24 Aug 2015
New Delhi/Guwahati: In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assembly polls, former state health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah, expressed his faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, and said he would be joining the party soon.
21 Aug 2015
Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam worsened today following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts.
26 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Indo-Bhutan border guarding force, SSB has rushed 2,000 of its personnel to Assam in the wake of the mass killings and escalation in violence by the militants of banned outfit NDFB(S).
07 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who joined the BJP last month, on Saturday said that he will soon resign from his seat in the state assembly after leading nine Congress MLAs from the state to a meeting with BJP president Amit Shah here.
31 Aug 2015
Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages and causing widespread destruction, officials said today.
26 Jul 2012
Dozens of people on Thursday gathered here to denounce the ethnic riots in Assam and the killings of Muslims in Myanmar.
31 Aug 2015
Guwahati: Assam Congress president Anjan Dutta yesterday suspended four MLAs and issued show cause notice to five others for 'anti-party activities', said an APCC spokesman.
26 Dec 2014
Guwahati: Four opposition parties on Friday demanded "ruthless suppression" of NDFB(S) responsible for carrying out serial attacks on Adivasi villages in Assam, killing scores of tribal settlers.
26 May 2015
Dhaka: Bangladesh on Monday banned an Islamist militant outfit that is believed to be behind the gruesome hacking deaths of three secular bloggers in recent months that have evoked outrage in the country and across the globe.
02 May 2014
New Delhi: Following the killing of 11 people in two separate incidents of violence in the last 24 hours in the state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has deployed 15 additional companies of central paramilitary forces in Assam.