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Arunachal Pradesh CM gets deadline for BJP merger

The Bharatiya Janata Party has set June 30 as deadline for Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, Mr Kalikho Pul to merge his regional People’s Party of Arunachal with the saffron party.

23 Jun 2016 1:36 AM

Free admission for disabled in Assam

The BJP-led government in Assam has started the process of filling up the vacancy of over 38,000 teachers by announcing the appointment of 7,234 teachers across 10 districts.

20 Jun 2016 7:27 AM

Drive to nab Ulfa linkmen launched

With declining violence, the security forces have launched an intensive operation to squeeze the network of linkmen for outlawed Ulfa (I) and NDFB in Assam.

20 Jun 2016 7:00 AM

Assam: Police busts Ulfa plan to blow up BJP district headquarters

In a major breakthrough, the Assam police on Friday busted a plan of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) to blow up the BJP district headquarters in Upper Assam’s Dibrugrah district.

18 Jun 2016 1:48 AM

NIA given rhino case, park chief suspended

The Assam forest department on Wednesday decided to hand over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) the case of the rhino killing during the visit of forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma and suspe

16 Jun 2016 1:19 AM


DFO house raided, Rs 2 crore found stacked

The anti-corruption and vigilance department, in its first drive against corruption under the new state government, recovered Rs 2 crore cash and a large number of animal parts like tiger skins and el

15 Jun 2016 12:31 AM

In Assam, a district run by lady officers

The home district of Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has become a unique one for being ruled by only women officers.

14 Jun 2016 7:15 AM

Assam: Soon, firms to get online clearance

Taking a cue from the past, the new BJP government in Assam is prepared to lay a red carpet for industries, while committing themselves to providing a hassle-free environment for business.

13 Jun 2016 1:12 AM

Poachers kill rhino during minister visit

In what was a most embarrassing moment on Wednesday for Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahama and the entire forest department, poachers struck just when she was reviewing the conservation effort

10 Jun 2016 1:20 AM

Assam govt to let Muslims leave office early

In what may be called a calculated move, the BJP-led alliance government on Monday allowed its all Muslim employees to leave their respective offices half-an-hour before the schedule time during the m

07 Jun 2016 5:43 AM


‘Congress left liabilities of over Rs 10,000 crore in Assam’

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Friday said that his predecessor has handed over an immediate liability of Rs 10,018 crore which is in addition to the loan of Rs 30,000 crore.

04 Jun 2016 1:52 AM

Assam government appeals to Ulfa to join mainstream

Assam governor P.B. Acharya on Thursday made an appeal here to all militant outfits to shun the path of violence and join the mainstream.

03 Jun 2016 1:28 AM

Assam: Ulfa, NDFB induct new cadres

Though insurgency-related violence has decreased, two frontline separatist groups, Ulfa (Independent) and the Songbijit faction of NDFB, have started fresh recruitment of cadres in at least four distr

31 May 2016 3:36 AM

Tarun Gogoi sidelined, Debabrata Saikia is CLP leader in Assam

In a significant decision, Congress president Sonia Gandhi approved the name of Debabrata Saikia, son of late chief minister Hiteswar Saikia, as leader of the Congress Legislature Party in Assam.

31 May 2016 2:39 AM

PM Modi turns drummer in Meghalaya

In what may be called a move to win over the Northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday not only tried his hand on a drum with folk artists but also interacted with folk dancers at Mawphlang

29 May 2016 3:54 AM


Hiteswar son frontrunner in Assam CLP leader race

Amidst the demand of complete overhauling in the state leadership, three top AICC leaders on Friday met Congress legislators who in a resolution authorised Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-pre

28 May 2016 9:35 AM

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal kills Assam check-gate graft

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal took a major decision at his first Cabinet meeting Wednesday: the abolishing of check gates across the state.

26 May 2016 4:25 AM

Former Assam CM takes responsibility for Congress poor performance

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Wednesday owned the responsibility for the defeat of the party in the just-concluded Assembly polls while begging an apology to the people for failing t

26 May 2016 2:15 AM

Sarbananda Sonowal distributes portfolios

In Assam, AGP president Atul Bora has been allocated the ministries of agriculture, horticulture and food processing, animal husbandry and veterinary, UDD and town and country planning.

26 May 2016 1:36 AM

From Gogoi aide to BJP ‘prize catch’

If Himanta Biswa Sarma is to be believed, playing with dogs at a party meeting in Assam cost Congress scion Rahul Gandhi the state.

25 May 2016 1:59 AM