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.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) on Thursday sold a Speciality Tea at a record price of Rs 75,000 per kg, the highest this year, an official said.
Assam has imposed Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in the Central Police District of Guwahati over intelligence inputs that terrorists may seek hideouts in residential areas with the motive to breach peace, the police said on Friday.
In a major move to reduce land alienation of Assam's indigenous communities, the state government has decided to give one lakh land deeds to such families within this year, ahead of the assembly polls in 2021. The process will start with distribution of land deeds to 60,000 indigenous families of the state on October 5.
Assam Health Minister and BJP's go-to man for the Northeast, Himanta Biswa Sarma, again hinted on Monday that he might not contest next year's state assembly elections. The indication came during his address at an event in the capital city where he said he would "wrap up his public life when people start choosing a government hospital over a private one", and that this change had started during the "pandemic".
A doctor and his wife, accused of pouring hot water on their 12-year-old domestic help while he was asleep, were arrested from Nagaon in Assam on Saturday night, police said.
Teachers and employees of all educational institutions in Assam will be tested for COVID-19 and those found negative will have to be ready to join work as the state is looking to reopen schools and colleges on September 1, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Tuesday.
The Assam Government has said it is "committed" towards the promise made by the BJP to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord that guarantees safeguard of the rights of the indigenous people of the state.