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2 Assam govt officials held on bribery charges

Guwahati/Rangia: Two government officials were arrested in separate incidents in Assam on Friday over allegations of demanding bribe, police said. An assistant engineer of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) was caught while reportedly accepting bribe money in his office, Special Director...

Assam Congress stages statewide protests against fuel price hike

Guwahati: The Assam Congress on Thursday staged a state-wide protest over high prices of fuels – petrol and diesel and other essential commodities. Protests were organised across the state by all district Congress units.“BJP came to power in the Centre...

Assam logs 308 fresh COVID-19 cases

Guwahati: Assam on Wednesday reported 308 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 6,07,427, according to the bulletin of the National Health Mission. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 5,958 as one more person succumbed to the disease in Jorhat district,...

RPF recovers huge contraband items at different railway stations in NE

Guwahati: Northeast Frontier Railway, Railway Protection Force (RPF) has recovered various contraband items during regular checks and drives conducted at various stations and trains in the Northeast during the first half of the month of October. “RPF personnel of NF...

Red alert in Assam on intel reports of ISI-Al Qaeda terror plot

Guwahati: The Assam Police issued a high alert in the state over the intelligence input that Pakistan’s spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Al Qaeda, is planning a series of terror attacks in Assam and other places in...

Center has approved Rs 3094 crore bridge over Brahmaputra

Guwahati: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Thursday said the Centre has approved the construction of a 3 km long 4-lane bridge on Brahmaputra river in Kamrup district at an estimated cost of Rs 3094 crores. Finance Minister added that the...

Assam administers COVID 19 vaccine doses to more than 2.5 crore people

Guwahati: Assam has given COVID 19 vaccines to more than 2.5 crore people, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The state administered more than 1.9 crore first-time doses and 60 lakh second doses. “Proud to share that our state has crossed...

Assam: Police arrest model Rajkanya Baruah from a hospital over accident case

Guwahati: Assam police today re-arrested a model Rajkanya Baruah who hit 9 PWD workers with her vehicle at a downtown area in Guwahati. Rajkanya Baruah was arrested from a private hospital in Guwahati on Wednesday who got her admitted in...

Congress suspends MLA Sherman Ali for making communal statement

Guwahati: Congress MLA Sherman Ali who was arrested for making communal provocative remarks was suspended from the party for “repeatedly violating party discipline”. The decision of the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) comes after Ali’s failure to reply to the...

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates heritage cum cultural center at Guwahati

Guwahati: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday inaugurated the Mahabahu Brahmaputra River Heritage Centre at Panbazar in Guwahati, Assam. The cultural centre has been set up at the site of the old DC Bungalow in Guwahati. The new heritage cum cultural...

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2 Assam govt officials held on bribery charges

Guwahati/Rangia: Two government officials were arrested in separate incidents in Assam on Friday over allegations of demanding bribe, police...