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  • Earthquake of 3.7 magnitude hits Sonitpur area in Assam: Report May 03, 2021 07:53 PM IST

    Earthquake of 3.7 magnitude hits Sonitpur area in Assam: Report

    As per the National Centre for Seismology, the magnitude of the earthquake was of 3.7 Richter scale.

  • Assam Elections 2021 | Sarbananda Sonowal or Himanta Biswa Sarma? Who will be BJP's choice for next chief minister? May 03, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Assam Elections 2021 | Sarbananda Sonowal or Himanta Biswa Sarma? Who will be BJP's choice for next chief minister?

    Having not named a chief ministerial candidate during the assembly election campaign, the BJP will now have the headache of deciding between two popular faces -- Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma.

  • BJP's defeat in West Bengal, TN may have a negative impact on market, but larger trend remains intact May 03, 2021 08:00 AM IST

    BJP's defeat in West Bengal, TN may have a negative impact on market, but larger trend remains intact

    The market will be disappointed with BJP's inability to breach TMC's citadel, but it will take comfort that the BJP has been able to retain power in Assam by overcoming the oft-repeated assertion of its critics, suggest experts.

  • Assam Election Result 2021 | Assam Assembly poll has broken 'jinx' that minorities don't vote for BJP says Jitendra Singh May 02, 2021 08:27 PM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Assam Assembly poll has broken 'jinx' that minorities don't vote for BJP says Jitendra Singh

    Assam Assembly Election Result 2021: Singh, who was BJP''s co-incharge for Assam, said a significant feature of this spectacular decisive mandate is that BJP''s margin of victory has remained the same or possibly improved in spite of it being the ruling party for five years.

  • CAA factor: BJP’s Assam assembly win reveals illegal migration continues to be a big issue May 02, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    CAA factor: BJP’s Assam assembly win reveals illegal migration continues to be a big issue

    While unlawful emigration may be seen as a politically contrived discourse in some parts of the country, it brings out the worst fears in the North East.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Exit Polls: Who’s got it right? May 02, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Exit Polls: Who’s got it right?

    As trends have set the tone for assembly election outcomes, check out which exit poll has got it right?

  • Assam Election Result 2021 | Titabar Assembly Constituency: Congress' Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah defeats BJP's Hemanta Kalita May 02, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Titabar Assembly Constituency: Congress' Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah defeats BJP's Hemanta Kalita

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Titabar Assembly Constituency: Congress' Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah is contesting against Hemanta Kalita of BJP and Sailendra Kumar Hazarika of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP).

  • Assam Election Result 2021 | Duliajan Assembly Constituency: BJP's Terosh Gowalla wins May 02, 2021 09:28 AM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Duliajan Assembly Constituency: BJP's Terosh Gowalla wins

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Duliajan Assembly Constituency: Incumbent BJP MLA Terosh Gowala is up against Congress' Dhruba Jyoti Gogoi and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) President Lurinjyoti Gogoi.

  • Assam Election Result 2021 | Sibsagar Assembly Constituency: Akhil Gogoi wins against BJP's Surabhi Rajkonwar May 02, 2021 09:21 AM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Sibsagar Assembly Constituency: Akhil Gogoi wins against BJP's Surabhi Rajkonwar

    Assam Assembly Election Result 2021 | Sibsagar Constituency: Main Candidates from this constituency were Surabhi Rajkonwar of Bharatiya Janta Party and Subhramitra Gogoi of Congress and Akhil Gogoi of Rajor Dal.

  • Assam Election Result 2021 | Majuli Assembly Constituency: BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal wins by 43,192 votes May 02, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    Assam Election Result 2021 | Majuli Assembly Constituency: BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal wins by 43,192 votes

    Assam Assembly Election Result 2021 | Majuli Constituency: Current Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal from BJP seeks reelection as he fights against Rajib Lochan Pegu of Congress, Sishudhar Doley of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP).

  • Assam Election Result Highlights: Asom Gana Parishad wins 9 seats; Bodoland People's Front wins 4 May 02, 2021 06:42 AM IST

    Assam Election Result Highlights: Asom Gana Parishad wins 9 seats; Bodoland People's Front wins 4

    Assam Election Result 2021 Highlights: BJP will clinch a comfortable win in the north eastern state as the alliance crosses the half way mark which stands at 64.

  • Check out how vulnerable is India to earthquakes Apr 28, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    Check out how vulnerable is India to earthquakes

    As Assam jolts with an earthquake, we take a look at states and cities in India which are prone to such high seismic activities.

  • Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hits Assam; tremors felt in Meghalaya, West Bengal as well Apr 28, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hits Assam; tremors felt in Meghalaya, West Bengal as well

    The National Center for Seismology said the earthquake hit Sonitpur, Assam at 7.51 am.

  • COVID-19 second wave | Assam imposes night curfew till May 1 Apr 27, 2021 04:47 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | Assam imposes night curfew till May 1

    The night curfew in the state will start at 8 pm every day and will remain in force till 5 am as part of its efforts to control the surge in COVID-19 cases.

  • Bhutan to supply 40 MT of oxygen everyday to India Apr 27, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Bhutan to supply 40 MT of oxygen everyday to India

    Every day, forty metric tonnes of liquid oxygen produced by the Oxygen Plant will be exported to Assam.

  • COVID-19 vaccination: These states will provide free jabs for all eligible beneficiaries Apr 22, 2021 11:35 AM IST

    COVID-19 vaccination: These states will provide free jabs for all eligible beneficiaries

    India has granted emergency use approval to three vaccines -- Covishiled, Covaxin and Sputnik V.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update | Uttar Pradesh, Assam to provide free vaccination to all above 18 years Apr 21, 2021 10:08 AM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine Update | Uttar Pradesh, Assam to provide free vaccination to all above 18 years

    Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that funds collected in the Assam Arogya Nidhi in 2020 will be used for procurement of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | Mahua Moitra accuses EC of ‘manslaughter’ for conducting 8-phase polls amid pandemic Apr 15, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | Mahua Moitra accuses EC of ‘manslaughter’ for conducting 8-phase polls amid pandemic

    Assembly Election 2021 Highlights: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 17. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • 12 policemen who returned after poll duty in Assam among 36 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram Apr 09, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    12 policemen who returned after poll duty in Assam among 36 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram

    Seventeen of the new cases were reported from the Aizawl district, 12 from Kolasib district, four from Champhai, two from Lunglei district and one case was detected in the Serchhip district, official said.

  • No possibility of imposing lockdown or night curfew in Assam, says Health Minister Apr 08, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    No possibility of imposing lockdown or night curfew in Assam, says Health Minister

    Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the government has planned to ramp up the number of daily sample test to 1 lakh in the next seven days.

  • Assam Election 2021: Priyanka Gandhi slams 'irresponsible' EC, BJP's negative politics Apr 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021: Priyanka Gandhi slams 'irresponsible' EC, BJP's negative politics

    The Congress-led Opposition has been raising questions over the EC's neutrality and functioning in the Assam polls.

  • 5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Sikkim, impact felt in neighbouring states Apr 05, 2021 10:10 PM IST

    5.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Sikkim, impact felt in neighbouring states

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation by speaking to the chief ministers of Bihar, Sikkim and Assam, Government of India sources claimed.

  • Assam Election 2021: EVMs found in BJP candidate’s car, Priyanka Gandhi calls for decisive action Apr 02, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    Assam Election 2021: EVMs found in BJP candidate’s car, Priyanka Gandhi calls for decisive action

    Assam Assembly Election 2021: Opposition leaders, including senior Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who has been campaigning in the state and MP Gaurav Gogoi, targeted the BJP over the incident.

  • AFSPA extended in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh by another six months: MHA Apr 01, 2021 05:44 PM IST

    AFSPA extended in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh by another six months: MHA

    Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts of Arunachal Pradesh and four police stations bordering Assam were declared "disturbed" areas under the AFSPA.

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