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.

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Assam Muslim employees may leave office early during Ramzan

The Assam Government employees belonging to the Muslim community were allowed to leave office at 4.30 PM, half an hour earlier than the scheduled time, during the month of Ramzan commencing from June 29.

Assam govt to pay Rs 20 lakh to officials killed on poll duty

Assam government on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of up to Rs 20 lakh to all officials killed during election duty in extremist violence.

Assam government mulling anti-superstition law

With attacks against persons suspected to be practising witchcraft on rise, the Assam government is planning to bring in an anti-superstition bill in the next session of the state Assembly.

Assam CM launches food security scheme campaign

Assam government launched a state-wide promotional campaign to showcase the centre`s ambitious food security scheme at the grassroots.

Assam to have 126 model hospitals, 60 to start thi

Assam government will set up 126 model hospitals in each of the assembly constituencies, state Health and Family Welfare Minister said.