Assam Police said inhalation of some poisonous gas like methane could have led to the death of the coal miners who were all aged below 30 years
Mobile internet services across 27 districts of Assam were suspended for over four hours on Sunday for the second time this month to prevent possible malpractices during written examination for recruitment in various state government departments.
Union protests against MLA Jayanta Basumatary from BJP's ruling alliance as assistant at secretariat says he slapped him upon being asked to fill out a visitor's slip at an office
According to the Assam Secondary Education Department, more than 500 students from these schools appeared in the HSLC examination this year conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA), but none of them passed the examination.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday appeared before the Kamrup District and Sessions Judge Court on Friday in connection with the criminal defamation case filed against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
"Assam becoming hotbed of Islamic fundamentalists": Himanta Sarma blames "so-called secular people" and Popular Front of India for "victimhood", "brainwashing"
Local police deny reports that the Bengal CID team was "detained"
National Investigation Agency and state police are interrogating the dozen accused arrested so far
In mass disposal of drugs, Guwahati Police on Saturday burnt down 935 kg of drugs seized at Hatishila Daampara under Pragjyotishpur police station on the outskirts of the city.
The flood situation in Assam improved further on Wednesday as the number of people affected by the deluge came down to 16,462 even as one more person died, an official bulletin said.
Mamata Banerjee's party recently set up headquarters in 2 other north-eastern states, Assam and Meghalaya; ambition in Tripura tied to linguistics too
Political watchers in Assam say the BJP -- ruling party at the Centre too -- wants to woo Assamese-speaking Muslims, sensing a vote-bank amid a complex cultural mix.
Assam's flood situation improved on Sunday as the number of affected people declined to over 18.35 lakh from the previous day's 22.17 lakh even as five more persons lost their lives due to the deluge, an official bulletin said.
Staff was sent out to buy clothes and medicines as well, because many of them had left Mumbai with Eknath Shinde just as they were, sources said.
"They are our people," Aaditya Thackeray said, "We are in touch with 15-16 of them."