September 6, 2018 3:20:57 am

Brahmaputra boat capsize: According to reports, the boat developed a technical glitch following which it collided with a water supply project near Ashwaklanta Temple in the Brahmaputra.

September 5, 2018 4:31:17 pm

Earlier on August 28, the apex court had said that it could consider a re-verification of 10 per cent of the people who were recently included in Assam's draft NRC, an exercise that could be carried out by an independent team.

Assam: Search operations on for drowned family
September 4, 2018 7:45:54 am

According to local police, the car should have taken a turning at a trisection and but instead headed straight — only to fall into the river.

September 3, 2018 7:38:58 am

The first attempt to use drones in Kaziranga was in 2013 — a trial run was also done. But the project for starting aerial surveying and monitoring received the Centre’s green signal only in early 2017.

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September 2, 2018 3:04:33 am

It has been found that the fear about alleged “xopadhora (child abductors)” was the reason behind the assault, two senior police officers said.

Karbi Anglong lynching: Gauhati HC issues notice to state government
September 1, 2018 9:09:31 pm

"When a movement against mob lynching is going on everywhere, it is an important development for the entire country. We could attach the details of everyone's crime and all the accused were arrested," Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia said.

Train, Northeast frontier Railway
September 1, 2018 10:19:23 am

Each 2,000 sq feet shelter will accommodate upto 25 children and provide immediate relief to the child through basic services such as nutrition, pyscho-social support, and medical aid.

August 30, 2018 11:10:15 pm

Former Gauhati University professor Hiren Gohain called for “patience, goodwill among communities and a resolve to understand one another” as a way out of the tense environment in the state.

August 30, 2018 7:07:40 am

The lawyer representing them in the high court told The Indian Express that the couple was granted interim conditional bail till September 9. On September 10, they will have to surrender themselves to the Border wing of Assam police in Tinsukia.

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August 26, 2018 5:22:02 pm

Tears flow, hope strains, and separated by bars, family members and inmates cling on to gifts pushed through a grille.

Borobazar Tiger, Assam, Udalguri
August 30, 2018 1:11:48 pm

From November 2017 to August 2018, the tigress has killed 39 animals. But for reasons best known to the villagers of Borobazar, she still roams, unscathed and free.

From illegal immigrant to legal citizen, after 4-month detention
August 25, 2018 9:43:17 am

Assam NRC: On August 17, after years as a suspected illegal immigrant, and spending the last four months in a women’s detention camp for illegal foreigners in Kokrajhar, Samiran Nessa was declared an Indian and freed.

August 24, 2018 5:36:07 am

Maneka Gandhi said ground level workers inflated the beneficiary lists leading to pilferage and leakage in funds.

John Barua Konkar Ramdhenu
August 22, 2018 8:58:53 pm

Movietonne is Northeast India’s first dedicated online platform to stream local films

Apollo Hospital said the 84-year-old MP had suffered "multiple rib injuries" after he was hit by a cow on Thursday. (Representational)
August 22, 2018 4:37:40 am

A VDP is a primary unit of the Village Defence Organisation (VDO) and assists the police by being the first responders in any emerging situation at the grassroots level.

Kaziranga National Park, One horned Rhino
August 20, 2018 6:00:35 am

The Kaziranaga National Park will now have two administrative divisions — a move that can potentially decrease rhino poaching and other illegal activities in the area.

Asian Games Assam squad
August 20, 2018 6:14:20 am

Meet the five girls (and one boy) who are representing Assam at the Asian Games 2018

Adil Hussain, Amanda Award, Norway, What Will People Say
August 19, 2018 3:18:26 pm

On Sunday night, Adil Hussain became the first Indian to win Best Actor at the Norwegian national awards in Haugesund. For the Assamese actor, the victory truly proves the one thing he always believed in: that art can transcend all boundaries.

In Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur, a school run by Christian missionaries was allegedly “forced” to hoist the Tricolour on Thursday by parents and a group of Hindutva activists.
August 19, 2018 2:45:28 am

Morigaon Deputy Superintendent of Police Mrinmoy Goswami confirmed the arrest. “The principal said that the national flag was not hoisted at the school by mistake. We are probing into the matter,” he said.

Biswanath SP, Diganta Kumar Choudhury, said, “We have arrested 11 persons till now and the investigation is in full-swing.” (Illustration: Mithun Chakraborty)
August 18, 2018 1:49:03 am

Deben Rajbongshi, 35, was killed and three others were injured in a mob attack at Line No.15 area of the Diplunga Tea estate under the Sootea police station in Biswanath early on Thursday morning.