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Bangladeshis get fake passports for Rs 2 lakh in Assam

At a time when India’s war on terror is intensifying, a large number of Bangladeshi nationals are found to have been crossing over to Assam to procure fake Indian passports.

27 Sep 2016 1:54 AM

6 militants killed in Assam operations

In a major breakthrough in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations, the Indian Army gunned down at least six Karbi Peoples Liberation Tigers (KPLT) in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam on Friday.

24 Sep 2016 2:27 AM

4 of family end life in hotel in Assam

Four members of a family, including a minor girl, committed suicide in a hotel in Assam on Wednesday.

22 Sep 2016 1:20 AM

Encroachment a conspiracy to help immigrants: Himanta Biswa Sarma

A day after the eviction of 331 houses from government land, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Tuesday said that encroachment of land near Kaziranga National Park was part of a bigger

21 Sep 2016 3:20 AM

2 killed in police firing during eviction protests

At least two civilians were killed and five others injured on Monday when police opened fire to enforce high court order to evict encroachers from Kaziranga National Park in central Assam’s Nagaon dis

20 Sep 2016 12:41 AM

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Pema Khandu joins BJP formally

In what was a pre-planned move, 43 Congress rebels who on Friday merged with Peoples Party of Arunachal on Sunday officially announced to be the part of North East Democratic Alliance.

19 Sep 2016 12:35 AM

World’s hottest chilli, Bhut Jolokia, loses sting

Bhut Jolokia, which was named the world’s hottest chilli by Guinness World Records, has gradually been losing its heat and pungent flavour due to cross pollination and certain changes in farming, rese

16 Sep 2016 4:36 AM

Assam faces crisis as pests raid paddy fields

In an “unprecedented” agricultural crisis in Assam, rice-swarming caterpillars (spodoptera mauritia) have descended on farmlands, damaging the paddy crop spread over thousands of hectares.

14 Sep 2016 1:07 AM

Won’t quit, sack me: Rajkhowa

Arunachal Pradesh governor J.P. Rajkhowa, who went on leave soon after a political crisis in the state, has refused to step down from the post on medical ground.

07 Sep 2016 5:56 AM

Arms, copters sent to Myanmar

In what may force Indian insurgent outfits to leave their bases in Myanmar, New Delhi has started supplying advanced weaponry and gadgets to the Myanmar Army to enable it to set up its military headqu

05 Sep 2016 6:28 AM

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Sarbananda Sonowal: Bangladesh border infrastructure not satisfactory

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who visited the Indo-Bangla international border, said on Sunday that border-guarding infrastructure along the Indo-Bangla frontier was not at all satisfactory

05 Sep 2016 1:22 AM

Assam: Army to oversee Indo-Bangla border fencing

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Thursday announced that his government has decided to handover the construction of fencing along the Indo-Bangla border under the active supervision of

02 Sep 2016 12:54 AM

NSCN: Nagas can be happy about pact with Centre

The National Social Council of Nagaland said on Wednesday that Nagas have every reason to be content as the government of India, in its framework agreement, has recognised the legitimated and sovereig

01 Sep 2016 2:31 AM

India ties with Myanmar irk outfits in Northeast

Coinciding with the visit of Myanmar President U. Htin Kyaw, the separatist outfits of north-eastern states have intensified their aggression in the frontier states.

31 Aug 2016 2:51 AM

Akhil Gogoi flays price hike, threatens protest

Noted RTI activist Akhil Gogoi has threatened to launch a mass movement against the alarming increase in prices of construction materials over the past three months in Assam.

29 Aug 2016 1:21 AM

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Assam: Action plan to carry out Budget proposals

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has formulated an action plan for the time-bound implementation of Budget proposals for the current financial year.

28 Aug 2016 12:33 AM

Abducted girl is rescued in Assam

The Assam police on Friday rescued Adishri Dutta a Class two student of Delhi Public School who was abducted by a gang of abductors on Thursday from her home in Jaynagar area of the capital city.

27 Aug 2016 6:16 AM

Major reshuffle underway in Assam police

Bogged down by the growing law and order problem and increasing insurgent activities, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday began a major reshuffle in the state police force, starting with

25 Aug 2016 5:42 AM

Ulfa intensifies extortion drive

After carrying out serial bomb blasts, the anti-talk faction of Ulfa has intensified its extortion drive, sending demands to various tea gardens in Upper Assam through SMS and Whatsapp.

23 Aug 2016 12:36 AM

Assam: BJP wakes up to growing discord in ruling alliance

Bogged down by growing differences among the alliance partners on key issues, the top leadership of the BJP has woken up to the idea of forming a coordination committee of allies to sort out differenc

22 Aug 2016 1:51 AM

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