Zam Hydropower Station, Largest Dam in Tibet on River Brahmaputra Gets Operational

The largest dam in Tibet, which is built across Brahmaputra river has started its functioning since 13th October. Zam Hydropower Station which has cost around USD 1.5 billion (9.6 billion Yuan) is now operational and it is expected that it [...]

1st Phase of Bihar Elections Today, 40.77% Voting Till Noon

One fifth of the Bihar’s population shall be casting their votes today in the first phase of the much awaited Bihar elections. Elections in 49 constituencies have started and enthusiasm has been noticed among the voters. By 12:30 pm, 40.77% [...]

RBI Cuts Down Repo Rate

Reserve Bank of India today slashed down the repo rate by 0.5% or 50 basis points to 6.75%. The repo rate now stands at four and half year low. The rate cut shall be effective from 05th October. However the cash reserve ratio has been unchanged [...]

Artists and Film Fraternity Comes Out To Help The Flood Affected In Assam

In a notable event, the All Assam Artists and Technicians Fraternity has walked a step forward and started raising funds for the flood affected victims across Assam, who are yet to receive sufficient help from government. Highly acclaimed Assamese [...]

RTI Reveals AAP Onion Scam in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party Government in Delhi has been making claims of purchasing onions at Rs. 40 per Kg and selling at Rs. 30 per kg. Following an RTI appeal by National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited (NAFED), [...]

Bihar Gears Up For 2015 Assembly Elections

The battle for 243 seats in the Bihar elections are on and the elections are likely to be conducted in five phases as declared by the Election Commission. The counting of vote shall  take place on 08th November. BJP has announced that it shall [...]

Incessant Rains Make Flood Situation Worser in Assam

Flood situations have worsened in the state of Assam and nineteen districts are badly hit. Over 13 lakh people have been affected badly and 2 lakh 60 thousand people have been shifted to relief camps. The death toll has alarmingly risen to [...]

Battleground Bihar, Stage Set For The Next Big Elections

The current legislative assembly of Bihar expires on 29th November 2015. The forthcoming elections are going to be the most dramatic and interesting elections in recent times; allies have become foes, foes have become allies. The election will [...]
Influential Politician and Senior Congressman from Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma Joins BJP

Influential Politician and Senior Congressman from Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma Joins BJP

The evening of 23rd August witnessed a sudden event in the Assam politics when Mr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, former Assam Minister and Congress legislator joined Bharatiya Janta Party. However, Mr. Sarma already had been making attempts to join BJP [...]
Floods Affect Thousands in Assam (2)

Floods Create Alarming Situation in Assam

The beauty of the land of blue hills and red river has lately been disturbed by floods. Severe rainfall has heavily disturbed nineteen districts of the state. Recent reports say that 6.5 lakh people have been affected by the flood. The death [...]