23 Nov 2020
Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications, dies
Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi died on Monday.
02 Jan 2020
Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral
Reports of police brutality emerge from Assam as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued on the first day of the new year.
20 Dec 2019
Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days
In Assam, mobile internet services were restored on Friday after a ten-day blackout following violent agitation across the state over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
18 Dec 2019
SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today
Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.
12 Dec 2019
Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.
22 Jan 2019
Assam: 10% quota for general class economically weaker sections approved
The Assam Cabinet has approved 10% quota for the economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category in government jobs and education, officials said.
02 Jan 2019
9th All India Police Commando Competition begins in Assam
The ninth All India Police Commando Competition, organized under the aegis of Assam Rifles was inaugurated by Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy at Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) Stadium at Karbi Anglong district headquarters in Assam, officials said.
25 Dec 2018
PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.
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.
19 Nov 2016
ULFA terrorists attack Army convoy in Assam
Early today morning, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists opened fire and lobbed grenades at an Army convoy in Tinsukia district in Assam.