North East  /  Published 06.03.21

Assam: Akhil Gogoi to contest polls

Jailed activist Akhil Gogoi will contest the upcoming elections in Assam from Sibsagar as a candidate of his newly-floated Raijor Dal. Announcing the list of 18 candidates that the party fielded in t...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.03.21

Cong website for Assam unemployed

The Opposition Congress on Thursday not only launched a website in poll-bound Assam for online employment registration for unemployed youth — — but also announ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.21

Cong ministers on poll duty

Speaking to the media a few days back, state Congress president Rameshwar Oraon had said that they would be campaigning actively in Bengal and Assam. “Both states have a considerable tribal popu...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 02.03.21

Priyanka eyes youth, women in Assam

Launching a state-wide protest against growing unemployment in Lakhimpur, she told a gathering of youth, “You are the state’s biggest strength. I have come here to launch the programme for...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.03.21

PM praise Assam’s conservation efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast on Sunday praised the people of poll-bound Assam for their conservation efforts — starting with water birds in Kaziranga to turtl...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Business  /  Published 01.03.21

Assam: poll heat on tea gardens

The decision of poll-bound Assam to increase the daily wage of tea garden workers by Rs 50 a day may have a debilitating effect on the organised industry unless the cost push is tempered by a commensu...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 28.02.21

Congress contests Shah peace claim

The Opposition Congress has latched on to the Assam government’s decision to declare the entire state as disturbed for six months to dismiss Union home minister Amit Shah’s claim that peac...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.02.21

Polls: 8 phases in Bengal

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates for Assembly elections to four states and one Union territory on Friday with polling scheduled to be held in eight phases in Bengal and three pha...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.02.21

Amit Shah vows flood-free Assam

The ruling BJP on Wednesday promised to make Assam flood-free in the next five years, the announcement coming in wake of the Opposition criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not raising the flo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.02.21

Frame fruit ripener supply rules: HC

Gauhati High Court has directed the central government to “frame appropriate rules” for regulating the easy availability of calcium carbide, used as an artificial fruit ripener, in the ope...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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