Assam Assembly election 2021, Jorhat profile: BJP's Hitendra Nath Goswami defeated Congress' Rana Goswami in 2016
The voter turnout in the Jorhat constituency in the 2016 election was 79.86 percent, while in the 2011 election, the polling percentage was 68.17 percent
The angry mob, which had fatally attacked the senior medical officer, also vandalised a hospital following the death of a garden worker
The State Disaster Response Force, district administrations and local people have rescued 46 people from different places during the last 24 hours by deploying 102 boats
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
According to the order of the District Magistrate and Chairperson, DDMA, Jorhat, all the weekly markets will remain shut in the entire district.
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
One man dies, another injured after being beaten up by mob in Assam's Jorhat; police arrest 4 persons, urges against giving incident communal colour
Four persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly killing a man and seriously injuring another after their scooter hit three people in Assam’s Jorhat district
One dead as flood situation in Assam worsens; around 2.72 lakh people affected across 11 districts, says state disaster management authority
At present, around 2.72 lakh persons are affected due to flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Hojai, Darrang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Goalpara, West Karbi Anglong, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam, it said.
Coronavirus lockdown fails to keep people of Assam from leaving homes to kill leopards; four big cats slaughtered in April
Leopards fall under IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, listed in Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and included in Appendix I of CITES.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Scrap dealers, zealots, arts students; Assam's hunt for Tablighi Jamaat participants spares few
The first obvious reaction was of suspicion and fear and a sense of tiredness and submission as they must have already received a huge number of calls by then.
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
Assam raises coronavirus alert after Bhutan reports first case; American who tested positive had spent week in state
An American tourist, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bhutan, had gone on a weeklong Brahmaputra river cruise on board the MV Mahabaahu, along with three other passengers, embarking and disembarking at various places during the journey
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
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.
Citizenship Act protests in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee requests people to not get involved in violence, take law in hands
'Be sure that the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be implemented in Bengal', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee
Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Authorities extend internet suspension in Assam till Monday to curb 'misuse' of social media
Internet services were suspended on Wednesday initially for 24 hours in ten districts of the state and then extended for another 48 hours across the state