Assam: News

24 Feb 2023

Pawan Khera

Khera tendered unconditional apology, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed on Friday that senior Congress leader Pawan Khera has "tendered an unconditional apology" for his recent use of "uncivilized language" against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

20 Feb 2023


Assam woman kills husband, mother-in-law; stores body pieces in fridge

A woman in Assam's Guwahati has been arrested for allegedly murdering her husband and mother-in-law, chopping their bodies, keeping the pieces in a fridge for three days, and later disposing of the same in Meghalaya, the police revealed on Monday.

16 Feb 2023


Know about these incredible folk festivals in India 

Being one of the oldest civilizations in the world, India is well-known for its rich culture which has its own traditions and customs.

15 Feb 2023


Assam: Crackdown on child marriages triggers tough questions from HC

The current crackdown on child marriages in Assam has triggered piercing queries from the Gauhati High Court, which has called into question the application of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act in child marriage cases.

03 Feb 2023

Assam Police

Assam: Over 1,800 arrested under Child Marriage Act

In what can be described as a significant crackdown against child marriage cases in Assam by the state government, the police arrested more than 1,800 offenders on Friday.

24 Jan 2023


Jio 5G services launched in 50 new cities: Check list

Reliance Jio has launched its 5G services in 50 more cities across 17 states and union territories, bringing the total count to 184 cities across India.

22 Jan 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam CM Sarma gets call from Shah Rukh; Here's why

Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma revealed that he spoke to Shah Rukh Khan on Sunday, hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's 'Who is SRK' remark.

13 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi flags off world's longest river cruise MV Ganga Vilas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the world's longest river cruise, 'MV Ganga Vilas' from Varanasi.

28 Dec 2022


Ganga Vilas: All about the world's longest river cruise

The world's longest river cruise is set to begin from Varanasi on January 13.

07 Dec 2022


5 period rituals in different Indian states

One of the turning points in a girl's life, menstruation not only brings in hormonal changes but is also a sign that the girl is now transitioning into a woman.

25 Nov 2022

Amit Shah

Rewrite 'distorted' history, Centre will support: Amit Shah to historians

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah urged historians to come forward and help rewrite history in the Indian context on Thursday.

22 Nov 2022


6 dead in alleged timber smuggling violence at Assam-Meghalaya border

Six people, including a forest guard, lost their lives in violence at the Assam-Meghalaya border after cops stopped a truck allegedly smuggling timber in the wee hours of Tuesday.

16 Nov 2022


Mizoram: Death toll reaches 10 in stone quarry accident

Two more dead bodies were reportedly recovered from the debris on Tuesday night after a stone quarry caved in at Maudarh village of Hnahthial district in Mizoram on Monday, raising the death toll to 10.

15 Nov 2022

Travel And Tourism

World's longest river cruise set to start from January 2023

The Indian government is all set to launch the world's longest luxury river cruise in January 2023.

10 Nov 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari approves Rs. 68,000-crore road projects for northeast states

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday, in a bid to make intentional standard surface connectivity roads in northeast states, approved several road projects worth Rs. 68,000 crore.

02 Nov 2022

Travel And Tourism

Bookmark these stunning hiking trails in Assam

Here's a place where beauty meets thrill.

28 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 picturesque places in India to go dolphin watching

One of the most intelligent aquatic mammals found in the world, dolphins are friendly, and it is a delight to watch them swim in pairs in deep water.

21 Oct 2022


5 traditional Diwali recipes from different Indian states

One of the most anticipated festivals of the country, Diwali is almost here and we are already getting all the festive vibes with lit-up streets and decorated homes.

12 Oct 2022


Video of elephant enjoying 'phuchka' in Assam goes viral

Phuchka, panipuri, golgappa - call them what you want, but this street food is a hit across the country.

08 Oct 2022


Assam: Man rapes minor, dumps in sack. She walks home

A 27-year-old man allegedly raped his minor 'girlfriend', slit her throat, and then dumped her in a tea garden by stuffing her in a sack in Moynagarh, around 20 kilometer from Silchar town in Assam on Monday night.

Assam: Sadhguru, CM Himanta Sarma's Kaziranga night safari triggers row

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's purported night safari at Kaziranga National Park has triggered a major row.

16 Sep 2022

Assam Police

Assam: Hindu man found hanging; family alleges forced conversion, murder

Tensions flared in Lakhimpur district of Assam after a Hindu youth (23) was found hanging from a tree in a tea garden, reported The Sentinel Assam.

09 Sep 2022

Delhi Police

Anil Chauhan: India's 'super thief' who stole 5,000 luxury cars

In a major breakthrough, the Delhi Police have arrested India's 'Super Thief,' Anil Chauhan, who is suspected of stealing over 5,000 automobiles over the last two decades, among other things, The Indian Express reported.

1 Sept 2022


Get these 5 things home from your trip to Assam

Known for its stunning historical monuments, fragrant tea gardens, ancient temples, and fascinating national parks, Assam is an amazing destination that you can consider traveling to.

17 Aug 2022


Man beheads friend over Rs. 500, surrenders with severed head

A 40-year-old man in Assam allegedly killed his friend after losing a Rs. 500-bet over a football match on Monday, while the country celebrated Independence Day, according to NDTV.

10 Aug 2022


Girl injects herself with boyfriend's HIV-infected blood to prove love

True love knows no bounds, yet it may sometimes cross the line into lunacy and become plain bizarre.

04 Aug 2022

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam becoming center of Jihadi activities: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday made a startling statement saying that the state is becoming the center of jihadi activities.

28 Jul 2022


Mystical Mizoram - scenery, culture, adventure and more

Mizoram can make even the most seasoned traveler's jaw drop in awe.

20 Jul 2022


'Ya Ali' crooner Zubeen Garg sustains head injury; hospitalized

Renowned singer and music composer Zubeen Garg was admitted to a hospital in Assam's Dibrugarh town on Wednesday.

16 Jul 2022

Arunachal Pradesh

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh sign agreement to resolve decades-old border dispute

Himanta Biswa Sarma, the chief minister of Assam, and Pema Khandu, the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, reached a deal on Friday to settle their long-running border dispute.

13 Jul 2022


Planning a trip to Assam? Check out these beautiful places

Located in Northeast India, Assam is known for its historical temples, rich flora and fauna, lush green tea plantations, and the sparkling Brahmaputra River.

12 Jul 2022


Meet Sneha Pareek, only girl among 2022 JEE Main Session-1 toppers

Sneha Pareek of Assam's Guwahati emerged as the only girl among the 14 2022 JEE Main Session 1 toppers who received a perfect score.

12 Jul 2022


Pizza, saree, gym: Assam couple signs weird wedding contract

Weddings in India are no more as strict, ritualistic, and traditional as the past generations have known them.

12 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: 14 killed in Gujarat, MP; alert in states

As heavy rains lashed parts of west and central India on Monday, 14 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

04 Jul 2022


Alia Bhatt's doppelganger from Assam wants to retain her identity

Aspiring actor Celesti Bairagey sent netizens into a frenzy after a video of her sporting Alia Bhatt's look from Gangubai Kathiawadi went viral earlier.

03 Jul 2022


Assamese actor Kishor Das succumbs to cancer, dies at 30

Popular Assamese actor, model, and dancer Kishor Das is no more.

29 Jun 2022


After quake-proof buildings, Japanese firm now develops 'flood-resistant' floating houses

A Japanese house development company 'Ichijo Komuten,' has found a way for people to stay safe amid the terrible floods.

29 Jun 2022

Google Maps

Assam floods: Google introduces SOS alert system on Maps, Search

As the flood situation in Assam remains grim, Google has launched an SOS threat alert feature on its Maps to help crisis-ridden communities and people.

26 Jun 2022


Assam floods: Death toll reaches 121, over 25 lakh affected

In the past 24 hours, at least four more citizens, including two children, have died in floods in Assam, bringing the total number of deaths to 121.

25 Jun 2022

Assam Floods

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 118, over 33 lakh affected

The death toll due to floods in Assam rose to 118 on Saturday, while the Cachar district's Silchar town remained submerged in water for the sixth consecutive day, said officials.

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