India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday August 20, 2014
A two-km stretch of Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat turned into a battlefield today, with Assamese protesters blockading the highway and targeting the police. When batons and tear gas failed to work, the police opened fire. At the end of it, one pe...
Deepu M Kurup | Thursday June 12, 2014
He is survived by his wife, Archana, and son, Papon Angarag Mahanta
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
An Assamese girl was allegedly raped by two men hailing from her state in Mahipalpur area in South Delhi.
India | Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The kidnapping of an Assamese businessman in the state's Chirang district at the end of November has resulted in fresh tension in the area.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has asked for a pair of greater one-horned rhinoceros from her Assamese counterpart Tarun Gogoi for the Vandaloor Zoological Park outside Chennai.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday April 7, 2013
For the past 10 years, I have earned a living by speaking before a camera and holding a microphone. So, it's not natural for me to get goosebumps when asked to speak before a live audience. I was invited by the National Book Trust to be part of a pan...
Friday September 12, 2014
Aditya Bal's shares his version of Dhekia Xaak, a popular Assamese dish. He gives it a twist with potatoes, spinach and mild spices.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
A lip smacking fish curry with the flavours of mustard and marinated potatoes and tomatoes.
Sumita Chatterjee | Wednesday December 5, 2012
The Assamese actor feels that he has done nothing exceptional in any of the aforementioned movies and that his best is yet to come.
Sarika | Friday October 26, 2012
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi formally released Assamese film Baandhon (Waves of silence) directed by internationally acclaimed director Jahnu Barua.
Sarika | Thursday October 25, 2012
Assamese movie Baandhon, directed by veteran filmmaker Jahnu Barua, has been chosen as the opening film of the Indian panorama section of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2012 which will be held in Goa from November 20.
Sumita Chatterjee | Thursday September 13, 2012
Bhupen Hazarika's voice will come alive on screen on Friday with the release of the feature film Akhon Nedekha Nodir Sipare.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Saturday July 14, 2012
Right to Information (RTI) activist Akhil Gogoi has alleged that an off-duty journalist played a role in the brutal molestation of a young girl by a 50-strong mob in Guwahati on Monday night. The reporter Mr Gogoi has named, Gaurav Jyoti Neog is empl...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 4, 2012
Award-winning Assamese poet Hiren Bhattacharyya, 80, died of lung infection at a private hospital in Guwahati on Wednesday. Bhattacharyya, popularly known as Hiruda, was undergoing treatment at Dispur Hospital since June 14.
Tuesday February 26, 2013
Cabbage shredded, mixed with spices, shaped into balls and deep fried. Dipped in a rich gravy of dry fruits, tomatoes, curd and masalas before serving.
Friday March 15, 2013
Pumpkin cooked with the sweet and tangy flavors of jaggery and tamarind.
Riya Chakravarty | Friday June 8, 2012
Bollywood's bad man Gulshan Grover is currently shooting for Assamese politician-turned-filmmaker Mohibul Hoque's upcoming Hindi film, 18.11.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 25, 2012
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea challenging the Centre's alleged failure to consider an Assamese film for screening at the 59th National Film Festival among regional category movies.
Riya Chakravarty | Thursday April 19, 2012
The Delhi High Court asked for reasons from the Centre for rejecting the movie Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare, as non-Assamese at National Award.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Subhalaxmi Khan, a professional dancer prepares tangy pickle made from olives, spices and honey. This one is an Assamese delicacy. Most people think olives are from Spain but they also grow wild in the interiors of Assam and are therefore used exten...