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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
Not just a Muslim party: AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal refutes Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment

Not just a Muslim party: AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal refutes Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment

The Army on Thursday defended its chief General Bipin Rawat`s comments about the growth of the AIUDF, a political party in Assam, allegedly because it enjoyed the support of the Muslim population.

Feb 22, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Too 'revealing': Priyanka Chopra's picture in Assam Tourism sparks controversy

Too 'revealing': Priyanka Chopra's picture in Assam Tourism sparks controversy

Congress MLAs have claimed that actress Priyanka Chopra was wearing was inappropriate outfit in a calendar recently launched by the Assam Tourism Development Corporation.

Feb 20, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
Hindutva unifying force for India's diversity: Mohan Bhagwat

Hindutva unifying force for India's diversity: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief on Sunday said that Hindutva is one thing that has united Indians despite so much diversity and differences in the country.

Jan 21, 2018, 22:29 PM IST
Mohan Bhagwat to address 'biggest-ever' RSS rally in Assam on Sunday

Mohan Bhagwat to address 'biggest-ever' RSS rally in Assam on Sunday

RSS chief is slated to address a rally of around 50,000 swayamsevaks in the Assam capital on Sunday.

Jan 20, 2018, 22:48 PM IST
Assam: Manas National Park to get three rhinos, displaced from Kaziranga

Assam: Manas National Park to get three rhinos, displaced from Kaziranga

All three rhinos are in good health and have been ear-tagged for easy identification.

Jan 06, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Indian or not? Muslims in Assam fret amid drive against illegal immigrants

Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless.

Jan 04, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
China says earthquake behind turbidity of Brahmaputra waters

China says earthquake behind turbidity of Brahmaputra waters

The Chinese Embassy on Tuesday confirmed that an earthquake in Tibet last year was the reason behind the turbidity of the waters of river Brahmaputra.

Jan 03, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Will ensure every claim of citizenship is verified: Congress on Assam Register of Citizens

The Congress on Monday said it welcomes the first ‘Draft List of National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam issued on Sunday night.

Jan 02, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
Here's why you don't need to panic if your name is not in National Register of Citizens in Assam

Here's why you don't need to panic if your name is not in National Register of Citizens in Assam

The much-awaited National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published by the Assam government on Sunday night.

Jan 01, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Assam publishes first draft of National Register of Citizens with 1.9 crore names

Assam publishes first draft of National Register of Citizens with 1.9 crore names

People can check their names in the first draft at NRC sewa kendras across Assam from 8 am on January 1.

Jan 01, 2018, 06:38 AM IST
Gadkari flags off cargo movement on Brahmaputra

Gadkari flags off cargo movement on Brahmaputra

The Union minister also said that five bridges will be constructed on the river to ease transportation.

Dec 29, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
Assam minister threatens to send Tripura CM to Bangladesh

Assam minister threatens to send Tripura CM to Bangladesh

He alleged that law and order have collapsed in the state during the 25 years of Left Front government in Tripura.  

Dec 29, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
No salary for a year, hill council staff auction used goods

No salary for a year, hill council staff auction used goods

The employees have been agitating for long, demanding salary but without success.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:12 PM IST
Will seek Arunachal, Nagaland help to battle Ulfa: Assam DGP

Will seek Arunachal, Nagaland help to battle Ulfa: Assam DGP

"Operations have already been intensified against the militants and we have already arrested three persons for their suspected role in the killings," DGP Mukesh Sahay said.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Assam's lifeline Brahmaputra changes colour, water not drinkable anymore

Assam's lifeline Brahmaputra changes colour, water not drinkable anymore

The turbidity level in the Bramhaputra river at three places in Assam is much beyond the permissible limit for use as potable water, a state water resources department release said on Saturday.

Dec 10, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Will find out why the 'sacred' Brahmaputra is turning black: Kiren Rijiju

Will find out why the 'sacred' Brahmaputra is turning black: Kiren Rijiju

Congress MP Ninong Ering had written to PM Modi for his intervention, noting that the water changing its colour was an unusual phenomenon.

Dec 08, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Earthquake jolts Assam's North Cachar Hills

Earthquake jolts Assam's North Cachar Hills

A low intensity earthquake of 3.1 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the North Cachar Hills of Assam.

Dec 03, 2017, 06:39 AM IST
Assamese woman weaves Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit

Assamese woman weaves Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit

Breaking the language barrier, Hemprabha, a weaver from Assam, is weaving Bhagwat Geeta on cloth in English and Sanskrit.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
When high-end SUVs were deployed for flood-relief operations in Assam

When high-end SUVs were deployed for flood-relief operations in Assam

A number of Discovery Sport SUVs were deployed in association with Oxfam India for transporting relief materials through flooded roads.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

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