11 Sep 2014
Guwahati: A total of 25 candidates are in the fray for Saturday's by-polls in Assam's three legislative assembly constituencies - Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh.
27 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Over 12 lakh people have been affected in floods in 16 districts of Assam. Many rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to flow above the danger level, the authorities said on Wednesday.
15 Sep 2014
Guwahati: A group of women from Nagaland tried to stop the convoy of Assam Principal Secretary M G V K Bhanu when he went to villages rocked by last month's violence along the inter-state border in Golaghat district.
29 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday visited relief camps in severely flood-hit Goalpara district where 18 people lost their lives and a population of nearly ten lakh was affected.
25 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The death toll reached above 70 in flood hit north eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya where rain wrecked havoc. The death toll on Thursday has risen to 39 in Meghalaya, while in neighboring Assam, the floods have claimed 38 lives so far.
05 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Hectic campaigning is on in Assam's three assembly segments - Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh - that will go to by-election September 13. In Cachar district's Silchar and Lakhipur assembly segments, the main contest is between the ruling Congress and the BJP.
17 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Former Assam director general of Police Shankar Barua, quizzed recently by CBI in connection with Saradha scam, allegedly shot himself dead at his residence on Wednesday.
28 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Assam Police has rescued 422 victims of human trafficking, mostly minors, and arrested 281 offenders since 2011, according to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), highlighting the magnitude of this problem in the entire northeastern region.Official records showed that of the total 93 victims of trafficking in 2011, 36 were minors, and of these 36, 28 were girls.
19 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to initiate immediate measures to deploy Sashtra Seema Bal (SSB) as a neutral force in the affected villages along its border with Nagaland.
25 Sep 2014
Guwahati: Northeast Frontier Railway on Wednesday said eight trains have been cancelled and seven others have been diverted tomorrow due to floods in lower Assam and ongoing track restoration work.