North East  /  Published 23.05.22

Assam flood: 6 more die, 7.2 lakh hit

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Sunday with six more persons, including two children, losing their lives and nearly 7.2 lakh people coming under the impact of the deluge across 22 distric...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.05.22

Assam starts low-cost flights for stranded

The Assam government has tied up with FlyBig airline to run an emergency Silchar-Guwahati flight service at subsidised rate to help those stranded because of disruption in road and rail connectivity a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.22

Highway officials face land protest

A group of residents in ward 1 of Dhupguri town in Jalpaiguri lay prostrate on a local road on Monday to prevent a team of the district administration and the National Highways Authority of India to m...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 01.03.22

NIT Silchar celebrates National Science Day 2022 to honour C V Raman

The event was held to commemorate the remarkable work of Indian physicist Chandrasekharan Venkata Raman in the field of light scattering, popularly known as the Raman Effect ...
By Our Correspondent

North East  /  Published 27.12.21

Goons tell Hindus: Leave Xmas event

A five-member group claiming to be Bajrang Dal cadres on Saturday evening disrupted a Christmas event organised outside the Presbyterian Church in Assam’s Silchar, asking the Hindus attending th...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 02.04.21

Assam second phase polls peaceful

Polling was held in 15 constituencies in Barak Valley and five in the two hill districts of Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong, among others, to decide the fate of 365 candidates in 13 districts. The remain...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

People  /  Published 10.03.19

‘The RSS-BJP combine has little idea of the Northeast’

She was hailed a giant-killer five years ago, when in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Sushmita Dev defeated Kabindra Purkayastha, a BJP stalwart in the Northeast and a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpaye...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

North East  /  Published 10.10.19

Assam girl leads British deputy high commission

An engineering student from Assam, Monjita Baruah, 20, became the British Deputy High Commissioner in Calcutta for a day on Thursday to mark International Day of the Girl Child 2019 on Friday.Monjita ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

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 13.02.20

One-time grant irks mill unions

The Assam government’s initiative of providing one-time financial aid to the children of employees of the two paper mills in Assam for their education has evoked sharp reactions from the mills’ un...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar


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