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Jul 29, 2019
Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hitFour more people died on Monday due to floods in Assam, mounting the toll to 86 this monsoon season.
Jun 24, 2019
Headless body found near Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati points to prevalence of human sacrifices at centre of tantricismThe Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati is steeped in closely-guarded secrets and on 19 June, that mystery got a fresh twist with the discovery of the headless, semi-naked body of a woman, about 40 years of age
Jul 17, 2018
Pravin Togadia defiant in face of restrictions in Assam, plans to arrive in Guwahati tomorrow despite police ban on his public ralliesTogadia is known for his fiery and provocative speeches which the government fears could fuel communal passions in the state ahead of the final publication of the citizens' list.
Jun 27, 2018
Snapshots from Guwahati's Ambubachi Mela, a yearly festival marking the goddess Kamakhya's menstrual cycleAt the onset of the monsoons in Assam, for about four days, the doors of the Kamakhya Temple are closed in observance of the Ambubachi Mela. The fair marks the annual menstruation of the goddess at Kamakhya
May 30, 2018
Row over buffalo sacrifice in Kamakhya Temple: Banning practice will deprive poor, says head priestIf the sacrifice of buffaloes in Kamakhya temple is banned, many poor families would be deprived, said the head priest.
Mar 25, 2018
Amit Shah asks Assam BJP leaders to strengthen party ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha pollsAmit Shah has advised the Assam unit of his party to reach out to the people of the state, down to the grassroot level, keeping in view the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha election, a party leader said.
Jan 06, 2018
Amit Shah visits Guwahati's Kamakhya temple during 2-day Northeast tour ahead of polls in Meghalaya, TripuraBJP president Amit Shah on Saturday arrived in Assam, enroute to Meghalaya, and visited the ancient Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, situated on the Nilachal Hill
Jun 26, 2017
Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple reopens for devotees after four days of Ambubachi MelaChief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended his gratitude to all devotees from across the country who visited the temple
Jun 21, 2017
Assam's Kamakhya Temple hit by controversy ahead of Ambubachi Mela; sadhu accused of rape, blackmailAs the historic Kamakhya Temple in Assam gets ready to welcome more than a million pilgrims from across the country, the shrine finds itself embroiled in a rape controversy, after a Thane girl accused a sadhu of sexually assaulting her
May 31, 2017
Cattle slaughter ban comes up against tradition in Assam's Kamakhya temple: BJP caught in Catch-22 situationThe BJP government in Assam may find it hard to enforce the ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, given the age-old tradition of buffalo sacrifice followed at the venerable Kamakhya Hindu temple