CRIME | Assam: Two-year old infant kidnapped and brutally murdered in Naharkatia

CRIME | Assam: Two-year old infant kidnapped and brutally murdered in Naharkatia

Guwahati, December 1, 2017: In a horrific incident in Naharkatia town in Dibrugarh district, a two-year old infant was kidnapped and brutally murdered by a neighbor. The victim had been reportely missing since Tuesday afternoon. The victim’s dead body was then later recovered in the residence of a man identified as Siddhartha Sonowal who wrapped […]

‘Bharat Mata’ donned in Northeast Indian traditional attire ahead of 2018 Assembly elections

‘Bharat Mata’ donned in Northeast Indian traditional attire ahead of 2018 Assembly elections

New Delhi, November 30, 2017: With assembly elections likely to be held in Tripura before March next year, the Bharatiya Janata Party has gone creative with its depiction of Bharat Mata. To woo the large tribal population in the state, the BJP, in its campaign material, has depicted Bharat Mata in the traditional attires of the state’s four […]

BJP all set to expand influence in 3 remaining states in Northeast

BJP all set to expand influence in 3 remaining states in Northeast

New Delhi, Nov 30, 2017: Detailing the BJPs rise in the northeast, its General Secretary, Ram Madhav, has contended that the party aims to expand its influence in the entire region. In his foreword to a new book, Madhav has elaborately written about his party’s strategy in the northeast, where it enjoys more than two-thirds […]

Assam: Militants open fire in coal mining company’s workshop

Assam: Militants open fire in coal mining company’s workshop

Guwahati, November 30, 2017:  Suspected NSCN-IM militants opened fire in a coal mining company’s workshop and set ablaze vehicles in upper Assam’s Tinsukia district along Arunachal Pradesh, according to the police. A group of about 25 armed men entered the mining workshop premises in Ledo area under Margherita police station around 9 pm yesterday night […]

Assam: Tea prices likely to rise on production decline

Assam: Tea prices likely to rise on production decline

Guwahati Nov 29,2017:After a stagnant phase lasting months, tea prices have started firming up and are likely to rise further on the back of declining production for a variety of reasons, experts say. As per Tea Board India data, production in North India in September declined by 42 million kg. Apart from Assam, tea production […]

Assam: ACS officer receives prestigious award in Kokrajhar

Assam: ACS officer receives prestigious award in Kokrajhar

Guwahati, Nov 29, 2017: Rahila Brahma, a Bodo retired ACS officer on Tuesday received the prestigious Padma Kalita Memorial Award at a function in Kokrajhar. The award was handed over to her by a prolific writer, Anjali Basumatary in the presence of many distinguished personalities. (TNT with inputs from Assam times)

Assam: Onion Prices Soar to Rs 70/kg in Guwahati

Assam: Onion Prices Soar to Rs 70/kg in Guwahati

Guwahati, November 29, 2017: After eggs now Onion prices are increasing, as per reports from PTI, retail onion prices in Delhi touched Rs 80 on Tuesday as traders blamed the surge on limited supply from key onion growing states such as Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. According to sources, the chances of falling in the […]

Assam: Ragging in Jorhat Engineering College resurfaces as student physically & mentally harassed!

As instances of ragging in Assam colleges emerge, the occurrence poses a serious concern about the security concerns of students in various educational institutions despite each university having an anti-ragging cell in place

Assam: Ragging in Jorhat Engineering College resurfaces as student physically & mentally harassed!

Guwahati | November 28, 2017 As instances of ragging in Assam colleges emerge, the occurrence poses a serious concern about the security concerns of students in various educational institutions despite each university having an anti-ragging cell in place. In yet another instance of harassment of student by his seniors, it has come to light that […]