bajrang Dal-sponsored 12-hour dawn-to-dusk bandh to press for the arrest of AIUDF chief Badaruddin Ajmal, ban on the party and sealing of madrassas in the state.

    Bajrang Dal calls Assam shutdown Friday
    Guwahati, Oct 30 : Hindu group Bajrang Dal called a 12-hour shutdown in Assam Friday to demand immediate arrest of All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal for his alleged links with Bangladeshi jihadi groups.

    Seven Bodo insurgents arrested on way to Myanmar
    Guwahati, Oct 30 : Seven Bodo insurgents, who were on their way to Myanmar for training, have been arrested here in Assam's main city and Dimapur town in Nagaland, police said Thursday.

    BJP demand arrest of AIUDF chief, allege militant links
    Guwahati, Oct. 30 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters in Assam on Wednesday took to the streets, demanding the immediate arrest of All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badaruddin Ajmal, accusing him of having links with militant outfits.

    Assam CM, PM discuss ways to check fundamentalist threat
    Guwahati, Oct 29 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi and discussed a gamut of important issues concerning the state like militancy and the threat from fundamentalist groups.

    Assam Govt. won't compromise on national security, integrity: Gogoi
    New Delhi, Oct. 29 : Asserting that his government would not compromise on national security and integrity, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said few men were arrested from the state's Barpeta district based on evidence linking them with Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

    AIR free news SMS now in Assamese, Gujarati, Tamil and Malayalam
    New Delhi, Oct 29 : All India Radio free news SMS will now be available in four other regional languages - Assamese, Gujarati, Tamil and Malayalam - from Wednesday.

    Prakash Javadekar to launch AIR's free News SMS service in four more ...
    New Delhi, Oct. 29 : Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, on Wednesday, will launch the free News SMS service of All India Radio (AIR) in four more languages- Assamese, Gujarati, Tamil and Malayalam.

    1,000-hour bandh hits life in Assam district
    Guwahati, Oct 28 : Normal life was disrupted in Assam's Karbi Anglong district Tuesday, in the wake of the 1,000-hour bandh called by a group of organisations demanding autonomous state status jointly for Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts.

    Adivasi couple branded witches killed in Assam
    Guwahati, Oct 27 : In yet another case of witch hunting in Assam, an elderly couple was killed by some villagers in Kokrajhar district Sunday night, police said Monday.

    1,000-hour bandh in two Assam districts
    Guwahati, Oct 27 : An 1,000-hour bandh in Assam's Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts demanding an autonomous state affected normal life Monday.

    Indian Oil official goes missing in Assam
    Guwahati, Oct 26 : A senior official of Indian Oil Sunday went missing from Assam's Tinsukia district, police said.

    ULFA's diktat to Assam's cinemas on local movies
    Guwahati, Oct 26 : Assam's insurgent outfit ULFA has asked cinema halls to screen each Assamese movie at least for one week in each hall in the state in its bid to boost the revival of the ailing Assamese film industry.

    Nine killed in Assam accident
    Guwahati, Oct 26 : At least nine people, including five women, were killed when the bus they were travelling on fell into a gorge in Assam's Nagaon district early Sunday, police said.

    Assam: 9 killed, 26 injured in bus accident at Kaliabor
    Kaliabor (Assam), Oct. 23 : At least nine persons were killed and 26 injured in an early morning bus accident here on Sunday.

    6 ULFA militants arrested at Assam-Meghalaya border
    Guwahati, Oct. 22 : Six armed militants belonging to the banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested on Tuesday night in Meghalaya.

    Tarun Gogoi urges Paresh Baruah to join politics
    Guwahati, Oct 22 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday asked the commander-in-chief of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Paresh Baruah, to join mainstream politics.

    Nine arrested for branding Assam athlete a witch
    Guwahati, Oct 22 : Nine people, including seven women, have been arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy for branding an Assam athlete as a witch, police said Wednesday.

    An Assam village making firecrackers for over 100 years
    Guwahati, Oct 22 : An Assam village has been making firecrackers for over a 100 years and has now got a logo that will help it distinguish from the hugely popular Sivakasi products.

    Sports Minister calls for report from SAI on Terry Walsh's resignation
    Jorhat (Assam), Oct.21 : Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday instructed his department secretary and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to submit a report on the cause of National Hockey Coach Terry Walsh tendering his resignation.

    JMB trains Assamese men to carry out attacks: Assam DG
    Guwahati, Oct 21 : Assamese youths have undergone a training under the Islamic terror network Jamatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to carry out attacks, Director General of Police (DGP) Khagen Sarma said Tuesday.

    Bollywood unites for flood-hit victims at 'Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert ...
    By Sonam Kochar, New Delhi, Oct 19 : Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi along with several other filmstars and music personalities came together for a charity concert 'Hum Hain... Umeed-e-Kashmir' to raise funds for the flood victims of Kashmir and Assam in New Delhi.

    B-Town attends '...Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert
    New Delhi, Oct 19 : From supertstar Aamir Khan to young actors like Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra, several Bollywood stars came together for a concert here to raise funds for the flood victims of Kashmir, Assam and Visakhapatnam.

    ISL boosts business, tourism in Assam
    Guwahati, Oct. 18 : The on-going Indian Super League (ISL) is attracting major attention and the Northeast United FC is one team that has lots of hope riding on them.

    Jammu and Kashmir rehabilitation needs rational approach, proactive ...
    By Jaibans Singh, New Delhi, Oct.17 : India has had a bad year insofar as natural disasters are concerned. The situation of floods and inundation of most parts of the Kashmir Valley, was followed by floods in Assam and Meghalaya in late September. Cyclone Hudhud that struck the coastal areas of ...

    Canada announces fund for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir
    Srinagar, Oct. 16 : Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai visited Jammu and Kashmir to announce Canada Fund for local initiatives support to Global Medic which is an NGO providing flood-hit communities with water ...

    Canada announces fund for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir
    Srinagar, Oct. 16 : Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai visited Jammu and Kashmir to announce Canada Fund for local initiatives support to Global Medic which is an NGO providing flood-hit communities with water ...

    Assam athlete falls victim to witch hunting, survives
    Guwahati, Oct 16 : An athlete, who brought laurels to Assam in the past, fell victim early this week to witch hunting in Karbi Anglong district but survived the ordeal.

    Captive IAF man rescued in Meghalaya
    Guwahati, Oct 16 : An air force personnel, held hostage in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, was Thursday rescued in a joint operation by Assam and Meghalaya police.

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