Guwahati Diary: Panic sets in as tigers venture out in open

Over the past two months, the big cats have often strayed out of a forested area and moved around tea gardens in search of food.

09 Apr 2023

On a mission of hope and health 

Prasanta Mazumdar catches up with IAS officer who spearheaded a project to trace HIV-infected patients going off the grid due to various reasons, and persuading them to resume treatment

02 Apr 2023

Guwahati Diary: Five officers suspended in MPLAD funds scam

Five civil servants, including an IAS officer, were suspended in connection with an alleged scam in road projects involving the MPLAD funds of journalist-turned-Rajya Sabha member Ajit Kumar Bhuyan.

27 Mar 2023

A lost gold ring and a debt paid off 55 years later

Former national discus throw champion Tayabun Nisha traced her childhood friend Julekha to return a gold ring the latter had lost in school back in 1967.

24 Mar 2023

Assam's Bodo region to introduce 'happiness' as subject in curriculum to heal wounds of strife

The Happiness Mission will be launched in April with the inclusion of the subject on peace and happiness in the Knowledge Centre of the Bodoland University.

23 Mar 2023

Opposition VPP MLAs stage walkout as Governor addresses Meghalaya Assembly in Hindi

Voice of the People Party MLAs maintained that English is the official language of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.

20 Mar 2023

Logging at tiger reserve: Wood-based industries in Arunachal district sealed

The forest department lodged an FIR in Miao and requested the police to probe the cases of large-scale illegalities, including encroachment, and book the culprits as per law.

19 Mar 2023

Guwahati Diary: Maharashtra MLA stirs hornet’s nest in Assam with 'stray dogs' remark

The protests in Assam against Maharashtra MLA Bachchu Kadu’s “send stray dogs to Assam” comment have continued.

13 Mar 2023

TIPRA Motha chief meets Amit Shah, says interlocutor to examine party's demand

The BJP kept three ministerial berths vacant in anticipation of TIPRA Motha joining the government but Debbarma said it would first examine what the Centre comes up with.

08 Mar 2023

Historic: Salhoutuonuo Kruse becomes Nagaland’s first woman minister

Nagaland attained statehood in 1963 but no woman before Kruse and her fellow party member Hekani Jakhalu has been elected to the Assembly.

07 Mar 2023

Meghalaya: Conrad submits letter of support of 32 MLAs to Guv, stakes claim to form govt

The NPP emerged the single-largest party in Meghalaya, bagging 26 of the 59 seats that went to polls on February 27.

04 Mar 2023

Tripura: BJP focused on consolidation of Bengali votes

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) contested in 47 seats but won only 11, while its partner Congress got three seats.

03 Mar 2023

Nagaland: Smooth sail as Opposition fails to put up any contest 

The victory of the BJP-NDPP combine returning to power was a forgone conclusion as there was no opposition worth its name.

03 Mar 2023

Conrad ahead in hung House, seals alliance with BJP

The NPP bagged 26 seats, seven more than its 2018 tally of 19, while the BJP repeated its 2018 performance by winning two seats.

03 Mar 2023

BJP and its Chanakya of Northeast script another spectacular showing 

Retaining Nagaland and Tripura means the BJP has a host of reasons to celebrate. The only spoiler were the results from Meghalaya where the saffron party had pinned their hopes on a better result.

02 Mar 2023

Sixty years later, Nagaland gets two women MLAs

US-educated lawyer Jakhalu defeated Azheto Zhimomi of the Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) by 1,536 votes in the Dimapur III seat. Kruse won from the Western Angami seat

02 Mar 2023

Guwahati Diary: Vivek Oberoi enters Himanta’s fan club

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has a huge fan following. A recent addition to the list is Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi. 

28 Feb 2023

Exit Polls: BJP poised to further 'modi'fy northeast

The BJP is likely to continue its dominance in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

28 Feb 2023

Defence PRO Tezpur held for murdering TN woman

The accused has told police that he had a fight with the deceased and he murdered her in a fit of rage. 

26 Feb 2023

Pendant of murdered woman leads Assam police to killer's doorsteps; Army Lt Col arrested

The police had recovered the body of the woman, reportedly in her thirties, near National Highway 31 at Changchari, 23 km from Guwahati, on the morning of February 15.

25 Feb 2023

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