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Assam may launch service to ferry bodies from hospital: Minister

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the state government may consider starting a service to send bodies back from hospitals.

In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

Majuli, the largest river island in Assam, is represented in the state Assembly by Chief Minister Sarbananda​ Sonowal. 

Dine in style on Majuli, world's largest river island

Dine in style on Majuli, world's largest river island

The traditional Mishing meal includes rice, vegetables, fish and meat.

Assam upgrades world's largest river island Majuli to district

Assam upgrades world's largest river island Majuli to district

The 352 square km island was till now a subdivision of Jorhat district. With the upgrade, it has become the 35th district of Assam.

Assam's Majuli to be declared India's first island district today

Assam's Majuli to be declared India's first island district today

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal, who represents the Majuli assembly seat, will formally upgrade Majuli to a district from sub-division.

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

At least 49 people have lost their lives and nearly 41 lakh were affected in three waves of flood this year in Assam, the state assembly was informed on Monday.

PM Modi says fight not against Tarun Gogoi, but to bring development in Assam

PM Modi says fight not against Tarun Gogoi, but to bring development in Assam

Addressing a huge poll rally in favour of BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal, Modi said 79-year old Gogoi had been projecting the Assembly elections as a direct fight between him and the Chief Minister.