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  • Centre approves major road reconstruction, bridge conversion projects for Assam: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Dec 02, 2022 10:38 AM IST

    Centre approves major road reconstruction, bridge conversion projects for Assam: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Chairing a meeting of Public Works (Roads) department here on Thursday, Sarma said the state had been able to get approval for two projects of immense significance from the Centre.

  • Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma announces a slew of development projects Nov 30, 2022 12:33 PM IST

    Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma announces a slew of development projects

    The second phase will begin on January 5, 2023 and the projects of the two phases are expected to be completed before the 2026 assembly election.

  • NHRC takes cognisance of Assam-Meghalaya border violence Nov 29, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    NHRC takes cognisance of Assam-Meghalaya border violence

    The NHRC asked the union home secretary and Assam chief secretary to suggest measures to prevent such incidents in disputed areas and said their response should be given within two weeks.

  • Assam lifts travel restrictions to Meghalaya, six days after border violence Nov 27, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    Assam lifts travel restrictions to Meghalaya, six days after border violence

    Vehicles from Assam are now allowed to enter Meghalaya, a senior police officer said.

  • Assam Consolidated September 2022 Net Sales at Rs 1.32 crore, down 1.56% Y-o-Y Nov 24, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    Assam Consolidated September 2022 Net Sales at Rs 1.32 crore, down 1.56% Y-o-Y

  • Assam Standalone September 2022 Net Sales at Rs 1.32 crore, down 1.51% Y-o-Y Nov 24, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    Assam Standalone September 2022 Net Sales at Rs 1.32 crore, down 1.51% Y-o-Y

  • Situation tense but peaceful along violence-hit Assam-Meghalaya border Nov 24, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    Situation tense but peaceful along violence-hit Assam-Meghalaya border

    Restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC have also been imposed in the clash site and surrounding areas, official said.

  • Violence on Assam border: Meghalaya delegation to meet Amit Shah on November 24 Nov 23, 2022 10:27 AM IST

    Violence on Assam border: Meghalaya delegation to meet Amit Shah on November 24

    The Assam government, however, on Tuesday said it would hand over the investigation into the violence on its disputed boundary with Meghalaya in West Karbi Anglong district to a central or neutral agency.

  • Assam: After SP, magistrate held in case of sexual assault-murder of minor; Himanta Biswa Sarma lauds CID Nov 12, 2022 09:24 AM IST

    Assam: After SP, magistrate held in case of sexual assault-murder of minor; Himanta Biswa Sarma lauds CID

    The chief minister lamented that the probe exposed a nexus involving the then SP, ASP, OC, magistrate and government doctors.

  • Second round of Assam-Meghalaya border talks likely by November-end: Conrad Sangma Nov 10, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    Second round of Assam-Meghalaya border talks likely by November-end: Conrad Sangma

    Assam and Meghalaya identified 12 disputed areas at the inter-state border. In the first round, the two Northeastern states resolved differences in six areas and signed an agreement in March.

  • ICU for birds, blankets for elephants: Assam preps to keep animals safe in winter Nov 03, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    ICU for birds, blankets for elephants: Assam preps to keep animals safe in winter

    Preparations are underway at Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation & Conservation in Borjuri village near Kaziranga National Park, to keep the animals and birds safe during winter.

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma says Assam government considering withdrawing AFSPA from more areas Oct 31, 2022 02:23 PM IST

    Himanta Biswa Sarma says Assam government considering withdrawing AFSPA from more areas

    The Armed Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 empowers security forces to conduct operations and arrest anyone without any prior warrant besides giving immunity from arrest and prosecution to the security forces if they shoot someone dead.

  • 40,000 kg drugs destroyed in Northeast in virtual presence of Amit Shah Oct 08, 2022 07:25 PM IST

    40,000 kg drugs destroyed in Northeast in virtual presence of Amit Shah

    While 11,000 kg of drugs, seized by the NCB, were destroyed in Guwahati, another 8,000 kg of narcotics, seized by the Assam government agencies, were also set on fire.

  • Increase in tea prices to offset impact of wage rate hike in Assam, West Bengal: ICRA Oct 04, 2022 02:46 PM IST

    Increase in tea prices to offset impact of wage rate hike in Assam, West Bengal: ICRA

    The increase in wage rates in the current calendar year in North India (NI), Assam and West Bengal, in the current financial year is expected to be nullified by healthy realisations of teas, particularly producers who are focused on producing quality teas, Icra said in a report.

  • Assam marks Tourism Day with focus on attracting more visitors Sep 27, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    Assam marks Tourism Day with focus on attracting more visitors

    The main celebration organised by the Assam government was held at Kaziranga National Park, while events to mark the occasion were also arranged across the state.

  • Assam's 2026 development goals, steps to attain those discussed at 'Chintan Shivir': CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Sep 27, 2022 09:33 AM IST

    Assam's 2026 development goals, steps to attain those discussed at 'Chintan Shivir': CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Talking to reporters at the end of the programme on Monday evening, Sarma said, "During the Chintan Shivir', we discussed targets (of development) for 2026 and resource mobilisation to achieve the goals.

  • Police complaint against Sadhguru, Assam CM over Kaziranga jeep safari Sep 25, 2022 10:02 PM IST

    Police complaint against Sadhguru, Assam CM over Kaziranga jeep safari

    The complaint was filed at the Bokakhat Police Station in Golaghat district by people living in villages on the fringe of the national park.

  • ULFA (I) militant held in Assam, arms recovered Sep 25, 2022 03:48 PM IST

    ULFA (I) militant held in Assam, arms recovered

    Troops of Joypur Battalion of Red Shield Division under the aegis of Spear Corps apprehended the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) member from Sonari, said a public relation officer of the defence sector.

  • River cruise service between Varanasi and Assam's Bogibeel to begin next year: Sarbananda Sonowal Sep 20, 2022 07:33 AM IST

    River cruise service between Varanasi and Assam's Bogibeel to begin next year: Sarbananda Sonowal

    The route will connect rivers Ganga and Brahmaputra via Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route (IBRP), the minister of ports, shipping and waterways (MoPSW) stated.

  • Country's longest river cruise service to begin from early 2023 between Varanasi, Bogibeel: Govt Sep 19, 2022 07:16 PM IST

    Country's longest river cruise service to begin from early 2023 between Varanasi, Bogibeel: Govt

    It will cover a distance of more than 4,000 kilometres through the Ganga, Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route (IBPR) and Brahmaputra.

  • Assam government for population control through awareness: Minister Sep 19, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    Assam government for population control through awareness: Minister

    Education and empowerment of women is an important tool in this regard, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said in the assembly.

  • Mizoram, Assam CMs to hold border talks on September 19 Sep 16, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    Mizoram, Assam CMs to hold border talks on September 19

    The CMO official, who is accompanying Zoramthanga in New Delhi, said the meeting will take place in the national capital but the venue is yet to be decided.

  • Assam: India-Bhutan border gates to reopen on September 23 post pandemic Sep 15, 2022 11:03 AM IST

    Assam: India-Bhutan border gates to reopen on September 23 post pandemic

    A Bhutanese delegation, led by Tashi Penjore, the Himalayan kingdom's Director (law and order) of the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, held a meeting with Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) officials here on Wednesday and announced that the gates will be reopened after a two-and-half-year hiatus.

  • Flood devastation: States impervious to huge losses; only 4 enforced floodplain zoning law Sep 04, 2022 02:23 PM IST

    Flood devastation: States impervious to huge losses; only 4 enforced floodplain zoning law

    The model bill for floodplain zoning provides for formation of a floodplain zoning authority by state governments, with a governing body under the chairmanship of the chief minister.

  • Madrassa with 'links' to terror outfits demolished after arrest of teacher Aug 31, 2022 04:42 PM IST

    Madrassa with 'links' to terror outfits demolished after arrest of teacher

    A teacher of the madrassa was arrested last week for his suspected links with terror outfits – Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent and Ansarul Bangla Team.