Assam News

Robots will deliver essentials to COVID-19 patients in this state; check details

Robots will deliver essentials to COVID-19 patients in this state; check details

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handed over two robots, to be used for delivering food and medicines to COVID-19 patients, to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh as a

Jan 17, 2021, 00:29 AM IST
After Karnataka and Kerala, primary schools reopen in this state after 10 months

After Karnataka and Kerala, primary schools reopen in this state after 10 months

An official of the education department said that a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) have been issued earlier this week on reopening of schools with physical presence of the students from

Jan 02, 2021, 07:45 AM IST
Bill to abolish all state-run madrassas tabled in Assam; Check details

Bill to abolish all state-run madrassas tabled in Assam; Check details

The bill to abolish all the state-run madrassas and convert those into general schools was tabled despite a united opposition raising objections against it. 

Dec 28, 2020, 16:46 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal to review law and order situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal to review law and order situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to review the law and order situation in the state.

Dec 27, 2020, 00:58 AM IST
Assam: 64 members of four militant groups surrender before CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam: 64 members of four militant groups surrender before CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Sixty-four militants surrendered with arms and ammunition before Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Dec 22, 2020, 01:17 AM IST
Assam Cabinet approves proposal to shut down government-aided madrasas, Sanskrit Tols - Details here

Assam Cabinet approves proposal to shut down government-aided madrasas, Sanskrit Tols - Details here

Assam cabinet on Sunday (December 13) approved a proposal to close down all government-run madrasas and Sanskrit tols (schools) in the state.

Dec 14, 2020, 08:38 AM IST
Assam BTC polls: BPF wins 17 seats, BJP 9; first coalition rule likely

Assam BTC polls: BPF wins 17 seats, BJP 9; first coalition rule likely

While the United Peoples' Party Liberal (UPPL) bagged 12 seats, the BJP won nine, the Congress and the Gana Suraksha Party (GSP) won one seat each.

Dec 13, 2020, 15:17 PM IST
Assam: First phase of Bodo Territorial Council election passes off peacefully; over 75% voting recorded

Assam: First phase of Bodo Territorial Council election passes off peacefully; over 75% voting recorded

The voting for the 40-member Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) took place with over 75 per cent voters exercising their franchise in the first phase.

Dec 08, 2020, 01:43 AM IST
Weapons recovered ahead of BTAD elections in Assam's Kokrajhar

Weapons recovered ahead of BTAD elections in Assam's Kokrajhar

A joint team of Indian Army, SSB and Assam Police conducted a successful search operation in which a huge cache of arms, ammunition, high explosives and grenades were recovered in Akshiguri in Ripu

Dec 05, 2020, 08:48 AM IST
Tarun Gogoi: Man of grand vision and people's leader who led Assam from the front

Tarun Gogoi: Man of grand vision and people's leader who led Assam from the front

Tarun Gogoi, former Assam chief minister, died from post-COVID complications.

Nov 23, 2020, 19:42 PM IST
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passes away in Guwahati

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passes away in Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi was undergoing treatment at Assam's Gauhati Medical College Hospital for post-COVID complications.

Nov 23, 2020, 18:12 PM IST
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi's health deteriorates, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi's health deteriorates, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said that the health condition of former CM Tarun Gogoi has deteriorated.

Nov 23, 2020, 16:29 PM IST
Marginal improvement in former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi's health condition: Doctor

Marginal improvement in former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi's health condition: Doctor

Tarun Gogoi's pulse rate and blood pressure are under check, and his oxygen saturation level 95-97 per cent.

Nov 22, 2020, 16:23 PM IST
Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi's health critical, put on ventilator support

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi's health critical, put on ventilator support

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi was put on ventilator support on November 21.

Nov 21, 2020, 23:59 PM IST
Mild earthquake of 3.2 magnitude jolts Assam

Mild earthquake of 3.2 magnitude jolts Assam

The tremor was recorded at a shallow depth of 11 km on 61 kilometer North of Dimapur at 3:23 am on Friday.

Nov 13, 2020, 06:30 AM IST
Top ULFA (I) leader Drishti Rajkhowa surrenders to Indian Army

Top ULFA (I) leader Drishti Rajkhowa surrenders to Indian Army

ULFA (I) leader SS Col Drishti Rajkhowa along with four accomplices surrendered with a huge quantity of arms.

Nov 12, 2020, 07:46 AM IST
Unlock 5.0: Schools to reopen on November 2 in this state with odd-even system

Unlock 5.0: Schools to reopen on November 2 in this state with odd-even system

According to officials of Assam Education Department, students from Classes 6th to 12th will be allowed to attend the classes under COVID-19 guidelines. 

Nov 02, 2020, 07:21 AM IST
Several injured in violent clash at Assam-Mizoram border, Centre calls meet

Several injured in violent clash at Assam-Mizoram border, Centre calls meet

Several people got injured after violent clash broke out between two groups from people of Assam and Mizoram near the border areas.

Oct 19, 2020, 06:57 AM IST
Assam government-run madrassas to be converted into high schools, notification to be issued soon

Assam government-run madrassas to be converted into high schools, notification to be issued soon

All government-run madrassas and Sanskrit schools will be closed down by the Assam government and the notification to this effect will be issued in November, state’s Education Minister Himanta Biswa

Oct 17, 2020, 23:20 PM IST
10,000 ineligible names to be deleted from final NRC in Assam

10,000 ineligible names to be deleted from final NRC in Assam

State coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma wrote to all the Deputy Commissioners and District Registrar of Citizen Registration directing them to issue speaking orders for the deletion of such names.

Oct 15, 2020, 01:00 AM IST