Howrah-Amritsar Express gangrape case: Two jawans detained

Howrah-Amritsar Express gangrape case: Two jawans detained

Almost five days after they gang-raped a minor girl in a moving train, police on Saturday arrested two Army jawans from Guwahati Airport. The arrested jawans, Pankaj Kumar and Balak Kumar Yadav, are accused of raping a teenager inside a compartment of moving Howrah-Amritsar Express on Monday. Another Army jawan, Monjiris Tripathy, who is accused […]

Tarun Gogoi govt to provide rice at Rs 2 per kg

Tarun Gogoi govt to provide rice at Rs 2 per kg

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced on Friday that his government would provide rice at Rs 2 per kg to over two crore people under the National Food Security Act, with the state bearing an additional Re 1 subsidy on the central government’s rate. “While we are supposed to provide rice at Rs 3 per […]

Assam CM promises free Wi-Fi, pension to farmers on New Year

Assam CM promises free Wi-Fi, pension to farmers on New Year

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday announces a slew of poll sops on the occasion of New Year. Gogoi while greeting the press in his Koindhara residence announces that his government will take up to provide Wi-Fi facilities to colleges across the state. He said, “We will provide Wi-Fi facility to the colleges […]

E-services for citizens launched by Assam Police

GUWAHATI: The Assam Police launched the ‘Assam Police E-services for Citizen’, a pilot launch of the citizen portal of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) project on Friday. The e-services will be available online for citizens who will now be able to get the required services without visiting a police station. However, the […]

10 images that summarize Assam 2015

10 images that summarize Assam 2015

Here is a round-up of ten events that took place in 2015 : # FLOODS Affected more than 1.5 million people and forced more than 200,000 people to seek refuge in relief camps. #FANCY BAZAR GUTTED  One of the biggest incidents of fire that broke out reduced the whole ‘New Market’ to ashes. #RHINO POACHING Poachers […]

NDFB-S rebel arrested in Kokrajhar

NDFB-S rebel arrested in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar: The security forces deployed in the counter insurgency operation have arrested yet another hardcore NDFB-S militant in Kokrajhar on Tuesday. Identified as Majendra Narzary, the 41 year old rebel was held at Khasiabari under Kokrajhar police station during a joint operation. A pistol along with one round of live bullets was recovered from him.

Two cases against Himanta Biswa Sarma

Two cases against Himanta Biswa Sarma

GUWAHATI: Amid trading of charges and counter charges among the Congress and BJP leaders over the GS Road clash, Guwahati and Nalbari police have registered two cases against Himanta Biswa Sarma  landing the newly inducted BJP leader. The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee has filed the first case against the former party leader accusing him of engineering the […]