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Flood alert: Situation remains grim in Assam, Arunachal, railways affected in Bihar

Flood alert: Situation remains grim in Assam, Arunachal, railways affected in Bihar

Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal reviewed the situation yesterday as over six lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood in Assam.

India-Bangladesh border will be secured, says Assam CM Sonowal

India-Bangladesh border will be secured, says Assam CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the state and central governments have taken strong measures to seal the India-Bangladesh border and added that the international border in Assam will be sealed in line with Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan.

Noisy scenes in Assam Assembly, Congress stages walkout

Noisy scenes were witnessed in the Assam Assembly for the second day in a row over the Special Category Status issue as the opposition Congress staged a brief walkout alleging partiality by the Speaker over allowing a discussion on the matter.

Woman killed in landslide, flood situation grim in Assam

A woman died in the city on Wednesday in a landslide triggered by heavy rains which caused the flood situation in the state to remain grim.

Three top NDFB(S) terrorists gunned down in Assam's Kokrajhar

Three top NDFB(S) terrorists gunned down in Assam's Kokrajhar

In a series of joint operations, the Army and Assam Police on Sunday gunned down three top NDFB(S) militants in Kokrajhar district.

Assam flood situation grim, Pobitora sanctuary under water

The floods have also damaged around 50 percent infrastructure of the Sanctuary which is the world's densest habitat of the Great Indian one-horn rhinoceros.

Amid reports of threat from China, Army reviews security in northeast India

Amid reports of threat from China, Army reviews security in northeast India

Amid reports of a Chinese incursion in Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi has reviewed security situation in the northeastern border state, officials said on Wednesday.

Guwahati becomes first city in India to get its own mascot - It's Dolphin

Guwahati becomes first city in India to get its own mascot - It's Dolphin

Dolphin on Monday became Assam state capital's mascot.

Meet Sarfaraz Hussain - The Muslim boy who topped Assam Class 10 exams studied in RSS-backed school

Meet Sarfaraz Hussain - The Muslim boy who topped Assam Class 10 exams studied in RSS-backed school

Sarfaraz Hussain topped Assam board’s Class 10 exam with 590 marks out of a maximum 600.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi admitted to hospital in Guwahati, details awaited

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi admitted to hospital in Guwahati, details awaited

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has been hospitalised on Saturday evening following health related problems, according to ANI reports. 

Bomb blast in Assam's Tinsukia area; dozens injured, some in serious condition

Bomb blast in Assam's Tinsukia area; dozens injured, some in serious condition

Several people on Thursday were injured in bomb blast outside a shop in Debipukhuri Pachali area of Tinsukia town in upper Assam.

Wanted terrorist neutralized in Assam, AK-81 assault rifle recovered

Wanted terrorist neutralized in Assam, AK-81 assault rifle recovered

The Army deployed in poll-bound Assam neutralized a terrorist in Talpathar village in Tinsukia district today and recovered arms from his possession. 

45,000 people affected in first wave of floods in Assam

Around 45,000 people have been affected across four districts of Assam in the first wave of floods, the state disaster management authority said.

Guwahati-bound flight has narrow escape

Guwahati-bound flight has narrow escape

Druk Air Flight KB 140, with 90 passengers onboard, was on its way from Paro in Bhutan to Guwahati airport when it was hit by hailstorm.

India's 10 dirtiest railway stations

India's 10 dirtiest railwway stations 

Shocking! Muslim man divorces wife after she votes for BJP in Assam

Shocking! Muslim man divorces wife after she votes for BJP in Assam

Estranged couples often have several reasons to end a long-term relationship, but this one has a bizarre political angle attached to it.

Earthquake strikes Myanmar, India: Twitter reactions

Earthquake strikes Myanmar, India: Twitter reactions

The epicentre of the quake was 74 kilometres southeast of Mawlaik in Myanmar.

Assam, West Bengal Assembly polls - phase II: As it happened on Monday

Amid reports of stray incidents of violence in some pockets, an estimated 60 per cent voters on Monday exercised their franchise till 1 PM in 31 assembly constituencies in three districts of West Bengal in part two of the first phase of election.

PM Modi's allegation that 'I did nothing for Assam' untrue: Manmohan Singh

PM Modi's allegation that 'I did nothing for Assam' untrue: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi knows that his allegation regarding his predecessor not doing anything for Assam is not true.

Assam polls: Only 8.6 pc women candidates in fray

Assam polls: Only 8.6 pc women candidates in fray

They may have pipped men in the turnout for the first phase of the Assembly elections in Assam, but women make up an abysmal 8.6 per cent of the total candidates in the fray with all the major parties having given fewer tickets to them this time as compared to the 2011 polls.