The Congress was recently mired in a blazing controversy after a woman in Assam was allegedly set afire by her husband who thought that she had kissed Rahul Gandhi during an interaction on women empowerment in Jorhat. The woman who was burnt to death by her husband, was not the person who planted a...Wednesday, 5 March 2014 - 6:00am
The Assam police said that 35-year-old Bonti Chutia, allegedly set afire by her husband who assumed she was among a group of women kissing Rahul Gandhi at a function, was not at the venue. Jorhat superintendent of police Amanjeet Kaur said: "She was not the one who had kissed Gandhi. Around 7,000-...Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 6:00am
The death of a full grown rhino by getting trapped in mud at the Kaziranga National Park evoked widespread protests in Assam on Thursday. Protestors blocked a national highway and burnt the effigy of the state's forest minister Rockybul Hussain to give vent to their ire. What infuriated them was...Friday, 28 February 2014 - 6:00am
Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday went hammer and tongs at the Congress for its 'misdeeds' but was fairly soft on the Bharatiya Janata Party, thereby leaving enough hints of a possible post-poll alliance with the saffron party in the event of a...Thursday, 27 February 2014 - 6:00am
A 45-year-old man died of burn injuries after he immolated himself in front of the Assam secretariat in Guwahati on Monday morning. Pranab Bodo was protesting the denial of land rights to people residing on government land in the state capital.Tuesday, 25 February 2014 - 6:00am
Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday asked China to shed its "expansionist mindset" saying the world today does not recognise this.Sunday, 23 February 2014 - 8:00am
Nido Tania, the victim of recent racial attack in New Delhi, overshadowed all issues during the 28th statehood day celebration of Arunachal Pradesh here on Thursday. Given China's frequent claim on Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang particularly, the annual celebration is often viewed by many as a platform...Friday, 21 February 2014 - 6:00am
The rhinos face a threat to their lives for their horn. So, the forest department in Assam is now mulling over the idea of dehorning the animal to save it from poachers. For years, scores of rhinos have fallen prey to the bullets of poachers in Assam. The state's forest department says it has...Friday, 14 February 2014 - 6:00am
Student organisations in Manipur on Wednesday jointly enforced a 'curfew' against non-Manipuris living in the state to protest the growing number of 'racial attacks' on people from the northeast in the national capital.Thursday, 13 February 2014 - 6:00am
The Gauhati High Court has issued a notice to Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Ranee Narah and others for encroaching on 76.8 acres of government land to set up a tea plantation in Assam's Lakhimpur district. The court also issued notices to six other firms and individuals for encroaching...Wednesday, 12 February 2014 - 6:00am
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