Category Archives: Assam

Barpeta fiasco: Rahul Gandhi alleges prevention from entering satra

GUWAHATI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that RSS have prevented him from visiting the Vaishnavite monastery. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Gandhi said that some women backed by RSS initially disallowed him from proceeding towards the ...Read More

Anup Chetia apologize to people of Assam for killings during ULFA’s armed struggle

GUWAHATI: ULFA General Secretary Anup Chetia who was produced in TADA court on Monday has tendered unconditional apology before the people of Assam. Talking to the reporters at the TADA court premises he said that the killings of ULFA were a ...Read More

Assam & Tripura bandh on Dec 16

GUWAHATI: A 12-hour Assam and Tripura bandh has been called by the National Federation for New States on December 16 beginning from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the support of the state demand groups ABSU, JACAS, ADSU, NDFB(P) & ...Read More

Assam MLA burst into tears in Assembly, pins allegation of discrimination against Speaker

GUWAHATI: Senior MLA from the Bodoland People’s Front, Pramila Rani Brahma on Friday burst into tears inside the Assam Assembly House on the last day of winter session. The MLA from Kokrajhar walked out in the middle of the assembly alleging ...Read More

Railways collect Rs.21 crore from ticketless travellers in Northeast

AGARTALA: A total of 345,427 cases were registered in the northeast for travelling without ticket or with an irregular ticket with Rs.21 crore being collected as fine in eight months of the current fiscal, an official said here on Thursday. ...Read More

NGT slams Assam govt for not stopping encroachments at Kaziranga National Park

GUWAHATI: The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the Assam government for failure to curb encroachments, and commercial activities on National Highway 37 which passes through the Kaziranga National Park. "There are large number of 'dhabas' and restaurants in the ...Read More

Assam polls also to be contested by Ex-Ulfa rebels

GUWAHATI: A group of former Ulfa rebels has formed a loose political forum to contest what is expected to be one of the most keenly assembly polls in the state next year. The All Assam Surrendered ULFA Samittee (AASUS) has ...Read More

Gang-rape in Assam, woman found naked in paddy field by workers

GUWAHATI: In yet another inhumane incident, a 24 year old woman was raped in Assam on Thursday. The woman was found naked with injury marks all over her body in a paddy field in Sakitup of Nagaon district. Workers who ...Read More

Busts of five luminaries to be unveiled at Majuli College

KAMALABARI (MAJULI): In recognition of unique contributions of five luminaries of river-island Majuli to the realms of education, culture, literature and language across the State, a joint forum of elite citizens named as Majuli Pancharatna Prakalpa Karyyakaran Samiti (MPPKS) is ...Read More


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