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Lab, training centre to be set up to boost NE spice industry

Guwahati |Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said the state government and the Spices Board would establish a Quality Evaluation Laboratory and Training Centre for spices at Guwahati for further developing the spices industry in the northeastern r... read..
 

Guwahati police seizes 1 lakh Yaba tablets, arrested four

Guwahati (Assam) | June 30, 2022 4:26:51 PM IST
Police on Thursday seized a huge quantity of contraband drugs worth Rs 5-8 crore in Guwahati and arrested four members of an international drug network.... read..
 

Assam: Thousand of farmers suffer huge loss in floods

Barpeta (Assam) | June 30, 2022 2:56:27 PM IST
The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated after the flood waters of many rivers have submerged new areas affecting more than 31.54 lakh people in 26 districts. In the Barpeta district, nearly 5.50 lakh people and 487 villages have been affected by the... read..
 

Assam: Massive fire breaks out in Karbi Anglong

Karbi Anglong (Assam) | June 30, 2022 12:55:32 PM IST
A massive fire broke out in Assam's Karbi Anglong West district on Wednesday night in which properties worth several lakh rupees were gutted in the fire, the police said.... read..
 

Maha crisis: Rebel MLAs' departure from Guwahati delayed due to SC hearing on Shiv Sena plea

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 3:26:15 PM IST
The Eknath Shinde camp stationed in a Guwahati hotel, which was scheduled to leave the city and reach Goa by this evening, has rescheduled its departure owing to the Supreme Court hearing a plea at 5 pm filed by Shiv Sena challenging Maharashtra Governor ... read..
 

Doloo tea estate in Assam announces lockout with immediate effect

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The management of the Doloo tea estate in Cachar district in Assam has announced a complete lockout in the tea garden with effect from Tuesday.... read..
 

Maha crisis: Eknath Shinde visits Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, says 'ready for floor test'

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 9:56:07 AM IST
Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde along with four dissident legislators on Wednesday morning visited the famed Kamakhya temple in Guwahati and offered prayers.... read..
 

Eknath Shinde camp donates in CM relief fund amid Assam floods, Himanta Sarma expresses gratitude

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 2:55:13 PM IST
Amid the ongoing flood situation in Assam, the Eknath Shinde camp which has been living in a Guwahati hotel for over a week, donated Rs 51 lakh to the CM relief fund to extend help to the affected population.... read..
 

Dal Khichdi on dinner menu as Shinde camp keeps its eyes on Mumbai via Guwahati

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 1:26:39 AM IST
It has been an eagle one week for the Eknath Shinde-led rebel Shiv Sena faction that is camping at a luxury hotel in Assam's Guwahati.... read..
 

Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs say ready to face Floor Test tomorrow; likely to head to Goa en-route to Mumbai

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 3:26:19 PM IST
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said that he and other dissident MLAs will arrive in Mumbai for a floor test to be held in Maharashtra Assembly tomorrow.... read..
 

We are not rebels, we are Shiv Sena and will work for Hindutva ideology: Eknath Shinde

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 7:26:30 PM IST
Amid hectic developments in Maharashtra over the political crisis facing the MVA government, state minister Eknath Shinde who is leading a group of party MLAs in Guwahati has said they are "not rebels but Shiv Sena" and are carrying forward the agenda an... read..
 

Junior Women's NFC: Bihar upset Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh defeat Chhattisgarh

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 7:26:40 PM IST
The first two quarterfinals of the Junior (U-17) Women's NFC were played at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.... read..
 

Maha crisis: Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs to depart from Guwahati today

Guwahati (Assam) | June 29, 2022 11:57:06 AM IST
The rebel Shiv Sena MLAs who were camping in Guwahati for over a week will depart for Goa later in the afternoon today to take part in the Floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly scheduled tomorrow.... read..
 

Assam govt continues to provide relief material to flood-affected areas

Nagaon (Assam) | June 28, 2022 6:55:52 AM IST
As the flood situation continues to stay grim in Assam's Nagaon district, Nagaon Deputy Commissioner Nisarg Hivare on Monday informed that the state government has been providing relief materials to the affected areas, hence, no one has to pay anything.... read..
 

Mizoram to provide drinking water to flood-hit Assam

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
The Mizoram government has decided to extend humanitarian assistance to the flood-affected victims of Assam by providing drinking water to residents of Silchar town in Cachar district.... read..
 

Congress in Assam stages protest against 'Agnipath'

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The Congress in Assam on Monday staged protests across the state against the Central government 'Agnipath' scheme for recruitment in the armed forces for four years.... read..
 

Rebel Sena MLAs playing indoor games in Guwahati hotel

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The dissident Shiv Sena MLAs, who are camping at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Guwahati for the past few days are passing their time by playing various indoor games including chess and ludo.... read..
 

Maharashtra political crisis: Rebel MLAs of Shinde camp to hold meet today, expected to take important decision

Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2022 12:26:14 PM IST
The rebel Shiv Sena MLAs of the Eknath Shinde camp, who are currently in Assam, will hold a meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the further plan of action, amid the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra.... read..
 

Maha political crisis: Eknath Shinde claims support of 50 Shiv Sena MLAs, says will return to Mumbai shortly

Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2022 3:55:43 PM IST
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who is currently camping in a hotel in Assam's Guwahati, on Tuesday claimed that he has the support of 50 MLAs and will soon return to Mumbai.... read..
 

'Was fed up with conspiracy of the allies...': Rebel MLA Uday Samant

Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2022 10:55:58 PM IST
As the political fight between Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Shiv Sena dissident Eknath Shinde intensified, rebel MLA Uday Samant has clarified that he is still in Shiv Sena but took the decision to go with Shinde as he was fed up with t... read..
 

Assam floods: IAF airlifts 517 tons of relief material in 6 days

Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2022 10:55:52 PM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday airlifted a total of 517 tons of relief material over the past six days, informed the officials.... read..
 

Assam logs 36 fresh COVID cases

Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2022 3:57:18 AM IST
Assam reported 36 fresh COVID-19 cases with no deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the active caseload to 256, informed the state government data on Sunday.... read..
 

Assam Class 12 exam results declared, CM congratulates successful students

Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2022 10:55:03 AM IST
The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) on Monday declared the Class 12 examination (Arts, Commerce and Science stream) results.... read..
 

Assam's Kaziranga park faces new threat from invasive plant species

Guwahati |Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR), home to more than 2,600 one-horned Indian rhinos, is faced with a major threat -- not from poachers but from several invasive plant species that are threatening to destroy the habitats of one-horned r... read..
 

Guwahati: Rebel Sena MLAs hold meeting; celebrate legislator's b'day

Guwahati |Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The rebel Shiv Sena MLAs on Sunday held a meeting with their leader Eknath Shinde here at Radisson Blu hotel to take a decision on their next action plan.... read..
 

Assam CM visits flood-hit Silchar, meets affected residents

Guwahati |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday once again visited the inundated Silchar city of the state's Barak Valley region to review the flood situation.... read..
 

Balasaheb Thackeray's Sena supporting people linked to Mumbai blast, Dawood Ibrahim: Eknath Shinde

Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2022 9:25:35 AM IST
As the political turmoil continues in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who is currently camping in Assam along with other MLAs, on Sunday lashed out at the party for supporting the culprits of the Mumbai bomb blast, Dawood Ibrahim and th... read..
 

Maharashtra political crisis: Shinde camp likely to extend stay in Guwahati, says sources

Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2022 11:57:59 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra triggered by a rebellion by a large section of Shiv Sena MLAs, who are currently camping in Assam, sources have now learned that they are likely to stay for more days at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati and are u... read..
 

Maharashtra political crisis: Shinde calls meeting of rebel MLAs in Guwahati

Guwahati (Assam) | June 27, 2022 12:26:05 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has called a meeting of MLAs camping with him at a hotel in Assam's Guwahati on Monday at 2 pm, said sources.... read..
 

Drugs worth about Rs 15 cr seized in Assam's Nagaon

Nagaon (Assam) | June 27, 2022 4:25:20 AM IST
A huge quantity of narcotics worth about Rs 15 crores was seized and destroyed in the Nagaon district of Assam by the District Drugs Disposal Committee on International Drugs Day, informed the police on Sunday.... read..
 

IAF airlifts 96 tonnes of relief material for flood-hit Assam, Meghalaya

Guwahati / Shillong (Assam/Meghalaya) | June 26, 2022 11:57:14 AM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has airlifted at least 96 tonnes of relief material on Saturday using the aerial platforms in continuation with its humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) operation in Assam and Meghalaya, the IAF said on Sunday.... read..
 

Will set up separate block of Shiv Sena: Rebel MLA Deepak Kesarkar

Guwahati |Sunday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Asserting they are still part of the Shiv Sena, one of the rebel MLAs Deepak Kesarkar on Saturday said the dissident legislators would be setting up a separate block of the party.... read..
 

Guwahati: AAP workers detained during protest at Raj Bhavan

Guwahati |Sunday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
Several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were detained on Saturday during a protest at Raj Bhavan in Guwahati.... read..
 

MVA crisis: Eknath Shinde calls meeting of rebel Sena MLAs today in Guwahati

Assam (Guwahati) | June 26, 2022 10:25:35 AM IST
Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has called a meeting of MLAs camping with him at a hotel in Assam's Guwahati on Sunday to discuss the strategy ahead.... read..
 

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits flood-affected areas in Assam

Morigaon (Assam) | June 26, 2022 1:25:54 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday visited the flood-affected Barak valley area where a resident braved flood waters to greet him with a 'Gamusa'.... read..
 

Assam CM Sarma holds review meet on flood situation, rescue operations in state

Cachar (Assam) | June 26, 2022 2:55:31 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday held a review meeting on the flood situation and rescue operations in the state at the District Collector's office in the Cachar district.... read..
 

Maha crisis: Eknath Shinde camp has majority, ready to face floor test, says rebel MLA

By Hemanta Kumar Nath

Guwahati (Assam) | June 26, 2022 10:25:42 PM IST
As the Maharashtra political crisis continued, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Deepak Kesarkar on Sunday said they have a majority and are ready to face a floor test in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.... read..
 

Assam CM visits flood-affected areas of Silchar, reviews situation

Silchar (Assam) | June 26, 2022 10:56:01 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday visited Silchar to monitor the flood situation and took stock of the condition of people who have been affected by the flood.... read..
 

Assam floods: IAF deploys 7 types of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft for relief operations

Guwahati (Assam) | June 26, 2022 11:26:23 PM IST
The Indian Airforce deployed seven types of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft in various flood-affected areas, informed the officials on Sunday.... read..
 

Maharashtra crisis: Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs come together for birthday party

Guwahati (Assam) | June 26, 2022 11:56:44 PM IST
As the political tug of war in Maharashtra continued on Sunday, Maharashtra's Bhandara MLA Narendra Bhondekar's birthday celebrations were attended by the rebel MLAs at a hotel in Guwahati, said sources.... read..
 

Assam Minister Ashok Singhal meets rebel Maharashtra MLAs in Guwahati

Guwahati (Assam) | June 26, 2022 3:56:36 AM IST
Assam Minister Ashok Singhal on Saturday night arrived at Radisson Blu Hotel in Assam's Guwahati to meet rebel Maharashtra MLAs, including Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde.... read..
 

Assam CM congratulates Kokrajhar Police for seizing 447 kg ganja

Dispur (Assam) | June 25, 2022 3:27:11 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday congratulated the Kokrajhar Police for seizing 447 kg ganja and apprehending two persons. He also lauded the role of state police in curbing the drug menace.... read..
 

Assam flood: Reliance Foundation contributes Rs 25 crore to CM relief fund

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 11:55:41 AM IST
To support the people of Assam in the ongoing floods that have badly affected the state, Reliance Foundation has contributed Rs 25 crore to the Chief Minister's relief fund and also continues its ground relief support in the affected areas.... read..
 

Congress workers protest outside Guwahati hotel, ask rebel Maha MLAs to leave Assam

Guwahati |Saturday, 2022 3:15:18 AM IST
A large number of Assam Congress workers staged a protest outside the Radisson Blu hotel on the outskirts of Guwahati on Friday where over 40 Maharashtra MLAs led by rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde are camping since Wednesday.... read..
 

Mukesh Ambani donates Rs 25cr towards Assam CM Flood Relief

Guwahati |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Reliance Industries Chairman and business tycoon, Mukesh Ambani, and his son Anant Ambani have contributed to the Assam Chief Minister Relief Fund for the flood-affected people of the state.... read..
 

Assam Class 12 exam results to be declared on June 27

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 10:55:05 AM IST
The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) will declare the result of the Higher Secondary (HS) or Class 12 examinations on June 27, announced Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday.... read..
 

Assam flood situation witness slight improvement; over 33 lakh still affected in 28 districts

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 12:25:23 PM IST
The overall flood situation in Assam has improved but over 33.03 lakh people in 28 districts continue to remain affected due to the natural calamity in the state, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) informed on Saturday.... read..
 

Maha political crisis: Shinde calls meeting of rebel MLAs to discuss further strategy

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 12:56:21 PM IST
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has called a meeting at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati on Saturday afternoon to discuss further strategy, said sources.... read..
 

IAF conducts flood relief operations in Assam, 253 people rescued till now

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 6:26:04 PM IST
Indian Air Force (IAF) is conducting flood relief operations in Assam and Meghalaya, and has rescued 253 stranded persons since June 21.... read..
 

Eknath Shinde camp denies BJP role's behind revolt in Shiv Sena, claims two-thirds majority

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 6:55:01 PM IST
Rebel MLA Deepak Kesarkar, who is a part of the Eknath Shinde camp which named its group 'Shiv Sena Balasaheb' on Saturday, said that they are still with the Shiv Sena and claimed that they have a two-thirds majority.... read..
 

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav must accept his faction has lost majority, says rebel MLA

Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 8:27:29 PM IST
Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Deepak Kesarkar on Saturday said that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray must accept that his faction has "lost majority" while also adding that he should have "respected democracy" after winning the 2019 Assembly elections in... read..
 
 
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