North East  /  Published 18.10.20

Assam SP in police custody in leak case

A local court here on Friday remanded senior Assam police officer Kumar Sanjit Krishna in police custody for five days for “further investigation” in the sub-inspector paper leak and recru...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.10.18

Barpeta bhakats rally against remarks

The anger against yoga instructor of Patanjali Yogpeeth, Satinath Baral, for his alleged derogatory remarks against Srimanta Xankardeb has not diminished among the people of Assam, especially those fr...

North East  /  Published 20.01.20

Infant dies, 6 missing in Barpeta capsize

An infant died and six persons were reported “missing” after the boat they were in capsized in the middle of the Brahmaputra in Barpeta district of lower Assam on Sunday night.A source in the poli...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Three held for funds misuse slur

Three persons were arrested in Assam’s Barpeta district on charges of misappropriating the ex gratia given to the poor families during the nationwide lockdown for the Covid-19 pandemic.The arrested ...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari

North East  /  Published 21.02.19

Books to expand jail horizons in Assam

The inmates of Barpeta district jail in lower Assam will soon have books to read with AGP legislator Gunindra Nath Das donating Rs 5 lakh to set up a library on the prison premises.This is the first i...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 17.02.19

Mancha seeks probe into insurance scam

The Asomiya Yuva Mancha on Sunday demanded a high-level inquiry into an alleged insurance scam in Barpeta district in lower Assam. Assam police have arrested 17 persons related to the scam, involving ...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.11.19

Need to fight BJP’s divisive politics: Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan, a senior Supreme Court lawyer and critic of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), while addressing an open public rally here on Saturday on the occasion of the first annual Sar Sa...
By Gaurav Das in Barpeta

North East  /  Published 03.04.19

To vote or not to vote is the question in Huramara hamlet

Residents of Huramara, an erosion-hit village in Bongaigaon district, under Barpeta Lok Sabha seat, are still unsure which political party or candidate to vote for in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.Barpe...
By Tejesh Tripathy in Bongaigaon

North East  /  Published 10.05.19

Toilet trauma for NRC applicants

Rashida Begum, 45, waited patiently in an unending queue at the Chenga Unnayan Khanda development block office, one of the centres for National Register of Citizens (NRC) hearing at Chenga block in Ba...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.08.19

Deluge hits Barpeta schools

The floods in this lower Assam district have not only wrecked the civic infrastructure but also dealt a severe blow to the education system.Altogether 107 elementary schools and 35 high schools have n...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Barpeta


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