Assam: BJP to complete 2 years in state, faces failure charge

Assam: BJP to complete 2 years in state, faces failure charge

GUWAHATI, May 24, 2018: On Thursday, BJP-led government will complete its two years in office amid its claim of “best deliverance so far” clashing with charges of failure to act on its pre-poll promises. BJP leaders here claim that welfare projects undertaken by its two-year-old government in Assam and four years at the Centre are […]

Assam: Organization blames BJP govt of failure & corruption

Assam: Organization blames BJP govt of failure & corruption

GUWAHATI, May 24, 2018: A social organisation- Axom Navanirman Sena (ANS) has voiced concern over several pressing problems of the state such as anomalies in recruitment examinations, citizenship bill, poor telecom network and land allotment, among others. The ANS organised a news conference at Guwahati Press Club on Wednesday which was attended by its all-India president Praveen […]

Assam: 7 shops vandalized in Upper Assam

Assam: 7 shops vandalized in Upper Assam

GUWAHATI, May 24, 2018: On Wednesday, seven shops owned by non-Assamese traders were ransacked in Upper Assam town. The event is seen as a repercussion to Tuesday night’s incident when two members of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), Ratul Dutta and Saundarjya Bhuyan Hazarika, were beaten up by four businessmen belonging to a Hindi-speaking community near […]

Assam: Kaziranga mining ban crusader fears threat to life, files FIR

Assam: Kaziranga mining ban crusader fears threat to life, files FIR

GUWAHATI, May 23, 2018 (TNN): An FIR has been filed by Kaziranga-based environment activist Rohit Choudhury on having to face “tremendous pressure” from a section of people who are opposed to the ban on mining in Karbi Anglong hills on the southern fringe of Kaziranga National Park. Following a complaint lodged by Choudhury with the ministry of environment, […]

Heavy pre-monsoon rain alert this week in Northeastern states

Heavy pre-monsoon rain alert this week in Northeastern states

NORTHEAST, May 23, 2018 (TNN): Ahead of the possible arrival of monsoon in the northeast during the first week of June, the Northeastern states are set to witness heavy rains over this week because of other environmental factors, according to the India Meteorological Department(IMD).   Official sources at the IMD’s Guwahati-based Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) told […]