An alert has been sounded across Assam as cyclone Mahasen is likely to hit the north-eastern states tonight, officials said today.
In his affidavit submitted to assembly secretary Gouranga Das today, the Prime Minister said his total annual income was Rs. 4,051,964. But he has no cash in hand unlike his wife Gursharan Kaur who possesses Rs. 20,000. Rahul Karmakar reports.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh filed his nomination papers in the Assam assembly today afternoon for a fifth straight Rajya Sabha term from the state. His fourth term ends on June 14.
Often in Assam, someone goes missing only to be found later in a ditch or behind a bush in some secluded place — dead and mutilated. The sequence refuses to end, Rahul Karmakar reports.
A villager was killed and 11 others injured when police opened fire for the second day today to control a mob which attacked and seriously injured over 20 policemen and set ablaze three police vehicles in Assam's Sonitpur district.
In a second incident of police firing in as many days, at least one person was killed and 11 others wounded after a mob attacked and seriously injured over 20 policemen and set ablaze three police vehicles in lower Assam's Sonitpur district today.
Three persons, of whom two were killed in police firing, reportedly died in two different but related incidents on Monday in Goalpara district, 130 km west of Guwahati. HT reports.
China watchers find a connection between the Red army’s border incursions and India’s push for stronger ties with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). HT reports.
The Bengal Ponzi scheme fire has singed Assam with a minister accused of ‘legalising the illegal business’ of arrested Saradha Group head Sudipta Sen from Kashmir.
A letter purportedly written by the arrested Saradha Group head Sudipto Sen has turned the heat on Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. HT reports.
Assam's nine-year-old alleged rape victim does not have any sign of sexual assault on her person as per the preliminary reports of the hospital where the girl is under treatment, police said today.
A seven-member CBI team has arrived in Assam to probe the poaching of rhinos, an official said today.
Two moderate-intensity earthquakes, one of which took the life of a child, jolted Assam today.
A child was killed in a mudslide during a mild earthquake in Assam on Tuesday which was also felt in other northeastern states and Odisha.
The Paresh Baruah faction of ULFA has warned Assam singers from singing Hindi songs in the upcoming Rongali Bihu functions and the organisers to desist from holding dances set to Bollywood songs.