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Jorhat girl posts molestation details on Facebook, triggers protests; Assam minister slammed for sexist comment

Jorhat girl posts molestation details on Facebook, triggers protests; Assam minister slammed for sexist comment

A Facebook post by a girl in Jorhat about her alleged sexual harassment by a group of motorcycle-borne people has triggered wide spread protests across the BJP-ruled state with hundreds of students coming out in support of the victim.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal gets 'Z+' VVIP cover of NSG commandos

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been accorded a 'Z+' VVIP security cover of NSG black cat commandos by the centre owing to threats from insurgents and militants like the ULFA and Bodo.

Insurgency on rise in Assam during BJP rule: Tarun Gogoi

Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged that insurgency has increased in Assam after the BJP-led government came to power in the state.

Assam: Tarun Gogoi's NSG cover withdrawn, Congress terms it political decision

Assam: Tarun Gogoi's NSG cover withdrawn, Congress terms it political decision

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi alleged it was a "political" decision as he often criticises the Narendra Modi government.

Gogoi writes to Modi over dam in Brahmaputra's upper reaches

Gogoi writes to Modi over dam in Brahmaputra's upper reaches

In a letter to Modi, he urged him to take up the matter with China as such a dam would cause irreparable damage and cripple the economy of Assam.

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sonowal along with Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.

Gogoi resigns as Assam Chief Minister

Gogoi went to the Raj Bhawan this evening and tendered his resignation to the Governor who asked him to continue till the new government assumes office.

BJP candidates win by highest and lowest margins in Assam

BJP's Atul Bora has won by the highest margin of 1,30,197 votes from Dispur Assembly constituency while his party colleague Kishore Nath won by the lowest margin of 42 votes from Barak Valley's Borkhola seat in the Assam Assembly polls.

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP President Amit Shah too has congratulated the prime minister and CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal over the emphatic victory in Assam.

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam

The 47-year-old street smart politician was once the blue-eyed boy of Tarun Gogoi.

Narasimha Rao didn't have a hold over Congress party: Tarun Gogoi

PV Narasimha Rao instituted several reforms during his tenure as prime minister, but "he did not have a hold over" his Congress party. And when Tarun Gogoi, who was the food minister, wrote to him criticising his handling of the Babri mosque demolition, he failed to get a response.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi admitted to hospital in Guwahati, details awaited

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi admitted to hospital in Guwahati, details awaited

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has been hospitalised on Saturday evening following health related problems, according to ANI reports. 

IIT Guwahati student found hanging at hostel room

IIT Guwahati student found hanging at hostel room

An IIT Guwahati student was found dead on Saturday at his hostel room, according to CNN News report.

Assam to seek review of SC judgement on NEET: Tarun Gogoi

"The decision to hold single test for medical entrance might prove counter-productive for the students of Assam," Gogoi said in a statement.

35 mn talked about Indian assembly polls on Facebook; BJP most discussed party

35 mn talked about Indian assembly polls on Facebook; BJP most discussed party

35 million people have engaged in conversations related to the India state assembly elections globally on Facebook (from 1st Jan to 1st April).

Wanted terrorist neutralized in Assam, AK-81 assault rifle recovered

Wanted terrorist neutralized in Assam, AK-81 assault rifle recovered

The Army deployed in poll-bound Assam neutralized a terrorist in Talpathar village in Tinsukia district today and recovered arms from his possession. 

Assam polls: AASU leaders slam Tarun Gogoi for commenting 'RSS behind 80s' students agitation'

Assam polls: AASU leaders slam Tarun Gogoi for commenting 'RSS behind 80s' students agitation'

Besides strong reactions from present and past AASU leaders, others have also expressed their reservations, saying that the people of Assam had spent from their own pockets to keep the movement going.

Will decide after 2 years whether to continue in office: Tarun Gogoi

Will decide after 2 years whether to continue in office: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who has declared that the current Assembly Elections as his last, will decide whether to continue in office after two years if he is elected again.

Assam's anti-foreigners movement sponsored by RSS, claims Tarun Gogoi

Assam's anti-foreigners movement sponsored by RSS, claims Tarun Gogoi

Assam went to polls on April 4 and 11 for the 126-member Assembly. Counting of votes will take place on May 19. 

Rahul Gandhi acts like God, there is no respect for him in Congress: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma

Rahul Gandhi acts like God, there is no respect for him in Congress: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma

Rahul has blatantly encouraged blue blood culture in Assam, BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said.