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Guwahati: No toilet, no nikah. Maulvis and muftis in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab have decided not to solemnise marriage in a house where there is no toilet.
Published 19-Feb-2017 13:52 IST
Guwahati: A senior police officer investigating the multi-crore-rupee cash-for-jobs scam of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has received death threats from unknown persons.
Published 16-Feb-2017 20:58 IST
Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted bail to Assamese singer and filmmaker Sadanand Gogoi, who has been in jail for nearly 30 months after being arrested by CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.
Published 16-Feb-2017 19:42 IST
Hyderabad: The North-East or the Seven Sisters is the most neglected part of our subcontinent. Indians from the other part of the country are barely aware of the culture, heritage and history of one of it's most beautiful part.
Published 14-Feb-2017 17:22 IST | Updated 17:33 IST
Hojai: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said his government has given special impetus to empowerment of women as it has been pursuing several programmes.
Published 14-Feb-2017 08:05 IST
Guwahati: Assam Additional Advocate General Devajit Saikia has been barred from entering the Assembly for two weeks for allegedly clicking and uploading a selfie on social media when the House was in session.
Published 13-Feb-2017 18:26 IST | Updated 18:28 IST
Guwahati: Additional Advocate General of Assam Devajit Saikia has drawn controversy after he allegedly uploaded on the social networking site Facebook a selfie recently clicked in the Speaker's Gallery of the Assam Legislative Assembly.
Published 10-Feb-2017 19:10 IST
Guwahati: Concerned about the hazardous impact of polythene on environment, Assam government on Thursday said it is considering banning polythene in Guwahati as its top priority.
Published 09-Feb-2017 19:31 IST
Guwahati: A delegation of Google India led by its Country Head Public Policy Chetan Krishnaswamy called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday and discussed various issues for boosting the government's efforts to realize the goal of digital Assam.
Published 09-Feb-2017 19:02 IST
Guwahati: Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said his department is not serious about detecting fake degrees of college teachers and is trying to protect some of the accused even as he assured to "personally look into the matter."
Published 09-Feb-2017 18:12 IST
Guwahati: The police on Wednesday detained two students of IIT-Guwahati on the charge of sexually assaulting three girls of another institute in the boys' hostel of IIT on the night of February 3 during a cultural festival held in the campus.
Published 09-Feb-2017 07:08 IST
Guwahati: More than 15 lakh educated youths are unemployed in the state, of which 1.5 lakh jobless will be given skill development training to make them employable in 2017-18, Assam government informed the Assembly on Wednesday.
Published 08-Feb-2017 15:45 IST
Guwahati: A total of 52,560 persons have lost their lives in various crimes during the 15 years of Congress rule in Assam, the state Assembly was informed on monday.
Published 06-Feb-2017 19:40 IST
Guwahati: Assam government on Monday said that over the last six months over 3,500 families have been evicted from various places they had encroached upon across the state.
Published 06-Feb-2017 17:09 IST
Guwahati: Assam Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami today suspended AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam for three days for using Facebook Live to telecast his speech from inside the House.
Published 06-Feb-2017 13:53 IST
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said big business players are taking a keen interest in the state as the government is making all out efforts to create an investor-friendly environment.
Published 04-Feb-2017 17:48 IST
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the work done by him and a sweeper were same as both engaged in cleaning the society. "There is no difference in my work and that of a sweeper.
Published 02-Feb-2017 18:14 IST
New Delhi: After recently withdrawing the VVIP security cover of NSG commandos to former Assam chief ministers Tarun Gogoi and Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, the Centre has now accorded them a scaled down cover of 'Z+' VVIP security by central paramilitary CRPF. The Union Home Ministry, in orders issuedMore
Published 30-Jan-2017 18:22 IST
Guwahati/New Delhi: Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday asserted that the NDA government was committed to upholding freedom of expression, thoughts and writings in all spheres of life.
Published 28-Jan-2017 14:32 IST
New Delhi/Guwahati/Imphal: Seven blasts rocked the north- eastern states of Assam and Manipur on the occasion of Republic Day on Thursday even as celebrations were held in other parts of the country with the states showcasing their cultural diversity and the might of security forces.
Published 26-Jan-2017 10:25 IST | Updated 14:19 IST

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