Articles about Guwahati
03 Sep 2021
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.
21 Jul 2021
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.
05 Apr 2021
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.
29 Oct 2020
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.
10 Sep 2020
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.
27 Feb 2020
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).
16 Feb 2020
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.
03 Feb 2020
Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020
The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.
08 Jan 2020
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.
04 Jan 2020
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.
26 Dec 2019
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.
17 Dec 2019
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.
13 Dec 2019
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.
13 Dec 2019
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.
12 Dec 2019
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.
12 Dec 2019
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.
22 Nov 2019
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.
09 Sep 2019
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.
04 Sep 2019
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.
26 Aug 2019
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.
04 Aug 2019
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.
17 Jul 2019
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.
16 Jul 2019
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.
04 Jul 2019
#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.
17 Jun 2019
'Super 30' team had to change script 13 times
Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 has been in the pipeline for a long time.
07 Jun 2019
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.
06 Mar 2019
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.
18 Feb 2019
Guwahati: College professor suspended for Facebook post on Pulwama attack
A college professor in Guwahati has been suspended for questioning the Indian security forces' actions in Kashmir in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack that has left 40 CRPF jawans dead.
16 Feb 2019
Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title
Indian women's singles ace Saina Nehwal beat heavyweight PV Sindhu to clinch the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals.
04 Feb 2019
IIT-Guwahati students are demanding separate Northeast time zone: Here's why
Students of IIT-Guwahati are set to launch a campaign demanding a separate time zone for the Northeast in a bid to improve utilization of resources.
08 Dec 2018
ISL 5: Everything about NorthEast United FC vs ATK
Two in-form teams NorthEast United and ATK face each other in a crunch encounter in the ongoing edition of Indian Super League (ISL).
23 Nov 2018
Nahid Afrin becomes first 'Youth Advocate' of UNICEF for Northeast
Popular singer Nahid Afrin has been appointed as the first 'Youth Advocate' of the northeastern region by the UNICEF to fight for child rights.
16 Nov 2018
Assam: Security beefed up as organizations protest Citizenship Bill
Prohibitory orders were clamped in three police districts of Guwahati and security beefed up in view of the Assam Secretariat gherao program called by several organizations today against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
27 Oct 2018
Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states
Manipur filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar has suggested that the movies that are being screened at the ongoing Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) should be shown in other northeastern states.
23 Oct 2018
IND vs WI: Rohit in line to break Tendulkar's record
Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma has been in terrific touch with the bat in 2018. He has plundered runs at will, across the globe
13 Oct 2018
Assam: Blast in Guwahati injures four, including a woman
Four people were injured in an explosion in the Sukleswar ghat area in Guwahati, Assam today.
06 Oct 2018
KBC 10's first crorepati Binita Jain reveals her winning secret
Binita Jain, a teacher from Guwahati, went on to create history this week after becoming the first crorepati of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 10'.
14 Sep 2018
Guwahati-based start-up to launch cab services in 98 cities
A Guwahati-based start-up today announced to roll out on-demand cab services across 98 cities in India under the brand 'Wify Cab'.
13 Sep 2018
Engineering sucks, writes IIT-Guwahati student in alleged suicide note
A first-year engineering student allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room of IIT Guwahati on Wednesday, as she was didn't want to study engineering.
12 Sep 2018
IIT-Guwahati student commits suicide in hostel room
A first-year student of IIT-Guwahati has allegedly committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan of her hostel room, a police officer said.