Jorhat

Close shave for 95 Jet Konnect passengers in Assam

Close shave for 95 Jet Konnect passengers in Assam

The stuck aircraft was later pulled out from the ground with the help of an Indian Air Force crane and other machinery.

Sep 13, 2017, 00:49 AM IST

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Assam Flood: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts

Altogether 1380 hectare crop land have been submerged by the deluge with the worst hit being Lakhimpur district. 

Jun 27, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

Two arrested, minor apprehended for possessing beef in Assam

Two persons were arrested and a minor was apprehended and booked under the Assam Cattle Preservation Act, 1950 here after locals lodged an FIR against them, the police said today.

Apr 06, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Protests erupt across Assam over Jorhat girl's harassment

Protests erupted across Assam, including Guwahati, on a girl's Facebook post about allegedly being molested in Jorhat town by a group of motorbike riding youths and a state minister's reaction to her posting. Public meetings, rallies and signature campaigns were held against helmet wearing youths allegedly groping, harassing and verbally abusing the girl in Jorhat last week.

Feb 15, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Have you ever seen wedding of frogs? WATCH it to believe and know why it happened

Have you ever seen wedding of frogs? WATCH it to believe and know why it happened

Have you ever witnessed any frog getting married?

Aug 29, 2016, 17:22 PM IST
Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Nearly one lakh people were suffering in Jorhat, Sivasagar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Cachar and Charaideo districts of Assam.

Apr 26, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Pre-monsoon floods hit Assam, over 40,000 affected

Over 40,000 people have been affected and 1,000 hectares of crop land inundated by flood waters following pre-monsoon rains for the past one week in Assam, officials said on Sunday.

Apr 25, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

Assam Assembly Polls 2016: First time voters in Jorhat voice their expectations

With Assam going to elect a new government through the upcoming assembly polls, Jorhat town of Upper Assam will be voting with high hopes and expectations. Employment remains a major agenda among the youth there.

Apr 02, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Man trampled to death in Jorhat elephant attack

 A man was killed and five others were seriously injured by a herd of wild elephants at Jhanjimukh area in Assam's Jorhat district, a police officer said.

Nov 14, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Assam flood situation worsens, 3 lakh people affected

Heavy rains in the past few days have affected nearly three lakh people in Assam.

Aug 21, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee condoles passing away of Jorhat MP BK Handique

President Mukherjee on Monday condoled the passing away of Former Union Minister, Bijoy Krishna Handique.

Jul 27, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Mob lynches, chops body parts of suspected cattle gang member

A truck driver, suspected to be a member of a cattle theft gang, was killed on Monday after a mob allegedly lynched him and chopped off his body parts in Golaghat district of Assam.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

Siblings torch house with parents inside, attempt suicide in Assam

A brother-sister duo allegedly torched their house with their parents inside in Assam's Jorhat city on Friday and then attempted suicide by slitting their throats with a blade, a police official said.

May 30, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

Four dead, 98 critical after consuming hooch in Assam

Four persons have died and 98 others, including 25 children, are battling for their lives after consuming illicit liquor in Jorhat district, police said today.

Apr 29, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Air Force doctor's maid found dead

A maid working at the official residence of a senior Air Force official was on Thursday found dead under mysterious circumstances in Jorhat district.

Apr 23, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Four die after eating wild mushrooms in Jorhat

Four persons of a family died after eating wild mushrooms in Sivasagar district, police said today.

Apr 14, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

Tarun Gogoi threatens to ban Subramanian Swamy's entry into Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said the government would consider banning entry of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy into the state after his reported remark that "mosques are mere buildings and can be demolished."

Mar 15, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Will contest the 2016 Assembly polls from Titabar seat: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said he will contest in the 2016 Assembly Elections from the Titabar constituency in Jorhat district.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:53 PM IST
Tarun Gogoi inaugurates Assam Women's University in Jorhat

Tarun Gogoi inaugurates Assam Women's University in Jorhat

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated first women's only university - Assam Women's University - in Jorhat.

Sep 22, 2014, 11:29 AM IST