Chopper with 17 passenger makes emergency landing near Assam-Arunachal Pradesh

A Pawan Hans helicopter today made an emergency landing on a road at Gohpur Balijan in Sonitpur district near Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

Sukhoi fighter jet crashes in Assam; both pilots eject safely

A Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in Nagaon district of Assam on Tuesday afternoon. Luckily, both the pilots managed to survive.

Four NDFB(S) militants held in Assam

Four NDFB(S) militants were arrested in an operation by security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district on Saturday.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cancels visit to Tawang due to inclement weather

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cancelled his day-long visit to Tawang bordering China due to inclement weather.

Army, IAF activate disaster management mechanism for Nepal

Army's Gajaraj Corps and Indian Air Force (IAF), Tezpur, on Sunday activated disaster management mechanism for providing medical relief to people in earthquake-hit Nepal.

No proof that tobacco causes cancer: BJP MP

BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah said on Friday that there was no proof that smoking tobacco led to cancer.

NDFB(S) militant nabbed in Assam

A hardcore NDFB(S) militant has been arrested in Assam's Sonitpur district, police said on Wednesday.

Two killed, one injured in firing by Assam Rifles personnel

 Two persons were killed and a woman injured in a firing allegedly by Assam Rifles personnel at Mission Chariali area of Tezpur in lower Assam's Sonitpur district tonight, a senior police officer said.

Five hardcore NDFB(S) nabbed in Assam

Five hardcore NDFB(S) militants have been apprehended during separate operations by army and police in Assam's Sonitpur and Udalguri districts on Tuesday, police said.

Large arms haul along Assam-Arunachal border by forces

A huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from forest area along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border by a joint team of Army, Assam Police and NIA.

Become breeding ground for tech advancements: Prez to varsities

Calling for greater engagement between academia and industries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked universities to become breeding ground for technological advancements and said success of initiatives like 'Make in India' hinges on manufacturing quality products.

Tea trader killed, two injured in blast in Assam's Darrang

A tea trader was killed and two others including a tea garden manger were injured in a grenade blast by suspected NDFB(S) terrorists at Dalgaon area in Darrang district, police said on Sunday.

Assam: Curfew lifted in Rangapara

Sonitpur administration ion Tuesday lifted the indefinite curfew clamped in Rangapara town yesterday following a clash between police and protestors.

Four NDFB(S) ultras arrested in Assam

Four militants of the anti-talk National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were arrested from a bus on the Bhumoraguri bridge over the river Brahmaputra in Sonitpur district, police said on Saturday.

Assam, Tripura set the tone for Lok Sabha polls with high turnout

Lok Sabha polls 2014 kicked off on Monday with nearly six million people casting their vote in five constituencies in Assam and one of two seats in Tripura. The Election Commission in New Delhi said the voter turnout in Assam was approximately 78 percent while in Tripura it was 85 percent.

General Elections 2014: Tripura registers 85 percent turnout, Assam 78 percent

A high turnout of 85 percent was recorded for one Lok Sabha seat in Tripura, while Assam registered 76 percent in five seats in the first phase of the elections which began peacefully on Monday from the country`s North East.

Polling in Tripura, Assam on April 07: As it happened

Around 60 percent of the electorate had cast their votes till 2 pm Monday as polling was held in one of the two constituencies in Left-ruled Tripura, an official said.

Assam CM`s son Gourav Gogoi files nomination

Assam Chief Minister`s son Gourav Gogoi Wednesday filed his nomination papers to contest the Lok Sabha election from Kaliabor near Tezpur.

Two killed, 6 injured in road accident in Assam

Two persons died and six others were injured when a car collided with an ambulance.

Four killed, 26 injured in road mishap in Assam

Four devotees, including two women and a girl child, were killed and 26 others injured on Sunday when the vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Assam`s Sonitpur district, police said.