Guwahati News

Lawyer Wearing Jeans To Hearing Removed From Gauhati High Court Campus

Lawyer Wearing Jeans To Hearing Removed From Gauhati High Court Campus

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 28, 2023, Guwahati, Assam

A senior counsel was 'decourted' from Gauhati High Court on Friday for wearing jeans to a hearing and the case has been adjourned for a week.

GP Singh To Be Assam's Next Police Chief

GP Singh To Be Assam's Next Police Chief

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 28, 2023, Guwahati

Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Gyanendra Pratap Singh will be the next Director General of Police (DGP) of Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday.

Assam Government To Take Action Against Officials For Illegal Demolition

Assam Government To Take Action Against Officials For Illegal Demolition

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 04, 2023, Guwahati

Appropriate action will be taken against erring officials for demolishing houses of those accused of setting a police station in Nagaon district on fire, the Assam government has informed the Gauhati High Court.

Video: Woman Shouts "Floor It" To Driver As Rhino Chases SUV In Assam

Video: Woman Shouts "Floor It" To Driver As Rhino Chases SUV In Assam

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday December 31, 2022, Guwahati

A convoy of safari jeeps is seen barrelling through a narrow track in a national park in Assam with frantic calls of "bhaga (speed up), move, move" in the background. Slowly, the camera pans out, revealing the reason the tourists were screaming in te

Huge Arms Cache Recovered From Tea Garden In Assam

Huge Arms Cache Recovered From Tea Garden In Assam

Asian News International | Monday December 26, 2022, Dibrugarh, Assam

A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from the Jalan tea garden in Dibrugarh, informed Dibrugarh police on Monday.

Assam Police Recover 6 Handmade Bombs In Sonitpur

Assam Police Recover 6 Handmade Bombs In Sonitpur

Asian News International | Thursday December 22, 2022, Sonitpur, Assam

Police on Wednesday recovered six hand-made bombs under a bridge in the Dhekiajuli area in Assam's Sonitpur district.

6 Minor Assam Girls, Trafficked Across 4 States, Rescued By Cops

6 Minor Assam Girls, Trafficked Across 4 States, Rescued By Cops

Press Trust of India | Monday December 19, 2022, Diphu, Assam

At least six minor girls from Assam have been rescued from the clutches of human traffickers in various parts of the country, a senior police officer said.

Rs 39 Crore Drugs Seized From Ambulance In Assam

Rs 39 Crore Drugs Seized From Ambulance In Assam

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 14, 2022, Guwahati

Drugs worth Rs 39 crore were seized from an ambulance in Guwahati and another vehicle in Karimganj district in the early hours of Wednesday and three persons were arrested in connection with it, police said.

IIT-Guwahati Math Faculty Member Found Dead In Staff Accommodation: Police

IIT-Guwahati Math Faculty Member Found Dead In Staff Accommodation: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 10, 2022, Guwahati

A mathematics faculty member of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati was found dead in his quarters on the campus today, police said.

Massive Fire At Residential Area In Guwahati, Several Houses Damaged

Massive Fire At Residential Area In Guwahati, Several Houses Damaged

Asian News International | Monday December 05, 2022, Guwahati

Properties worth lakhs were destroyed after a massive fire broke out in a residential area in Guwahati, the local police informed on Monday.

Businessman Shot Dead, Rs 2 Lakh Looted In Guwahati: Cops

Businessman Shot Dead, Rs 2 Lakh Looted In Guwahati: Cops

Press Trust of India | Monday November 21, 2022, Guwahati

A businessman was shot dead in broad daylight in Guwahati by two motorcycle-borne assailants, who fled the scene with over Rs 2 lakh that he was to deposit in a bank, police said.

Assam Police To Re-Probe Unnatural Deaths, Rape-Murder Case Prompts Order

Assam Police To Re-Probe Unnatural Deaths, Rape-Murder Case Prompts Order

Press Trust of India | Friday November 11, 2022, Guwahati

Himanta Biswa Sarma orders review of all cases in past one year after magistrate, police, doctors arrested for shielding accused in a rape-murder case

Assam To Abolish 8,000 Vacant School Teacher Posts

Assam To Abolish 8,000 Vacant School Teacher Posts

Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 09, 2022, Guwahati

The Assam government on Tuesday said it will abolish 8,000 vacant posts of permanent school teachers as a larger number of contractual faculty members are already working through the Sarba Siksha Abhiyan (SSA).

Foreign Cigarettes Worth Rs 98.68 Lakh Seized In Guwahati

Foreign Cigarettes Worth Rs 98.68 Lakh Seized In Guwahati

Asian News International | Wednesday November 09, 2022, Guwahati

The Customs department on Tuesday seized 4,93,400 sticks of foreign cigarettes valued at Rs 98.68 lakh in Guwahati through two consecutive operations.

Water, Power Connections To Assam Ex-Chief Minister's Quarter Snapped

Water, Power Connections To Assam Ex-Chief Minister's Quarter Snapped

Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 02, 2022, Guwahati

Water and electricity connections to former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta's quarters inside the Assam Assembly complex were snapped today as he has not shifted to a new accommodation despite receiving several notices to do so, officials said.