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Police files chargesheet in APSC cash-for-job scam
Guwahati (Assam) , November 16 : The Assam Police has filed a chargesheet against the former Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul and few other members in connection with a cash-for-job scam.

NHRC issues notice to Assam govt over verification of nationality
New Delhi , Nov. 15 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of Assam after taking suo motu cognizance of the allegations of harassment being meted out to the people in the state by police in the name of verification of their nationality.

Terrorists attack 4 Assam Regiment in Manipur
Chandel (Manipur) , November 15 : Armed militants on Monday ambushed 4 Assam Regiment in Chandel's Sajik Tampak in Manipur.

Assam CM Sonowal opens Emami Ltd's largest production unit
Guwahati (Assam) , Nov.14 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated Indian FMCG major Emami Limited's manufacturing unit in Pacharia in the state's Kamrup district.

Two Assam Rifles jawans killed in IED explosion in Manipur
Chandel (Manipur) , November 13 : Two Assam Rifles jawans were killed in an IED explosion, while they were patrolling near Manipur's Chandel, on Monday morning.

21 arrested in APSC cash-for-job scam so far: DGP
Guwahati (Assam) , November 11 : Assam Director General Of Police (DGP) Mukesh Sahay said here on Saturday that 21 people were arrested so far in connection with the cash-for-job scam in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC).

'If my surname was not Gandhi, would I have become MP at 29,' asks ...
Guwahati (Assam) , November 11 : Speaking for people's Right to Recall their elected representatives if they fail to fulfill their duties, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Friday said that he would not have become a Lok Sabha member had he not hailed from the Gandhi family.

23rd GST council meeting: 178 items moved from 28pc to 18pc bracket
Guwahati (Assam) , November 10 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday announced moving 178 items from the 28 per cent to the 18 per cent tax bracket under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), applicable from November 15.

Rhinoceros' body found without horn in Kaziranga National Park
Guwahati (Assam) Nov. 10 : Body of a rhinoceros has been found in Kaziranga National Park here without horn, said park officials on Friday.

GST on around 200 goods reduced from 28 to 18pct: Assam FM
Guwahati (Assam) , Nov 10 : Along the sidelines of the 23rd Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed that the tax levied on around 200 commodities has been brought down from 28 to 18 percent.

23rd GST Council Meeting begins in Guwahati
Guwahati (Assam) , Nov 10 : The 23rd meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is now underway and is being chaired by Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley.

Assam IPR director held for involvement in multi-crore scam
Guwahati (Assam), November 7 : Guwahati Police on Tuesday arrested Information and Public Relations director Ranjit Gogoi for his involvement in a Rs. 34 crore scam.

India unveil logo, mascot and song for Boxing Youth World C'ship
Guwahati , November 6 : Assam's famed one-horned rhino was unveiled as the official mascot of the 2017 AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championship in a glittering ceremony here on Monday.

Sitharaman visits forward Army, Air Force bases along LAC
New Delhi , November 6 : Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited a forward army post in Arunachal Pradesh and an Indian Air Force base in Assam along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), on Sunday.

Assam Minister asks Centre to verify reports of China's tunnel ...
Agartala (Assam) , November 3 : Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has requested the Centre to use satellite imaging to verify reports about China's plan to construct a 1,000-km tunnel for diverting water from the Brahmaputra river.

Tri-nation bike expedition to boost border ties
Agartala (Tripura) , Nov 2 : A 33 member bikers' team of Assam Rifles (AR) troupes arrived in Tripura through Akhaura checkpoint from Bangladesh on Thursday.

Assam Minister mocks Rahul Gandhi, asks 'if people can become mature ...
Agartala (Tripura) November 1 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said it is unbelievable that at the age of 50 people can attain maturity.

DoNER Ministry sanctions Rs 200 cr for flood affected reconstruction ...
New Delhi : The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) has sanctioned Rs 200 crore for flood affected reconstruction works in the four North Eastern States of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.

'Cong leaders can stand for 'Pidi' but not for national anthem'
Guwahati (Assam), Oct 31 : Assam Health Minister and prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday mocked Congress for objecting to stand up for National Anthem.

World Bank, Fin Min sign loan agreement worth USD 200 mn
New Delhi , Oct. 30 : The Ministry of Finance and the World Bank on Monday announced the signing of a loan agreement worth USD 200 million for the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project.

Assam Minister mocks tweets by Rahul Gandhi's 'dog'
New Delhi , October 29: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a jibe at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over the latter's tongue in cheek response to allegations against his Twitter handle being managed by someone else.

Shiva Thapa sails into semifinals of National Boxing Championship
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) October 28 : Assam's star boxer Shiva Thapa gave yet another stellar performance to punch his way into the semifinals of the 2nd Elite Men's National Boxing Championship here at the Swarna Bharati Indoor Stadium on Saturday.

Assam CM promotes 'Global Investors Summit' to be held next year
New Delhi , October 24 : The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal, on Tuesday announced that the largest-ever investment promotion and facilitation initiative by the state government 'Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit' will be organised in association with the Federation of Indian ...

African coaches rue youngsters losing pathway to 'glitz and glamour' ...
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 21 : Before taking on each other in the all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 on October 21, both Ghana and Mali U-17 team coaches lamented the African teams' lesser success rate in the senior age-group compared to the junior age-group competitions.

Four arrested for throwing stone at Australian team's bus
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 15 : Four people have been arrested in connection with the stone throwing incident at the Australian cricket team bus after the second T20I of the three-match series that took place in Guwahati earlier this week.

Connectivity in Northeast India is surging ahead on new path of ...
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct 12 : One of the top agendas of Central government is improving India's North Eastern region's connectivity with the mainland, as the region has immense potentialities to strengthen business ties with the Southeast Asian countries.

Rock thrown at Aussie team bus: Assam CM orders probe
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct 11 : In the wake of attack on the Australian cricket team bus in Guwahati last night, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed state's Chief Secretary V.K. Pipersenia to initiate an inquiry into the matter.

Guwahati stone-throwing incident not reflective of our security ...
New Delhi , October 11 : Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has condemned the stone-pelting incident on the Australian cricket team bus, adding that he has also spoken to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal about the same.

We didn't perform 'good enough' with the bat: Kohli
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 11 : Indian skipper Virat Kohli admitted that his team's performance with the bat was just not good enough during his side's eight-wicket defeat to Australia at Guwahati's Barsapara Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Rock thrown at Australian team bus in Guwahati: Finch
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 11 : A rock was apparently thrown at the Australian team bus as they returned to the team hotel from the Barsapara Cricket Stadium following their eight-wicket win in the second T20I of the three-match series in Guwahati.