Assam misses Gauhati HC-set deadline for Goalpara transit camp construction

Being constructed at a cost of Rs 64 crore on a piece of land measuring 25 acres, the Matia detention camp will be able to house 3,000 inmates at a time.  

published on : 24th October 2021

Assam man shares photo with foot on ancient Ganesha idol, arrested

The man was seen placing his foot with shoes on the head of the idol located at the historic Arlong Kund stream.

published on : 24th October 2021

Bifurcate Assam, let Bengali-majority Barak Valley be a separate state: Litterateur Nagen Saikia

A hoarding of the Jal Jeevan Mission, written in the Assamese language and put up in Barak Valley, has triggered the controversy.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Congress moves EC against Assam CM Himanta’s poll code ‘violation’

The Congress said Sarma had made a slew of announcements for the 40 tea gardens such as a package of Rs 1 crore for each garden.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma woos tea tribe of bypoll-bound Mariani with promises of roads, schools, jobs

Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the BJP-led government was committed to working for the development and welfare of the tea tribe.

published on : 22nd October 2021

3 Assam Rifles jawans held for drug trafficking, contraband worth Rs 1 crore seized

The arrests were made at Jokai near Dibrugarh in upper Assam based on inputs shared by the Army intelligence.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Assam now on country’s electric train map

NFR chief public relations officer Guneet Kaur said railway electrification works up to Kamakhya station have been completed.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Minor porn addicts stone six-year-old girl to death for resisting sexual advances

The Nagaon police said the accused were porn addicts, capable of conspiracy and gruesome execution of a dastardly crime.

published on : 21st October 2021

Assam bypolls: Nearly 8 lakh voters eligible to decide fate of 31 candidates in five assembly seats

By-elections to the Gossaigaon, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur, Mariani and Thowra constituencies will be held on October 30.

published on : 19th October 2021

Naxalism, terrorism discussed at security meet chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah

The meeting is part of the exercise initiated by the home minister to meet the top police brass once in six months.

published on : 19th October 2021

Assam by-polls: CPM to support Congress in four Assembly seats, CPI in one

The Left party will back the CPI candidate in Thowra constituency and the Congress nominees in Mariani, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur and Gossaiagon seats.

published on : 18th October 2021

Alert in Assam over threats from ISI, al-Qaeda

The circular said the ISI is planning to target 'individuals including RSS cadres and army areas in Assam and other places in India'.

published on : 18th October 2021

Assam's COVID positivity rate crosses 1 per cent mark again within four days

The total COVID-19 death toll now stands at 5,950, while the number of coronavirus patients dying due to other causes remained at 1,347.

published on : 17th October 2021

Several opposition leaders join BJP in Assam

A host of opposition leaders, including two elected representatives of the BTR and tea tribe youth leaders, Sunday joined the ruling BJP in Assam.

published on : 17th October 2021

Peace has come to BTR like a daughter-in-law to her marital home: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

By-polls for five Assembly seats of the state are scheduled on October 30 and counting of votes will be held on November 2.

published on : 17th October 2021
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