The ministry for development of Northeastern region has embarked upon an ambitious plan worth Rs 125 crore to convert the region into a hub of organic farming in India.

In what may be a serious embarrassment for the Congress government at the end of their 13 years rule in the state, Assam is among a few other states — Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh — which hav

The Assam government has imposed complete ban on non-smoking tobacco in the state from Thursday. Assam governor J.B.

The Assam forest department has set up a team of wildlife experts to look into the frequent incidents of leopard straying into the residential locality of Guwahati and claimed that the tiger population is increasing in Assam.

Informing that Assam may have the highest number of tigers soon, Assam forest minister Rockybul Hussain told reporters that census through pug marks and camera-trapping has indicated that the tiger population in Kaziranga and other wildlife sanctuaries of the state was rising.

The ongoing talks with the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Issac-Muivah) has entered a crucial stage with the Union home ministry ready to grant Nagaland the status of a special category sta

Rural development minister Jairam Ramesh here on Thursday said that his department has asked the CAG to do performance audit of all the rural development schemes in 11 states including Assam.

The major earthquake that rocked Sikkim may turn out to be a major disaster as a NHPC dam in north Sikkim developed crack and gushing water has started inundating low lying area forcing hundreds of families to flee for life soon after the tremors.