First published from Guwahati, it is now published simultaneously from Guwahati and Dibrugarh. The newspaper is perhaps the best in the North-Eastern Region. It has a huge readership in Assam and is the most popular newspaper in the North-East India. The Assam Tribune has a wide reach in terms of circulation figures as well as the reliability of the news matter.
The present editor is Prafulla Govinda Baruah, son of Radha Govinda Baruah, and P. J. Baruah is the Executive Editor.