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.

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.

Congress says no change of guard in Assam

The Congress on Friday ruled out a change of guard in Assam downplaying the issue of dissident MLAs coming in Delhi to protest against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

Union leader demands reply from PM, disrupts meet

The inaugural session of Indian labour conference was briefly disrupted by a union leader who demanded a "reply" from the Prime Minister on the alleged inaction of Assam government despite promising a CBI probe.

Assam Guv for spcl vehicles to seal river Indo-B`desh border

Assam Governor J B Patnaik today suggested patrolling of the porous India-Bangladesh border by special riverine vehicles to check illegal immigration.

BJP misleading people on infiltration: Congress

The ruling Congress in Assam today criticised state BJP President Sarbananda Sonowal for his statement that the UPA and Assam government ignored infiltration from Bangladesh, saying it was `misleading`.

Assam: Accountant commits suicide, blames sitting Congress MLA

A head accountant of Assam government`s Irrigation department allegedly committed suicide here, police said on Monday.

Rs 3 lakh for autorickshaw operator`s family

The sources said that Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi also said that the wife of Brajen Rajbongshi would be given suitable employment in government service.