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Assam welcomes New Year with 'Rongali Bihu'
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 20 : Festivals are an integral part of cultures across the world. Recently, the north-eastern state of Assam celebrated one of its most significant festivals 'Rongali Bihu'.

Man carries brother's dead body on bicycle: Sonowal orders probe
Guwahati (Assam) Apr 19 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered a probe into an incident in which a video shows an Assamese man carrying his 18-year-old brother's body on a cycle in his assembly constituency Majuli.

Migrants' influx: SC to hear matter in connection with securing Indo- ...
New Delhi , Apr 19 : The Supreme Court will today hear the matter in connection with the Centre releasing funds for fencing India-Bangladesh border to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam.

Terrorism, insurgency are anti-development: Venkaiah Naidu
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 18 : Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the only way for development of the North-east is peace and terrorism and Insurgency are anti-development.

Amin Kassam appointed chief-retail operations, Shoppers Stop
New Delhi , Apr 18 : Leading fashion retailer Shoppers Stop on Monday announced the appointment of Amin Kassam as the chief of retail operations.

7th Junior National C'ship: Assam Hockey hammer Hockey Gujarat 6-2
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 17 : Assam Hockey thrashed Hockey Gujarat 6-2 in their Pool H clash on the fourth day of the Hockey India 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'B' Division here on Monday.

Zubeen Garg leaves 'Bihu stage,' when asked not to sing Hindi songs
New Delhi , Apr 16 : 'Ya Ali' (movie- Gangster) fame singer Zubeen Garg left a Rongali Bihu function midway, in Assam's Guwahati, after the organizers allegedly barred him from singing Hindi songs.

Nation celebrates Good Friday with religious fervour
Guwahati/Siliguri (Assam/West Bengal) Apr. 14 : Good Friday was observed across the nation on Friday including Guwahati and Siliguri, marking the death of Jesus Christ and his crucifixion at Calvary Mountain.

Three arrested with 15 kg gold from Guwahati railway station
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr. 14 : The Assam Police on Friday arrested three persons from the Guwahati railway station and recovered 15 kg gold from their possession.

BJP steals the show in assembly by-polls
New Delhi , Apr. 13 : Out of the nine assembly by-polls held in the five states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday registered victory at four places including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Assam.

Congress reopens PM's education qualification debate, asks 'why so ...
New Delhi , Apr. 11 : With an Assam court issuing a bailable warrant against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his tweets on Narendra Modi's educational background, the Congress on Tuesday shot a question at the Prime Minister asking why he was so 'secretive' about his education.

Katiyar backs Assam population control, pan-India ban on cow slaughter
New Delhi Apr. 10 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar on Monday fully backed the Assam government's latest population control policy and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's demand for a pan-India ban on cow slaughter.

Assam Govt.'s new 'population' law not a 'well thought-out policy': ...
New Delhi, Apr. 9 : Criticizing the Assam Government's new law for curbing population growth, the Congress Party on Monday said it is not a 'well thought-out policy' while asserting that the issue should be discussed in the parliamentary forum for consensus.

Namami Brahmaputra: A celebration like never before in Assam's history
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr. 9 : Regarded as the lifeline to millions of people of the region and a source of livelihood to many, the mighty Brahmaputra is the most important natural treasure intrinsic to the economic and socio-cultural aspects of the state.

BJP-ruled states working hard to achieve housing for all by 2022
New Delhi , Apr.7 : Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Assam and the Congress-ruled state of Karnataka are working hard to implement the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) target of providing housing for all by the year 2022.

'Swachh mela' organised in Assam's Jorhat district
Jorhat (Assam), Apr. 7 : In a bid to spread awareness about the importance of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,' Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has organised a one-day district level 'swachh mela' in Jorhat district in collaboration with district administration.

Army neutralises three Kuki terrorists in Assam
East Karbi Anglong (Assam) , Apr. 3 : Three hard-core Kuki terrorists were neutralised by the Indian Army's Red Horns Division of Gajraj Corps in Assam's East Karbi Anglong district.

58 years later, Dalai Lama meets jawan who escorted him to India from ...
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 3 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday shared an emotional moment with retired havildar of Assam Rifles who escorted him to India during his escape from Tibet in March 1959.

Idea launches 4G services in Assam
New Delhi , Apr. 1 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Friday launched its 4G services in Assam circle, starting with five towns, namely Jorhat, Tezpur, Nagaon, Bongaigaon and Lumding, and is looking to further expand 4G network to cover 13 towns including Guwahati, by April 2017.

Assam emerging as economic hub of East India and South East Asia, ...
New Delhi, Mar 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 'Namami Brahmaputra' festival in Guwahati, Assam on Friday.

President Mukherjee inaugurates Namami Brahmaputra festival in ...
Guwahati, Mar 31 : : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that Assam is emerging as an economic hub of East India and South East Asia, while inaugurated the Namami Brahmaputra festival, biggest ever river festival in India in Guwahati.

PM Modi wishes Sonowal, Assam govt ahead of Namami Brahmaputra ...
New Delhi, Mar 31 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished luck to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his cabinet, ahead of the Namami Brahmaputra festival, which is scheduled to start on Friday.

President Mukherjee to inaugurate Namami Brahmaputra
Guwahati (Assam) , Mar. 31 : The biggest river festival of India, Namami Brahmaputra, begins in 21 districts of Assam today.

Four women killed in Assam road mishap
Guwahati, Mar 30 : At least four women were killed and seven others injured while a vehicle they were travelling skidded off from the road and fell into a roadside gorge in Lower Assam's Dhubri district on Thursday morning.

Assam: Registration opens for Summer Leadership Programme at Doon ...
Guwahati, Mar 30 : The Doon School, India's pre-eminent boarding school, has announced its Residential 'Summer @ Doon Leadership Programme', which will be held from June 3-17.

President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate Assam's mega river festival ...
Guwahati, Mar 30 : : President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Namami Brahmaputra Festival, the biggest ever river festival in India on Friday in Guwahati.Guwahati, Mar 30 : : President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Namami Brahmaputra Festival, the biggest ever river festival in India ...

Two NDFB (S) militants gunned down in Assam
Guwahati, Mar 30 : : Security forces gunned down two hardcore NDFB (S) militants in Assam's Chirang district on Thursday morning, officials said.

President Mukherjee to inaugurate Namami Brahmaputra festival in ...
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate Namami Brahmaputra festival tomorrow in Assam.

Assam bribery case: Arrested govt official sent to police custody
Guwahati, Mar 29 : A local court of Assam on Wednesday sent Irrigation department Secretary Kujendra Doley to five days police custody, who was arrested by the sleuths of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (V&AC) from his office in Dispur Janata Bhawan after taking bribe from a contractor on Tuesday.

Islamic terrorists plan to attack Assam, high alert sounded across ...
Guwahati, Mar 29 : : The Assam police has sounded high alert across the state following Intelligence Bureau (IB) input about probable terror attacks on BJP leaders in Assam.