Guwahati News

12 COVID-19 Patients Die In Assam Hospital In Last 24 Hours

12 COVID-19 Patients Die In Assam Hospital In Last 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 29, 2021, Guwahati

Twelve COVID-19 patients have died at the state-run Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) during the last 24 hours amidst allegations of doctors on duty being not present at night.

Assam Chief Minister Visits Rape And Murder Victim's Family, Assures Justice

Assam Chief Minister Visits Rape And Murder Victim's Family, Assures Justice

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Friday June 25, 2021, Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today visited Bhuragaon in Morigaon district to take stock of the investigation into the alleged rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl belong to a religious minority community.

Door To Door Awareness Campaign, Testing In Guwahati To Combat Covid

Door To Door Awareness Campaign, Testing In Guwahati To Combat Covid

Reported by Ratnadip Chowdhury, Edited by Darshit Singh | Thursday May 20, 2021, Guwahati

Kamrup Metro Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu on Thursday said they have decided to increase COVID-19 tests in the city for early detection of the deadly virus.

12-Year-Old Boy Killed In Assam In Suspected Grenade Blast

12-Year-Old Boy Killed In Assam In Suspected Grenade Blast

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Guwahati

A minor was killed in a blast at Kathakathini in Jagun area of upper Assam's Tinsukia district on Tuesday morning. The explosion is suspected to be a grenade blast, said police.

New Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sarma's Children Have Wishlist For Him

New Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sarma's Children Have Wishlist For Him

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Monday May 10, 2021

With Himanta Biswa Sarma taking oath as Assam Chief Minister as the pandemic rages on, his son Nandil and daughter Sukanya told the NDTV today that they want him to focus on the health sector of the state.

IIT Guwahati Suspends Student Arrested In Sexual Harassment Case

IIT Guwahati Suspends Student Arrested In Sexual Harassment Case

Press Trust of India | Monday April 05, 2021, Guwahati

The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has suspended the student arrested on the charge of molesting a fellow woman student.

Two Activists Arrested At Assam Airport On Return From Delhi Farmers' Rally

Two Activists Arrested At Assam Airport On Return From Delhi Farmers' Rally

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Friday January 29, 2021, Guwahati

Two farmers' rightsactivists, who were among the dozen anti-farm law protesters from Assam to have attended the Delhi farmers' tractor rally on January 26, have been arrested by the Guwahati police.

Guwahati, Gateway To Northeast, Becomes Region's Covid Vaccine Hub

Guwahati, Gateway To Northeast, Becomes Region's Covid Vaccine Hub

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Nandini Gupta | Tuesday January 12, 2021, Guwahati

Assam has received the first consignment of 2.4 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, and the airport in Guwahati, known as the gateway to the northeast, has been made a nodal hub for its distribution across the seven states in the region.

Leopard Strays Into Girls' Hostel In Guwahati, Triggers Panic

Leopard Strays Into Girls' Hostel In Guwahati, Triggers Panic

Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 01, 2020, Guwahati

A leopard strayed into a girls' hostel in Guwahati on Monday, triggering panic among the people, officials said.

"He Taught Me Humility In 5 Minutes": Rahul Gandhi Remembers Tarun Gogoi

"He Taught Me Humility In 5 Minutes": Rahul Gandhi Remembers Tarun Gogoi

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday November 25, 2020, Guwahati

He was my guru, my teacher, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said after paying floral tribute to former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who passed away at the age of 86 due to multiple organ failure on Monday.

Congress's Tarun Gogoi On Life Support After Battle With Covid

Congress's Tarun Gogoi On Life Support After Battle With Covid

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Nandini Gupta | Sunday November 22, 2020, Guwahati

The health condition of three-time former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who has been battling post-Covid health complications for a month now, remains "critical" despite some positive signs like "spontaneous eye opening", doctors said.

3 Accused In Assam's Shocking Journalist Assault Case Get Interim Bail

3 Accused In Assam's Shocking Journalist Assault Case Get Interim Bail

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday November 21, 2020, Guwahati

The Gauhati High Court has granted anticipatory bail to three main accused in the shocking case of assault of journalist Milan Mahanta after his reports exposed rampant gambling by the land mafia with "strong" political links in Kamrup Rural district.

11 In Army Uniform Couldn't Produce ID Cards, Arrested: Guwahati Police

11 In Army Uniform Couldn't Produce ID Cards, Arrested: Guwahati Police

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Tuesday November 17, 2020, Guwahati

Eleven men wearing the Indian Army uniform were arrested near Guwahati's LGBI airport after they couldn't produce official identity cards, police sources said on Tuesday, adding their activities were "highly suspicious".

2 Brothers Detained For "Attempted Child Sacrifice" To Find "Treasure"

2 Brothers Detained For "Attempted Child Sacrifice" To Find "Treasure"

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Monday November 16, 2020, Guwahati

The Assam police has detained two brothers, who were taken to the police station by locals on suspicion of attempting to sacrifice their own children in search of a hidden treasure.

Israel Agro-Tech To Help India Double Farmers' Income by 2022: Envoy

Israel Agro-Tech To Help India Double Farmers' Income by 2022: Envoy

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Tuesday November 03, 2020, Guwahati

Israel - India's strategic partner, especially in agriculture - will play a key role in helping realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to double farmers' income by 2022, said the country's Ambassador to India Dr Ron Malka.

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