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Assam 2008 serial bomb blast accused killed in encounter

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 22:37

A NDFB-Songbijit militant, wanted by CBI in 2008 Guwahati serial bomb blast case, was on Sunday killed in an encounter with police in Assam`s Kokrajhar district, a top police officer said.

AIUDF leader arrested for molestation of minor maid

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:22

A local leader of the AIUDF was arrested on Saturday from inside the Rajdhani Express at Guwahati railway station for allegedly molesting his 12-year-old domestic help last year, the police said.

Five KPLT ultras including general secretary arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:16

In a major joint police and Army operation in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district, five wanted militants of the Karbi Peoples Liberation Army (KPLT) including its general secretary were arrested on Thursday.

India should focus on innovation, not outsourcing: V K Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 15:48

India should focus more on innovation to make it a centre of industrial activities instead of just becoming a mere destination of outsourcing, DONER Minister Gen (retd) Vijay Kumar Singh said on Sunday.

Assam govt to set up enquiry committee to find nexus in encroachment

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:01

The Assam government will set up an inquiry committee to find out the alleged nexus between officials of different government agencies and encroachers in the state capital, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

Rs 750-crore project to revamp Guwahati drainage system

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:33

In the wake of worst-ever flood in the city, the administration is working on a Rs 750-crore project to revamp the drainage system of the state capital.

Three arrested on molestation charge

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:23

Three persons were arrested on Saturday in connection with an alleged molestation attempt on a university student on board a mini bus in the state capital, police said.

Guwahati eviction continues for fifth day; 396 houses pulled down

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 00:33

The administration on Friday pulled down 72 houses in the state capital during an ongoing eviction drive in the city to clear waterways and wetlands.

Assam floods: Eviction drive continues for third day

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:25

The massive eviction drive to clear the water routes and wetlands in the state capital continued for the third consecutive on Wednesday as 88 houses were demolished at different places.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:33

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in Assam capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 21:16

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in the state capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Gogoi flays Bijoya Chakravarty on visa-free entry remark

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:24

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday criticised BJP national vice-president and Guwahati MP Bijoya Chakravarty for her remark that he was "misleading" people on the "visa-free" entry for Bangladesh nationals.