Passenger train derails in Assam, 4 injured

Five coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in Kokrajhar district of Assam in the early hours Saturday, seriously injuring its engine driver and causing minor injuries to some passengers.

NDA govt deaf to farmers' agony: Congress

Accusing the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre of being "anti-farmer", the Congress on Friday said that it follows a NAMO policy - No Agriculture, Mal-governance Only.

Old Age Home couple ties the knot in Assam

An elderly couple tied the knot here and is also to set out on Monday for their honeymoon in the Meghalaya capital of Shillong.

Sanjay Nirupam urges Centre not to issue passport to Geelani

Amidst the controversy surrounding the issuance of passport to hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, AICC spokesperson Sanjay Nirupam on Friday urged the Centre to desist from such a move.

Assam CM lists out achievements of 14 years in office

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday listed out the achievements of the Congress government in the last 14 years in the state, saying the state was in a poor condition before he took charge.

Assam complying with norms of Central fund utilisation: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that the state government was complying with all standard norms for maintaining transparency in utilisation of Central Fund.

8 persons killed in road accident in Assam

Eight persons, including a woman and a child, were killed and another man was seriously injured in a road accident in Kamrup district of Assam, police said on Wednesday.

Assam govt hikes DA to 113% from Jan 2015

The Assam government on Monday increased the dearness allowances for its employees and pensioners by six percentage points with effect from January 1 this year.

Northeast set to get a boost in healthcare sector with new hospital

The Northeast is set to get a major boost in the healthcare sector with the launch of the region's first super-speciality hospital in Guwahati, said the hospital's chairman Dr Subhash Khanna today.

Northeast set to get a boost in healthcare sector with new hospital

 The Northeast is set to get a major boost in the healthcare sector with the launch of the region's first super-speciality hospital in Guwahati, said the hospital's chairman Dr Subhash Khanna on Friday.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar reviews security, operations

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday reviewed the prevailing security scenario and ongoing operations against militant outfits in Lower Assam.

Assam govt constitutes special disaster management team

Assam Government has constituted a special disaster management team for extending services to the quake-hit people from the state in Nepal.

Indians safely brought down to Everest Base Camp

All Indian mountaineers, who were trapped at Everest Camp I and II following avalanches triggered by the massive Nepal earthquake last week-end, have been safely brought down to the Base Camp, according to an official.

Seven tourists from Assam feared dead in Nepal

Seven tourists from Assam are feared dead in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives so far.

Seven tourists from Assam feared dead in Nepal

Seven tourists from Assam are feared dead in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives so far.

Top ranking NDFB(S) militant arrested in Assam

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.

Police commissionerate system inaugurated in Dimapur

Nagaland's commercial hub, Dimapur, has become the second city in the North East, after Guwahati in Assam to have a Commissionerate system of policing.

Assam Congress MLA Rumi Nath detained for alleged links with 'most wanted' car thief
Assam Congress MLA Rumi Nath detained for alleged links with 'most wanted' car thief

Assam Congress legislator Rumi Nath was on Tuesday picked up from her official residence by the Guwahati police in connection with car theft case.

Not facing any political pressure in Rumi Nath case: Guwahati top cop

Guwahati Police Commissioner Jyotirmoy Chakravarty on Monday said his team is not facing any political pressure in investigating Congress MLA Rumi Nath's alleged link with a car thief and arms dealer.

20,000 UCs pending from 58 depts of Assam govt: CAG

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.