India

PM Modi cautions against controversies over languages, says every regional language ‘worth worshipping’

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday cautioned against the attempts being made to spark controversies on the basis of languages, saying that BJP sees a reflection of Indian culture in every regional language and considers them worth worshipping. “In…

Navjot Sidhu Gets 1 Year In jail In 34-Year-Old Road Rage Case

Guwahati: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been awarded one year of jail in connection with a road rage case of 1988 on Thursday. On December 27, 1988, Sidhu had allegedly hit one Gurnam Singh on his head following an…

ED files money laundering case against Raj Kundra for producing pornography films

Guwahati: Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a money laundering case against Actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband and businessman Raj Kundra in connection with the production and circulation of pornography films. ED sources said Kundra formed a company named Arms Prime Media Limited…

Rajiv Gandhi’s killer Perarivalan released by SC after 31 years in jail

Guwahati: The Supreme Court has ordered the release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s killer, Perarivalan. He was in jail for 31 years and was released on the plea of the Tamil Nadu government. On March 9, the top court…

Haunted by nightmares, thieves return stolen idols from Balaji temple in Uttar Pradesh

Guwahati: In a bizarre turn of events, thieves who stole 16 precious ‘ashtadhatu’ idols worth several crores from an ancient Balaji temple at Taraunha in Uttar Pradesh on the night of 9 May, returned 14 of them to the priest…

Supreme Court grants bail to Indrani Mukerjea in Sheena Bora murder case

Guwahati: Indrani Mukherjea, a former media executive in jail since 2015 over allegations of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, will be released on bail. “We are granting bail to Indrani Mukherjea. 6.5 years is too long a time,” the Supreme…

Gyanvapi survey: ‘Shivling’ found after draining out ‘Wuzukhana’, court orders to seal premises

Guwahati: According to reports, the Shivling discovered within the disputed Gyanvapi edifice was found from the Gyanvapi premise’s Wuzukhana. Reports claim that the Shivling was discovered after the water inside a pond like well, which is used as Wuzukhana by Muslims,…

“Happy To Be Among Nepal’s Wonderful People”: PM Modi’s Visit On Buddha Purnima

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered prayers at the sacred Maya Devi temple in Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. He was accompanied by his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba during his visit to the historic temple,…

River cruise between Assam, Uttar Pradesh to begin soon

Guwahati: In a major boost towards the development of river tourism in Assam, a new luxury river cruise service is all set to begin between Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and Dibrugarh in Assam via Kolkata and & Indo Bangladesh Protocol…

Buddha Purnima 2022: Date, history and significance of the festival

Guwahati: Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is an important Buddhist and Hindu festival that marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha. He was born on the full moon night and hence his birth anniversary is celebrated on Purnima. This year,…