GUWAHATI: Rulima Khatun of Dalgaon in Assam’s Darrang district, one of the most backward areas of the state, is just 17 years of age and she is not as unfortunate as many of her friends in the neighborhood. She had a narrow .. Read More

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BEEF FEST GREETS RAJNATH SINGH IN MIZORAM

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GUWAHATI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh faced a rather unexpected situation in Aizawl, capital of Mizoram. The people in the city braved the rain to send a strong message to the central government that will not accept any impo... Read More

ASSAM COP ASKED TO PROVE CITIZENSHIP: 'D' VOTERS LIST EXPANDS

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GUWAHATI: Abu Taher Ahmed, in his late 30s is a constable at South Salmara Police Station in Assam’s South Salmara district located in the south west corner of the state.

He has been with the state police for ... Read More

R.I.P COTTON COLLEGE: DOORS CLOSE AFTER 116 YEARS AMIDST TEARS, PROTESTS

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GUWAHATI: The legacy of 116 years came to an end leaving many in tears in Guwahati. Cotton College, one of the oldest and most prestigious educational institutes in eastern India set up in 1901 by then Assam province Chief Commiss... Read More

INTERNET OPENS NEW AVENUES FOR RURAL WOMEN IN ASSAM

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GUWAHATI: Nizara Talukdar in her mid 30s is just another village woman in Assam who has grown up in poverty. But the times seem to have changed as she has started to earn more through her innovative ideas, thanks to the Internet S... Read More

ASSAM BIOLOGIST PURNIMA BARMAN WINS GREEN OSCAR

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GUWAHATI: Biologist and activist Purnima Devi Barman who formed a group of village women for conservation of the globally endangered Greater Adjutant Stork has won the prestigious Whitley Awards, also known as the Green Oscars. Read More

ASSAM BIOLOGIST PURNIMA BARMAN WINS GREEN OSCAR

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GUWAHATI: Biologist and activist Purnima Devi Barman who formed a group of village women for conservation of the globally endangered Greater Adjutant Stork has won the prestigious Whitley Awards, also known as the Green Oscars. Read More

"MY SON IS INNOCENT!" LYNCH MOB IN ASSAM KILLS 2 FOR ALLEGEDLY STEALING COWS

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GUWAHATI: Call for strict action against those who lynched two teenagers in Assam’s Nagaon district.

Activists and people in general have demanded action so that such activities cannot reoccur in the state. ... Read More

ASSAM'S 2-CHILD DRAFT POLICY CRITICISED AS ANTI- WOMEN

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GUWAHATI: Assam government’s population policy has come under criticism. After Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), Oxfam India has slammed the policy saying it is against women.

It says t... Read More

ASSAM'S CRUSADER AGAINST WITCH-HUNTS GETS MUCH NEEDED RECOGNITION FROM THE UNHRC

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GUWAHATI: Assam’s anti-witch hunting crusader Birubala Rabha who has single-handedly been fighting to eradicate superstition from society will be speaking at the Witchcraft and Human Rights Experts Workshop at the UN Human R... Read More

'WAR HAS ROBBED DIGNITY FROM HUMANITY': SRI LANKAN FILMMAKER VITHANAGE

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GUWAHATI: Sri Lankan celebrated filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage who was conferred the coveted Bhupen Hazarika award by the Asam Sahitya Sabha, apex literary body of Assam, was in Guwahati to receive the award. The Citizen spoke with ... Read More

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