Gauhati HC refuses to quash Assam CM’s criminal defamation case against Sisodia

Himanta Biswa Sarma filed a defamation suit on June 30, 2022, after the AAP leader accused him of indulging in corruption over PPE Kits.

08 Nov 2022

Headmaster in Assam wields machete in school, sent on leave

Police seized the machete but did not take any action against the teacher as no FIR was lodged against him.

07 Nov 2022

Assam battles dengue, educational institutes shut in Karbi Anglong

Between November 1 and 5, Assam recorded 285 dengue cases, 271 of them in Karbi Anglong alone.

07 Nov 2022

‘Pod’casting governance

Prasanta Mazumdar  meets an IAS officer who runs official podcasts in local language to help people understand several government schemes

06 Nov 2022

Guwahati Diary

Assam MP Maulana Badruddin Ajmal said the Congress’ state leaders cannot speak up against the BJP as they regularly receive money from Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

05 Nov 2022

Set up relief camps for Myanmar refugees in a 'compact' area: Mizoram youth body to govt

These refugees had fled their hearth and home in Myanmar’s Chin State in the wake of the coup by the Myanmar military last year. The locals of Mizoram then sheltered them in various places. 

29 Oct 2022

Guwahati Diary: Nagaland minister calls Himanta a ‘super CM’ 

 “We have super CM Himanta Biswa Sarma who cooperates with Nagaland and is trying to solve the border disputes,” said minister Temjen Imna. 

23 Oct 2022

Pilots of Army chopper made Mayday call to ATC before crash in Arunachal

Defence sources said that prior to the crash, the Air Traffic Control had received a Mayday call, suggesting a technical or mechanical failure.

23 Oct 2022

Manipuri pony set to go beyond polo with police

The government has formed a committee to identify police personnel fond of horse riding, Singh said, adding that more of the equines would be added to the force in the course of time.

21 Oct 2022

Manipuri ponies to go beyond polo, will become part of mounted police after over 30 years

The ponies will be seen again on street sides in the state capital Imphal during police patrolling.

20 Oct 2022

Statehood demand in Nagaland, Meghalaya

Meanwhile, the Garos in Meghalaya renewed the demand for a separate “Garoland” state.

18 Oct 2022

She came, she cooked and she conquered: Naga woman entrepreneur Jamir

Prasanta Mazumdar talks to Naga woman entrepreneur who has made it big in food sector, and lends help to ‘less privileged’

16 Oct 2022

Mizoram becoming transit route for the smuggling of exotic animals

The rescued wild animals and birds include 30 tortoises, two monkeys, two marmoset monkeys, 22 pythons, 18 Sumatran water monitor, 55 crocodiles (hatchlings)...

15 Oct 2022

Wildlife activists concerned over 11 wild elephant deaths in Assam in 7 days

The pachyderms, in some cases, died after being hit by speeding trains, while the others died of suspected deliberate electrocution besides food poisoning.

14 Oct 2022

Two jumbos die, one injured after being hit by Rajdhani Express

While one of the slain elephants was 22 years old, the other was aged 10 months. The forest department said the railway authorities were alerted about the movement of the jumbos.

11 Oct 2022