Royal Bengal tiger attacks people after straying out of Assam forest, two injured

Forest officials rushed to the site to control the situation. They suspect that the tiger might have strayed out of Kaziranga National Park or Nameri National Park and Forest Reserve.

published on : 24th November 2020

Assam announces three-day state mourning on Tarun Gogoi's death

State Congress president Ripun Bora told reporters that the party flag will fly at half-mast for the next three days and all scheduled programs have been canceled.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Tarun Gogoi: Congress stalwart who led Assam from the front

The 84-year old veteran Congressman, who died from post-COVID complications on Monday, was a Nehru-Gandhi family loyalist.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Three-time former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi passes away

The 86-year-old Congress veteran was suffering from post-COVID-19 complications. Over the past three months, since he tested positive for COVID-19, he had been in and out of the GMCH.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Normal life affected in central Assam due to 12-hour All Tiwa Students Union bandh

Officials said shops, business establishments, private offices, educational institutions remained closed and vehicles stayed off the roads due to the bandh from 5 am.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Death toll rises to two in Tripura firing incident, BJP ally hits out at state government

The demonstrators were protesting against a government plan to rehabilitate over 6,000 Brus in Kanchanpur sub- division.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Row over Bru migrants: One killed, 23 injured in police firing on picketers in Tripura

They wanted to shift it to the national highway in Panisagar. There was some violence.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Assam: Meet the tea garden girl who took over CM's Twitter handle on World Children’s Day

Vandana Urang, who hails from the Namroop Tea Estate in Dibrugarh district, took over the Twitter account from 9-11 am and shared her opinion on “reimagining education” in Assam.

published on : 20th November 2020

Assam polls 2021: BJP set to snap ties with ally Bodoland People’s Front

BJP stalwart Himanta Biswa Sarma said his party's alliance with the BPF was for a period of five years and it would not be renewed following expiry.

published on : 20th November 2020

BJP won't ally with Bodo Peoples' Front for Assam 2021 elections, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

The BJP allied with BPF during the 2016 assembly polls for five years but after this period the alliance will not be renewed, Sarma said while addressing a press conference.

published on : 19th November 2020

Branded 'witch', 70-year-old woman tortured at Assam tea garden, sustains injuries

The gruesome incident took place on Wednesday night at Misamora tea estate in the Dergaon police station area, a senior police official said.

published on : 19th November 2020

Man arrested in Assam for trying to 'sacrifice' child for 'hidden treasure'

Neighbours sensed something fishy in the house of the accused at Demowmukh, where six children were kept in confinement on the advice of a 'bez' (sorcerer), they said.

published on : 15th November 2020

Assam gas well 'killed', fire fully doused after over five months

The worst industrial disaster of the Northeast took away the lives of three employees of the PSU major and injured several others.

published on : 15th November 2020

Two women gang-raped in Assam; five arrested

The women were sent for medical examination and other necessary formalities are being carried out, the police officer said.

published on : 15th November 2020

Assam scribe's death: Protesting journalists seek fair probe into suspected murder in 'hit-and-run' case

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had on Thursday ordered a probe by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police.

published on : 13th November 2020
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