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Rhino horn verification process to begin from Thursday

Rhino horn verification process to begin from Thursday

The verification of rhino horns to check their genuineness and updating of the complete inventory of horns kept in various treasuries in the custody of Assam government since 1980, begins from tomorrow.

Assam flood situation grim, displaced residents suffer in relief camps

Assam flood situation grim, displaced residents suffer in relief camps

The River Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark in Jorhat, putting immense pressure on embankments in the district.

Flood situation shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Wednesday although over 1.45 lakh people are still affected in over 300 villages across the state.

Mob lynches, chops body parts of suspected cattle gang member

A truck driver, suspected to be a member of a cattle theft gang, was killed on Monday after a mob allegedly lynched him and chopped off his body parts in Golaghat district of Assam.

Mob kills suspected cattle thief in Assam

A mob killed a man, suspecting him to be a cattle thief, and set ablaze his vehicle in Assam's Golaghat district early Monday, police said.

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.

Two home guards killed, seven injured in Assam blast

Two home guards were killed and seven others injured Tuesday when a bomb went off accidentally at an Assam Police firing range in Golaghat district, an official said.

Gaurav Gogoi adopts Gondhokoroi village in Golaghat

Assam's first time Congress MP and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's son, Gaurav Gogoi, has selected martyr Swahid Kushal Konwar's village Gondhokoroi in Golaghat district for making it a model village.

Kaziranga National Park to open from November 1

 Kaziranga National Park, habitat of the Indian Great One-horned Rhinoceros, will reopen for tourists from November one after its routine closure for six months.

Elephant dies after it falls in drain; 3 trapped in wetland

A female elephant calf died Monday after it fell into a drain in a tea garden in Numaligarh area of Golaghat district, forest officials said.

One-man enquiry committee into Golaghat incident

The Assam Government has constituted a one-man committee to enquire into the Golaghat incident in the state on August 19 when one person died in a road accident while trying to escape police action during a protest.

Situation returning to normalcy in Assam, night curfew on in Golaghat

The situation in the troubled Golaghat district is returning to normalcy with many people going back to their homes but night curfew would remain in force.

Golaghat curfew relaxed for 2 more hours

Curfew in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district was relaxed for further two hours till 8 pm with no fresh incident reported so far, a district administration spokesman said.

Bandh paralyses normal life in Assam

The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Opposition Asom Gana Parishad and the Assam Tea Tribes Students` Association, to protest against yesterday`s police firing in Golaghat in which three persons were killed, paralysed normal life across the state.

Fresh clashes erupt in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district

Notwithstanding the indefinite curfew imposed in trouble-torn district of Golaghat in Assam, fresh clashes took place between the police and protesters on Thursday.

Fresh clashes erupt between police, protesters in Assam

Fresh clashes broke out in Assam`s Golaghat district on Wednesday, with police opening fire on protesters, as per TV reports.

PM Modi seeks report on clashes along Assam-Nagaland border

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought a report from the Home
Ministry on clashes that took place along Assam-Nagaland border.

People block NH-37 in Assam protesting police action

A large number of people on Wednesday blocked the NH-37 by burning tyres and felling trees on the road at Borsapori, Borjuri and Kuruwabahi in protest against the police action in Rongajan in Golaghat district.

Assam-Nagaland border tensions: Gogoi blames Modi govt; Centre hits back

Amid rising tensions on the Assam-Nagaland border, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday blamed the Central government for failing to contain violence there.

Nagaland, Assam CMs to discuss border problems

Chief Ministers of Nagaland and Assam will meet to discuss border problems on August 21 next.