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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has suspended the student arrested on the charge of molesting a fellow woman student.
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.
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.
A leopard strayed into a girls' hostel in Guwahati on Monday, triggering panic among the people, officials said.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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 - 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.