BJP, AGP to field candidates for two Rajya Sabha seats

Guwahati |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Assam Finance Minister and convener of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the BJP and its partner Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) will field one candidate each

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BJP resorted to religious polarisation to win polls in Assam: Pradyut Bordoloi

Guwahati |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Slamming the BJP for its "religious polarisation" across the country, newly-elected Congress MP from Assam's Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency Pradyut Bordoloi on Sunday vowed to fight against the "divis

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Two Assam Rifle troopers killed in Nagaland ambush

Guwahati |Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Two Assam Rifles troopers were killed and four others were injured on Saturday after suspected militants ambushed their convoy near the Nagaland-Assam border, a defence spokesman said.

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India Open: Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal win gold

Guwahati |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) was crowned champion in the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on Frida

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BJP reaps benefit of 'rainbow like' alliance in Assam

Guwahati |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST

The saffron surge which swept across Assam on Thursday along with the rest of the country seems to have made it clear that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 made only little impact in the state an

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India Open: Mary Kom beats Zareen; Sachin upsets Solanki

Guwahati |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Six-time world champion Mary Kom staved off a stiff challenge from Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen in the 51-kg category while former world youth champion Sachin Siwach (52-kg) upse

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BJP set to win 9 of 14 Assam Lok Sabha seats (Lead)

Guwahati |Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in Assam and the vote count trends on Thursday showed it was likely to win 9 Lok Sabha seats, while the Congress appeared to be losing two of the thr

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India Open: Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa confirm medals

Guwahati |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Asian Championships bronze medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) led 12 Indian boxers into the semi-finals to confirm medals on the third day of the second ed

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Counting of votes begin for 14 seats in Assam

Guwahati |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

Counting of votes for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam started on Thursday morning in 51 centres across the state amid tight security, election officials said.

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Arunachal attack: Army launches operation, forces rushed

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

The Army on Tuesday launched a massive operation in and around Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh where suspected militants ambushed the convoy of sitting MLA Tirong Aboh, killing him and 10 others, includin

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Arunachal Pradesh MLA killed in militant ambush (Lead)

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

At least seven persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an attack by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said.

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Rs 19.40 lakh psychotropic drugs seized in Guwahati

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of the Assam Police has seized over 2.60 lakh psychotropic tablets and 4,700 bottles of cough syrup, valued at Rs 19.40 lakh, from an unauthorised godown in th

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