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Assam Flood Situation Remains Grim, Nearly 40,000 People Affected

Assam Floods: In the last 24 hours, floods due to heavy rains in the state were reported from four districts comprising at least eight revenue circles of nearly 50 villages, the officials said.

12 October 2022

Amit Shah in Guwahati.

'Modi Is Banyan Tree And Under His Shade Northeast, Assam Are Developing': Amit Shah

Seventy years of Congress rule since Independence had pushed the Northeast region to violence and anarchy while during the last eight years, Modi's leadership helped the region join with the mainstream, Shah claimed after...


Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Shah On A Three-Day Visit To The Northeast, To Inaugurate A Dairy Conclave, Address BJP Workers

Starting Friday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a three-day northeast tour, during which he will inaugurate a dairy conclave in Sikkim and meet BJP leaders there, followed by a slew of programmes in Assam.


Two boats with over 100 passengers collide in Assams Brahmaputra river.

Flood Situation Remains Grim In Assam

In the last 24 hours floods due the to heavy rains in the state since Monday were reported from four districts comprising at least eight revenue circles of nearly 50 villages, the officials said.

12 October 2022

Amit Shah in Rajouri

Home Minister Amit Shah On Three-Day Visit To Assam

On Saturday evening, Amit Shah will attend a meeting with the Chief Ministers and police chiefs of the Northeastern states on narcotics before chairing a review meeting of the NESAC, according to the sources.


Although Amlan Borgohain's family is based in Hyderabad, the Assam sprinter trains in Bhubaneshwar.

National Games 2022: Reading Gita Has Made Me Calmer, Says Amlan Borgohain 

Amlan Borgohain, winner of the sprint double at the National Games 2022, stood up to bullying over a speech defect.

06 October 2022

One-horned rhinoceros at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

'Won't Allow Infringement On Their Space': Truck Fined For Hitting Rhino In Kaziranga

A truck was fined for hitting a rhinoceros on a highway in the Kaziranga National Park area in Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday, stressing that his government will not allow infringement on their...

09 October 2022

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Durga Puja festival preparations in Kolkata

Assam: Durga Puja Artisans See Bleak Prospects Amid Budget Cuts, Rising Raw Material Costs

Artisans in the potters' colony in the western part of the city are still burning the midnight oil to ensure that idols of Goddess Durga and her entourage are crafted on time and sent to various pandals.

30 September 2022

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29 September 2022
Assam: Man Arrested For Raping 11-Year-Old Daughter Multiple Times

Assam: Man Arrested For Raping 11-Year-Old Daughter Multiple Times

In Assam's Nagaon district a man was arrested for allegedly raping his 11-year-old daughter multiple times, police said on Thursday.


28 September 2022
Opposition Parties 'Welcome' Ban On PFI, But Some Want Ban On RSS Too: Who Said What

Opposition Parties 'Welcome' Ban On PFI, But Some Want Ban On RSS Too: Who Said What

PFI Ban: The government’s step has generated a lot of debate among the political circles in the country, with some expressing their delight over the decision...


27 September 2022
Over 150 People Arrested In Major Crackdown Against PFI Across Country

Over 150 People Arrested In Major Crackdown Against PFI Across Country

The raids against PFI were conducted across Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi, Maharashtra, Assam and Madhya Pradesh.


27 September 2022
Assam Marks Tourism Day With Focus On Attracting More Visitors

Assam Marks Tourism Day With Focus On Attracting More Visitors

This year the theme is 'Rethinking Tourism' and therefore let's rethink tourism and work towards promoting sustainable tourism for building a better world.


25 September 2022
Kaziranga National Park In Assam Reopens For Tourists

Kaziranga National Park In Assam Reopens For Tourists

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudeva of Isha Foundation formally opened the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) for tourists for the...


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24 September 2022
PFI Crackdown: Assam Government Consistently Seeking Ban On PFI, Says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

PFI Crackdown: Assam Government Consistently Seeking Ban On PFI, Says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said there is intelligence showing PFI has created an ecosystem encouraging people to join ISIS and Al Qaeda.


22 September 2022
India's Longest Cruise Ship From UP To Assam To Commence Next Year: All You Need To Know

India's Longest Cruise Ship From UP To Assam To Commence Next Year: All You Need To Know

The cruise would be the latest in a string of connectivity and development projects in the northeast. National Waterways on the Ganges, the Brahmaputra and...


21 September 2022
Decoding Regional Disparity In India’s Renewable Energy Growth

Decoding Regional Disparity In India’s Renewable Energy Growth

Accounting for less than 2% of India’s renewable energy capacity, states like West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha have other priorities.


21 September 2022
Sivsagar: A Grand Display Of Ahom Architecture And Culture

Sivsagar: A Grand Display Of Ahom Architecture And Culture

This medieval city surrounded by a rainforest in Assam served as the capital of the mighty Ahom kings for almost a century


19 September 2022
What's Common Between Jharkhand's New Domicile Policy And Assam's NRC?

What's Common Between Jharkhand's New Domicile Policy And Assam's NRC?

The NRC in Assam is aimed at rooting out illegal immigrants from Bangladesh who settled in Assam. In Jharkhand, the demand to consider the 1932 khatiyan as...


13 September 2022
195 People Still Lodged At Assam Detention Centres: Himanta

195 People Still Lodged At Assam Detention Centres: Himanta

Out of those released, 778 are marking their presence by visiting local police stations every week while one person is absconding, said Sarma, who also holds...


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13 September 2022
Development In Northeast: String Of Road And Connectivity Projects Under NDA Govt

Development In Northeast: String Of Road And Connectivity Projects Under NDA Govt

Road construction in the Northeast more than doubled under the NDA government, rising from just 0.6 km of national highway being laid per day under the UPA...


12 September 2022
4,449 Families Evicted Since BJP Returned To Power In Assam

4,449 Families Evicted Since BJP Returned To Power In Assam

Allegations of illegal migration form an important part of the political narrative in this northeastern state bordering Bangladesh. In a written reply to a...


09 September 2022
Assam: Six Water Resources Dept Officials Suspended For Negligence Of Duty

Assam: Six Water Resources Dept Officials Suspended For Negligence Of Duty

Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika had ordered the probe after the allegation of corruption in the repair work of Demow Laibeel embankment in the Thowra...


09 September 2022
Sangma, Khandu, Gogoi, Gamlin...: Dynastic Clouds Loom Over The Seven Sisters

Sangma, Khandu, Gogoi, Gamlin...: Dynastic Clouds Loom Over The Seven Sisters

Young leaders jump ship regularly, as every party tries to keep it in the family


08 September 2022
Local Economy, People's Livelihood Hit After Coal Mine Closure In Assam: IIT Study

Local Economy, People's Livelihood Hit After Coal Mine Closure In Assam: IIT Study

Of the 172 respondents, 108 said there had been drastic changes in the livelihoods of coal workers and non-worker residents of Margherita, following the...


07 September 2022
Start-Up Ecosystem's Progress In Assam Fast-Paced: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Start-Up Ecosystem's Progress In Assam Fast-Paced: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

The start-up ecosystem in the country has brought in a new wave in the global economy and the youths have been able to take advantage of this, Himanta Biswa...


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