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Assam police on high alert over possibility of ISIS recruitment

Assam police on high alert over possibility of ISIS recruitment

Assam Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said all the SPs have been ordered to keep a strict vigil and maintain a close watch on doubtful people.

Assam rolls out ambitious health insurance scheme

Assam rolls out ambitious health insurance scheme

"The health assurance scheme will cover all individuals in eligible families with annual income below Rs 5 lakh, both BPL and APL," an official release said.

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Here's how Priyanka Chopra is discovering Assam!

Priyanka Chopra discovers Assam at its best!

Govt honours families ​of Assam agitation martyrs on 'Shahid Divas'

Govt honours families ​of Assam agitation martyrs on 'Shahid Divas'

The All Assam Students' Union (AASU), which spearheaded the movement, observes December 10 every year as Shahid Divas (Martyrs Day). 

Class 9, 10 students to get free textbooks in Assam

Class 9, 10 students to get free textbooks in Assam

Free text books will be available to students by December 25 this year as the new sessions will start from January 1, IANS reported.

Assam prisoners move court on depositing demonetised cash

Assam prisoners move court on depositing demonetised cash

The inmates, undergoing rigorous imprisonment for life, in their petition submitted that it became a problem for the prisoners, confined in jail, to deposit cash in hand of more than Rs 50,000 in demonetised currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.

'Assam on track to achieve its goal of building skilled manpower'

At a meeting with the Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship here, Sonowal apprised him of the status of the recently-opened Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) in Guwahati among others.

Centre may allow extension of foreigners' tribunals

Following persistent demand from the Assam government, the central government is likely to grant extension to 64 foreigners' tribunals in the state with retrospective effect, state government sources said on Wednesday.

Assam announces free higher education for the poor

Assam education minister said this will cover 310 government and provincialised colleges across the state benefitting 50,000-60,000 students. 

Assam elections 2016: Govt declares public holiday for April 11 polls

Assam elections 2016: Govt declares public holiday for April 11 polls

The first phase of polling in the state was held on April 4 while the second phase will commence on April 11.

BJP confident of forming government in Assam

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said there is a favourable mood in Assam and there is clear anger against 15 years of Tarun Gogoi's rule.

Assam formulating policy for disabled

The state government is committed to integrating differently-abled persons in every sphere of life by chalking out a policy to stimulate their development: Gogoi.

NGT slams Assam govt over delay in report on Kaziranga

NGT slams Assam govt over delay in report on Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal has slammed Assam government for delay in preparing a project report on measures to curb growing wildlife casualties due to vehicular movement on the national highway passing through the Kaziranga National Park.

Assam bans chicken flavoured Maggi for 30 days

 Assam government today banned the chicken flavoured Maggi for 30 days after finding presence of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the noodle.

NGT asks Assam govt to release funds for Kaziranga park

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Assam government for its failure to release funds for protection of wildlife in Kaziranga and Manas national parks and directed it to make the amount available in two weeks.

20,000 UCs pending from 58 depts of Assam govt: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Saturday slammed Assam government for failing to submit nearly 20,000 Utilisation Certificates pending from 58 departments, amounting to about Rs 12,000 crore, from 2001-02 to 2013-14.

Assam joins campaign for new health warning on tobacco packs

Several representations and 'signed letters' from Assam have been sent to the Prime Minister and Health Minister supporting for stronger/new pictorial warnings to be implemented on all tobacco packs from April 1 next.

Assam govt announces ex-gratia for NDFB attack victims

Assam government Wednesday announced ex-gratia relief of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in serial attacks on adivasis by NDFB(S) militants in three districts.

Stepped-up security lead to fall in fundamentalist activities: Assam govt

The Assam government on Tuesday claimed that stepped-up security measures have led to a fall in activities of fundamentalist forces in the state.

No plan to transfer agricultural land to industry: Assam govt

Assam government on Saturday clarified it does not have any intention to acquire agricultural land for industrial purpose but only plans to reclassify those unused land, where farming never took place.