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An aged woman, Miri Turu was killed in a suspected case of witch-hunt last night at Byrnihat in Jorabat on Saturday night. The incident took place at Byrnihat on Saturday night where a group of local youths dragged out the woman Miri Turu of her home to be killed in the name of witch hunting. Later police...

A youth from Assam was shot dead last night at Railway Market in Dimapur Town in Nagaland. The deceased has been identified as Dipankar Dey, police said. The incident took place at Railway Market area where an unidentified gunman shot at a youth in the evening. The reason of the attack is yet to be identified. The bullets pierced the right of the youth who was standing...

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday made an aerial survey of severely flood affected districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Goalpara and Dhubri. After...

Tiwa council poll results: The results of the Tiwa Autonomous Council poll have been declared today. Congress has won 8 seats, Tiwa Okyo Mancha won 7...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has appealed to vote for Nahid Afrin – a contestant of popular show Indian Idol Junior. “I have voted for Nahid Afrin,...

The Northeast Frontier Railway has cancelled several trains on Thursday as railway tracks were flooded between Bijni and Chaprakata stations, Lower Assam. officials said. Road communications were also affected as the National Highway-31 was flooded at Kasugaon in Kokrajhar district. Hundreds of vehicles were stranded due to flooding, sources said. The National Highway...

Ruling Congress has slapped a six-year suspension on two party general secretaries in Morigaon district for allegedly attacking a police team which had gone to arrest a Bangladeshi national. “We have suspended Habibur Rahman and Siddique Ahmed — the two general secretaries of Morigaon district Congress — for six years. “We have also requested police...

Three girls drown in pond in Jorhat, Three minor girls drowned in a pond at Titabor in Jorhat district of Assam on Thursday. The victims were identified as Pinky Karmakar, kumkum Karmakar and Deepika Karmakar. The girls entered into the pond to take bath. Unaware of the depth of the pond, they had ventured into the deep parts of the water body, local people said. On receipt...

The consequences of cutting hills and filling up wetlands were clearly visible at this crucial junction on Guwahati’s outskirts today as flash floods following a heavy shower brought trucks, buses and small vehicles to a grinding halt. This scenario is nothing new at Jorabat, the junction that connects Guwahati to Meghalaya, Barak Valley, Mizoram and Tripura through...

Woman accused of witchcraft tortured in Golaghat: Yet another incident of witch-hunting sends no less shock and anger in Golaghat district where local residents mercilessly thrashed an old couple for witchery. The incident took place at Bhagawan Tea Garden in Borpothar where local residents mercilessly beat up septuagenarian Ticksen Tati and his wife Ratani Orang at a...