Prasanta Mazumdar

Nagaland Assembly election: Won’t allow holding of polls, threatens apex tribal group

The threat comes after the Centre decided to go ahead with the polls in the insurgency-ravaged state without resolving the vexed issue and ignoring the voices of people.

2 hours ago

Plane carrying Manipur CM suffers bird hit in Guwahati

An Air India (AI) Delhi-Guwahati-Imphal flight, carrying 178 passengers, including Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, suffered a bird hit in Guwahati just before landing on Friday afternoon. Howeve

13 hours ago

Guwahati  diary

The picturesque Dipor Beel, which is Assam’s only Ramsar site located on the outskirts of Guwahati, is set to get a facelift.

19 Jan 2018

Threat from rebels now comes from Arunachal and Nagaland: Assam’s top cop

The police in Assam are grappling with a new challenge. It is about the insurgents’ use of the soil of neighbouring states to carry out subversive activities in Assam.

17 Jan 2018

CPI-M writes to Election Commission over NSA Ajit Doval attending BJP poll meet

The NSA, as per media reports, attended a BJP meeting in the national capital, pertaining to assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

16 Jan 2018

Animal lovers fume as buffalos made to fight in Assam during Magh Bihu

Some 60 domesticated buffalos were brought to the historic Ahatguri in Morigaon district by their keepers from various parts of central Assam for the fights which were held after a gap of three years.

16 Jan 2018

Nagas insist on solution before Assembly polls

The Nagas suspect that the ‘forced’ election will push the seven-decade-old political problem to the backburner.

14 Jan 2018

Eiffel Tower and Taj Mahal to go up in smoke on Magh Bihu

The Eiffel Tower, Taj Mahal and London Bridge will be among the world-famous structures and monuments which will get reduced to ashes on Saturday night.

13 Jan 2018

Assam: One killed, several injured in clash with police over custodial death of daily wager

Fearing fresh violence, the authorities clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in areas falling under Dhula police station for an indefinite period.

10 Jan 2018

Orphanage girl alleges sexual abuse

The owner of an orphanage in Assam has gone into hiding after a teenage girl inmate filed an FIR alleging he had sexually abused her. Two others, reported to be his relatives and accomplices, are also

10 Jan 2018

Guwahati  diary

The residents of Guwahati have to live with persistent honking by cars. As part of an initiative by social organisation “Byatikram”, a “No Horn Please” campaign was launched on January 1 by Governor J

09 Jan 2018

In poll-bound Meghalaya, ruling Congress fighting a battle within

Defections by seven MLAs and the CBI booking a minister rattles the party ahead of the elections

07 Jan 2018

Shah: BJP will soon rise to power in Meghalaya

The BJP president on Saturday claimed that the party’s rise to power in poll-bound Meghalaya was only a matter of time.

07 Jan 2018

Three FIRs filed against Mamata in Guwahati for ‘conspiracy’ comment on NRC

The FIR's are for Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the ongoing revision of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was a conspiracy to drive out the state’s 1.25 crore Bengalis.

04 Jan 2018

Ahead of polls, Congress in Meghalaya battles dissidence

The Congress, which heads the ruling Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA), has been at the receiving end for some time now due to rebellion, albeit subdued, by party legislators.

02 Jan 2018