Yet another suicide incident shocks the Guwahati IIT. A B Tech student of the institute committed suicide on Sunday. According to information, identified as Tushar Yadav, the student from Gurgon in Haryana committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of his hostel. The incident took place at 8 in the morning where Yadav was believed to have jumped from Kameng Hostel. He was taken to the hospital where he was declared brought dead. This was the second such incident during the last six months.
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Rongali Bihu celebration will be held in New Delhi on April 20 at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi from 4 pm onwards. The event is being organised by Assam...
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Socio-cultural organization Aikyatan brought its 40th anniversary celebration to Surya’s intimate stage with the staging of a new play titled ‘Jonakar Pohar’ recently. The play evoked genuine...
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Health Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarmah addressing in an election campaigning meeting in support of Bismita Gogoi, candidate for Khumtai LAC at Golaghat on March 30. PHOTO: UB PHOTOS
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A major incident of blast was averted on Thursday when an improvised explosive devise was found near a polling station in Assam's Autonomous District (ST) Lok Sabha constituency.
North-Eastern Hill University Shillong is conducting an International Seminar cum workshop on the “Economic and Social Impact of Medical Devices on the Healthcare Sector in the Country” in blended mode, on April 28-30. The program is being organised by the Design Innovation Centre (DIC) and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, NEHU, Shillong in collaboration and sponsored by ICSSR NERC NEHU and DIC.
The sub-theme of the event focusses on the Growth of Medical Devices in India- Towards Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The program is being held to bring forth experts from academia, industry, healthcare institutions, government agencies, medical experts and venture capitalists to...
Raijor Dal, floated in 2020, has finally received the Election Commission of India (ECI) registration. The party won one seat in the 2021 Assam assembly elections contesting the majority constituancies. Akhil Gogoi, the former leader of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) is the lone MLA party which has been trying hard to become a formidable ginger group in the state political arena.
Informing that Raijor Dal had received the ECI's registration, one of its vociferous leaders Gyanasree Bora urged the party workers to do more hard work so that the party's strength could be increased. She also stressed the need for the party's funding collection. “ Finally, our party has received...
The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has refuted reports that some more leaders would soon desert the party. According to some reports, among others, former minister and MP Prodyut Bordoloi, former minister and MLA Rockeybool Hussain, and former minister Bismita Gogoi would quit the party at any time. Refuting such reports, APCC General Secretary Rana Bora, in a press statement, claimed that no Congress leaders would not quit the party. “ We have noticed that some reports claimed Prodyut Bordoloi, Rockeybool Hussain, Bismita Gogoi are ready to quit Congress. These reports are baseless and no Congress leaders defect to the party," Bora added. Former Minister Hussain also denied...
New Delhi : In yet another significant development in the field of politics, Assam's former Congress president and outgoing Rajya Sabha MP Ripun Bora quits the party and joined TMC on Sunday.
In his letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Bora alleged that he had no point of continue as Congress leader and former where a section of his party leaders has struck secret deal with BJP or Chief Minister.
Later in the afternoon, Bora joined TMC at a brief function in Kolkata where top TMC leaders were present. Bora is that ed second top lCobgress eader to have joined TMC after Sushmita Dev.
Guwahat: AAP has alleged a nefarious attempt by BJP in Guwahati to upset it's prospect for the upcoming GMC polls.
Talking to Assam Times, a senior leader of the party said that BJP/s youth wing has damaged a hoarding in Guwahati on Monday.
He said that this was followed by the removal of a few other AAP banners and hoardings in the Capital city by the administration.
Later in a statement, the newly emerging party said that BJP's the largest ever political party on the planet was rattling at the stepped up electioneering by a very small party which is in power only in two states.
AAP is contesting 40 wards out of 60 in the GMC polls slated for April 22.
Guwahati: The recent landslide victory in Punjab seems to be a morale booster for the Aam Admi Party in Guwahati in the run up to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation election slated for April 22.
Hundreds of people in the nook and corner of the capital city have been joining the party on every passing day. Party banners and posters are flooding the city streets apart from meetings at ward level.
"Yes. I joined the party after I had noticed the schemes of things in Delhi and Punjab," said Antara Das from the Ulubari area.
"We opposed Congress and voted BJP to power. But to no avail. What are the options,? Here's the AAP. It's the need of the hour," said Nirmal...
New Delhi: The Centre has withdrawn AFSPA 1958 from 24 districts in view of an improved law and order situation.
According to the notification, it would come into force from April 1,2022.
Apart from the hills districts, AFSPA will be in force in Sivasagar, Jorhat, Tinsukia.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked the Centre for the decision and hoped that the Act would be a thing of the past for the entire state in the near future.
New Delhi: Assam and Meghalaya claimed to have settled an interstate border dispute in 6 places at a meeting of Chief Ministers with the Union's home minister in New Delhi on Tuesday.
The agreement was formally signed by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma after a meeting that evening.
Speaking to reporters waiting outside, the Chief Ministers claimed to have settled a decade-long issue in 6 areas and hoped for the same solution in 6 other remaining areas.
But both sides refused to divulge the details of the agreement, which is likely to trigger protests and anger among people living along the disputed border areas....
Guwahati: Congress leadership in the state is holding a series of brainstorming meetings in Guwahati to ensure smooth passage of opposition consensus candidate Ripun Bora in the Rajya Sabha polls slated for Wednesday.
AICC leader Jitendra Singh is monitoring the entire process amid a growing internal rift in the party where a few party legislators are unlikely to help Bora.
Raha MLA Sashikanta Das participated in BJP’s programme on the Rajya Sabha meeting in the capital city on Sunday, a few days after Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visited him.
However, a growing difference with AIUDF is making it difficult for Ripun Bora to win the polls after AIUDF openly castigated Samoguri...
Guwahati: Independent MLA from Sivasagar has strongly objected to the state assembly Speaker’s ruling on cross voting in the Rajya Sabha polls.
Gogoi said that it was not proper for the Speaker to say that nobody could be disqualified for cross voting in the Rajya Sabha polls.
He further alleged the partial role of Assembly Speaker Biswajeet Daimary, accusing him of disrupting the Opposition party MLAs.