Flash floods in Guwahati after heavy rains

 Large areas of Guwahati were waterlogged by flash floods following heavy rains that disrupted normal life and also caused a landslide near Kamakhya temple atop Nilachal Hill here on Wednesday.

Multi-layer security arranged after threat to Ambubachi Mela

 A multi-layer security ring has been thrown in and around the Kamakhya temple here after an intelligence input about militant groups operational in Assam and planning to sabotage the ongoing Ambubachi Mela was received, Guwahati police said on Wednesday.

Ahead of Ambubachi festival, powerful bomb found in Guwahati

Ahead of the annual Ambubachi festival at the historic Kamakhya temple here in Assam's main city, an arrested ULFA militant revealed that a powerful bomb was planted in a bid to disrupt the festivities.

Anil Ambani to start Clean India initiative at Kamakhya temple

Industrialist Anil Ambani on Saturday visited the Kamakhya temple and pledged to soon start a programme under Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat campaign at the famous shrine.

Top five places to visit in Assam
Top five places to visit in Assam

Go East or West, but one cannot ignore the pristine beauty that lies in this North-eastern state of India - Assam.

Praveen Togadia not allowed to hold meeting in Guwahati

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia was not allowed to address a VHP meeting here on Thursday nor a recording of his speech played over microphone as the police clamped Section 144 CrPC.

Kamakhya Temple's fortnight-long Durga Puja

The famed Kamakhya Temple, a major seat of Shakti worship, observes the annual Durga Puja rituals for a fortnight unlike the rest of the country where it is celebrated for nine days and much of the rituals are held behind closed doors.

Kamakhya Temple closes for Ambubasi Mela till June 25

The doors of Kamakhya temple, atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, will remain closed till June 25 due to the 16th century Tantric fertility festival Ambubasi Mela or Amoti as known locally.

Rahul Gandhi visits Kamakhya temple

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today offered prayers at Shakti Peeth Kamakhya Temple on the Nilachal Hill here.

Close shave for Pune pilgrims in Kamakhya

A group of pilgrims from Pune to Kamakhya temple escaped when their bus collided with a SUV vehicle on the road of Nilachal hill atop where the temple is situated, the police said.

Kamakhya Temple closes for four days for Ambubachi

The doors of the famed Shakti Kamakhya temple were closed for four days on Saturday on the occasion of the annual `Ambubachi` festival.

Top Assam cop`s spouse found dead near Guwahati shrine

Guwahati police recovered the bullet-ridden body of the spouse of a top Assam police official from a vehicle near the Kamakhya temple.

Kamakhya Temple closed for 3 days for Ambubachi Mela

Activities inside the temple buildings, however, would be conducted by the temple priests though security personnel would man the temple doors, Agnihotri said.

Severed head of man found near Kamakhya temple

A severed head of man was found in a polythene bag with a letter beside it near Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal Hills here on Friday, police said.

Kamakhya Temple closes for Ambubachi Mela

The door of the Kamakhya
Temple, seat of the Shakti cult, was closed from today for
three days on the occasion of the famed annual Ambubachi Mela,
for which elaborate security arrangement was made.

Yuvraj, Sreesanth, Raina visit Kamakhya temple

Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina and Sreesanth visited the famous Kamakhya temple.

Kamakhya temple to remain closed during solar eclipse

The Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati
would remain closed to devotees for nearly seven hours during
the solar eclipse on Friday.