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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
Apr 08, 2017
Namami Brahmaputra: Rains, Hindutva controversy inundate Assam festivalThe Namami Brahmaputra festival got stuck in controversies just as a boat does in shallow water
Dec 24, 2016
Fortunate to be Assam's tourism ambassador: Priyanka ChopraThe actress, who had portrayed the protagonist in the Bollywood film Mary Kom, said that the Northeast is the crowning glory of India and the seven sister states are its jewels.