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.
Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states
The executive director of Amnesty International India Avinash Kumar urged both Centre, state governments to 'immediately engage with various sections of people for peaceful dialogue and repeal discriminatory amendments'
All North East parties except SDF vote in favour of CAB in RS; NPF leader KG Kenye says legislation was 'need of the hour' to free state from 'illegal migrants'
All Northeast-based parties, except Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), voted in favour of the crucial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Congress also opposed the Bill
Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Curfew imposed in Guwahati; mobile internet services suspended in 10 districts after thousands take to streets
A day after a total shutdown in Assam to protest against the CAB, fresh protests erupted in the state on Wednesday while the legislation was being debated in the Rajya Sabha.
World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space
Assam is no stranger to the sad syndrome where the fight for supremacy often ends with either the death of human beings or elephants.
Assam NRC: Muslims struggling to meet deadline to appear at Seva Kendras receive assistance from Hindus
Supreme Court is monitoring the NRC updating exercise and is firm on the 31 August deadline for the authorities to complete the process
Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit
Four more people died on Monday due to floods in Assam, mounting the toll to 86 this monsoon season.
Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govt
Ninety percent of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam is still submerged, affecting 150 anti-poaching camps, the state environment ministry said.
Floods claim 15 lives in Assam as 30 of state's 33 districts badly affected; Sarbananda Sonowal briefs Narendra Modi on situation
The situation in Assam deteriorated Monday as floodwaters submerged 30 of the 33 districts in Assam and death toll increased to 15, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation and assured of all assistance from the Centre
Flash floods affect 13,000 people, 43 villages in Assam; Brahmaputra river flowing above danger level
Flash floods caused by heavy rain in Assam in the last two days have swamped at least 43 villages and affected the lives of around 13,000 people.
Altogether 19 persons, including a woman and a child, working as bonded labourers were rescued by police in Golaghat district of Assam, a police officer said on Wednesday. The rescued people were engaged for various works at Anundoram Bora's house in the village. As per the complaint, brokers had supplied the labourers to Bora in exchange of money from various places of Assam.
Kaliabor Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
A Congress party stronghold, Tarun Gogoi, his son Gaurav, and brother Dip Gogoi have been elected from this constituency since the 1998 Lok Sabha election.
Lightning strikes in Assam over past weeks claim 23 lives: State disaster mgmt agency, DC to release ex-gratia within 48 hours
The worst-hit districts are Golaghat, Sivasagar, Dhubri, Sontipur, and Cachar, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said.
Lok Sabha polls: BJP has edge in Assam's tea belts as locals blame former Congress policies for underdevelopment
It's business as usual at the Halmira tea estate, tucked in Golaghat district of Assam, about 300 km away from Guwahati.
Hooch tragedy claims 150 lives in Assam; Golaghat worst affected region as mass alcohol poisoning grips North East after UP, Bihar
Hundreds of mainly poor people die each year in India from tainted liquor, which normally costs just a few US cents a bottle. Cheap, locally made booze is common in rural parts and bootleggers often add methanol — a highly toxic form of alcohol sometimes used as an antifreeze — to their product to increase its strength.
"The apathy and incompetence of the Assam government has resulted in the tragic deaths of over 140 people," Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter.
Assam hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 124, 330 undergoing treatment; 12 persons detained for questioning in Golaghat
The death toll in Assam's hooch tragedy has shot up to 124, while 331 people are undergoing treatment in hospitals, officials said
Assam hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 102; state government cracks down on illicit liquor amid protests
The toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has been rising with every passing hour, with over 400 still admitted in hospitals.
Talk of ST status for Assam's 'tea tribes' may give BJP fillip in election year, but real benefits miles away at ground zero
The tea tribe's sizeable population across Assam makes them a politically important demography for any party in the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Hence, this made for an opportune time to pick up the quota debate.
Authors, publisher of textbook booked in Assam for calling Modi-led Gujarat govt 'silent spectator' to post-Godhra riots
The complainants in Assam claimed that the authors and publisher were trying to paint an "ill image" of Narendra Modi with the book's content on the Gujarat riots.