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NDFB chief, 14 more held guilty for 2008 blasts

The blasts had left 81 people dead and 470 more injured.

29 Jan 2019 1:15 AM

Drones to keep watch on Bangla border in Assam

BSF has identified the vulnerable stretches of the border and the gaps in fencing.

28 Jan 2019 12:22 AM

Mizoram governor addresses empty ground

People boycott Republic Day in Aizwal over Citizenship Bill.

27 Jan 2019 7:35 AM

Assam welcomes Ratna for Hazarika, minister slams Congress

Hazarika was honoured with the highest civilian award of the country more than seven years after his death.

27 Jan 2019 2:52 AM

Bill can save Assam from becoming J&K, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

While targeting the protestors Sarma said that people who justified bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir are teaching us secularism.

26 Jan 2019 2:08 AM


Govt nod to more powers for 10 N-E autonomous councils

The amendment also provides for constitution of State Finance Commissions in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.

24 Jan 2019 5:48 AM

Rajnath Singh ready for dialogue with Citizenship law critics

Home minister may start process with AASU talks.

23 Jan 2019 12:46 AM

Bill a check against influx, says Sarbananda Sonowal

BJP starts campaign to mobilise support for Citizen Bill.

21 Jan 2019 6:33 AM

BJP hoping to reconfigure Assamese-Bengali relations

Most of the regional parties in the northeast are opposing the Bill, but not on the pretext of its being communally biased.

21 Jan 2019 4:37 AM

‘We had chosen the BJP as a natural ally but they have betrayed us’

The AGP will never go with the Congress under any circumstances, says Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.

20 Jan 2019 12:36 AM


Naval divers detect a body in flooded Meghalaya mine

The Supreme Court has rapped the Meghalaya government over the slow progress of the search operation and inaction on illegal mines.

18 Jan 2019 6:15 AM

CM Sonowal breaks silence, says won’t betray Assamese

Sonowal reiterated that people have made him chief minister with a lot of trusts and he will not betray their trust.

17 Jan 2019 5:52 AM

Apang quits BJP, says party not following Atal’s ideology

Apang, who left the BJP, had re-joined the BJP in 2014.

17 Jan 2019 5:47 AM

Transport of coal banned till Febrauray 19 in Meghalaya

The next date of hearing for final disposal was fixed for January 15. Earlier, the court had extended the deadline for transportation several times.

16 Jan 2019 1:55 AM

Bihu celebrations hit by Citizenship Bill stir

Bihu failed to pacify the ongoing agitation and protest against the citizenship amendment bill.

16 Jan 2019 1:17 AM


Assam Congress to CM: Quit BJP, form unity govt

The BJP has 62 seats in the 126-member Assembly, while coalition partner Bodo Peoples’ Front has 12.

14 Jan 2019 3:23 AM

Meghalaya: Families of stuck miners lose hope, wait for bodies

Water filled the shaft halfway up, and despite the use of pumps, it remains too deep for divers to operate.

13 Jan 2019 1:39 AM

Citizenship Bill brings Assam Congress, AGP close

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, has triggered protest across Assam, particularly in the Brahmaputra valley.

12 Jan 2019 6:40 AM

AGP dares BJP to seek fresh mandate in Assam

The Assam people voted for the BJP-AGP alliance, not the BJP alone. They cannot claim to have formed the government on their own.

10 Jan 2019 2:23 AM

Assam on boil, Sangma slams passage of bill

It is significant that present government had passed a Cabinet resolution opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

10 Jan 2019 1:07 AM