Dhubri police on Wednesday evening busted a gambling den on the outskirts of the town and arrested a policeman while other gamblers managed to escape, said executive magistrate of Dhubri Bistirna Barua who conducted the operation.
In a landmark development, the BJP will form the government in the Chakma Autonomous District Council in Mizoram with support from the six elected Congress members who have formed the United Legislature Party (ULP).
Assamese culture is vibrant, inclusive on the ascendancy, and there is no chance of it being submerged by any other culture, including Bengali culture, said Tripura governor Tathagata Roy, delivering the 5th Professor Sarat Mahanta Memorial Lecture on Recasting Assamese-Bengali Relationship: A New Perspective at the Royal Global University here on Tuesday.
Morning walkers near the Kachari ghat (Old Goalpara district court) area in Goalpara district came upon six flags inscribed with the words inscribed "IS NE", similar to Isis flags, and informed police on Wednesday.
The Dimasa Royal Capital Protection Committee, Dimasa Historical Foundation and prominent residents of the Dimasa community demanded the preservation of the remains of the last Dimasa kingdom at Khaspur.
Assam's new education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya wants more students from the state to opt for civil services and put in at least one year of intensive study while appearing for competitive tests such as UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2017.
The Mizoram government has strongly condemned and extended an apology for the assault on Sakil Chesam, a young player from Manipur, who was taking part at the 26th Mini National Volleyball Championship on Saturday.
The Khasi Students' Union (KSU) on Wednesday asked the Meghalaya government to form a board that will regulate functioning of different schools and colleges, including private institutes, and stop them from charging exorbitant fees.