Guwahati Diary: Assam sees record liquor sales despite three dry days

Poetry has become a weapon for the Congress to attack the ruling BJP in Assam. Party’s state president Bhupen Kumar Borah is leading the attack.

10 Oct 2022

Elation as cooking gas arrives in remote Arunachal town bordering Myanmar

Two days ago, an agency, based in the Miao subdivision of Changlang district, delivered LPG cylinders to 15 families in Vijaynagar.

26 Sep 2022

Teen author deals with mental health, unconventional romance, in ‘Until It Rains Again’

The theme of LGBTQ+ rights is extremely close to this teen author's heart because she's a passionate advocate for human rights.

25 Sep 2022

Kaziranga gets sculptures made of burnt rhino horns ash

According to park authorities, 128.56 kg of ash was used in the making of the memorial.

24 Sep 2022

Guwahati Diary: Himanta Biswa Sarma government seeks to silence critics

Minister Pijush Hazarika also shared the photos of some successful candidates. The state government is viewing the appointments as an achievement.

23 Sep 2022

Statue to honour Khasi leader, subcontinent’s first woman minister

Six decades after her death, Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh has written to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma proposing to honour Mavis by erecting her life-sized statue.

21 Sep 2022

The pad women of Nagaland

An IPS officer involves local women to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene in a remote Nagaland district, reports Prasanta Mazumdar

18 Sep 2022

Guwahati Diary

A roundup of interesting news tidbits from across Assam.

10 Sep 2022

Kangaroos, 19 primate species among 41 ‘exotic’ animals seized in Assam

The seizure, one of the biggest such recovery of trafficked animals in the state, was made at Rangiya city after the police took action based on intelligence inputs.

09 Sep 2022

Assam: A ‘library on trees’ to draw school students to world of books

Nisha Goala’s favourite place to read is under the ‘bhomora’ tree (Belleric myrobalan) – she “plucks” out her favourite book and buries herself into it.

07 Sep 2022

‘Merger' of JD-U MLAs with BJP in Manipur may be challenged in court

Mohammad Abdul Nasir is the lone Manipur MLA left in the JD(U) but speculations are rife that he would follow suit.

03 Sep 2022

Army leads massive search operation for missing Everester in Arunachal Pradesh

It was Mra’s fourth attempt to scale Mount Kyarisatam, the state’s highest peak. He is the first mountaineer from Arunachal to conquer Mount Everest (2009).

01 Sep 2022

Tortured jumbo: Assam to move court against Tamil Nadu

He said that after more than a year of communication, the chief wildlife warden of Tamil Nadu had issued an order in April or May this year granting permission to take away Joymala.

31 Aug 2022

No trace of Arunachal's missing Everester Tapi Mra

Two Indian Army helicopters were supposed to conduct an aerial search on Tuesday morning but district magistrate Pravimal Abhishek Polumatla said it did not materialise due to inclement weather.

31 Aug 2022

Naga tribal’s ‘custodial death’ in Assam triggers widespread protests, NHRC seeks report

The issue was first raised by Nagaland Rajya Sabha member S Phangnon Konyak.

29 Aug 2022