People’s Liberation Front of India revival case: NIA arrests one during raids in Jharkhand, Assam

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an individual in connection with efforts to rejuvenate the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) after conducting extensive raids in Jharkhand and Assam, the agency said on Thursday. The crackdown led to the arrest of one Binod Munda alias Sukkhwa from the Khunti district of Jharkhand. The […]

Assam’s Kaziranga National Park witnesses historic visitor influx in 2023-24, records 3.27 lakh tourists

Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR), which is known as the place with the highest population of one-horned rhinoceros, has experienced a fabulous hike in the number of visitors in 2023-2024. According to forest officials, Kaziranga Park witnessed the arrival of more than 3.27 lakh tourists during this year, while around 3.15 […]

Assam: Rain, hailstorm batter parts of Kamrup district; uproot trees, damage houses

After experiencing dry and hot weather for the past few weeks, heavy rains accompanied by hailstorms wreaked havoc in parts of Assam’s Kamrup district and neighbouring areas on Sunday, causing extensive damage to public and private properties. Several houses were damaged, and trees and electric poles were uprooted in the Nagarbera area of […]

Lok Sabha polls: Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal begins campaign in tea-majority areas in Assam’s Dibrugarh

Union Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal, launched a campaign in the tea-majority areas in Dibrugarh, emphasizing the significance of Assam tea’s 200-year legacy in elevating India’s global reputation. Union Minister Sonowal, who has been fielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was canvassing for the party for the upcoming […]

“People are with us…”: Assam BJP MP Pabitra Margherita exudes confidence of victory

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has intensified its preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Assam as leaders started their poll campaigning across the state. Speaking about the party’s preparation for the first, second and third phases of nominations, BJP’s Rajya Sabha member Pabitra Margherita said, “In the first phase, we have five seats […]

“Credible intelligence on ISIS leaders’ movement led to arrest” says Assam IGP (STF)

Assam, Partha Sarathi Mahanta, said on Thursday that the Assam police had taken action against ISIS top run based on credible intelligence received fifteen days ago. Addressing a press conference at Assam police headquarters in Guwahati following the arrest of two top-rung leaders of ISIS in India by the Special Task Force, IGP Mahanta said, “15 days ago […]

Assam: AAP withdraws candidate from Guwahati, demands from Congress to withdraw 2 candidates

The Aam Aadmi Party withdrew its candidate from Assam’s Guwahati Lok Sabha seat and demanded that Congress withdraw their candidates from Sonitpur and Dibrugarh. Earlier, on February 8, AAP MP Sandeep Pathak announced that AAP candidate Manoj Dhanohar will contest from Dibrugarh, Bhaven Chaudhary from Guwahati and Rishi Raj from […]

Assam CM announces 4 pc hike in Dearness Allowance for state government employees

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday announced a hike of four per cent in Dearness Allowance (DA) for the government employees in the state. Holding a press conference here today, the Assam CM said “This DA will be applicable from January 1, 2024.” With the hike, Assam government employees will now get 50 per cent dearness allowance (DA) in […]