Blue Whale Challenge: Assam college student attempts suicide, admitted to hospital

Blue Whale Challenge: Assam college student attempts suicide, admitted to hospital

An Assam college student allegedly taking part in the Blue Whale Challenge attempted to commit suicide early Friday.

Sep 15, 2017, 09:05 AM IST

Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

The seven-time Congress MP is survived by his wife and four daughters, including Sushmita.


Aug 02, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Rs 2,000 crore earmarked for development of Barak valley: Assam CM Sonowal

 Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said his government has earmarked Rs 2,000 crore for rapid development of the Barak Valley.

Feb 28, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
PM Modi to flag-off Mizoram’s first broad-gauge passenger train from Bairabi to Silchar today

PM Modi to flag-off Mizoram’s first broad-gauge passenger train from Bairabi to Silchar today

A trial run of the train was conducted on May 24 and 25 to check the operability of the tracks, a railway official said.

May 27, 2016, 05:19 AM IST

Student killed in clash in Assam

A student was killed and seven others were injured after a clash broke out between an angry mob and policemen in Assam`s Silchar city, officials said on Thursday.

May 12, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

There is one place in India where petrol now sells for Rs 190/L

A landslide and a damaged bridge have fuelled an increase in the prices of essential items in Manipur.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Two UPLA militants arrested

 Two militants of the United Peoples Liberation Army (UPLA) were arrested from Malidahar village in central Assam's Cachar district, police said on Monday.

May 11, 2015, 15:39 PM IST
Railways to connect all northeastern state capitals by 2020

Railways to connect all northeastern state capitals by 2020

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), which is building rail infrastructure in the region, has targeted to connect all its eight state capitals by 2020, a senior official has said.

Mar 16, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

Two killed in Assam landslide

Two labourers died while another was injured in a landslide in Assam's Hailakandi district, the police said on Friday.

Feb 20, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

BJP beats Congress in Assam civic polls

After the recent debacle in the Delhi assembly election, the results of polls to civic bodies in Assam came out positive for the BJP as the party Thursday won 340 of 746 municipal board and town committee wards in the state.

Feb 12, 2015, 20:08 PM IST
Hindu outfits vandalise halls screening 'PK' in Silchar

Hindu outfits vandalise halls screening 'PK' in Silchar

 Bajrang Dal and other Hindu fundamentalist groups today vandalised and stopped screening of the Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' in two cinema halls here for allegedly hurting the majority community's sentiment.

Dec 30, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

BJP wrests Silchar from Congress in Assam bypoll

Opposition BJP wrested Silchar constituency from the Congress while the All India United Democratic Front and the ruling Congress retained Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats respectively in the Assembly by-polls in Assam.

Sep 16, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Congress, AIUDF win one each in Assam

Congress and AIUDF bagged one seat each in Assam Assembly bypoll, while BJP is leading in another.

Sep 16, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

Campaigning for Assam bypoll ends

 Campaigning for the bye-elections to three Assembly constituencies of Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh on September 13 ended today.

Sep 11, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

At least 38 EVMs replaced in three Lok Sabha seats in Assam

At least 38 electronic voting machines have been replaced so far during the elections for three Lok Sabha seats in Assam due to different types of malfunctioning.

Apr 12, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

Assam: Dry day in 3 constituencies going to polls in 2nd phase

Dry day has been declared for three Parliamentary constituencies--Karimganj, Silchar and Autonomous Hill Districts-- going to polls in the second phase on April 12.

Apr 08, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

30 injured in mob-police clash, 5 lady cops missing in NE

At least 30 persons, including two police officers and four constables, were injured in a clash between protesters and security forces who fired in the air in south Assam`s Cachar district tonight.

Feb 13, 2014, 02:31 AM IST

Senior CRPF official demoted as JK HC rejects his petition

In the first of its kind action, CRPF Inspector General SS Sandhu has been demoted as Deputy Inspector General after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court upheld a decision of Union Home Ministry which found discrepancies in his physical fitness record.

Feb 05, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Security beefed up in Tripura in view of boycott call

Security was beefed up in Tripura as some insurgent outfits, including the National Liberation Front of Tripua (NLFT), has called for boycott of the Republic Day, police said on Friday.

Jan 24, 2014, 13:29 PM IST

Bridge linking Manipur-Assam damaged in IED explosion

A bridge on National Highway 37, used by trucks for transporting essential items to Manipur from Assam, has been damaged in an IED explosion in Cachar district of Assam, officials said here today.

Nov 28, 2013, 12:38 PM IST