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History lesson by Prakash Javdekar, says Nehru and Patel were hanged

There's nothing new about BJP leaders getting historical facts horribly wrong and Prakash Javdekar has become another leader joining the league. Hindustan Times reported that...

Aadhar card not required for people living in Meghalaya, Assam: Minister

Residents of Assam and Meghalaya would not be required to submit Aadhar card for getting benefits under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Union minister Dharmendra...

Assam continues to reel under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

Assam continued to be ravaged by flood today as an estimated 19 lakh people were affected in the state due to heavy rainfall and...

Decide if you want Assam to be ruled from Nagpur: Rahul...

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked voters of Assam to decide if they wanted the state to ruled from Nagpur. Addressing an election...

Sreesanth joins BJP in Kerala after Congress leader under corruption scanner...

The BJP on Friday announced former India pacer S Sreesanth from the Thiruvananthapuram seat in the forthcoming assembly elections. The photo of Sreesanth embracing the...

BJP only indulges in communal politics, says Rahul Gandhi

The BJP "only knows how to spread hatred and violence", said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Barpeta, Assam, on Saturday while on a road show ahead...

Assam professor dies allegedly due to wrong surgery in Delhi

Police complaints have been filed against two private hospitals in Delhi after a 36-year-old woman academician from Assam died of blood infection and heart...

Why another bout of social unrest before elections can’t be ruled...

Amitava Mukherjee Six months before the Assam assembly elections, there may be another bout of social unrest if the Tarun Gogoi government presses for franchise...

Assam announces Rs.50,000 crore rural employment scheme

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has announced his government has decided to launch a rural employment generation scheme, named after Mahatma Gandhi, at a cost...

Two Bodo militants arrested in Assam

Two Bodo militants, one of whom was involved in the killing of Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam's Baksa district last year, have been arrested in...

Tripura tribal woman killed by a family member for ‘practising witchcraft’

A 25-year-old tribal woman was killed by her brother-in-law in Tripura for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said on Tuesday. Sanjya Munda was allegedly killed by...

Boat capsizes in Assam, 20 reported missing

About 20 people were missing after a boat carrying about 200 people capsized in a river in Assam's Kamrup district on Monday. Locals said the...

After Ranchi, now communal tension in Assam

Tension gripped parts of Assam's Dhubri and Cachar districts as people clashed with police on Saturday after body parts of cows were found near...

Man arrested for stocking Sandalwood worth Rs.4.52 crore

A 54-year-old man has been arrested in New Delhi for allegedly stocking 9,042 kg of red sandalwood worth an estimated Rs.4.52 crore in the...

Assam nurse involved in embezzling funds of pregnant women, suspended

The Assam government's health department has suspended a nurse for embezzling funds from a scheme meant for pregnant women, officials said on Tuesday. Lily Begum...

‘Biggest operation’ against Bodo militants launched in Assam

The Indian Army and Assam Police have launched their "biggest operation" against Bodo militant outfit NDFB, particularly in places close to the international border...

Modi government’s notification on minorities may cause more turmoil in Assam

Amitava Mukherjee The union government's recent notification regularising the entry and stay of minorities from Bangladesh and Pakistan on grounds of humanitarian considerations (meaning religious...

Six feared dead in Assam floods

The flood situation in Assam seems to be worsening after six people were reported to be killed in the past 24 hours. Dibrugarh's deputy commissioner M S...

Flood situation worsens in Assam and Jalpaiguri in West Bengal

Incessant rains of last few days have caused flood-like situation in Assam and Jalpaiguri of West Bengal with administration issuing the fresh warning. Warning of flood has...

Assam Congress leader under corruption scanner joins BJP, thanks Amit Shah

A former minister in Assam's Tarun Gogoi's cabinet and a Congress legislator, Himanta Biswa Sarma, has now joined the BJP after meeting the party...