Guwahati News

Protesting citizenship Bill, three walk out of govt panel on Assam

The high-level committee was notified by the MHA on January 5 to work towards implementation of Clause 6, and pitched as a step towards protecting the interests of the Assamese community in terms of reservation of Assembly seats.

Why Tinsukia killers not caught yet: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

On November 1, six men wearing military fatigues and carrying assault rifles rounded up six farmers in Tinsukia's Bisonimukh village and shot at them, killing five.

At least three hurt in Guwahati blast, ULFA says warning for Hindu Bengali outfits

The explosion took place near a footpath on MG road, adjoining the Brahmaputra riverbank. Top police officers said it has not been established which material was used in the explosion.

Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 43

Currently, 163 villages are under water across the state and 10,991 hectares of crop areas have been damaged, the ASDMA report said.

Assam woman accuses AIUDF MLA of rape

She said her husband had locked her up in their house after the two incidents and she had escaped to file the complaint.

Assam: Flood situation grim, affects NRC work

The three districts of Barak valley region — Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi — remained the worst affected with around 450 relief camps and relief distribution centres opened and around 1.6 lakh people staying in the relief camps.

12 dead in Northeast flood; situation worsens in Assam, Manipur

According to the report issued today, Hailakandi has been the worst-hit with nearly 2.06 lakh people affected, followed by Karimganj with almost 1.33 lakh people.

Assam assembly passes Bills to hike salaries of MLAs

For the chief Minister, the salary will go up to Rs 1.3 lakh from Rs 90,000, while his allowances for the two categories will become Rs 34,000 from Rs 17,000. So his total take away would be Rs 1.64 lakh every month.

In Assam’s Nagaon, 11-year-old gangraped, burnt alive; two juveniles arrested

This is the second recent incident of gangrape in Nagaon. On March 17, the Nagaon police arrested eight people in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 35-year-old woman.

Body of 6-year-old girl found in balcony in Assam

"There were multiple burn-like injuries on her chest. We are trying to ascertain the cause of her death and have sent the body for post-mortem," Morigaon superintendent of police Swapnaneel Deka said.

3 girls charred to death in Guwahati fire

The fire broke out at one house in Patarkuchi locality of Bashistha area early Wednesday morning and spread to other 11 houses killing three girls on the spot.

How an interview led to a violent agitation in Assam district bordering Nagaland

Remarks interpreted as a step towards inclusion of Dima Hasao in Nagalim; agitation continues with 48-hour bandh after two deaths in police firing.