1897 Assam earthquake The Assam earthquake of 1897 occurred on June 12, 1897 in Assam, British Raj, and had an estimated magnitude of 8.1Mw.
1947 Assam earthquake The 1947 Assam earthquake occurred on July 29, 1947 at 13:43 UTC. This earthquake had a magnitude of Mw 7.3.
1950 Assam - Tibet earthquake The 1950 Assam – Tibet earthquake, also known as the Assam earthquake or Medog earthquake occurred on August 15, 1950, and had a magnitude of 8.6.
1950 Medog earthquake The 1950 Medog earthquake (Chinese : 墨脱大地震/察隅地震), Assamese ৫০ চনৰ ভূমিকম্প also known as the Assam Earthquake), occurred on August 15, 1950, and had a magnitude of 8.6.
Ahom kingdom The Ahom (Pron:ˈɑ:hɒm /ˈɑ:həm) Kingdom (Assamese: আহোম ৰাজ্য) (1228–1826, also called Kingdom of Assam) was a kingdom in the Brahmaputra valley in Assam, India that maintained it...
Ahom people The Ahom (Pron: ˈɑ:hɒm or ɑ:həm) people of Assam are the descendants of the ethnic Tai people that accompanied the Tai prince Sukaphaa into the Brahmaputra valley in 1228 and ruled the area for ...
Ajan Fakir Ajan Fakir, born Shah Miran, also known as Azan Pir, Hazrat Shah Miran, and Shah Milan (presumably from Miran), was a Sufi Syed, poet, Muslim preacher and saint from ...
Assam agitation The Assam Agitation (or Assam Movement) (1979-1985) was a popular movement against undocumented immigrants in Assam.
Atan Burhagohain Atan Burhagohain (Assamese: আতন বৰগোহাঁই ) was one of the most influential Burhagohains in the nearly 600 years of the Ahom kingdom.
Baro-Bhuyan The Baro-Bhuyans (spelled variously as Baro-Bhunias etc.) were Muslim and Hindu warrior chiefs and landlords (zamindars) in medieval Bengal and Assam who maintained a loosely independent co...
Barua Barua (বৰুৱা; बरूवा) which is also spelled as Baruah, Barooah, Baruwa, Baroova, Barooa, Baroowa, Borooah, Boruah, Baroa; is a common Assamese surname.
Battle of Itakhuli The Battle of Itakhuli (1682) was fought between the Ahom Kingdom and the Mughal Empire, in which the Ahoms pushed back Mughal control to the west of the Manas river for good.
Battle of Saraighat The Battle of Saraighat was fought in 1671 between the Mughal empire (led by the Kachwaha king, Raja Ramsingh I), and the Ahom Kingdom (led by Lachit Borphukan) on the Brahmaputra river at Sarai...
Bhuti Varman Bhuti Varman ruled Kamarupa from the Varman dynasty for the period 518-542 was son of Kamrupi King Narayana Varman and Queen Devavati.
Biswa Singha of Kamata Viswa Singha was the progenitor king of the Koch dynasty of the Kamata kingdom, a successor state of the ancient Kamarupa kingdom.
Bongal Kheda Bongal Kheda refers to an organised campaign of ethnic cleansing of the Bengali Hindus in the North East, that originated in the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam during the 1960s and 1970s and spread...
Borbarua Borbarua (Ahom language: Phu-Ke-Lung) was one of the five patra mantris (councillors) in the Ahom kingdom, a position created by the Ahom king Prataap Singha.
Borgohain Borgohain was the second of the two original counsellors in the Ahom kingdom.
Borpatrogohain Borpatrogohain was the third of the three great Gohains in the Ahom kingdom.
Brahma Pala Brahma Pala was founder of Pala Dynasty of Kamarupa Kingdom.
Brahmaputra Mail train bombing The Brahmaputra Mail train bombing was a terrorist attack on a train travelling in Western Assam in Eastern India on 30 December 1996.
Buranji Buranjis are a class of historical chronicles, written initially in the Ahom and afterwards in Western Assamese dialect.
Burhagohain Burhagohain (Ahom language:Chao Phrang Mong) was the first of the two original counsellors in the Ahom kingdom.
Burmese invasions of Assam There were three Burmese invasion of Assam between 1817 and 1826, during which time the Kingdom of Assam (Ahom) came under the control of Burma from 1821 to 1825.
Chandramukha Varman Chandramukha Varman ruled Kamarupa from the Varman dynasty for the period 542-566 was son of Kamrupi King Bhuti Varman and Queen Vijnanavati.
Chilarai Shukladhwaj (1510–1571 AD), or more popularly Chilarai (চিলাৰায়, চিলারায়), was the younger brother of Nara Narayan, the king of the Kamata kingdom in the 16th century.
Chobilal upadhyaya Chobilal Upadhyaya, popularly known as Chhabilal Babu was a prominent leader of the Indian Freedom Movement from Assam.
Chobilal Upadhyaya Chobilal Upadhyaya, popularly known as Chhabilal Babu was a prominent leader of the Indian Freedom Movement from Assam.
Chutiya Kingdom The Chutiya kingdom (pronounced sutiya) was established by Birpal in 1187 in northeastern Assam, with the capital at Sadiya.
Colonial Assam Colonial Assam (1826–1947) refers to the period of History of Assam between the signing of the Treaty of Yandabo and Independence of India when Assam was under the British colonial rule.
Eastern Bengal and Assam East Bengal (পূর্ববঙ্গ Purbobôngo) was the name used during two periods in the 20th century for a territory that roughly corresponded to the modern state of Bangladesh.
Edward Albert Gait Sir Edward Albert Gait KCSI CIE (1863–1950) was an administrator in the Indian Civil Service who rose to serve as Lieutenant-Governor of the British Raj Province known as Bihar and Orissa.
First Anglo-Burmese War The First Anglo-Burmese War (ပထမ အင်္ဂလိပ် မြန်မာ စစ်; 5 March 1824 – 24 February 1826) was the first of three wars fought between the British and Burmese Empire in the 19th century.
Gaisal train disaster The Gaisal train disaster occurred on 2 August 1999, when two trains carrying 2,500 people collided at the remote station of Gaisal, 310 miles from the city of Gauhati in Assam.
Ganapati Varman Ganapati Varman ruled Kamarupa from the Varman dynasty for the period 446-470 A.D was son of Kamrupi king Kalyana Varman and queen Gandharvavati.
Garchuk Lachit Garh Garchuk Lachit Garh (meaning 'fort' in Assamese) or Fort, now popularly known as Lachit Garh, is located in the South Western part of the Guwahati city to the west of Ahomgaon.
Go Pala Go Pala was successor and son of Indra Pala and his queen Rajya Devi, of Pala Dynasty of Kamarupa Kingdom, who ruled for the period 990-1015 A.D.
Gopinath Bordoloi Gopinath Bordoloi (গোপীনাথ বৰদলৈ; 1890–1950) was the first Prime Minister of undivided Assam before independence and later Chief Minister of the Indian state of Assam, and also a leading Indian...
Habung Habung is a region in Dhemaji district in Assam.
Harsha Pala Harsha Pala was son of Go Pala, the ruler of Pala Dynasty of Kamarupa Kingdom and Queen Nayana.
History of Assam The history of Assam is the history of a confluence of people from the east, west and the north; the confluence of the Indo-Aryan, Austroasiatic and Tibeto-Burman cultures.
History of Beltola Beltola is a prime residential area in the southern part of Guwahati, Assam.
History of Kaziranga National Park The history of Kaziranga National Park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India, can be traced back to the beginning of the twentieth century, in 1904.
Jaintia Kingdom The Jaintia Kingdom was a kingdom in present-day North-East India.
Jaya Pala Jaya Pala was ruler of Pala Dynasty of Kamarupa Kingdom.
Jitendra Narayan Jitendra Narayan Bhup Bahadur, KCSI (20 December 1886 – 20 December 1922) was Maharaja of Cooch-Behar, in India from September 1913 until his death in December 1922.
Kachari Kingdom The Bodo-Kachari (Pron: kəˈʧɑ:rɪ) Kingdom(called Kachari Kingdom in medieval times) was a powerful kingdom in medieval Assam.
Kalita (caste) The Kalita (কলিতা) are a caste of the state of Assam, North East India.
Kalitas of Assam The Kalita (কলিতা) caste of the state of Assam, North East India are a unique Hindu social group who have been a dominant caste through the ages.
Kalyana Varman Kalyana Varman ruled Kamarupa from the Varman dynasty for the period of 422-426 A.D was son of Kamrupi king Bala Varman and queen Ratnavati.
Kamarupa Kāmarūpa (Assamese: কামৰূপ ৰাজ্য, also called Pragjyotisha), was the first historical kingdom in Assam, existing from 350 to 1140 CE. Ruled by three dynasties from their capitals in prese...
Kamarupa - Late to end period Kamarupa – Late to end period was a period of Kamarupa kingdom from founding of Pala Dynasty by Brahma Pala to last ruler of dynasty Jaya Pala.
Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti (The Assam Research Society) was established in 1912 by scholars and researchers to shed light on the history, civilization and culture of ancient Assam.
Kamarupa inscriptions The Kamarupa inscriptions are a number of 5th-century to early 13th-century rock, copper plate and clay seal inscriptions associated with the rulers and their subordinates of the Kamarupa region.
Kamata Kingdom The Kamata (Pron: ˈkʌmətɑ:) kingdom (Assamese: কমতা ৰাজ্য) appeared in the western part of the older Kamarupa kingdom in the 13th century, after the fall of the Pala dynasty.
Khen dynasty The Khen dynasty of Assam replaced the Pala dynasty in the 12th century.
Kirata The Kirāta is a generic term in Sanskrit literature for people who lived in the mountains, particularly in the Himalayas and North-East India and who are postulated to have been Mongoloid in origin.
Koch Bihar Koch Bihar (1586—1949), now in West Bengal, India, was a small kingdom located south of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.
Koch dynasty The Koch (Pron:kɒʧ) dynasty of Assam and Bengal, named after the Koch tribe, emerged as the dominant ruling house in the Kamata kingdom in 1515 after the fall of the Khen dynasty in 1498.
Koch Hajo Koch Hajo (1581-1616) was the kingdom under Raghudev and his son Parikshit Narayan of the Koch dynasty that stretched from Sankosh river in the west to the Bhareli river in the east on the north...
Koch Rajbongshi people Koch Rajbongshi community can be found in entire parts of Present Assam, West Bengal, kishanganj in Bihar, Nepal, Meghalaya, Bangladesh.
Koch-Ahom conflicts The Koch–Ahom conflicts (1543–68) refer to the rivalry between the Koch and the Ahom kingdoms over the control of the Brahmaputra Valley.
Kumar Bhaskara Varman Kumar Bhaskara Varman was the last and most illustrious of the Varman dynasty rulers of the Kamarupa Kingdom.
Lachit Borphukan Lachit Borphukan (Assamese: লাচিত বৰফুকন) was a commander and Borphukan in the Ahom kingdom known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle of Saraighat that thwarted a drawn-out attempt by Mughal forces under the command of Ramsingh I to take back Kamrup.
Ledo Road The Ledo Road (लेडो रोड, လီဒိုလမ်းမကြီး, 中印公路) (from Ledo, Assam, India to Kunming, Yunnan, China) was built during World War II so that the Western Allies could supply the Chinese as an alterna...
Lushai Expedition The British Indian Army Lushai Expedition of 1871 to 1872 was a punitive incursion under the command of Generals Brownlow and Bourchier.
Mahendra Varman Mahendra Varman ruled Kamarupa from the Varman dynasty for the period 470-494 A.D was son of Kamrupi King Ganapati Varman and Queen Yajiiavati.
Mir Jumla II Mir Jumla II (1591–30 March 1663) (مير جملا) was a prominent subahdar of Bengal in Eastern India under the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.