JDP, JVM leaders agree to form alliance for Assam, WB polls
JAMSHEDPUR: Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP) and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi-led Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) today agreed to a proposal of forming an alliance for contesting the Assam and West Bengal assembly ...
- Mizoram police recover arms from Assam village
Mizoram Police recovered a revolver and a pistol, allegedly concealed by Manipur-based Hmar People's Convention (Democrats) militants in neighbouring Cachar of Assam. The revolver was identified as taken by the HPC (D) militants from a police official ...
- The Indian Express
Assam Congress fights internal bickering and exodus
The Indian Express
As many as nine Congress legislators of the state were inducted into the saffron party in Guwahati on Friday. And this has happened even as the assembly elections in Assam is just a few months away.
9 Rebel Congress Lawmakers in Assam Join BJPNDTV
Nine Assam Cong MLAs to join BJP todayTimes of India
9 Congress MLAs in Assam join BJPOneindia
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- Soccer helps promote harmony at Assam-Nagaland border
In an effort to create harmony at the Assam-Nagaland border, a soccer tournament was recently organised by the Jorhat District Sports Association (JDSA). The 52nd Assam Tea Planters Association (ATPA) Shield tournament was organized by the JDSA to ...and more »
- thenortheasttoday.com (press release)
Cyber Crime: Pakistan making inroads into Assam
thenortheasttoday.com (press release)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of 'Digital India' and 'Smart Police' faced a major jolt in Assam as at least 26 state government websites including that of Assam police, Sarba Siksha, Elementary Education, Axom Sarba Siksha Abhijan Mission ...
- NorthEast Today
Assam CM Slams Shah Rukh Khan Bashers
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi backed actor Shah Rukh Khan on the issue of “growing intolerance” in the country. Expressing concern over BJP MP Yogi Adityanath's attack on the actor, Gogoi said it is despicable, deplorable and unfortunate to draw a ...and more »
- Assam remembers 2008 serial blast victims
The family members and close relatives of terror victims, who lost their lives in the devastating 2008 serial blasts, gathered at a memorial pillar here to pay tribute to them. Around 100 people were killed and many others seriously injured in the ...and more »
- Assam Bhawan officer dead
A pall of gloom grips Assamese community in New Delhi following the sudden death of an officer posted at the Assam Bhawan in the capital city on Friday. He was none other than Dipankar Biswas who suddenly died at cardiac arrest in the wee hours.
- Business Standard
Islamic militancy, Maoists active in Assam: Gogoi
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said Islamic militants and Maoists are active in the state but his government was keeping a strict vigil on their activities. "Islamic outfits, Maoists and all other insurgent organisations are trying to create ...
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- Hindustan Times
Assam Congress rejigs strategy as nine rebels set to join BJP
Desperate to retain power, chief minister Tarun Gogoi did not rule out an alliance with AIUDF that he had once dubbed as a “communal” party. (PTI photo). Share. Share. Share. Share. The BJP's surge in Assam is set to receive a shot in the ar m with ...
Gogoi up for realignment of political forces to fight BJP in AssamZee Newsall 8 news articles »
- The Indian Express
Assam pays glowing tributes to Bhupen on death anniversary
The Shillong Times
Guwahati: Popular numbers of colossal musician and cultural icon from the region,Bhupen Hazarika were hummed throughout Assam where people from all walks of life remeberd and paid tributes the artiste of their heart on his fourth death anniversary on ...
Assam plans Bhupen Hazarika's statue in DelhiThe Hindu
Assam CM Gogoi wants Bhupen Hazarika statue, road in DelhiThe Indian Express
- 'Assam silk can capture international markets'
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 - Assam silk has tremendous potential to make inroads into national and international markets, stated foreign and national experts at the Guwahati Press Club here today. Dr Ole Zethner and Rie Koustrup from Denmark, who have jointly ...
- Rahul Gandhi to kick-start Congress poll campaign in Assam on November 26
GUWAHATI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is set to kick-start the party's campaign for 2016 assembly polls in Assam on November 26, when he is due to arrive in the state for a two-day visit, party members said. "We will start our poll campaign ...and more »
- Google (press release)
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Google (press release)
NEW DELHI: The issue of illegal Bangladeshi migrants got a shot in the arm with the one-man fact finding team of Upamanyu Hazarika appointed by the Supreme Court claiming that the influx of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants into Assam has drastically ...
- Assam's largest wetland to be promoted as tourist destination
The largest wetland in the Northeast - Sonbeel in Assam's Barak Valley - is all set to become a popular tourist destination with the state government taking several promotional initiatives in this direction. The shimmering water of the fresh water lake ...and more »
Support My School Campaign Impact: Turnaround Story From Assam
NDTV Coca-Cola Support My School has revitalized over 600 schools since its inception and has provided basic school facilities like school boundaries, separate toilets for boys and girls, clean drinking water, playgrounds and libraries. We take you to ...
- Assam to take on Haryana in Silchar
SILCHAR, Nov 4 - The Silchar District Sports Association is all set to host the Plate B group match between home team Assam and Haryana in the Col CK Nayudu U-23 cricket trophy which will be played at the SM Dev stadium here from November 7.
- New Kerala
NIPFP Team in Assam to study state finances
GUWAHATI: A team from Delhi-based think tank National Institute of Public Finance and Policy is on a five-day visit to Assam to study the state's finances to recommend a 10-year Perspective Plan (2016 to 2026) along with structural and institutional ...
NIPFP team in Assam to study revenue generation in stateBusiness Standard
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- India Today
NGT asks Assam government to clear its stand on ecosensitive zone around Kaziranga
Times of India
GUWAHATI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Assam government to clear its stand on the declaration of eco-sensitive zone and how it has permitted large-scale hotel projects in and around the Kaziranga national park. In its latest order, the ...
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- The Indian Express
Assam minister names Tarun Gogoi's son as CM candidate for 2016 assembly polls
The Indian Express
While Gaurav Gogoi was not immediately available, APCC president Anjan Dutta said it was up to the legislature party after the election to elect its leader after the Congress wins the next election.
Assam CM Tarun Gogoi up for realignment of political forces to fight BJPEconomic Times
Assam again on the edge (Comment: Special to IANS)Business Standard
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- Reconstituted Tea Board of India appoints five members from Assam
GUWAHATI: Five persons from Assam have been appointed to the reconstituted Tea Board of India, which functions under the Union ministry of commerce and industry. The members from Assam include tea planter Prabhat K Bezboruah, BJP's Lok Sabha ...
Six from Assam appointed members of Tea BoardTimes of Indiaall 3 news articles »
Climate Change Impacts First Flush Production of Assam Tea
Climate Change Impacts First Flush Production of Assam Tea Tea growers in Assam are losing the 'First Flush' production as rainfall in winter months is decreasing and becoming almost nil over the years, said a senior official of Tocklai Tea Research ...
Assam ultra's arrest in Kerala is a worrying sign
Guwahati, Nov 4: The arrest of Bodo militant in Kerala is a worrying sign. The Kerala police had arrested Dimga aka Lidion Basumatary, a militant of the NDFB from Kozhikode yesterday. A wanted militant who has been on the run since several years now ...
NDFB's Assam state secretary Pasumathari held in KozhikodeTimes Now.tv
Kerala: Assam police to get custody of Bodo militant who posed as migrant ...International Business Times,
- Child trafficking on rise in Assam: Report
Times of India
GUWAHATI: Poor parents sending their children away with traffickers, who promise them lucrative jobs, has almost become a trend in the state. CID reports say at least 4,754 children have gone missing in the past three years in Assam. The trend revealed ...and more »
- Assam hikes daily wages
The Assam government on Tuesday raised daily wages up to Rs.450 of workers engaged in different segments in the State. As per a notification by the State Labour and Employment Department, wages of unskilled workers have been raised to Rs.280 from ...and more »
- Cyber crime cases in Assam rise by 146%
Times of India
GUWAHATI: With easy access to internet, nowadays criminals, all over the world, have latched on to the web world and have made it their new domain of crime. In Assam, too, the scenario is no different. The latest home department figures show that the ...and more »
- The Statesman
Tea production to decline in Assam this year
KAZIRANGA: With India largest tea growing state of Assam witnessing erratic weather condition this year, production in Assam in 2015 is expected to plummet. This will be the second consecutive year when tea production is likely to decline in Assam.
Tea body want insurance cover for small tea growers in AssamTimes of India
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