Assam

Huge cache of arms, ammunition found in Assam's Karbi Anglong

The arms and ammunition were found buried in the forest behind a botanical garden near the Diphu-Lumding Road.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Covid-19: Assam bans Republic Day celebrations amid spike in COVID cases

There shall be no involvement of school children in the ceremonial parade or march past, the order issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Molestation accused Assam innovator Uddhab Kumar Bharali gives up, sent to judicial custody

Bharali was booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old while she was under his care.

published on : 21st January 2022

Assam logs biggest single-day spike of 8,339 COVID cases, no fresh curbs yet

The tally in the northeastern state climbed to 6,70,128 with the detection of the fresh cases, according to official data.

published on : 19th January 2022

Roadmap prepared to resolve Assam-Meghalaya border row, says Himanta

The statement comes on a day he briefed the leaders of political parties, which have representation in the Assembly, and the leaders of some students’ organisations of the progress made so far.

published on : 18th January 2022

Hamlet, James Bond, Iron Man join Assam Police to fight crime

The heroes are being featured in social media campaigns of Assam Police to connect more easily with the people in a bid to promote awareness.

published on : 16th January 2022

Assam registers 44 per cent jump in fresh COVID-19 cases in single day

Assam had recorded 2,348 cases and 7.8 per cent positivity rate against the testing of 30,109 samples on Friday.

published on : 15th January 2022

Mosque loudspeaker reunites victim of Bengal train derailment with family in Assam

Ali said he had the phone number of a neighbour, and Vaishnaw immediately got him connected with that person, the official said.

published on : 14th January 2022

Mon killings: Konyaks give 10 more days to govt to fulfill demands

The decision was made at an “All Konyak Summit” held in Mon on Friday. All Konyak organisations besides Konyak legislators, officers, village chiefs, civil societies, public leaders, etc attended it.

published on : 14th January 2022

MANIPUR POLLS 2022: Elections under shadow of militant strikes, will still focus on unemployment and development 

Nevertheless, the militancy by numerous groups still remains a bug-bear in the politics of the state

published on : 14th January 2022

Central funds for various schemes not fully utilised due to Assam officials' apathy: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Himanta Biswa Sarma said that all pending files in Janata Bhavan will be cleared from February 1 and all employees have to work hard for that.

published on : 12th January 2022

Gauhati HC asks declared ‘foreigner’ to apply for citizenship under CAA

The Foreigner's Tribunal had earlier argued that even if the petitioner had migrated in 1964, he was born in East Pakistan and came to Karimganj in 1984.

published on : 11th January 2022

Assam to presume every COVID case is Omicron until genome sequencing result: Himanta

So far, there are nine confirmed cases of Omicron in the state and CM Himanta Biswa Sarma warned this is just the beginning

published on : 7th January 2022

NIA announces Rs 4 lakh-8 lakh award for information on attack on Assam Rifles convoy

The 10 insurgents allegedly involved in the November 13, 2021 attack belong to the banned People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Manipur Naga People's Front (MNPF).

published on : 6th January 2022

Assam logs first Omicron case as Saudi Arabia returnee tests positive for new coronavirus variant

The 35-year-old man, who hails from Hojai district, was found positive for the Omicron variant, the state Health Minister said.

published on : 5th January 2022
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