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Guwahati: The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refer to himself as a "chaiwala", for not being considerate towards the state's tea garden workers' plight and urged him to implement the promised minimum wage of Rs 350 before the new year starts.
Published 09-Dec-2018 16:50 IST
Guwahati: An estimated 38 per cent voters exercised their franchise till noon on Sunday in the second phase of panchayat polls in 10 districts of Assam which was largely peaceful, state election commission officials said.
Published 09-Dec-2018 15:13 IST
Guwahati: As the second phase of panchayat election campaigning ended on Friday, a video clip surfaced on Saturday that showed a BJP MLA instructing his party workers to steal vote stamps from the election centres.
Published 09-Dec-2018 09:14 IST | Updated 10:05 IST
Nalbari (Assam): It was a usual day for wheelchair-bound Girin Rajbongshi until he realised he had won a lottery that bagged him a swanky BMW transforming his life from rags to riches.
Published 08-Dec-2018 13:25 IST | Updated 14:52 IST
Guwahati: Assam Governor Jagadish Mukhi on Friday hailed the achievements of the armed forces during various wars.
Published 08-Dec-2018 07:47 IST
Guwahati: Around 73 per cent voters exercised their franchise in repolling for panchayat election held in 15 polling stations of seven districts of Assam on Friday, Assam State Election Commission sources said.
Published 07-Dec-2018 21:54 IST
Guwahati: Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Thursday congratulated Sahitya Akademi award winners Sananta Tanti and Rituraj Basumatary from the state.
Published 06-Dec-2018 19:08 IST | Updated 19:44 IST
Guwahati: Opposition Congress on Wednesday filed a complaint against the Prime Minister's Office for allegedly violating the model code of conduct for panchayat polls in Assam by announcing the date of inauguration of the Bogibeel bridge in the state.
Published 05-Dec-2018 23:32 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's longest railroad bridge on December 25.
Published 05-Dec-2018 14:22 IST
Diphu: Four persons were trampled to death by a wild elephant at three nearby villages in West Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday, official sources said.
Published 05-Dec-2018 02:15 IST
Guwahati: Over 65 per cent polling was recorded in the first phase of the panchayat election in Assam on Wednesday during which voters at several places complained of anomalies in ballot papers and the authorities have ordered repoll in around 20 polling stations.
Published 05-Dec-2018 02:00 IST | Updated 23:15 IST
Guwahati: About 68 per cent people in India are protein deficient, while 71 per cent have poor muscle health, a recent survey has pointed out.
Published 03-Dec-2018 21:29 IST
Guwahati: A joint team of Army and police arrested nine cadres of the anti-talk faction of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Sunday evening, officials said.
Published 03-Dec-2018 09:26 IST
Guwahati: A total of 1,40,000 civil employees and one lakh security personnel will be deployed for the Panchayat polls in Assam, which will be held in two phases on December 5 and December 9 in 26 districts and 14 civil sub-divisions.
Published 03-Dec-2018 07:53 IST
Diphu: At least five persons were killed and 50 others injured, many of them seriously, when the truck in which they were travelling fell into a roadside ditch in central Assam's West Karbi Anglong district on Sunday, police said.
Published 02-Dec-2018 23:28 IST
Guwahati: The Assam police on Sunday confirmed that a bomb blast occurred inside one of the coaches of Kamakhya - Dekargaon Intercity Express train in Udalguri on Saturday. "The explosion occurred in passenger train's 2nd general class coach at the Harisinga station and our probe has confirmed thatMore
Published 02-Dec-2018 19:31 IST
Haflong: An Assam government employee was shot at by an unidentified gunman here in Dima Hasao district, police said on Sunday.
Published 02-Dec-2018 13:43 IST
Guwahati: In yet another shocking incident, four passengers were injured in an explosion in an intercity train in Assam's Udalguri district on Saturday night, railway and police sources said.
Published 01-Dec-2018 20:12 IST | Updated 23:45 IST
Guwahati: Assam government has declared a public holiday under the Negotiable Instrument (NI) Act in the state's 16 districts going to polls in the first phase of the Panchayat elections on December 5.
Published 30-Nov-2018 20:56 IST
Guwahati: Two days after ULFA-I observed its Protest Day, a video has surfaced on social media that shows a youth who had recently joined the outfit. Abhijit Gogoi,a former software engineer has reportedly joined the insurgent group on Friday. In the video that has gone viral, Abhijit in seen givingMore
Published 30-Nov-2018 17:13 IST | Updated 17:23 IST

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