Now Assamese say ban on Bulbuli fights marring Bihu fun

  Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) Come January and there's festivity in the air in the northeastern state of Assam. With the harvest season coming to an end, it's...

Assam Governor draws flake for terming Lachit as ‘saviour of Hindus’

Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Assam Governor Banowarilal Purohit on Wednesday drew flak from the opposition Congress for terming Ahom general Lachit Borphukan as a "saviour of Hindutva". Condemning...

Elephant deaths: Sonowal asks Forest, NFR to improve coordination

Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) Expressing concern over increasing elephant deaths on railway tracks in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed the state Forest Department and...

3 soldiers killed in Assam militant ambush

Guwahati, Nov 19 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed after armed militants fired at an army convoy in Assam's Tinsukia district on Saturday morning, defence officials...

Polling begins in Assam by-polls

Guwahati, Nov 19 (IANS) Polling started for the by-polls to Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency and Baithalangso assembly constituency in Assam on Saturday amid tight security. "Polling started in...

Tension in Assam district after terror attack

Guwahati, Aug 13 (IANS) Tension gripped Tinsukia district in eastern Assam on Saturday after five to six militants belonging to the anti-talk faction of Ulfa shot dead...

Mid-air crash averted over Guwahati

Guwahati, Aug 3 (IANS) Two Indigo aircraft miraculously escaped colliding with one another over Guwahati, leaving some passengers and crew members shaken and needing medical aid, officials...

Forest guard fires at rhinos in self defence, hits female rhino

Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) A a female one-horned rhino was injured when a personnel of the elite Assam Forest Protection Force (AFPF) opened fire on it in self-defence...

UPLA chief Nikunja Kathar nabbed in Assam

Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) Wanted rebel leader Nikunja Kathar, the commander-in-chief of United Peoples Liberation Army (UPLA), was apprehended by the army along with two of his...

Two NDFB militants killed in Assam

Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) Security forces killed two NDFB militants in Assam's Kokrajhar district, police said on Monday. Additional Director General of Police (Bodoland Territorial Area Districts) L.R....

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