Articles about Guwahati

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

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.

Congress MLA alleges Sarma wants to bring down Jharkhand government

31 Jul 2022

Jharkhand
Congress MLA alleges Sarma wants to bring down Jharkhand government

A Congress MLA from Jharkhand has now revealed that his colleagues jailed in Bengal over the seizure of cash worth lakhs have urged him to accompany them to Guwahati to meet Assam Chief Minister (CM) Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Best planetariums in India to introduce your kids to astronomy

22 Jul 2022

India
Best planetariums in India to introduce your kids to astronomy

If you are inclined toward space exploration and astronomy, then planetariums or taramandals are a must-visit for you.

Planning a trip to Assam? Check out these beautiful places

13 Jul 2022

Assam
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.

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

12 Jul 2022

Assam
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.

Manipur woman started organic food brand with just Rs. 500!

07 Jul 2022

Delhi
Manipur woman started organic food brand with just Rs. 500!

Yangmila Zimik, a single mother-turned-entrepreneur from the Ukhrul district in Manipur has proven again that hard work, faith, and determination can help anyone make their dreams come true.

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

25 Jun 2022

Assam
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.

Sena rebel Shinde claims he has 40 MLAs with him

22 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Sena rebel Shinde claims he has 40 MLAs with him

Shiv Sena's rebel MLA, Eknath Shinde, claimed on Wednesday that he has 40 MLAs with him, adding that they will carry Balasaheb Thackeray's Hindutva.

Cherrapunji receives record rainfall since 1995 amid floods in northeast

18 Jun 2022

Climate Change
Cherrapunji receives record rainfall since 1995 amid floods in northeast

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya received a record-breaking 972 mm of rain in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Friday, just two days after receiving 811.6 mm of rain in a single day, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Floods kill 16, affect 11 lakh in Assam, Meghalaya

17 Jun 2022

Meghalaya
Floods kill 16, affect 11 lakh in Assam, Meghalaya

Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam and Meghalaya, killing at least 16 people as water levels in key rivers are on the rise.

5 places to visit near Siliguri

27 May 2022

West Bengal
5 places to visit near Siliguri

Siliguri in West Bengal is the doorway to the northeast for the rest of India. Siliguri also gives one access to Sikkim via road.

5 most scenic bus routes in India

18 May 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 most scenic bus routes in India

They say the journey is more important than the destination, and, when it comes to traveling, they are right.

5 best tourist places to visit in Guwahati

18 Apr 2022

Assam
5 best tourist places to visit in Guwahati

Located in Assam, Guwahati is an ancient urban city blessed with scenic views of the Brahmaputra and rich flora and fauna along with mighty mountain ranges.

Bhargav Saikia to direct multi-lingual horror-fantasy feature film 'Bokshi'

03 Sep 2021

Sikkim
Bhargav Saikia to direct multi-lingual horror-fantasy feature film 'Bokshi'

Filmmaker Bhargav Saikia on Friday announced that he will direct a multi-lingual horror-fantasy feature film titled Bokshi.

CAA, NRC have nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: Bhagwat

21 Jul 2021

Mohan Bhagwat
CAA, NRC have nothing to do with Hindu-Muslim divide: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have nothing to do with the Hindu-Muslim divide and communal narrative surrounding the two issues were being peddled by some to gain political mileage.

IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

05 Apr 2021

Crime Against Women
IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has suspended the student arrested on the charge of molesting a fellow woman student.

Assam JEE (Mains) topper, who used proxy for examination, arrested

29 Oct 2020

Assam
Assam JEE (Mains) topper, who used proxy for examination, arrested

The topper of JEE (Mains) from Assam, Neel Nakshatra Das, and his father, Dr. Jyotirmoy Das, have been arrested by the Guwahati Police after the former allegedly used a proxy to write the test, which is meant for admission in prestigious engineering colleges, including IITs.

I'm tired: Assam man who cremated 400 COVID-19 patients

10 Sep 2020

Facebook
I'm tired: Assam man who cremated 400 COVID-19 patients

As the coronavirus caseload and the number of deaths in Assam is surging, a man has reached a breaking point, tired of cremating bodies round the clock.

IPL 2020: Guwahati to host two home matches of RR

27 Feb 2020

Odisha
IPL 2020: Guwahati to host two home matches of RR

Rajasthan Royals will have two of their home games held in Guwahati in the upcoming 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

After Filmfare snub, lyricist Manoj Muntashir boycotts award shows

16 Feb 2020

Twitter
After Filmfare snub, lyricist Manoj Muntashir boycotts award shows

After being snubbed at the Filmfare Awards 2020, lyricist Manoj Muntashir has said that he would not attend any award shows hereafter.

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

03 Feb 2020

Akshay Kumar
Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

08 Jan 2020

Japan
Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

The Northeast is burning since Centre got the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) passed in the Parliament. It became an act after President's assent on Decemeber 13.

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

04 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

India begin their journey in 2020 with the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Arrested for sedition, activist Akhil Gogoi's home raided by NIA

26 Dec 2019

Assam
Arrested for sedition, activist Akhil Gogoi's home raided by NIA

The National Investigation Agency raided RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's residence in Guwahati, Assam, on Thursday.

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume

17 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi
Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume

The curfew imposed in Assam's capital Guwahati was lifted on Tuesday, but with a rider. The restrictions will remain in place during the night, state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced yesterday.

As Assam burns, CM Sonowal says violence won't be tolerated

13 Dec 2019

Assam
As Assam burns, CM Sonowal says violence won't be tolerated

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has finally spoken about the unrest in his state and promised to take strong action against those indulging in violence.

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

13 Dec 2019

India
Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deferred his three-day visit to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday.

Assam: Guwahati Police Commissioner sacked amid Citizenship Bill protests

12 Dec 2019

Deepak Kumar
Assam: Guwahati Police Commissioner sacked amid Citizenship Bill protests

As protests rage in Assam over the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Police Commissioner of Guwahati, Deepak Kumar, has been removed from his position, officials said.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests: Curfew in Assam, Army on standby

12 Dec 2019

Assam
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests: Curfew in Assam, Army on standby

Late last evening, the Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, amid widespread protests in the Northeast.

Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide
Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati; police suspect suicide

In a tragic incident, a Japanese student was found dead at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Thursday.

After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

09 Sep 2019

Meghalaya
After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

04 Sep 2019

FIFA World Cup
2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

The Indian national men's football team opens its 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against Oman on Thursday.

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

26 Aug 2019

United Nations (UN)
IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly

While all agricultural practices have varying effects on the environment, meat production is associated with accelerating the greenhouse effect due to animal methane, excessive waste, fossil fuel usage, and inordinate consumption of water and land.

2 years after Assam student's murder, lover gets death penalty

04 Aug 2019

Assam
2 years after Assam student's murder, lover gets death penalty

Almost two years after a college student was murdered in Assam, her lover, Govind Singhal, was sentenced to death by a fast-track court of Kamrup in Guwahati on Saturday.

Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

17 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi
Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.

Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

16 Jul 2019

Bihar
Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

04 Jul 2019

India
#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

Frustrated with the mental harassment perpetrated by their supervisors, research scholars across India have started a campaign, #PhDMeToo, in a desperate bid to get justice.

'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times

17 Jun 2019

Super-30
'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 has been in the pipeline for a long time.

IRCTC offers Shillong-Guwahati tour package, starting at Rs. 20,000

07 Jun 2019

India
IRCTC offers Shillong-Guwahati tour package, starting at Rs. 20,000

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers domestic as well as International tour packages throughout the year.

This Muslim family maintains a 500-year-old Shiva temple

06 Mar 2019

Muslims
This Muslim family maintains a 500-year-old Shiva temple

Just recently, a heart-warming story of unity between the Hindu and Muslim communities surfaced online.

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