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  • Sarbananda Sonowal

    Assam CM Sonowal appeals youth to not agitate against Citizenship Bill

    India | December 08, 2019 21:59 IST

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday claimed that forces inimical to the state's interest are trying to create "rifts between different communities" through agitations and the youths should work hard for development instead of joining those movements.

  • Goods train derails, services affected between lower and upper Assam

    Goods train derails, services affected between lower and upper Assam

    India | December 08, 2019 18:22 IST

    The tracks will be repaired during this period, an official said. According to N F Railway officials 13 goods laden wagons derailed around 6.40am. The cause of derailment will be ascertained after an enquiry, the officials said.

  • UDAN 4.0: 30 airports, airstrips up for bidding in North East region

    30 airports, airstrips up for bidding in North East region

    India | December 06, 2019 17:56 IST

    UDAN seeks to connect unserved and underserved airports as well as make flying more affordable. "With a focus on connectivity of Northeastern region, UDAN 4.0 scheme under the Ministry of Civil Aviation has invited bids for six underserved and 24 unserved airports/airstrips in the North East states of India," an official release said.

  • Assam HSLC 2020 time table released. Direct link to check here

    Assam HSLC Time Table 2020 released. Direct link to check exam dates here

    Education | December 03, 2019 16:19 IST

    Assam HSLC 2020: Board of Secondary Education Assam or SEBA has released the HSLC or class 10 time table on its official website. Candidates appearing in the exam can now check the Assam HSLC 2020 time table.

  • Issac Paulallungmuan Vaiphei to appear for Assam High

    With superior intellectual IQ, Assam boy set to become yongest kid to appear in Class 10 exams

    Education | December 02, 2019 8:23 IST

    Issac's father, Genkholien shared that he was initially advised to change his son's age to 15 in official documents so that he could appear in the exams. But he was confident about his son's skills and was so driven by his passion that he approached the higher authority to allow him to write the HSLC exam in 2020. 

  • Man nabbed in Ghaziabad for killing friend over monetary dispute

    Man nabbed in Ghaziabad for killing friend over monetary dispute

    November 29, 2019 22:59 IST

    On October 25, the body of a man lying in pool of blood was recovered from a room in Tukmirpur, Delhi. The deceased was later identified as Amit. According to police, on the intervening night of October 23 and 24 Amit asked Pranjal to return the money he had lent him and the two had an argument.

  • National Register of citizens, NRC, Prateek Hajela,

    FIR filed against Prateek Hajela, ex-NRC coordinator of Assam

    India | November 29, 2019 9:17 IST

    A civil society organisation in Assam has filed an FIR with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against former state coordinator of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), Prateek Hajela, for alleged misappropriation of funds meant for the NRC project. One Rajib Deka of the Assam Public Works (APW) has filed the FIR at the Guwahati office of the CBI on Thursday.

  • Recruitment racket of NSCN (IM) busted in Nagaland, two held

    Recruitment racket of NSCN (IM) busted in Nagaland, two held

    November 25, 2019 10:35 IST

    Based on a specific input that a group of people was being taken by NSCN (IM) cadres to Aopao camp in Mon district, a joint team of the Army and the Assam Rifles intercepted a vehicle on Mon-Aboi road on November 21 and foiled the bid, Defence PRO Lt. Col. Sumit Sharma said.

  • Earthquake hits Assam

    Earthquake hits Assam

    India | November 21, 2019 22:08 IST

    An earthquake jolted Assam on Thursday. There was no immediate loss of life/property reported.

  • No proposal under consideration to merge Assam Rifles with ITBP: Govt

    No proposal under consideration to merge Assam Rifles with ITBP: Govt

    India | November 20, 2019 16:13 IST

    The minister was asked about the government's intentions on the subject as there have been reservations on this count both by the Assam Rifles and the Army brass.

  • 8 killed as car hits truck in Assam

    8 killed as car hits truck in Assam

    India | November 20, 2019 13:07 IST

    The car was returning to Tezpur from Baihata. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, a police officer said.

  • USCIRF expresses concerns over Assam NRC

    Assam NRC: 1.9 million residents may soon be deemed stateless, says USCIRF

    India | November 20, 2019 8:42 IST

    In its 2019 Annual Report, the USCIRF classified India as a “Tier 2” country for engaging in or tolerating religious freedom violations that meet at least one of the elements of the “systematic, ongoing, egregious” standard for designation as a “country of particular concern,” or CPC, under the International Religious Freedom Act.

  • G Kishan Reddy

    Assam, Manipur, Arunachal to be consulted before Naga pact: Govt tells Parliament

    Politics | November 19, 2019 16:49 IST

    ​The Centre on Tuesday said the governments of Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh will be duly consulted before the final settlement of the decades-old Naga insurgency problem.  

  • Hitesh Dev Sarma new NRC Coordinator

    Hitesh Dev Sarma new NRC Coordinator

    India | November 09, 2019 19:58 IST

    The Supreme Court had transferred NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela, asking the Assam government to suggest names of officers who could succeed Hajela.  Sarma was involved in the NRC works till 2016, when he moved out of the NRC directorate

  • AAI cautions against fake recruitment ads for Assam airport

    Airports Authority cautions against fake recruitment advertisement for Assam airport

    November 09, 2019 18:50 IST

    A fake advertisement for recruitment at Rupsi airport has been circulated by some unscrupulous elements through unauthenticated online or offline means, forging the AAI's name and logo, a statement said

  • AIUDF chief slams Assam govt's new job criteria, BJP leader hits back

    Politics | October 28, 2019 11:43 IST

    Assam: After the State government decided against providing government jobs to people having more than two kids, All India United Democratic Front chief Badruddin Ajmal said that Muslims will continue to produce children

  • Assam to implement two-child norm from 2021

    Assam to implement two-child norm from 2021

    India | October 22, 2019 18:49 IST

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Assam has decided that people with more than two children will be ineligible for government jobs after January 1, 2021.  

  • Latest Education News ATET Admit Card 2019 released: The Sarba Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) Assam has releas

    ATET Admit Card 2019 released: Check all details

    Education | October 23, 2019 13:19 IST

    ATET Admit Card 2019 released: The Sarba Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) Assam has released the ATET Admit Card 2019. The Assam Department of Elementary Education put the ATET Admit Card 2019 on its official website today. Candidates can download their ATET Admit Card 2019 on ssa.assam.gov.in.

  • Assam govt jobs

    No government jobs for those having more than 2 kids in Assam

    India | October 22, 2019 7:07 IST

    A communique from the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal's public relations cell stated that those having more than two children will not be considered for government jobs with effect from January 1, 2021, as per the small family norm.

  • Assam bypolls: Over 74% polling till 5 pm, likely to rise

    Assam bypolls: Over 74% polling till 5 pm, likely to rise

    Elections | October 21, 2019 18:57 IST

    Assam's Chief Election Officer Mukesh Sahu said that the overall polling percentage was 74.15 percent till 5 p.m.

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