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Assam gets first woman Finance Minister

Guwahati, May 11 | Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday allocated the finance portfolio to Ajanta Neog, making her the first woman...

7 of 15 Assam CMs ex-students of 120-yr-old Cotton University

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, May 10 | The 120-year-old Cotton University, previously Cotton College, in Guwahati has given Assam seven of the states 15...

PM wishes Assam CM Himanta expects momentum to NE development

New Delhi, May 10 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on taking oath as a new chief...

Himanta Biswa Sarma sworn-in as 15th Assam CM

Guwahati, May 10 | Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Monday sworn-in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam, a day after...

Lakshadweep, Haryana, Assam top in Covid vax wastage

New Delhi, May 9 | Lakshadweep, Haryana and Assam for the second consecutive day on Sunday maintained their position among top 10 states for...

Himanta Biswa Sarma to take charge as 15th Assam CM (Ld)

Guwahati, May 9 | The BJP's lead strategist in northeastern states and senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was on...

Assam CM Sarbananada Sonowal submits resignation

Guwahati, May 9 | Assam Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal on Sunday submitted his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi at the Raj Bhavan here, officials...

BJP appoints central observers to pick party leaders for Assam, TN

New Delhi, May 8 | Ahead of the election of the leader of its legislative party in Assam and Tamil Nadu, the BJP on...

Assam BJP MLAs likely to meet on Sunday to choose new...

New Delhi, May 8 | A week after the assembly poll result, the Assam BJP MLAs are likely to meet on sunday in Guwahati...

Lakshadweep wasting max Covid vax; Hry, Assam too

New Delhi, May 8 | Amidst increasing Covid-19 vaccine demands in the country, wastage of the key injection has been a matter of concern...

Meeting starts in Delhi to discuss next govt in Assam

New Delhi, May 8 | Six days after victory in Assam assembly polls, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday...

Govt formation in Assam to be delayed over choice of CM

Guwahati, May 5 | Amidst continuing uncertainty over who would be the next Assam Chief Minister, a top leader of the ruling BJP on...

Women lawmakers declining in Assam Assembly

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, May 4 | The number of women legislators in the 126-member Assam Assembly has been declining from a high of 14...

Two new parties hit our vote in Assam, say Congress leaders

Guwahati, May 4 | The Congress on Monday claimed that two new local parties -- the Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) and the Raijor Dal...

Assam: No Muslim member in treasury bench, opposition has 31

Guwahati, May 4 | For the first time in 50 years, the treasury bench of the 126-member new Assam Assembly will not have any...

Final party position in Assam assembly

Guwahati, May 3 | Following is the final party position in the 126-member Assam assembly for which elections were held in three phases -...

BJP-led NDA retains power in Assam with less number of seats

Guwahati, May 3 | The ruling BJP-led alliance, which returned to power in Assam for the second consecutive term, secured 11 seats less than...

BJP-led NDA returns to power in Assam for 2nd time in...

Guwahati, May 3 | The ruling BJP-led NDA returned to power in Assam for the second consecutive term as the "Mitrajot" secured 68 seats...

Assam Congress chief resigns over party’s ‘poor performance’

Guwahati, May 3 | Congress' Assam unit President Ripun Bora resigned on Sunday, taking moral responsibility to the party's defeat in the Assembly elections.Bora,...

Congress paid the price of pact with AIUDF in Assam: Experts...

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, May 2 | The alliance with the AIUDF shattered Congress dream to capture power in Assam, though the grand old party...

Why BJP is winning Assembly elections in Assam?

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Guwahati, May 2 | The massive development work initiated under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's various central schemes combined with the...

BJP-led alliance will form govt in Assam again: Sonowal

Guwahati, May 2 | Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that he is confident of Bharatiya Janata Party-led government retaining the power...

Big setback for Congress as it is set to lose Assam,...

New Delhi, May 2 | In the early trends, the Congress is losing high stakes battle in the five states, but the real surprise...

BJP-led NDA heading to retain power in Assam 2nd time in...

Guwahati, May 2 | The ruling BJP-led NDA is heading to retain power in Assam for the second time in a row as the...

BJP-led NDA leading in Assam (Ld, Correcting Intro)

Guwahati, May 2 | The ruling BJP-led NDA is leading on 39 seats, while the Grand Alliance led by the Congress is ahead on...

BJP-led NDA leading in Assam

Guwahati, May 2 | The ruling BJP-led NDA is leading on 33 seats, while the Grand Alliance led by the Congress is ahead on...

NDA, UPA poised for photo-finish in Assam with former having slight...

New Delhi, April 29 | Assam is heading for a photo-finish in the Assembly elections with the UPA looking poised to close the gap...

People spend sleepless night as 20 aftershocks jolt Assam

Guwahati, April 29 | People of central and northern Assam spent a sleepless night on Wednesday as 20 aftershocks continued till...

Top ULFA-I leader killed, aide held by security forces in Assam

Guwahati, April 29 | A top leader of the outlawed ULFA-I was killed and one of his aides arrested during an encounter with the...

Powerful quake hits Assam, tremors across northeast and Bengal (Ld)

Guwahati, April 28 | A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Assam, other northeastern states and adjoining North Bengal while nine...

Powerful quake hits Assam, tremors across northeast, Bengal

Guwahati, April 28 | A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts...

Bhutan to supply 40 MT medical oxygen to Assam daily

Guwahati/Shillong, April 27 | Bhutan will supply 40 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to Assam daily for Covid patients, an official...

Assam imposes night curfew to check Covid surge

Guwahati/Shillong, April 27 | To check the rapid surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Assam government on Tuesday enforced a night curfew...

ONGC kidnapping: Assam cop held, two others absconding

Guwahati, April 26 | In a new twist, an Assam Police constable was arrested on Monday from Tinsukia district for his reported involvement in...

Assam asks private hospitals to set up oxygen plants

Guwahati, April 25 | The Assam government, which has installed eight oxygen plants, would also provide support to private hospitals and nursing homes for...

Minor domestic help burnt alive in Assam, father and son held

Guwahati, April 24 | The Assam police have arrested a man and his son for allegedly burning alive a minor domestic help in...

ONGC kidnapping: Assam Police to step up security in OIL, ONGC...

Guwahati, April 23 | Three days after the kidnapping of three technical staffers of ONGC by the outlawed ULFA-I, the Assam government on Friday...

Tea crop prospect looks bleak in Assam, Bengal: Industry body

Guwahati, April 22 | The crop prospect in the current season for the tea industry in Assam and West Bengal looks bleak due to...

ULFA-I abducted 3 ONGC officials, says Assam Police

Guwahati, April 22 | Even as no extremist outfit claimed the abduction of ONGC's three technical staffers, a top Assam Police official on Thursday...

Search operation on in Assam, Nagaland to trace abducted ONGC staffers

Guwahati, April 21 | Security forces in Assam, in association with their counterparts in Nagaland, have launched a massive search operation to locate the...

Suspected ULFA kidnaps three ONGC employees in Assam

Subir BhaumikKolkata, aPRIL 21 (ians) Within a fortnight of releasing two employees of a private oil exploration firm, suspected ULFA militants kidnapped three employees...

Re-polling held in 4 polling stations in Assam

Guwahati, April 20 | Over 66 per cent of the 2,532 voters on Tuesday cast their votes in the re-polling in four polling stations...

BJP parliamentary board to decide next CM of Assam : Amit...

Guwahati, April 19 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's joint leadership has...

Former Assam CM Bhumidhar Barman passes away

Guwahati, April 18 | Veteran Congress leader and former Assam Chief Minister Bhumidhar Barman died here on Sunday evening after protracted illness, Congress...

Army pulls out from some areas of western Assam

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, April 18 | With the return of peace in insurgency-affected Assam, the army has started pulling out of areas where normalcy...

Meet the food enthusiast trying to boost culinary travel in Assam

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Mitali G Dutta is a Guwahati-based entrepreneur whose passion to learn and imbibe knowledge,...

No outsiders: Assam Cong leaders want CM to be one from...

New Delhi/Guwahati, April 17 | Ahead of the election results for Assam Assembly polls, the Congress is hopeful of victory but there is a...

Debabrata Saikia: Assam Cong has a leadership pool and party will...

New Delhi, April 16 | Former leader of opposition in Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia is the son of former Assam chief minister Hiteshwar Saikia,...

10 drown in Assam while taking bath in rivers on Bihu

Guwahati, April 14 | The week-long Rongali Bihu festivities in Assam started on a disastrous note on Wednesday with 10 persons, including a girl...

Business

Cairn Oil & Gas starts production from tight oil project in...

Barmer, May 12 | Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Limited, India's largest private oil and gas exploration and production company, has achieved a significant...