Assam

Assam: Wild elephants create mayhem, raze down houses, devour crops

GUWAHATI, Jan 5: Wild elephants continue to stray into human habitats across Assam following shrinking forest cover. On Saturday night, a rogue elephant entered Dhanubhanga Madang village under Rangjuli Forest division of Goalpara district and created havoc. The elephant razed…

Two college students killed, siblings among four injured in separate road mishaps in Tezpur

GUWAHATI, Jan 5: Two college students were killed and four others injured in separate road mishaps in and around Tezpur town in the past 12 hours. Pallab Saikia of Bamparbatia, Tezpur, was killed after his motor-cycle (AS-12G-6855) met with an…

Assam Police arrests 6 in Dergaon bank robbery case

Golaghat: In a massive success the Golaghat Police have arrested six persons in connection with a robbery at Dergaon’s Union Bank of India branch on December 6.  The arrested have been identified as Najibul Islam, Saharuddin Ali, Farukh Ali, Imran…

Necessary to ban organizations like PFI in democratic country: Assam Cabinet Minister

Guwahati: Amid reports over the role played by Popular Front of India (PFI) in stoking violence in Assam during the anti-CAA protests, Cabinet Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said that it was necessary to ban organisations like PFI in a democratic setup…

NDFB (S) linkman arrested in Assam

Chirang: Police personnel from Runikhata Police Station in Chirang arrested a linkman of the proscribed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) NDFB (S)  during a joint operation carried out with Garhwal Rifles of the Army.  The accused has been identified…

ATTACK ON ABSU OFFICE IN BAKSA: BPF-ABSU DEMAND ACTION AGAINST CULPRITS

GUWAHATI: “BPF is not at all associated with the arson of All Bodo Students’ Union office at Rupahi. It was done by some miscreants to create mistrust between BPF and ABSU,” clarified Bodoland People’s Front Salbari district committee president Milan…

Assam girl Kangan Baruah Nangia plays parallel lead in Sony TV’s ‘Beyhadh 2’

GUWAHATI: Making the state proud, Assam girl Kangan Baruah Nangia is playing the parallel lead in Sony TV’s popular show Beyhadh 2. Kangan who hails from Margherita under Tinsukia district has been featured as Ananya in the sequel of one…

Chhaygaon farmer exports Malbhog banana to Dubai

GUWAHATI: Farmers across Assam are experimenting with horticulture crops to reap profits and benefits. Many of these success stories are results of the fire within the individual to do something new and good. One such recent success story is of…

Kuladhar Saikia elected Asom Sahitya Sabha president; Mrinalini Devi to be vice-president

GUWAHATI, Jan 2: Former Assam DGP Kuladhar Saikia, who had recently super annuated from service, has been elected president of the Asom Sahitya Sabha. Saikia, a noted litterateur, secured 269 votes during counting of votes held at Hojai during the…

Two NDFB(S) linkmen held with pistol in Chirang

GUWAHATI: In a joint operation launched by Chirang police and Indian Army, two linkmen of the banned outfit National Democratic Front of Bodoland (S) were arrested at Bengtol under Runikhata police station of Chirang district. Chirang Superintendent of Police Sudhakar…

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