Accompanied by 2 CMs and Modi's minister, Himanta files nomination amid cheers by sea of supporters 

It is rare that the Chief Minister of another state attends a mere filing of nomination paper by a leader.

19 Mar 2021

Assam polls: BJP spreads hatred wherever it goes, says Rahul Gandhi

He also renewed his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly favouring only a select few industrialists.

19 Mar 2021

Congress has no ‘neta, no ‘niti’: PM Modi in Assam

“The Congress has become so weak that it can go to any level and join hands with anyone. The entire country is watching it,” the PM said.

19 Mar 2021

Congress slams Yogi Adityanath for ‘distorting' history of Srimanta Sankardeva

Sankardeva was against the exploitation of people by those who followed the ideologies and dogmas laid down by Manusmriti and also idol worship, Congress leader Bobbeeta Sharma said.

17 Mar 2021

BJP plays Ajmal card in Assam, warns public not to let him reach doorsteps of power

"We have to protect Assam. Voting for the Congress will mean inviting Ajmal to the doorsteps of Dispur (Assam’s seat of power)," said the state’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at a rally

17 Mar 2021

Assam polls: Allies BJP, UPPL to go for friendly fight in 3 seats

The UPPL, which is headed by former student leader and the incumbent Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the BTC Pramod Bodo, announced the names of eight candidates on Tuesday.

16 Mar 2021

Assam polls: Students’ body asks parties to clear stand on CAA

AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath said they would take out a statewide bike rally on March 20 to press for the repeal of CAA.

16 Mar 2021

BJP denies tickets to 11 sitting MLAs in Assam

The party on Friday announced the names of 70 candidates for the first and second phases of Assam elections.

05 Mar 2021

Assam polls: Congress asks voters to make videos on state issues, says winners will get iPhones

Launching the campaign, Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi said the first step to solving a problem is to acknowledge and understand a problem and the campaign is for that first step.

09 Feb 2021

Congress delegation allegedly greeted with stones near disputed Assam-Mizoram border

The border dispute flared up last month when at least eight people from both sides were injured and several houses and roadside shops torched.

08 Nov 2020

Assam ex-DIG, wanted in SI exam paper leak case, held at Nepal border

He went into hiding as the CID had intensified its probe. According to reports, he owns a chain of luxury hotels, tea gardens, 100 bighas of land, a couple of flats, etc.

06 Oct 2020

'Don't ghettoise Bru refugees in Tripura': Mizo, Bengali groups urge CM Biplab Kumar Deb

The groups expressed apprehension that the settlement of such a large number of the refugees, who originally hail from neighbouring Mizoram, in their areas would cause social imbalance.

10 Sep 2020

Assam doctor claims Covid-19 a ‘hoax’, files FIR with CBI

He requested the agency to take steps to ensure that people do not suffer in the name of the hoax. The CBI has not yet responded to the FIR.

26 Jun 2020

Arunachal woman, her two kids buried alive in landslide

The sources said incessant rains for the past two days that triggered the landslides and also flood left trails of large-scale devastation in the entire state.

26 May 2020

Covid-19 scare in Assam after US tourist who visited state tests positive

There is a semblance of panic among locals as a tourist from the United States, who had visited Assam, tested positive for Covid-19 in Bhutan. The Kaziranga Utsav has been postponed indefinitely.

07 Mar 2020