A top-ranking militant leader of the NDFB (Songbijit), involved in the Adivasi massacre on December 23 last, was arrested during a joint operation of army and police from Chetnaguri in Kokrajhar district of Assam on Saturday.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Saturday slammed Assam government for failing to submit nearly 20,000 Utilisation Certificates pending from 58 departments, amounting to about Rs 12,000 crore, from 2001-02 to 2013-14.
India may again approach Bhutan for an early clearance to a crucial road passing through its territory that connects strategically important Tawang with Guwahati as the neighbouring country has put on hold the project apparently due to fear of antagonising China.
The ruling Congress and opposition AIUDF on Tuesday forced Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi to retract his decision to submit a report on definition of Assamese to the state government through the House and compelled him to give it in his personal capacity.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to shift the North East Centre of Sangeet Natak Akademi from Guwahati to Agartala, the Assembly was informed on Thursday.
National football coach Stephen Constantine feels the chilly weather in the Nepali capital with the mercury dipping to 14 degrees Celsius wouldn't be a problem for the Indian team as they take on Nepal in the return leg of the World Cup Qualifiers here on March 17.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy, who created a controversy by claiming that mosque is not a religious place and can be demolished any time, on Sunday defended his remark and said that the Islamic places of worship have been demolished for public purposes in British times.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said the government would consider banning entry of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy into the state after his reported remark that "mosques are mere buildings and can be demolished."
Terming inter-regional mobility a major problem in the Northeast, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday sought philanthropists' help for ensuring greater air connectivity there by way of placing a couple of aircraft for easier communication.
The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and Nagaland governments to file their responses to a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the breaking into Dimapur Central Jail and lynching of a rape accused by a mob on March 5.
Opposition members in Assam Assembly on Monday questioned Congress MLA Siddique Ahmod's reported statement in a public meeting accusing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of failing to take action despite being informed that the rape accused, who hailed from Karimganj, would be dragged out from Dimapur Central Jail.
A 21-year-old Assamese student was allegedly beaten up by locals in south Delhi's Amar Colony when he was trying to break the lock of someone else's house, mistaking it to be his own, apparently in an inebriated state.