A massive fire swept through an unit of the ONGC at upper Assam's Sibsagar district killing two persons and destroying property worth lakhs of rupees, ONGC officials said.
Three school children were killed and another was seriously injured in an explosion in Assam's Tinsukia district on Wednesday afternoon, a government official said.
An earthquake of moderate intensity shook Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur at 7:15 am today.
A 13-year-old girl in Tinsukia district of upper Assam was allegedly gangraped by four persons on suspicion that she had stolen a mobile phone from one of them, police said on Friday.
Addressing a citizens' meet, RSS supremo Mohanrao Bhagwat has said that rape is more prevelent in urban areas which are influenced by western values. Bhagwat said, "Such crimes hardly take place in 'Bharat', but they occur frequently in 'India'."
Bikram Singh Brahma, chairman of the Congress co-ordination committee in Bodoland Territorial Council, almost got lynched by the locals. He was saved only by the timely arrival of the police - who had come to arrest him. HT
The army on Thursday denied its involvement in the abduction and murder of tribal youths in western Assam's Baksa district on December 21.
Tension prevailed in Bodo tribal-dominated Bagsa and three others districts under Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) on Monday after dead body of a Bodo youth was found at Tamulpur area. HT reports.
Traditionally used to set palates on fire, Assam’s bhot jolokia will now lend firepower to chilli-bombs to check trans-border crime and illegal influx.
Democracy could be proving fatal for the one-horned rhinos of Assam, says an analysis on poaching. Rahul Karmakar
The union home ministry has extended the ban on United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) under the Unlawful Prevention Act.
After Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, Assam farmers leader and RTI activist Akhil Gogoi Thursday expressed his unhappiness over the verdict in the GS Road molestation case and said he would appeal against it in the high court.
The Winter Session of the Assam assembly got off to a stormy start on Monday with the Opposition All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) demanding a discussion on the recent clashes in lower Assam and disrupting the house proceedings.
A government employee has named an Assam legislator in his suicide note that also took the lid off a Rs. 270-crore scam in the irrigation department.
A reserve in Mizoram for tigers of Bangladesh has strategically shifted north to be serviced by Delhi government buses and by air from Lucknow.