Articles about Assam
23 May 2022Politics
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that shutting down madrassas and implementing Uniform Civil Code would benefit Muslims.
22 May 2022India
Bulldozers demolished the homes of "those who were involved in setting fire to the police station," police officers said, a day after a mob of 40 people set fire to a police station in Assam's Nagaon district over an alleged custodial death case of a local resident.
21 May 2022India
Floods in Assam have forced more than 500 families to live on the railway tracks with not much support from the government.
19 May 2022India
The flood situation in the Assam worsened further on Wednesday, with the number of affected people rising to 6.62 lakh in 27 districts of the state.
18 May 2022India
Floodwater entered fresh areas in Assam as incessant rainfall continued on Tuesday.
16 May 2022India
Thousands of people have been affected in the northeastern state of Assam as incessant heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in many parts of the state over the last few days.
16 May 2022India
The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
12 May 2022India
Akol Rani Namasudhra, 82, faced years of misery and strife after her son died by suicide in 2013 as the family was asked to prove their citizenship.
04 May 2022Politics
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has threatened to call for a statewide strike on June 1 if the BJP-led state government doesn't meet his demands.
02 May 2022Politics
Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday alleged his recent arrest was a pre-planned conspiracy "designed" by the Prime Minister's Office to "destroy" him ahead of the 2022 Gujarat polls.
21 Apr 2022Politics
Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was arrested by the Assam Police from the Palanpur Circuit House in Gujarat on Wednesday night.
19 Apr 2022Politics
Various states have reacted to rising communal clashes across India and the row over the using loudspeakers at religious places sparked by MNS chief Raj Thackeray.
12 Apr 2022Lifestyle
Different states in India observe different religious New Year festivals with unique traditions every year in the month of April based on the Hindu calendar.
07 Apr 2022Politics
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that al-Qaeda will never understand the significance of wearing uniforms in educational institutions, but Indian Muslims will.
01 Apr 2022India
The Centre on Friday extended the ambit of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in three Arunachal Pradesh districts, namely Tirap, Changlang, and Longding, from April 1 (Friday) to September 30.
29 Mar 2022India
Assam and Meghalaya signed an agreement on Tuesday, resolving their five-decade-old border dispute in six of the twelve locations.
15 Feb 2022India
As the COVID-19 situation is improving in the country, many states have eased the restrictions that were imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, driven by the Omicron variant.
15 Feb 2022India
A man was arrested on Monday in Odisha's Bhubaneswar for allegedly marrying 14 women and fleeing with their money, said a senior police officer.
07 Feb 2022India
The Assam government on Monday decided to lift all COVID-19 restrictions and night curfews from February 15.
30 Jan 2022India
To assess the population of leopards in both forest and non-forest regions, a leopard counting census will begin in Assam from Monday (January 31).
30 Jan 2022India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 85th edition of his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat.
07 Jan 2022India
Neeraj Bishnoi, a 21-year-old engineering student, is behind bars for allegedly creating an online app that targeted dozens of prominent Muslim women.
06 Jan 2022India
The main conspirator in the Bulli Bai case was arrested by the Delhi Police on Thursday from Assam's Jorhat district.
14 Nov 2021India
The Tripura Police has booked two women journalists for allegedly "instigating" communal enmity in the state after an FIR was lodged against them by a Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activist.
30 Oct 2021India
The central government has issued a warning to the governments of Assam and West Bengal keeping in view rising COVID-19 cases and weekly positivity rates and decreasing testing numbers there.
18 Oct 2021India
The Assam Police has issued a high alert in the state after receiving intelligence inputs of terror plots in the state and other places in the country by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Al Qaeda.
12 Oct 2021India
Thirteen people out of the 15 arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in Assam over pro-Taliban posts on social media have been granted bail by local courts.
11 Oct 2021Politics
Amid soaring fuel prices in the country, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameswar Teli on Monday said that fuel prices are rising due to free COVID-19 vaccines.
28 Sep 2021India
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said his government is making efforts to revive the COVID-19 hit tourism industry by lifting restrictions from November 1 as the COVID-19 situation in Assam has considerably improved.
24 Sep 2021India
The situation remained tense at the Dholpur Gorukhuti area in Assam's Darrang district, where a police firing killed two people on Thursday.
11 Sep 2021India
The body of one of the two missing victims of the boat disaster at Nimati Ghat in Assam's Jorhat district was recovered four days after the incident near Biswanath Ghat, about 100 km downstream of Brahmaputra river from the accident site, on Saturday morning, an official said.
10 Sep 2021India
Noted writer and former Assam DGP Harekrishna Deka brings alive the unique landscape of the state and different aspects of the society in unforgettable images through 13 of his stories which are part of a new anthology in English.