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24 killed, 1.3 million affected as flood hits 25 of 33 districts in Assam

India, June 30 -- Four people were killed in Assam and the number of flood-affected districts in the state increased to 25 of the total 33 as rainfall continued in several parts of the state on Monday... Read More


Army builds bridge near Assam gas well fire site

India, June 24 -- Indian Army personnel have constructed a bridge near the burning natural gas well in Assam's Tinsukia, which will help in extinguishing the flames. The 150 metre long Bailey bridge,... Read More


Assam man picked up during counter-insurgency operation dies in custody; probe ordered

India, June 17 -- Authorities in Assam's Jorhat district have ordered a magisterial inquiry after a 30-year-old man, who was picked by during a counter-insurgency operation, died in custody. Jayanta ... Read More


Ahead of 2021 polls, Assam 'regularises' services of 46,000 teachers

India, June 8 -- Assam's Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has 'regularised' services of more than 46,000 teachers in the state's government schools, ahead of the assembly elections next year. Th... Read More


Man complained of stomach ache, had a mobile phone charger in his bladder

India, June 5 -- A routine operation in an Assam hospital took a different turn this week when the doctor performing the surgery and accompanying attendants found a mobile phone charger cable inside t... Read More


20 killed in landslides in 3 districts of Assam's Barak Valley

India, June 2 -- Twenty people were killed and several injured in a series of landslides in three districts of the Barak Valley region of Assam on Tuesday, officials said, even as the state is grappli... Read More


At least 20 people killed in landslides in Assam's Barak Valley

India, June 2 -- Twenty people were killed and several injured in a series of landslides in three districts of the Barak Valley region of Assam on Tuesday, officials said on Tuesday, even as the state... Read More


4 arrested after man dies in Assam road rage; second incident in a week

India, May 31 -- Police in Assam's Jorhat district have arrested four people in connection with the death of a man on Friday after an alleged road rage incident, in the second such case in the state w... Read More


NCW slams Assam news channel for sacking pregnant journalist

India, May 27 -- The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday sought an explanation from an Assamese television news channel for reportedly sacking a women journalist because she was pregnant. ... Read More


Assam's Covid-19 tally doubles from 200 to past 400 in just 4 days

India, May 25 -- Assam's tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crossed the 400-mark with the detection of 35 new cases on Monday morning, officials said. The state has seen a sudden surge in th... Read More