Over the past 15 days or so, dozens of people in Dikhowmukh areas of Sivasagar district in eastern Assam were taken ill after they had been bitten by the flies.
18 hours ago
The SPOs, who were dismissed from services in 2015 but have for long been demanding their jobs back, had asserted last week that they would commit the mass suicide.
23 Apr 2018
Filmmakers from the Northeast are making a mark on the national scene, but there are challenges back home that, they feel, will compel reinvention.
22 Apr 2018
The drills on Thursday were overseen by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Air Chief Marshall BS Dhanoa.
20 Apr 2018
The month-long Rongali Bihu, which marks the onset of Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring, is being celebrated across Guwahati with pomp and gaiety.
19 Apr 2018
The kerosene bomb attack at the residence of Shillong-based senior journalist Patricia Mukhim has drawn censure from media organisations across the Northeast.
19 Apr 2018
An ex-rifleman who went missing 40 years ago from Manipur, has been traced to the streets of Mumbai, courtesy YouTube. Khomdram Gambhir Singh, now 70, served in the Manipur Rifles.
17 Apr 2018
The Nagaland government’s move to remove Director General of Police Rupin Sharma, who played a key role in the arrest of gangster Abu Salem in Portugal, has triggered a storm in the state.
11 Apr 2018
A man missing from Assam since July last year has reportedly joined the Hizbul Mujahideen and his mother has said he should be shot dead as he is an enemy of the country.
10 Apr 2018
Munin Barua, commercially the most successful of Assamese filmmakers, passed away at his Guwahati residence on Saturday.
09 Apr 2018
With challenges getting increasingly technical and complicated, Assam’s Director General of Police Mukesh Sahay has insisted on modernisation of the police force.“
08 Apr 2018
He said during Assembly elections in Nagaland in February, he had told the Nagas that the Centre would come out with a tangible solution to the protracted Naga insurgency problem.
08 Apr 2018
Amid stand-off with China, 15th Finance Commission begins national-level consultations with Arunachal Pradesh
The 15th Finance Commission has launched its national-level consultations with Arunachal Pradesh amidst the perception that the exercise will ruffle China’s feathers.
07 Apr 2018
The arrest came days after 21-year-old Mousumi Das, a final-year college student from Karimganj in southern Assam’s Barak Valley, converted to Islam and married Numan Badshah of Dhaka
05 Apr 2018
The women had submitted residency certificates, issued by gram panchayats, to claim citizenship and were among the 1.39 crore of Assam’s 3.29 crore residents left out of the first draft of the NRC.
02 Apr 2018