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Assam cash-for-job scam: 19 persons, including BJP MP RP Sharma's daughter arrested

Assam cash-for-job scam: 19 persons, including BJP MP RP Sharma's daughter arrested

Nineteen state government officials, including eight women, have been arrested by police in connection to the cash-for-job scam that rocked Assam in 2016.

Jul 20, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati

Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati

Baruah has become the third transgender judge in India, with two others in West Bengal and Maharashtra judiciaries.

Jul 14, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
Girl's semi-clad body found in train in Assam's Sivasagar; police suspect rape before murder

Girl's semi-clad body found in train in Assam's Sivasagar; police suspect rape before murder

The victim was the student of Assam Agriculture University.

Jul 11, 2018, 06:03 AM IST
Man held for facilitating Assam MLA to rape wife twice

Man held for facilitating Assam MLA to rape wife twice

A man has been arrested after his wife complained to the police that he had helped an Assam MLA in raping her twice in May, the police said today.

Jul 09, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
Security men rescue three 'sadhus' from getting lynched by mob over child lifting rumours

Security men rescue three 'sadhus' from getting lynched by mob over child lifting rumours

The sadhus came under attack when they were coming back after completing their pilgrimage tour to Maa Kamakhya and Parashuram Kund in Assam. They were headed back to Agartala. 

Jul 06, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Flood situation turns grim in Assam, 2 more districts affected

Flood situation turns grim in Assam, 2 more districts affected

Vast tracts of land in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have been freshly inundated, taking the number of affected districts to six, an ASDMA report said.

Jun 23, 2018, 21:14 PM IST
A tale of an Indian village where Ram and Rahim live in perfect harmony

A tale of an Indian village where Ram and Rahim live in perfect harmony

Moti Bhai, in his 70s, is a devout Muslim. That is only a minor detail for him when it comes to taking care of a Shiv Temple in Assam's Rural Kamrup district.

Jun 23, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
Suspected Naga insurgent group NSCN(K) ambush, kill 2 Assam Rifles jawans, injure 4

Suspected Naga insurgent group NSCN(K) ambush, kill 2 Assam Rifles jawans, injure 4

Since 1980s, NSCN(K) has engaged in subversive activities, including attacks on security forces, extortion and looting.

Jun 17, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
Rape-accused father kills wife in court in Assam

Rape-accused father kills wife in court in Assam

Suddenly, he brought out a knife from his pocket and slit her throat.She was immediately taken to hospital, but was declared brought dead.

Jun 16, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Landslides halt train services in Assam hill section

Landslides halt train services in Assam hill section

"Work is in progress in the affected locations. Complete restoration is likely to take two to three days.

Jun 15, 2018, 18:34 PM IST
5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Assam

5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Assam

Earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rocked Assam

Jun 11, 2018, 11:55 AM IST
Two men beaten to death on suspicion of being child lifters in Assam, probe ordered

Two men beaten to death on suspicion of being child lifters in Assam, probe ordered

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered an inquiry into the matter.

Jun 09, 2018, 19:31 PM IST
Check ahsec.nic.in for Assam board exam results; Class 12th HS result declared

Check ahsec.nic.in for Assam board exam results; Class 12th HS result declared

The AHSEC examination was held between February 23 and March 22 across 850 centres in the state.

May 31, 2018, 12:40 PM IST
No reason to continue as CM if Assam's interest aren't protected: Sarbananda Sonowal

No reason to continue as CM if Assam's interest aren't protected: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said he had no reason to continue on his post if he could not protect the interest of the people of the state.

May 14, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Two BSF jawans martyred in IED blast in Imphal

Two BSF jawans martyred in IED blast in Imphal

 A loud explosion occurred near the BSF campus, possibly injuring many and killing two jawans at the location.

May 09, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Assam cop allegedly rapes woman inside police station, arrested

Assam cop allegedly rapes woman inside police station, arrested

A policeman in Assam`s Hajo has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly raping a woman inside the police station.

May 04, 2018, 06:33 AM IST
Black flags inscribed with words 'IS NE' found in Assam, panic over its resemblance with Islamic State

Black flags inscribed with words 'IS NE' found in Assam, panic over its resemblance with Islamic State

Residents of Assam`s Goalpara town on Wednesday found black flags inscribed with the words "IS NE" on a tree on the Brahmaputra river resulting in fear and panic that it was of the Islamic State

May 02, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
He's an enemy of India, shoot him: Mother of Assam youth who has allegedly joined Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

He's an enemy of India, shoot him: Mother of Assam youth who has allegedly joined Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

Investigating authorities are not confining the scope of the probe to just Kashmir.

Apr 10, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP will win over 21 seats in North East, says Amit Shah

Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP will win over 21 seats in North East, says Amit Shah

In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win more than 21 out of 25 seats in the Northeast, said party president Amit Shah at a public rally in Guwahati on

Mar 24, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

Reports suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following the incident, condemned the act and demanded action. The prove, meanwhile, is underway.

Mar 14, 2018, 22:45 PM IST

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