North East  /  Published 10.09.21

Ferry crash lens on PM's unfulfilled promises

A ferry mishap in Assam on Wednesday has not only sparked protests in the island district of Majuli but also put the spotlight back on the “unfulfilled promise” made by Prime Minister Nare...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.09.21

Assam: 2 boats collide in river, many missing

He also asked minister Bimal Bora to rush to the site of the accident. Sarma asked Principal Secretary to the chief minister Samir Kumar Sinha to monitor the developments "round-the-clock"....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jorhat

Culture  /  Published 11.07.21


By Moumita Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.21

The road ahead for Assam

After much speculation over who would be Assam’s new chief minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma finally took charge as the fifteenth chief minister of the state. It is no secret that Sarma has been res...
By Mitul Baruah

North East  /  Published 05.04.21

In deep water: Floods, erosion in Assam

By Umanand Jaiswal in Pathsala


North East  /  Published 06.12.20

Power team in NE to review hydel plans

A Union power ministry delegation has taken stock of  hydel projects being implemented in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, the three-day visit raising eyebrows as it came in wake of  last Sunday...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 04.12.20

Dam: India buys China stand

India and China on Thursday maintained a semblance of accepting each other’s concerns and contentions about Chinese plans to construct a major dam on the Brahmaputra river in Tibet even as the d...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 25.08.20

Longest ropeway over Assam river

Apart from the longest river ropeway, Assam also boasts of the longest bridge in the country, the 9.1km Bhupen Hazarika Setu, also known as Dhola-Sadiya bridge, in Tinsukia district. Inaugurated by P...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Goods train derails at Naharkatia in Dibrugarh

Trains were rescheduled after seven wagons of a goods train derailed at Naharkatia in Dibrugarh district around 6.40am on Sunday between Naharkatia and Duliajan stations under Tinsukia division of the...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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