Assam

Assam govt working to make state ‘industrial hub’: CM Sarma

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that his government is working to make the state an industrial hub. Sarma said, “Northeast is India’s gateway to Southeast Asia. Our government is working to make Assam an industrial…

Assam: CM Sarma issues Show-cause notice to Minister Sanjay Kishan

Guwahati: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Chief Minister of Assam, has issued a show-cause notice to the Minister of Tea Tribes and Employment Sanjay Kishan for apologising to the leader of the outlawed terror group ULFA-I, Paresh Baruah. Minister Sanjay…

Singaporean push for Guwahati’s Act East move

Guwahati is soon to get a smart logistic park which will boost its credentials as an crucial hub for India’s Act East move. The project would be built on a budget of Rs 40 to 60 crores. This was announced…

Assam CM meets Bangladeshi delegation led Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen

Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday met with the Bangladeshi delegation led by the neighbouring country’s Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. Taking to Twitter, Assam Chief Minister said that all the leaders were agreed to further…

Assam: Chittaranjan Basumatary Resigns from AJP

Guwahati: In a major setback, Secretary of Assam Jatiya Parishad Chittaranjan Basumatary resigned from the party. Basumatary was one of the founders of the party. In a social media post, Basumatary wrote, “I resigned from AJP. I am politically free now.” Basumatary…

Assam Flood: NRL gives Rs 2.5 crore to CM’s Relief Fund

Guwahati: The public sector Numaligarh Refinery Limited on Thursday contributed Rs 2.5 crore to the Assam Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support the state government’s relief efforts in the wake of the state’s ongoing floods. According to official, the check…

Assam: Cachar DC walks through mud to Inspect Flood-Devastated Areas, pictures viral

Guwahati: Indian administrative service (IAS) officer Keerthi Jalli of Assam’s Cachar district is receiving tremendous praise on social media for reaching out to the people in the flood affected areas. In the pictures and videos shared on social media, the…

Assam: MHA team arrives in flood-affected areas to assess damage

Guwahati: The Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) from the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday reached Guwahati to examine the districts affected critically due to the flood in Assam and interacted with the State Revenue Department and the officials of Assam…

Centre releases Rs 324 crore advance from SDRF for flood-hit Assam

Guwahati: The Central government has released an advance of Rs 324 crore from the State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) to the flood-hit Assam. Finance Ministry’s order dated May 25 stated, “Keeping in view of damage caused by floods and landslides…

Security forces provide humanitarian assistance and relief in Assam

Guwahati: Haflong Battalion of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) under Spear Corps on Thursday provided humanitarian assistance and extricated two civilian vehicles buried during the landslides. As the weather opened up for a while, security forces assisted locals in…