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Himanta, BJP's troubleshooter in the Northeast, all set to become Assam's 15th CM

May 10, 2021 1:57 am

Sarma has held key portfolios in the outgoing Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam government, including finance, health and education, and is also the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance.

After Himanta and Sonowal's day in Delhi, CM call likely today

May 09, 2021 7:41 am

BJP president JP Nadda had said in Kolkata that the saffron party’s leadership was pre-occupied with the post-poll violence in Bengal because of which a decision couldn’t be taken regarding Assam.

Sonowal or Himanta: Assam waits to see who its next chief minister will be

May 05, 2021 4:25 am

In the 126-member Assembly, the NDA has won 75 seats, Congress-led ‘Mahajot’ 50 while the remaining one went to jailed activist Akhil Gogoi.

Assam Election Results 2021 Highlights: BJP-led NDA inches closer to victory; state Cong chief resigns

May 03, 2021 12:28 am

Assam Assembly Election Result 2021 Highlights: The majority mark in Assam is 64. The BJP is looking to create history in the state by becoming the only non-Congress government to win consecutive terms. However, for the saffron party, this election was very different from the other states as Assam was the only place where it was fighting to retain power.

Explained: In Assam earthquake, reminder of seismic hazard along HFT faultline

May 05, 2021 10:55 am

Assam earthquake: The primary earthquake had its epicentre at latitude 26.690 N and longitude 92.360 E, about 80 km northeast of Guwahati, and a focal depth of 17 km, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

ONGC abduction case: ULFA-I role confirmed, 14 held, says police

April 23, 2021 7:27 pm

As per initial intelligence inputs, the abduction was done for ransom

‘Salute sacrifice by security personnel’: Leaders express grief over Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

April 04, 2021 11:59 pm

Union Home Minister Amit Shah vowed to continue the fight against the "enemies of peace and progress".

Congress moves Election Commission over BJP’s front-page ad in Assam dailies, calls it violation of election rules

March 28, 2021 10:18 pm

Randeep Surjewala said the Commission took note of the Congress memorandum and sought explanations from the Chief Electoral Officer in Assam.

Burnt offices, embers of protests: The faint pulse of CAA in heartland

March 25, 2021 7:08 am

Hundreds of local youths were picked up from here and several charged under stringent laws.

Congress can only provide 'corruption guarantee' wherever it comes to power: Nadda in Assam

March 15, 2021 4:22 pm

Elections to the 126-member Assam assembly will be held in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6.


Cracks on roads, shattered windowpanes, broken walls: Images of Assam earthquake

April 28, 2021 8:19 pm

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Assam this morning, causing widespread damage in the state.

Assam floods submerge large parts of Kaziranga park, animals taken to safe places

July 14, 2017 12:53 pm

The rain forced over 48,483 people to shift to 208 relief camps in 16 worse affected districts. Around 2,498 villages are presently under water and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area has been affected.

Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM, says 'will make the state free from illegal migrants'

May 24, 2016 8:12 pm

BJP MLA Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday took oath of office at Khanapara in Guwahati, creating history for the party.


40 lakh people left out of Assam NRC: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

What does it mean for 40 lakh people to be left out of the Assam NRC? Let's put the number in perspective. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.