Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Samudra Gupta Kashyap

The CM hopefuls who couldn’t wait
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

A Congress minister each in Maharashtra and Assam has resigned amid a tussle with the CM of his state. A look at their careers and ambitions.

Demanding Gogoi ouster, Assam health minister quits
Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Assam health and education minister resigns and vows to actively fight for the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi.

Probe encroachment of Guwahati wetlands: Tarun Gogoi
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

The government has identified encroachment of wetlands as one of the biggest causes of the waterlogging in the city.

Remote Baksa turns into Assam’s killing fields
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

In Guwahati, the state Home department has listed six reasons that make Baksa vulnerable.

Bodies of 4 abducted persons found in Baksa
Mon, Jul 14, 2014

The Army has been kept on stand-by as tension mounted following the recovery of bodies.

Dam: V K Singh sees vested interests
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

“There are various kinds of interests involved, but I will talk to all such groups,” he said.

Curfew in Assam district as NDFB(S) abducts 7
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

Three out of the seven traders, who were kidnapped from Labdanguri village in Baksa, later managed to escape.

Forward Pass: How football has changed things for Assam girls
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

Utpal Borpujari's documentary Soccer Queens of Rani talks about the change football has brought in people's outlook towards girls in interiors of Assam.

Good news from Manas: Study finds 20 amphibian, 35 reptile species
Wed, Jul 09, 2014

Poachers have returned to Manas, and seven rhinos have been killed since 2011.

Subansiri hydel project: Ensure dam safety first, Gogoi tells Modi
Mon, Jul 07, 2014

Construction work of project is suspended since 2011 due to protests by various groups and political parties.

Assam groups fume over move to restart mega dam work
Sat, Jul 05, 2014

Both AASU and KMSS have hit out at the Centre and announced separate agitations beginning next week.

Assam Congress blames ‘negative’ media coverage, communal polarisation for LS poll debacle
Thu, Jul 03, 2014

At a state-level discussion in the APCC headquarters, district-level leaders also held dissidents responsible for the rout.

Centre has exempted green nod for border road projects: Tuki
Tue, Jul 01, 2014

Says Arunachal to immensely benefit from Javadekar’s decision.

India to have world’s tallest girder rail bridge in Northeast
Mon, Jun 30, 2014

At present, the Malarijeka via-duct in Montenegro, Europe, with a height of 139 metre is the highest such rail bridge, the official said.

Gogoi attacks BJP on Bangla immigration
Mon, Jun 30, 2014

He also mocked PM Narendra Modi saying, “Modi had, during his election campaign said all Bangladeshi infiltrators will have to go after May 17.

BPF ends alliance with Cong, says ‘no use’ staying with Gogoi government
Thu, Jun 26, 2014

The decision of the BPF to withdraw from the ruling coalition was taken at the central working committee of the party held today.

Six Northeast trains diverted due to Chapra accident
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The Dibrugah-Delhi Rajdhani Express that left Guwahati today morning has been already diverted via Patna.

Tripura: Malaria toll 45, most of them children below 10 years
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

Badal Chouhdury said a massive drive to spray DDT and provide preventive medicine was also on to combat the malaria outbreak.

Gogoi divide in Assam unit, Kharge says Sonia to decide CM’s fate
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The Congress has 78 legislators in Assam, of which the anti-Gogoi camp claims to have 45 on its side.

Kharge in Assam, asks party leaders to stay united
Tue, Jun 24, 2014

Kharge also reportedly asked them to take the wrong policies of the BJP to the people.

Congress’ uneasy CMs: A ‘slow mover’, a usual survivor and a target of a ceaseless rebellion
Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Amid indications of the Congress moving to replace three CMs, a look at the troubles they face at home

All the pressure from ambitious former aide
Mon, Jun 23, 2014

Sarma’s camp says it has 46 MLAs, who often appear together live on local channels, one of these owned by Sarma’s wife.

With only rail route shut, Tripura to get foodgrain via Bangladesh
Mon, Jun 23, 2014

The Food Corporation of India (FCI) will send 10,000 tonne of foodgrain as a pilot from Andhra Pradesh to Tripura via Bangladesh.

Gogoi against visa-free entry for select Bangladeshis
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Gogoi also accused the BJP of changing their stand on the issue of Bangladeshi immigrants.

Assam: 2 get life term for gangrape of school teacher
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

The judge also rejected a plea by the two convicts for leniency on the ground that they had young children at home.

Rahul intervenes, Gogoi’s detractors fall in line
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Interestingly, it was only on May 23 that Sarma openly said Gogoi would have to face the consequences if he continued to remain arrogant.

The multiple forms of Garo Hills militancy
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma told the assembly this month that Meghalaya has 10 such outfits, nine of these in Garo Hills.

Chief of militant outfit UALA held in Guwahati hospital
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

Assam Police arrested self-styled chairman of the United Achik Liberation Army (UALA), Novembirth Marak alias Chiindik Marak, from a nursing home in Guwahati late on Saturday night. He has been taken to Tura in Meghalaya where he is wanted in connection with several cases. A senior officer in the Assam Police said Marak (36) was […]

Assam health minister Sarma offers to resign
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

He met Gogoi on Sunday after returning from Delhi Saturday after meeting senior AICC leaders.

Khagen Mahanta, ‘King of Bihu’, dies
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Mahanta, along with his wife Archana, was also known for popularising various forms of Assamese folk songs during his singing career, which spanned six decades.

Weapons of slain Assam SP, PSO recovered
Thu, Jun 12, 2014

Hamren SP Nityananda Goswami had gone out personally, leading an operation against the militant group on June 6.

Weapons of slain Assam SP, PSO found
Wed, Jun 11, 2014

The 10 militants, including their self-styled commander-in-chief Nikunja Kathar and his deputy Longnin Teron, were arrested from Nagaland.

Ten UPLA cadres held for Assam SP’s killing
Wed, Jun 11, 2014

Those arrested included UPLA C-in-C Nikunja Kathar, deputy C-in-C Longnin Teron and foreign secretary Bali Rongfar.

Kin of slain Garo woman shifted to ‘safe location’
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

The two militants had shot the woman, Jospin Sangma, in the head with a shotgun.

‘Slain Assam SP went out in disguise, could not be traced for 12 hours’
Sun, Jun 08, 2014

Body found under debris and mud; four commandos suspended for ‘escaping’ during attack.

Assam SP killed in militant attack
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

The KPLT, formed in 2010, has been demanding creation of a Hemprek Kanthim (self-ruled homeland) for the Karbi people.