Guwahati News

"Extremely Heavy Rain" Alert for Northeast; Key Highway Collapses In Meghalaya

"Extremely Heavy Rain" Alert for Northeast; Key Highway Collapses In Meghalaya

Edited by Aditi Gautam | Thursday June 16, 2022, Meghalaya

National Highway-6 connects southern parts of Assam, Mizoram, Tripura and some parts of Manipur to the rest of India.

Fresh Landslides In Assam, Heavy Rain In Guwahati

Fresh Landslides In Assam, Heavy Rain In Guwahati

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 16, 2022, Guwahati

Fresh landslides were reported from various parts of Guwahati for the second consecutive day on Wednesday amid incessant rainfall, which also led to heavy waterlogging in most parts of the city, officials said.

<i>Agniveers</i> To Get Preference In Assam Police Recruitment: Chief Minister

Agniveers To Get Preference In Assam Police Recruitment: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 15, 2022, Diphu

Youths who serve for four years in the armed forces under the 'Agnipath' scheme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be given preference during recruitment to Assam police, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday,

Prophet Row: Curfew In 4 Assam Districts, Ban On Rallies

Prophet Row: Curfew In 4 Assam Districts, Ban On Rallies

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 12, 2022, Guwahati

In view of the prevailing situation and incidents of protest in various parts of the country following controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad by suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma and expelled BJP leader Naveen Kumar Jindal.

Assam's Himanta Biswa Sarma Has 2 New Ministers: Long-Time Aide, First-Time MLA

Assam's Himanta Biswa Sarma Has 2 New Ministers: Long-Time Aide, First-Time MLA

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Thursday June 09, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inducted BJP MLAs Jayanta Malla Baruah and Nandita Gorlosa into the state cabinet on Thursday, a month after the BJP government completed a year in office

Guwahati AIIMS Doctor Dies After Falling From Hospital Building: Police

Guwahati AIIMS Doctor Dies After Falling From Hospital Building: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 09, 2022, Guwahati

A doctor died after falling from the seventh floor of the under construction All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Kamrup district of Assam on Wednesday, police said.

Assam Police Launches Special Cells For Women In 10 Districts

Assam Police Launches Special Cells For Women In 10 Districts

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Thursday June 09, 2022, Dispur

Assam, which has one of the highest case load of crime against women, has launched "Special Cells for Women and Community Approach" for 10 police stations.

Monsoon Enters North-East, Heavy Rains Predicted In Assam, Meghalaya

Monsoon Enters North-East, Heavy Rains Predicted In Assam, Meghalaya

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 02, 2022, New Delhi

Monsoon Enters North-East: The Bay of Bengal arm of the south-west monsoon has stirred into action and entered north-eastern parts of the country and is set to bring heavy rains over Assam and Meghalaya over the next two days.

"No Muslim Man Should Marry 3 Woman", Says Assam Chief Minister

"No Muslim Man Should Marry 3 Woman", Says Assam Chief Minister

Asian News International | Thursday June 02, 2022, Karbi Anglong, Assam

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma while advocating for an equal share of the property for the wife said the Assam Government is clear that no Muslim man should marry three women, he said property should be given to daughters like sons.

Assam Chief Minister Sends Notice To MLA For Apology To ULFA(I): Report

Assam Chief Minister Sends Notice To MLA For Apology To ULFA(I): Report

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 29, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has served a show cause notice on cabinet colleague Sanjoy Kishan for his apology to the banned ULFA (I). The banned outfit had asked for the minister's apology after he called its chief a "liar".

40% Northeast Students Had No Digital Tools During Covid Pandemic: Survey

40% Northeast Students Had No Digital Tools During Covid Pandemic: Survey

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Friday May 27, 2022, Guwahati

Over 40 per cent students in the Northeast region had no digital device to help them take online classes during the Covid pandemic, according to the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report published on Wednesday.

Cops To Move Gauhati High Court Against Bail To Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani

Cops To Move Gauhati High Court Against Bail To Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani

Asian News International | Tuesday May 03, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Advocate General Debojit Saikia said that the Investigating Officer of Barpeta Road Police Station will file a separate petition through the public prosecutor before the Gauhati High Court against the bail granted to Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani.

Assam Labourer Buys Scooty Using Coins Saved For 8 years

Assam Labourer Buys Scooty Using Coins Saved For 8 years

Asian News International | Wednesday April 06, 2022, Guwahati

In an inspiring story, a daily wage labourer of Guwahati, Upen Roy has finally fulfilled his 10-year-old dream after he has bought a new scooty by using his stored coins.

Himanta Sarma Targets Arvind Kejriwal Over "The Kashmir Files" Remarks

Himanta Sarma Targets Arvind Kejriwal Over "The Kashmir Files" Remarks

Asian News International | Monday March 28, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday slammed his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal over his remarks on 'The Kashmir Files' and asked him not to be "anti-Hindu" stating the latter has no right to humiliate the society.

Assam Man Attacked With Machete, Set On Fire After He Allegedly Killed Girl

Assam Man Attacked With Machete, Set On Fire After He Allegedly Killed Girl

Asian News International | Sunday March 13, 2022, Dibrugarh (Assam)

A man accused of killing a 5-year-old child was lynched and later set on fire by a mob in Dibrugarh's Rohmoria on Saturday.