India

PM Modi holds Cabinet meeting immediately on arrival from Japan

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived early morning on Wednesday after participating in the Quad Leaders’ Summit as part of his two-day tour in Japan, immediately held a Cabinet meeting after reaching the national capital. Senior Cabinet ministers…

Kapil Sibal quit Congress on May 16, files nomination for Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party support

Guwahati: Congress heavyweight Kapil Sibal resigned from the party on May 16 and filed a Rajya Sabha nomination as an Independent candidate with backing from the Samajwadi Party. He said, “I have filed nomination as an Independent candidate with the…

Entry to religious institutions should only be allowed after a certain age, says Assam CM

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that entry to religious institutions like Madrasas should only be allowed at an age at which students can make their own decisions. Talking to media persons in the national…

Assam Floods: Centre sanctions Rs. 180 cr for restoration of Railway Line In Dima Hasao

Guwahati: The Centre has sanctioned Rs 180 crore for the restoration of the railway network devastated by floods and landslides in Assam’s Dima Hasao district. Assam Chief Dr. Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday confirmed the allocation of Rupees 180…

Assam CM accuses Rahul Gandhi of encouraging ‘separatist elements’ by describing India as Union of States

GUWAHATI:  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is “encouraging secessionist elements” by describing India as a Union of States, and that there is no difference between him and an insurgent group United…

Madrassas should cease to exist: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has once again backed his move to dissolve all government-run madrassas and convert them into general educational institutions. While speaking at a media conclave by RSS-linked weeklies Panchjanya and Organiser in the…

Uttarakhand: 57 pilgrims have lost their lives during Chardham Yatra since pilgrimage began on May 3

Guwahati: As many as 57 pilgrims have lost their lives during the course of the Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand since the pilgrimage began on May 3 this year, informed the officials on Sunday. Uttarakhand Director-General (DG) Health Shailja Bhatt cited…

Amit Shah asks Rahul Gandhi to take off ‘Italian glasses’ to see development

Guwahati: Taking a potshot at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is currently in the UK, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Wayanad MP must take off his Italian glasses and look at the development work done by…

PM Modi hosts India’s Deaflympics stars

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, May 21 hosted India’s successful Deaflympics contingent at his residence, congratulation the athletes on their landmark performance in the 24th edition of the Games. PM Modi met and greeted the Indian athletes who…

India’s Nikhat Zareen wins Gold at Women’s World Boxing Championship

Guwahati: India’s Nikhat Zareen beats Thailand boxer Jitpong Jutamas 5-0 in the flyweight 52 kg category final to win gold medal at the Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul, Turkey on Thursday (May 19). With this win, Zareen becomes the…