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Campaign wheels halt in Assam

After months of fuelling hopes and aspirations of voters and tearing into each other to get heard in the din, the high-decibel poll campaign juggernaut for the third and final phase of elections to six seats in Assam came to a screeching halt this evening....   | Read..

Assam counters Nagaland claim

Assam has countered Nagaland’s attempt to set up a polling booth “inside Assam territory” by citing a Supreme Court order of...   | Read..

Pir who wears many hats

Shajeda Yasmin, 27, of Fulkakata village, is an educated and smart woman living on the outskirts of Dhubri town. ...   | Read..

Meals come first, polls later

For 80-odd families living on an 11km embankment beside National Highway 31 in Bongaigaon district, life is an everyday strug...   | Read..

Earth Day with a difference in Tinsukia

Villagers who poisoned birds repent and watch forest department give wings to dreams

Villagers of Lajungpathar, a remote village in Tinsukia district, witnessed a unique celebration of Earth Day today with the...   | Read.. ;
Manas Robin performs at a Bihu function in New Delhi on Tuesday. Picture by UB Photos
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The border hamlet that lives in a blind spot
It’s a tale of untold woes for the people living in Umsur, a tiny hamlet along the Assam-Meghalaya b...  | Read.. 
...NRC issue refuses to go away
The bicycle mechanic in front of the 105-year-old Howly Town Jame Masjid, Rahon Malla, is known by m...  | Read.. 

Indomitable spirit of a common man

An ex-serviceman and a cancer survivor has taken his first step into electo...   | Read..

NE to get safest blood transfusion

Shija Blood Bank at Imphal’s Shija Hospitals and Research Institute ra...   | Read..

School to take steps on firing

Golaghat police today said stringent action would be taken against cul...   | Read..

Devil’s test for Garo hills

Christian groups in Meghalaya’s Garo hills are working to quell the ra...   | Read..

Official counters poll code charges

Meghalaya chief electoral officer (CEO) Prashant Naik today countered crit...   | Read..

Kokrajhar voters spoilt for choice with six candidates

A retired IPS officer, two former militants, two former student leader...   | Read..

Rowmari has one demand: a bridge

Since the country’s first general election in 1952 no parliamentarian has e...   | Read..

Mangaldoi wants rail, highway link

Voters in Mangaldoi have become a demanding lot, seeking commitment, not pr...   | Read..

Safety priority for villagers

Safety and security are the prime concerns of residents of Takimari and Bar...   | Read..

Kharbaja yearns for motorable road

Anil Chandra Rabha, 45, a resident of Kharbaja village in Bongaigaon distri...   | Read..

Life in the shadow of riots

Safety and security and an updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) top ...   | Read..

EC call to curb power cuts

The Election Commission has requested the Assam State Electricity Board to...   | Read..
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Don Bosco, Shankar win
Don Bosco School and Srimanta Shankar Academy sealed berths in the ...  | Read.. 
Tezpur beat Karimganj
Tezpur inflicted a four-wicket defeat on Karimganj in their match of the second ...  | Read.. 
Integrated defeat Ching
Integrated Veteran Football Association, Canchipur, upset Ching ...  | Read..