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02 Oct 2018


Assam: ONGC to invest Rs. 1.68cr for school drinking water

Oil major ONGC today said it is carrying out a drinking water project in 52 schools across Assam in this financial year, entailing an investment of Rs. 1.68cr.

02 Oct 2018


Assam: Man convicted of rape, murder of teenage tribal girl

A man has been held guilty by a district court in Assam for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old tribal girl.

24 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Assam: Book's content on Godhra 'misleading about PM', FIR registered

An FIR has been registered against a well-known publishing house in Assam and three authors for content in the reference book for Class 12 students of Political Science.

22 Sep 2018


Bangladeshi-migrants are 'termites', will be removed from voters' list: Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said Bangladeshi migrants are like termites and each one of them will be struck off the electoral roll.

16 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Arunachal MP suggests dredging of Siang river to prevent floods

Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Ninong Ering, has suggested to the Center for dredging of the Siang river to solve the recurrent flood and erosion problems in the downstream areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

12 Sep 2018

West Bengal

Quake measuring 5.5 rocks parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, WB

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, and West Bengal today, an India Meteorological Department official said.

07 Sep 2018


Man convicted of gangrape, murder of minor gets death penalty

A court in Assam today awarded death penalty to Zakir Hussain, the prime accused in the gangrape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in the state's Nagaon district in March.

05 Sep 2018

Boat Capsizes

Assam: Boat capsizes in Brahmaputra river; one drowned, 23 missing

One person drowned and 23 others are missing after a motorized country boat, carrying about 36 passengers, capsized in the Brahmaputra river near Guwahati on Wednesday, an official said.

02 Sep 2018

Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam lynching: Chargesheet against 48 accused filed

On Saturday, Assam police filed a chargesheet against 48 accused in the lynching of businessman Abhijit Nath and musician Nilotpal Das.

31 Aug 2018

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam on toes as China's Tsangpo river swells

After water level in China's Tsangpo river rose, New Delhi has been alerted about a possibility of floods, Arunachal Pradesh MP Ninong Ering said.

28 Aug 2018


Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge

Rainwater gushed through the ceiling inside the passenger lounge area of Guwahati airport in Assam following heavy showers yesterday but no flight operations were affected, an airport official said today.

27 Aug 2018


Nearly half of all adults in Assam consume tobacco: Survey

Nearly 50% of all adults in Assam are tobacco users, according to a survey.

24 Aug 2018


This Arunachal tea variety fetched Rs. 40,000/kg in auction

A tea variety from Arunachal Pradesh has fetched a world-record price of Rs. 40,000/kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Center in Assam breaking the record of an Assam tea variety auctioned last month.

17 Aug 2018

West Bengal

Rains, floods claim 868 lives in 7 states: Home Ministry

As many as 868 people have died, 247 of them in Kerala, due to rains, floods and landslides in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.

15 Aug 2018


Rima Das's next Assamese feature to make world-premier at TIFF

National Award-winning filmmaker, Rima Das's next Assamese feature, 'Bulbul Can Sing' is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2018.

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Women in blue: Delhi Police's SWAT team oozes confidence, style

Delhi Police got its first all-women Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team on Friday, a proud moment for all indeed.

12 Aug 2018


#TravelBytes: Top 5 national parks to visit in India

Traveling is about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.

Updating NRC, my 'baby'; BJP failed to 'nurse' it: Gogoi

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has claimed that the initiative to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was his "baby" and the BJP has failed to "nurse" it properly due to which a defective draft was published with names of over 40 lakh people missing.

11 Aug 2018

Pawan Khera

Assam: Case against BJP-minister for alleged rape, he cries conspiracy

A case was registered against Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain for allegedly raping and threatening a 24-year-old married woman in Assam's Nagaon district.

07 Aug 2018

Piyush Goyal

Arun Jaitley might resume office in 3rd week of August

Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who had undergone a kidney transplant surgery on May-14, is likely to resume the office of Finance Minister in the third week of August, sources said.

06 Aug 2018


Meghalaya to carry out strict checking of people at checkpoints

Meghalaya is all set to carry out rigorous checking of people entering the state following the publication of the NRC complete draft in Assam.

Modi govt attempted to stall NRC, says Congress spokesperson

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera on Sunday alleged that the Narendra Modi government had itself tried to stall the Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) process by appealing to the Supreme Court in 2017 that such a move could lead to law and order issues.

03 Aug 2018

Rajnath Singh

Assam NRC: Name of lone woman ex-CM missing from draft

In a shocking development, the name of Assam's only woman Chief Minister was excluded from the NRC draft, which released earlier this week.

03 Aug 2018

Mamata Banerjee

Will expose Didi's 'U-turn' on NRC: Poonam Mahajan

The BJP-TMC war over Assam's NRC went up another notch as the former's youth wing chief Poonam Mahajan slammed WB CM Mamata Banerjee's "U-turn" in the issue.

03 Aug 2018

West Bengal

Assam TMC-chief, two MLAs resign over Mamata's opposition to NRC

Assam Trinamool Congress (TMC) president Dwipen Pathak and two other party leaders resigned yesterday in protest against party supremo Mamata Banerjee's opposition to the final draft of the National Register of Citizens.

02 Aug 2018

West Bengal

Assam: NRC protests tense after police detain TMC-team at airport

Protests over NRC in Assam turned tense as police refused to let a TMC delegation from West Bengal (WB) leave the Silchar airport.

31 Jul 2018


NRC aftermath: Prateek Hajela, the man who's running the show

The complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) that was published yesterday has sent people into a tizzy.

31 Jul 2018

West Bengal

A chest-thumping Amit Shah says no-one dared to implement NRC

BJP President Amit Shah spoke on the Assam NRC issue in the Rajya Sabha today and said only this government had the courage to implement it.

30 Jul 2018

West Bengal

Assam NRC: Banerjee says Indians being made refugees by government

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today slammed the government and accused it of playing divide and rule policy, after the Assam's National Register of Citizens left 40 lakh names.

Assam's citizen register updated: Names of 40L not included

After months of delay, the Assam government has published the complete draft of the much-awaited National Register of Citizens (NRC) with 2.9cr names.

29 Jul 2018

Sarbananda Sonowal

Center approves 264km-long 4-lane highway along Indo-Bhutan border: Assam CM

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday said the Center agreed in principle to construct a 264km-long four-lane highway along the Indo-Bhutan border.

28 Jul 2018

Film Awards

Assamese film wins 3 top awards at US fest

Assamese film "Xhoixobote Dhemalite" ("Rainbow Fields") today bagged three top awards at the 3rd Love International Film Festival held in Los Angeles, a sprawling Southern California city, including best movie.

28 Jul 2018

West Bengal

#MonsoonAlert: 465 dead in 5 states due to rains, floods

As many as 465 people have lost their lives due to floods and rains in five states during the current monsoon season so far.

28 Jul 2018


SRK lauds Assam Police for using his pose for road-safety

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has appreciated the use of his signature romantic pose of outstretched arms by the Assam Police to create traffic awareness in the state.

25 Jul 2018


Assam Police averts suicide by a girl, thanks to Facebook!

A girl in Assam, who had posted on Facebook that she was going to commit suicide, was saved by the Assam Police in the nick of time after the social media giant's US-based headquarters alerted them.

22 Jul 2018


Assam: Police arrest 4 poachers, recover cache of arms

Police arrested four suspected rhino poachers and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from them in Assam's Darrang district.

15 Jul 2018

West Bengal

Tripura government planning to set up tea auction center

In an effort to boost the century-old tea industry in the state, the Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) is contemplating setting up its own auction center at Dharmanagar.

13 Jul 2018


'Bhojpuri Queen' from Assam joins BJP

Bhojpuri singer Kalpana Patowary, who hails from Assam, has joined the BJP in the presence of its president Amit Shah and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi in Bihar's Patna.

13 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

PM congratulates Hima Das for historic Gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated athlete Hima Das on winning a gold in the women's 400m race in the World U20 Athletic Championships.

12 Jul 2018


Assam: Two women murdered in similar manner; lunatic-on-loose?

The deaths of two women within just 36 hours, in Assam, has troubled police authorities.

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