North East  /  Published 11.02.21

Assam alert after road violence in Hailakandi

A row over the construction of a road at Kachurthal area in Assam’s Hailakandi district bordering Mizoram’s Kolasib district on Tuesday morning escalated into an arson by evening leaving t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

17 long-distance trains cancelled

Train services in the Northeast, particularly Assam, have been badly disrupted during the last couple of days because of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests and bandhs. As a fallout of the ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Care for rare manuscripts

Normal School Silchar under the Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies has collected more than 500 very rare and old manuscripts which will be preserved in a special room of the school. The conten...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 10.04.19

BJP banks on schemes to woo tea voters

The BJP candidates of Silchar and Karimganj (SC) Lok Sabha constituencies are eying the 3.7 lakh voters of the 104 tea gardens of Barak Valley in southern Assam capitalising on the schemes and cashles...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 17.10.19

Parties woo tea workers in Hailakandi

The BJP and Congress are trying to woo the 32,000 tea voters ahead of the bypoll to the Ratabari (SC) Assembly constituency in Barak Valley. Besides Ratabari, bypolls will be held in three Assembly co...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Fake scribe arrested

District police on Sunday arrested one Dilwar Hussain Laskar for posing as a correspondent of Time8, a Guwahati-based news portal in Hailakandi town. His car has been seized.He was brought to Hailakan...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 27.07.19

Railways to award staff for devotion

Nine railway staff will be given awards on Independence Day for showing “exceptional devotion to duty”. General manager of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), Sanjive Roy, on Saturday said he ha...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Hailakandi staff fret over order

Several grade III and IV staff of the office of the Hailakandi deputy commissioner and amalgamated offices have raised concern over an order asking them to attend office everyday, including Sundays, o...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 07.11.18

40 Jorhat booths get ‘very sensitive’ tag

The district administration here has identified 40 booths in Jorhat subdivision as very sensitive during the December 5 panchayat polls and said adequate security arrangements would be made in those b...
By Devajit Baruah

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

2 trains to Tripura and Manipur to ferry stranded

Two Shramik Special trains will reach Tripura and Manipur in two days with stranded migrants and other people amid the Covid-19 crisis.Both the trains will cross Barak Valley in south Assam on their w...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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