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SC refuses to extend deadline for publication of final NRC list beyond July 31

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to extend the July 31 deadline for the publication of final Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC). The top...

3 college teachers killed in car-tanker collision in Assam

In a tragic road mishap, three teachers of CKB college, Teok in Eastern Assam's Jorhat were killed while another colleague was seriously injured after...

Cabinet approves landmark Constitutional amendment to increase powers of Autonomous Councils in NE

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a landmark amendment to Article 280 and the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution to significantly improve the financial...

Counting underway for NC Hills Autonomous Council polls

Counting is underway for the 28 district council seats in North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council. According to latest reports, the BJP has won 8 of...

30 Guwahati-bound Rohingyas held in Assam-Tripura border

30 Rohingyas were arrested at Churaibari in the Assam-Tripura border. Acting on a tip-off the police swung into action and apprehended the Rohingya infiltrators who...

JD(U) to vote against Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

With Centre’s push to go ahead with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, NDA ally JD(U) has made it clear that it will vote against the...

Bidyut Kotoky’s Xhoixobote Dhemalite shortlisted for Golden Reels Award

For the first time ever, an Assamese movie has been shortlisted for the Motion Picture Sound Editors “Golden Reels Award”. Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow fields) directed...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh reaches out to AASU on Citizenship Bill issue

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reached out to the influential All Assam Students Union (AASU) over opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The...

Elderly couple killed, buried near river bank over witchcraft suspicion in Assam

An elderly couple was brutally killed and buried near a river in Assam's Chirang district on suspicion of practising witchcraft. The victims have been...

Cabinet clears Rs 22,594 cr plan for expansion of Numaligarh refinery

The Cabinet committee on Economic Affairs today approved the project for capacity expansion of Numaligarh Refinery from 3 Million Metric Tonne Per Annum to...