The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.
The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.
Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.
Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.
The wreckage of the boat, which was found overturned around 1.5 km downstream of the mighty Brahmaputra, was cut open from the base by NDRF and SDRF divers, but no body was found inside it
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa expressed deep concern over the tragic boat accident near Nimati Ghat, Jorhat
The time to call a halt to arbitrary powers of the State is now; else it may be too late!
In another incident, three members of an armed kidnapping gang accused in several cases were nabbed in Goalpara district on Tuesday night and one 9 mm pistol, three cartridges and addictive pills were seized from their possession
The cadres belong to the newly formed insurgent group National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB).
The Mizoram government has accused Assam police personnel of 'stealing' construction materials from a project site near the border between the two Northeastern states.
Assam Police said they are taking stern legal action against pro-Taliban comments on social media that are harmful to national security.
Seven people including six Assam police personnel were killed and over 50 others injured in the clash between forces of the two North-eastern states on July 26 and a process of rapprochement is on.
Vandalism and arson rocked Shillong and nearby areas on Independence Day during the funeral procession of a former militan
The earlier ceasefire was to be expired today
The incident comes days after peace appeared to have returned at the Assam-Mizoram border
Lovlina Borgohain is the first woman Olympian from Assam. She won a bronze medal in the women's 69kg boxing event at Tokyo Olympics
According to the 2011 Census, Muslims comprise 34.22 per cent of Assam's total population of 3.12 crore and they are in majority in several districts.
Congress legislator Nurul Huda had moved the demand for adjournment motion at the end of the Question Hour in Assam Assembly.
Submerged cars are seen at a flooded hotel resort as extreme rainfall caused the Kosi River overflow at the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.Photo by AP/PTI
Women shop at a market ahead of Karwa Chauth, in Shimla.PTI Photo
A devotee offers prayer at a mosque on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, in Ajmer.PTI Photo
Indian Chess player Tania Sachdev meets Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in Delhi.PTI Photo
Panic-stricken migrant labourers arrive at a railway station, as they plan to leave the state, in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates