Guwahati News

935 Kg Of Drugs Worth Rs 100 Crore Burnt By Police In Assam

935 Kg Of Drugs Worth Rs 100 Crore Burnt By Police In Assam

Asian News International | Sunday July 31, 2022, Guwahati

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.

Assam Flood Situation Improves, Over 16,000 People Still Affected

Assam Flood Situation Improves, Over 16,000 People Still Affected

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 21, 2022, Guwahati

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.

Trinamool Pitches "Bengal Model" To Tripura, Sets Up Office In Agartala 10 Months Before Polls

Trinamool Pitches "Bengal Model" To Tripura, Sets Up Office In Agartala 10 Months Before Polls

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Monday July 11, 2022, Agartala

Mamata Banerjee's party recently set up headquarters in 2 other north-eastern states, Assam and Meghalaya; ambition in Tripura tied to linguistics too

"Indigenous" Muslims: Why Assam Opposition Sees BJP Ploy In Status For 5 Groups

"Indigenous" Muslims: Why Assam Opposition Sees BJP Ploy In Status For 5 Groups

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Thursday July 07, 2022, Guwahati

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.

Over 18.35 Lakh People Still Affected, 5 More Die In Assam Floods

Over 18.35 Lakh People Still Affected, 5 More Die In Assam Floods

Press Trust of India | Sunday July 03, 2022, Guwahati

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.

Pan Masala High On Demand, Marathi Cook Flown In For Shiv Sena Rebels: Sources

Pan Masala High On Demand, Marathi Cook Flown In For Shiv Sena Rebels: Sources

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Wednesday June 29, 2022, Guwahati

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.

After Uddhav Thackeray's Appeal to Shiv Sena Rebels, Son Says Many Want To Return

After Uddhav Thackeray's Appeal to Shiv Sena Rebels, Son Says Many Want To Return

Reported by Sohit Mishra, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Tuesday June 28, 2022, Mumbai

"They are our people," Aaditya Thackeray said, "We are in touch with 15-16 of them."

Assam Floods: Over 21 Lakh People Affected, Silchar Worst-Hit

Assam Floods: Over 21 Lakh People Affected, Silchar Worst-Hit

Asian News International | Tuesday June 28, 2022, Guwahati

Eight more persons lost their lives in the devastating flood in Assam on Monday, while over 21 lakh people continued to remain in distress under the impact of the deluge, officials said.

Mukesh Ambani, Son Anant Donate Rs 25 Crore For Assam Flood Relief

Mukesh Ambani, Son Anant Donate Rs 25 Crore For Assam Flood Relief

Press Trust of India | Friday June 24, 2022, Guwahati

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani and his son Anant have donated Rs 25 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) to help people reeling under the devastating floods in Assam.

"Which Hindutva...?": Shiv Sena Counters Eknath Shinde's Ideology Claim

"Which Hindutva...?": Shiv Sena Counters Eknath Shinde's Ideology Claim

Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Friday June 24, 2022, New Delhi

Eknath Shinde has said Sena's alliance with NCP and the Congress in Maharashtra is "unnatural", and that it should restore its alliance with the BJP.

"Your Presence Defaming Assam": Congress Leader Asks Sena Rebels To Leave Flood-Hit State

"Your Presence Defaming Assam": Congress Leader Asks Sena Rebels To Leave Flood-Hit State

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Friday June 24, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Congress chief tells Eknath Shinde, "In such a critical and deplorable situation presence of Shiv Sena MLAs in Guwahati and busy activities of Assam government in providing royal hospitality are quite unfair and unacceptable."

"Condemn Sanjay Raut's Sinister Threat": MP To Uddhav Thackeray

"Condemn Sanjay Raut's Sinister Threat": MP To Uddhav Thackeray

Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Thursday June 23, 2022

Rajya Sabha member Mahesh Jethmalani reacts to Shiv Sena chief spokesperson Sanjay Raut's statement about rebel MLAs

70 Rooms For Sena Rebels: Here's What The 5-Star Hotel In Guwahati Costs

70 Rooms For Sena Rebels: Here's What The 5-Star Hotel In Guwahati Costs

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Thursday June 23, 2022, Guwahati

Rebel Sena MLAs led by Eknath Shinde were at first in Surat in BJP-ruled Gujarat; flew in to Guwahati in Assam, another BJP-ruled state, on Wednesday

"You Merge With BJP; We Will Rebuild Sena": Thackerays' Loyalist To Rebels

"You Merge With BJP; We Will Rebuild Sena": Thackerays' Loyalist To Rebels

Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Thursday June 23, 2022, Mumbai

Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut dared the rebels led by Eknath Shinde to a no-trust vote.

51 Killed By Assam Police Since May 2021, Plea Seeks Probe For "Fake Encounters"

51 Killed By Assam Police Since May 2021, Plea Seeks Probe For "Fake Encounters"

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Tuesday June 21, 2022, Guwahati

Some killed in custody while "trying to escape after snatching a policeman's firearm", while several were shot in the leg, as per Assam government affidavit