Soldier hurt in militant grenade attack in Assam

A soldier was injured when suspected militants lobbed a grenade at an Army camp in Assam's Chirang district, police said Friday.

Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods
Over 12 lakh affected in Assam floods

Over 12 lakh people have been affected in floods in 16 districts of Assam. Many rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to flow above the danger level, the authorities said on Wednesday.

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.

Over 4 lakh affected by Assam floods

A man and a child were killed even as over four lakh people continued to reel under floods caused by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries in Assam, an official said Tuesday.

Brahmaputra floods Kaziranga national park

Flood waters from the Brahmaputra have entered Assam`s Kaziranga national park, inundating almost 80 percent of its 858 sq km area.

Situation along Assam-Nagaland peaceful: Chief Secretary

The situation was on Saturday peaceful along the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district, where eleven people have died so far, but nearly ten thousand people have fled their homes to take shelter in relief camps.

24x7 control room at Assam CM office

A control room at Assam Chief Minister`s Office has been set up to function round-the-clock to attend to distress calls at times of exigency.

AIUDF leader arrested for molestation of minor maid

A local leader of the AIUDF was arrested on Saturday from inside the Rajdhani Express at Guwahati railway station for allegedly molesting his 12-year-old domestic help last year, the police said.

Five KPLT ultras including general secretary arrested in Assam

In a major joint police and Army operation in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district, five wanted militants of the Karbi Peoples Liberation Army (KPLT) including its general secretary were arrested on Thursday.

India should focus on innovation, not outsourcing: V K Singh

India should focus more on innovation to make it a centre of industrial activities instead of just becoming a mere destination of outsourcing, DONER Minister Gen (retd) Vijay Kumar Singh said on Sunday.

Rs 750-crore project to revamp Guwahati drainage system

In the wake of worst-ever flood in the city, the administration is working on a Rs 750-crore project to revamp the drainage system of the state capital.

Three arrested on molestation charge

Three persons were arrested on Saturday in connection with an alleged molestation attempt on a university student on board a mini bus in the state capital, police said.

Guwahati eviction continues for fifth day; 396 houses pulled down

The administration on Friday pulled down 72 houses in the state capital during an ongoing eviction drive in the city to clear waterways and wetlands.

Assam floods: Eviction drive continues for third day

The massive eviction drive to clear the water routes and wetlands in the state capital continued for the third consecutive on Wednesday as 88 houses were demolished at different places.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in Assam capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in the state capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Gogoi flays Bijoya Chakravarty on visa-free entry remark

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday criticised BJP national vice-president and Guwahati MP Bijoya Chakravarty for her remark that he was "misleading" people on the "visa-free" entry for Bangladesh nationals.

Gogoi convenes meeting to discuss post flood situation

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday night convened a high level meeting to discuss the post flood scenario in Guwahati and measures, both long and short terms, to meet any exigency.

Incessant rains: Death toll reaches 11 in Guwahati

The toll due to floods in Assam`s state capital rose to 11 on Saturday when one person was electrocuted even as the torrential rains ceased.

Govt trying its best to deal with Assam floods: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi assured that the government is trying its level best to deal with the flood situation in the state.