North East  /  Published 11.04.19

EVMs malfunction in four Upper Assam districts

A polling official’s detention for misconduct, a woman voter being stabbed by her estranged husband and malfunctioning of electronic voting machines marked the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Assa...
By Our Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.04.19

Assam mob assault victim misses chance to vote

Shaukat Ali, who was assaulted by a mob at Biswanath in Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency on Sunday for selling beef at his food stall, missed out on exercising his franchise on Thursday.Ali is recuperati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 24.08.19

NRC Anarchy

There is a spectre more ominous than the sword of Damocles looming over the state of Assam. Come August 31, the updated National Register of Citizens or NRC will be published (no prevarication, the Su...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee and Sudeshna Pal

North East  /  Published 11.02.19

Ex-bureaucrat joins Cong, hails Rahul

A former top bureaucrat of Assam, M.G.V.K. Bhanu, 60, who retired last year, joined the Congress at the party’s Assam headquarters here on Monday.The 1985-batch IAS officer, who served four Congress...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.02.19

Army gaze on eastern border

The head of the army’s eastern command, Lt Gen M.M. Naravane, is scheduled to visit Tezpur in Assam next week amid heightened activities in the wake of mounting tension on the western front, army so...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 22.11.18

Apathy-hit Assam villagers to boycott elections

The villagers of Thiyo Aati Kolabari Rajuar comprising Number 1 Bihoguri panchayat and Bahbari panchayat under Tezpur subdivision of Assam will not cast votes in the panchyat polls to protest apathy o...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur

North East  /  Published 16.10.19

BJP will work for all groups: Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the BJP-led state government was always committed to working for the welfare of every community.Sonwal, who attended a series of rallies at Ra...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

Workshop on rural waste management

A workshop on rural waste management was held at the conference hall of the Sonitpur zilla parishad here on Friday. The workshop, which was formally inaugurated by deputy commissioner Manvendra Pratap...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

Sonowal pays tribute to MLA Rajen Barthakur

The last rites of social worker and Rangapara MLA Rajen Barthakur, who passed away at Times Hospital here around 10.29pm on Tuesday night, were performed at his residence on Wednesday in the presence ...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur

North East  /  Published 12.04.19

First phase polls record 78% turnout

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Assam recorded 78.23 per cent turnout, a marginal dip from the 2014 elections, when the percentage was 78.75. The first phase was held in five constituencies ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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