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High pitched campaign for second phase poll ends in Assam

Guwahati, Apr 9 (IBNS) : High pitched campaign for second phase of the Assembly polls in Assam by heavyweight national leaders and local leaders ended on Saturday evening.

Assam: Rahul Gandhi takes dig at PM Modi over Panama controversy

Guwahati, Apr 8 (IBNS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi that why he had not constituted a probe into the matter after Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's son's name featured in the Panama Papers.

78.06 pct turnout in first phase of Assam polls

Guwahati, Apr 4 (IBNS) : High turnout was recorded in first phase of polling in 65 assembly constituencies in Assam on Monday.

Assam: 95 lakh voters to decide fates of 539 candidates in first phase of polling tomorrow

Guwahati, Apr 3 (IBNS): A total of 95,11,732 voters of 65 assembly constituencies of Assam will decide to fates of 539 candidates in the first phase of polling in the state to be held on Apr 4.

Govt. amenity provided ex-CMs of Assam

Guwahati, Mar 1 (IBNS) : The Governor of Assam by a notification on Feb 29 has declared that the Ex-Chief Ministers of Assam, who have completed minimum continuous tenure of one year as Chief Minister, shall be provided with rent free furnished accommodation of the status of a Cabinet Minister, one private secretary, one assistant, one driver, four PSOs, House Guard Party(1+4) at maximum of two locations which can be augmented as per threat perception of Ex-Chief Minister, two peons and telephone at the state headquarters.

Assam CM urges Modi to provide special package for tea garden community development

Guwahati, Feb 22 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has sought Rs 5568.80 crore from the Union Government for the over-all socio-economic development of the tea garden workers of the state.

Assam: Most wanted NDFB(S) militant killed in gun fight

Guwahati, Feb 8 (IBNS) : A most wanted hardcore militant belongs to NDFB(S) was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Chirang district on Monday morning, police said.

Assam: Two militants nabbed, 3 IEDs , huge cache arms-ammu recovered

Guwahati, Feb 6 (IBNS) : Security forces have apprehended two militants and recovered three IEDs and huge cache of arms-ammunition from two different places in Assam on Saturday, officials said.

Assam poll : Gogoi presents Rs 33,687.43 cr interim budget

Guwahati, Feb 1 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi presented of Rs 33,687.43 crore interim budget for the first six months of 2016-17 financial year in Assam assembly started on Monday.

Assam: Three police personnel injured in grenade blast

Guwahati, Jan 28 (IBNS) : At least three police personnel were injured in a grenade blast incident and eight persons,including a brother of a Congress leader, were kidnapped in Assam’s Dima Hasao district on Wednesday night, officials said on Thursday.

Assam: Volatile Peace

As Assam recorded the lowest insurgency-related fatalities in 2015, since 1992, hopes of a lasting peace were regenerated. Nevertheless, enduring challenges have scuttled such hopes in the past, and many of these remain unaddressed. Significantly, the trend of overall fatalities has remained erratic in the State, recording a sustained decline between 2010 and 2012 (158 in 2010; 94 in 2011 and 91 in 2012); escalated in 2013 to 101; and took Assam to the status of the worst-affected State in India, with 305 fatalities in 2014.

Assam: Another rhino poached in Kaziranga

Guwahati, Dec 24 (IBNS): Poachers have continued their killing spree in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) with the elimination of another one horned rhinoceros in the world heritage site on Wednesday night.

ULFA general Secretary Anup Chetia released from jail

Guwahati, Dec 24 (IBNS): United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) general Secretary Anup Chetia alias Golap Baruah on Thursday released from the jail few hours later after he was granted bail in last of the four cases registered against him.

Mob set ablaze passenger bus in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 23 (IBNS): Tension gripped in a town of Assam's Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) on Wednesday after a mob set ablaze a bus following a road mishap in which a retired teacher was killed, police said.

Demonstration at national capital for interests of people of Assam: Gogoi

Guwahati, Dec 17 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that the state has lost to the tune of Rs. 9000 crore approximately for withdrawal of special category status.