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Assam police fires again on Dikoi village of Nagaland
Kohima, Apr 22 : It seems that Assam Police is all out to evict the Dikoi Village, which is a registered village of Nagaland Government and firing on the village has became a daily routine of Assam Police personnel.
Campaign for final phase Assam polls ends
Guwahati, Apr 22 : Campaigning for the third and final phase of election in Assam on April 24 ended today as candidates and their supporters braved scorching heat to woo voters.
Former top cop, ex ultras face-off in Kokrajhar
By Sushmita Goswami Guwahati, Apr 22 : A former top cop, two former militants, one outgoing and one former parliamentarian and a top advocate - the contest for the Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency in Assam has the ingredients for a close fight and interesting results.
Army, police ops in Karbi Anglong to flush out ultras
Diphu, Apr 22 : A joint operation by the Indian Army and Assam Police in Karbi Anglong district, coded 'Operation thunder', to clear strongholds of various ultra and subversive elements has been set in motion, encompassing the entire district since last few days.
Weather Today in India (22 April 2014)
Pune, Apr 22 : Hot day conditions prevailed in some parts of Konkan. Day temperatures were markedly above normal in Assam and Meghalaya. They were appreciably to markedly above normal in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.
Assam polls get over Thursday
Guwahati, April 22 : Over 9.4 million people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the third and final phase of the Lok Sabha polls in Assam Thursday.
PM, wife to vote in Assam
Guwahati, April 21 : The prestigious Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency, which is going to the polls April 24, will see two VVIPs casting their ballot - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gurcharan Kaur.
Improve Assam's power scenario: Gogoi to discom
Guwahati, April 21 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday reviewed the power situation in the state and asked the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) to take immediate steps to meet the shortfall of power.
Rongali Bihu celebrated in Delhi
New Delhi, April 21 : Rongali Bihu, the most colourful festival of Assam, was celebrated with traditional fervour by the Assam Association Delhi.
BJP questions Congress's commitment towards Assam
Guwahati, April 20 : BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Sunday questioned the sincerity of the Congress-led government at the Centre and in Assam towards development, saying no major industry was set up in the state in the last 10 years.
Modi terms UPA 'mother-son' government, hits out at 'RSVP model'
Barpeta (Assam)/Katihar (Bihar), April 19 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday fired fresh salvos at the Congress, terming the UPA a "mother-son" government and raking up the alleged land deals of Robert Vadra by saying that the country wants to know about the "RSVP (Rahul, ...
Don't just be a voter, be a canvasser too: Modi to youth
Nagaon (Assam), April 19 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday urged young voters in Assam to take part not only in voting but also as canvassers for the right candidate.
Rahul launches all-out attacks on Modi, Mamata
Nagaon (Assam)/Malda/Baharampur (West Bengal), April 19 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday took on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his divisive agenda and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on corruption during a whirlwind election tour to Assam and West ...
Modi, Rahul slam each other in Assam
Nagaon (Assam), April 19 : BJP's Narendra Modi Saturday attacked the Congress over its 'mother-son' government at the centre which he said has failed to meet the aspirations of the people while Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said the BJP has been making Hindus and Muslims fight against each other.
Modi divides people: Rahul Gandhi
Nagaon (Assam), April 19 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi divides people like the British used to, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said Thursday at an election rally.
Modi dares Rahul to a face-off
Barpeta (Assam), April 19 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday challenged Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to "a face off" as they were both addressing rallies in Assam.
Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam, West Bengal Saturday
New Delhi, April 18 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Assam and West Bengal Saturday for the 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign.
Enthusiastic independent candidates in northeast poll fray (Election ...
By Ninglun Hanghal, Imphal, April 18 : A large number of independent candidates are in the poll fray in the northeast, with half of the aspirants in Assam having no party affiliation.
Weather Today in India: 17 April 2014
Pune, Apr 17 : Day temperatures were appreciably to markedly above normal in some parts of Assam and Meghalaya. They were appreciably above normal in some parts of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha and Bihar. They were above normal in some parts of Jharkhand, east ...
45 injured as express train derails in Assam
Guwahati, April 16 : At least 45 people were injured Friday when nine coaches of an express train jumped tracks near Guwahati in Assam, authorities said.
10 coaches of passenger train derails near Guwahati
Guwahati, Apr 16 : Passengers of down Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express had a miraculous escape, when 10 coaches of the train derailed near Jagiroad in Assam's Morigaon district, under Lumding division of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), today.
Wage board: Scribes' body urge owners to follow SC order
Guwahati, Apr 16 : All Assam Media Employees' Federation (AAMEF) has welcomed the recent verdict of the Supreme Court to implement the Majithia Wage Board recommendations for journalists and non-journalists newspaper and news agency employees from this month onwards and urged the media house owners ...
Villagers allege arson by Assam miscreants
Kohima, Apr 16 : The Shemnyuching Village Council (SVC) has alleged that miscreants from Assam torched Jhum land belonging to Shemnyuching, Ngetjongching, Namha and Yonglok villages under Longleng district last Sunday.
Train derails in Assam
Guwahati, Apr 16 : Several people were injured when ten coaches of a passenger train derailed, near Jagoriaod in Assam's Morigaon district, under Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), in the wee hours today.
45 injured as train derails in Assam
Guwahati, April 16 : At least 45 people were injured when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed near Guwahati in Assam Wednesday, authorities said.
45 injured as train jumps tracks in Assam
Guwahati, April 16 : At least 45 people were injured when nine coaches of an express train jumped tracks near Guwahati in Assam early Wednesday, authorities said.
Assamese student beaten up by Delhi college mates
New Delhi, April 15 : A 21-year-old Delhi University undergraduate hailing from Assam was Tuesday beaten up by his fellow students inside the college canteen over a petty issue, police said. The main accused has been arrested.
Nagaland RNCP criticises Assam Police action in bandh
Kohima Apr 14 : The Rengma Naga People's Council (RNPC) has criticised the action of Assam Police personnel during the bandh called by Karbi Peoples Liberation Tiger (KPLT).
ULFA bans Hindi songs at Bihu functions
Guwahati, Apr 14 : The proscribed ULFA's hardliner faction has once again asked artists not to sing or perform on Hindi songs during Rongali Bihu celebrations, marking the Assamese New Year, as the festivities roll out from today and continue for a month.
Weather Today in India: 14 April 2014
Pune, Apr 14 : Day temperatures were appreciably to markedly above normal in Assam, Meghalaya and in parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. They were appreciably above normal in some parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim. They were above normal in some parts of ...