The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 81.18 percent. Meanwhile, in the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 67.53 percent
The incident came to light after the district child welfare committee received a video from an anonymous source
Toll due to Assam floods, landslides rises to 123; Brahmaputra's water level expected to recede by Monday
While 97 people died in flood-related incidents in Assam, 26 were killed in landslides. Goalpara continued to be the most affected district with 4.7 lakh people hit by the deluge
Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests
Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin
One dead, over 36,000 people affected as second wave of floods hit Assam’s Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Dhemaji districts
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday informed that a total of 99 villages have been affected by floods caused by incessant rainfall across four districts
The Indian Railways will gradually resume passenger train services from 12 May and will ask passengers to arrive at the station at least an hour before departure, the national transporter said on Sunday.
Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19
Had it not been for the proactiveness of the community radio stations across India, the crisis would have exploded even more for the Centre and the state governments, particularly in rural India.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam Police was notorious for reckless lathi charges, now they're handing out food for all
From tracing missing COVID-19 vulnerable individuals, contact tracing of COVID-19 positive individuals, enforcing lockdown to embarking on humanitarian missions, the role of Assam Police in these times of crisis has expanded exponentially.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19
Everyone in the country is nervous, only that people like Jenita Baruah, Dhiraj Pathak, Arun Kumar Konwar, Swapna Bhumic Das, Ratnawati Doley and many other unknown faces from the medical fraternity are braver than the rest.
Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about six detention centres in Assam with a capacity of 3,331 persons
NIA files charge sheet against four NSCN (IM) militants for killing Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Abohm, 10 others in 2019 attack
The probe agency had in June last year registered a case related to the ambush on convoy of Tirong Abohm, MLA from Khonsa constituency, and others on 21 May, 2019 near Pansum Thong village in Tirap district by armed cadres of NSCN (IM)
Four powerful grenade explosions: three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts, rocked Assam on Sunday morning as the country celebrated Republic Day, police said.
Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec
State BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass accused the Congress, KMSS and Leftist parties of being involved in violence during anti-CAA protests
Anti-CAA protests in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee's miscalculation limits space for political manoeuvering, will likely play into BJP hands
The violence, arson and vandalism that continued unabated for more than three days in West Bengal following the enactment of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has got Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee worried, but the blame for this ferocious unrest that resulted in inconvenience for lakhs of people, intimidated many and destroyed private and public property worth crores lies entirely at her door.
As anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests rock Bengal, BJP goes all out to woo Matuas miffed by Assam NRC
As West Bengal is rocked by anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests, battle lines have been drawn between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP.
Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Jamia Millia Islamia students call off university lockdown; varsity announces holidays till 5 Jan
Jamia Millia Islamia University administration said those who indulged in violence and clashed with police were 'outsiders' and not students
Anti-Citizenship Act protests in Assam: Curfew relaxed in Guwahati, parts of Dibrugarh; State DGP says 85 arrested over violence
The curfew imposed in Guwahati and parts of Dibrugarh district following protests against the amended Citizenship Act was relaxed on Sunday, police said
From putting AGP on back foot to stoking indigenous fears, Citizenship Act is shaping Assam's political dynamics ahead of 2021 polls
Given the nature of the protests to the Citizenship Amendment Act, the issue is shaping the political dynamics of the Assam in various ways ahead of the 2021 polls.
States have no power to deny implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act, says Ministry of Home Affairs
According to the MHA sources, the issue of citizenship comes under Union List by the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution, and therefore such amendment is applicable for all states.