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Inspired by Nigerian inmate, football fever takes over Assam prison

Murder convict Bhanu Soren looks forward to every afternoon with anticipation. That is the time of the day when Soren, who is lodged in...

After Inviting the Dalai Lama To Arunachal, India Welcomes US ambassador In Tawang

New Delhi: The three-day annual extravaganza of the Arunachal Pradesh government, the Tawang Festival beginning October 21, this time round has a conspicuous state...

Centre should assure that Naga accord will not affect Assam: Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi alleged that the proposed amendment to Citizenship Act will go against the people of the state as it will allow Bangladeshi immigrants to...

Centre Supports Assam Govt’s Proposal to Grant ST Status to Six Communities

The Centre is committed to ensure that six communities demanding Scheduled Tribe status in Assam are granted the same, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said...

Ban pro-migrants group: All Assam Students’ Union to government

GUWAHATI: The All Assam Students' Union (Aasu) and 28 other groups have demanded that the state government declare the Nikhil Bharat Bangali Udbastu Samannay...

Patriotic forum puts arguments for 1951 as cut-off year for deportation of Bangladeshis

Guwahati, 4 May: As the debate over the cut-off year for detection & deportation of illegal Bangladeshi migrants from Assam gains momentum, a patriotic forum came...

100,000 hit by floods in Assam, many sheltered in relief camps

Over 100,000 people have been affected by floods in seven districts of the northeastern state of Assam in the last few days, an official...

Centre may roll out red carpet for Bangladeshi Hindus but at the cost of...

April 2, 1983. Sugarcane farmer Haren Saikia was among 30 people guarding their village Ponka in Assam’s Golaghat district, then a sub-division. The agitation...

Eight blasts in Assam, Manipur cannot mar people’s R-Day spirit

GUWAHATI: Eight low-intensity blasts, triggered in quick succession by the militants, rocked Assam and Manipur on the Republic Day. No casualties were reported. The explosions,...

Assam may bar those persons with more than 2 kids from Govt jobs

GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said those with more than two children will be barred from government jobs. He said...

Monsoon 2016: Heavy Rainfall Likely In Northeast India

During the last 24 hours, moderate to heavy showers have been observed over Assam and Meghalaya. The rest parts of Northeastern states have received...

Assam to set up three medical colleges for Rs 570 crore

J P Nadda would launch the construction work for the hospitals in Dhubri and Nagaon during his two-day tour to the state from Friday. Assam...

Sonowal vows to seal ‘porous’ Indo-Bangla border in Assam

On the last leg of his two-day visit of the Indo-Bangla border at Mankachar sector, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said a lot...

Assam, Nagaland Chief Ministers Meet On Border Dispute

Kaziranga:  Governments of Assam and Nagaland, states with decades old border dispute, Monday vowed to adopt a "mutually reciprocating approach" to continue dialogue and...