Assam News

Assam-based truckers launch indefinite blockade of Mizoram

A large number of vehicles were stranded in Assam and Mizoram on the border areas as a number of organisations in Assam's Cachar and Hailakandi district called for indefinite economic blockade of Mizoram from this morning.

Seven tourists from Assam feared dead in Nepal

Seven tourists from Assam are feared dead in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives so far.

Seven tourists from Assam feared dead in Nepal

Seven tourists from Assam are feared dead in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives so far.

Army busts NDFB(S) hideouts in Assam

Security forces busted two major hideouts of NDFB(S) militants inside thick jungles in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts, a defence spokesperson said here on Monday.

Fresh tremors felt in Assam

Two fresh tremors shook Assam on Sunday, though there was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property.

Army, IAF activate disaster management mechanism for Nepal

Army's Gajaraj Corps and Indian Air Force (IAF), Tezpur, on Sunday activated disaster management mechanism for providing medical relief to people in earthquake-hit Nepal.

Assam Adivasi massacre: NDFB(S) ultra Martin Basumatary held

NDFB-Songbijit militant B Matang alias Martin Basumatary, allegedly involved in the adivasi massacre on December 23 last, was arrested in a joint operation by 12 Assam Rifle and Assam Police on Sunday.

Only BJP can free Assam from illegal immigration: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday expressed confidence that his party will win next year`s assembly polls in Assam and assured that it would tackle the problem of illegal migration from neighbouring Bangladesh.

Fresh tremors felt in Assam

Two fresh tremors shook Assam today, though there was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property.

Air Force doctor's maid found dead

A maid working at the official residence of a senior Air Force official was on Thursday found dead under mysterious circumstances in Jorhat district.

Yet to receive Rs 400 crore flood relief from Centre: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that the state has not received the Rs 400 crore of flood assistance recommended by the Centre.

NGT slams Assam government over CAG report on Kaziranga Park

 The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Assam government over a CAG report which has detected a number of lapses and anomalies by the state in maintenance of the Kaziranga National Park.

Six NDFB(S) terrorists nabbed from Kokrajhar

 Six NDFB(S) terrorists were arrested from Kokrajhar district on Wednesday in a joint operation of the Army and the Assam Police.

Five hardcore NDFB(S) militants apprehended in Assam

Five hardcore NDFB(S) militants were apprehended in a joint operation in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Tuesday, a defence spokesman said here.

Huge quantity of cartridges seized from man at Rangia station

A huge quantity of assorted live cartridges have been seized from a man at Rangia railway station in lower Assam by Railway Protection Force (RPF).

Assam CM condoles Patnaik's death

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has condoled the death of former state governor JB Patnaik on Tuesday.

NDFB(S) miliant killed in encounter in Assam

A 'section commander' of the NDFB (Songbijit) was killed in an encounter with a joint police and an Assam Rifle team in Sonitpur district of Assam along the Arunachal Pradesh border, a police officer said on Monday.

13-yr-old domestic help rescued from arrested Congress MLA Rumi Nath's house

A 13-year-old boy has been rescued from the official residence of Congress MLA Rumi Nath, who is now under judicial custody for her alleged links with a pan-India auto theft and arms dealing gang.

Top ranking NDFB(S) militant arrested in Assam

A top-ranking militant leader of the NDFB (Songbijit), involved in the Adivasi massacre on December 23 last, was arrested during a joint operation of army and police from Chetnaguri in Kokrajhar district of Assam on Saturday.

Two moderate intensity earthquakes in Assam

Two earthquakes of moderate intensity rocked Assam in the early hours Friday, according to Regional Seismological Centre, Shillong.

Congress MLA Rumi Nath in judicial custody

Controversial Congress MLA Rumi Nath, who was arrested for her alleged links with a pan-India car theft racket, was on Wednesday sent to judicial custody.

Four die after eating wild mushrooms in Jorhat

Four persons of a family died after eating wild mushrooms in Sivasagar district, police said today.

Assam Congress MLA Rumi Nath detained for alleged links with 'most wanted' car thief
Assam Congress MLA Rumi Nath detained for alleged links with 'most wanted' car thief

Assam Congress legislator Rumi Nath was on Tuesday picked up from her official residence by the Guwahati police in connection with car theft case.

Rape accused Army jawan commits suicide in Assam

An Army jawan, the prime accused in the recent rape case of three women, on Monday allegedly committed suicide here in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, the police said.

Rape accused Army jawan commits suicide

An Army jawan, the prime accused in the recent rape case of three women, Monday allegedly committed suicide here in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, the police said.

Not facing any political pressure in Rumi Nath case: Guwahati top cop

Guwahati Police Commissioner Jyotirmoy Chakravarty on Monday said his team is not facing any political pressure in investigating Congress MLA Rumi Nath's alleged link with a car thief and arms dealer.

I am not absconding, I am innocent: Cong MLA Rumi Nath

Assam's controversial Congress MLA Rumi Nath, who has cases registered against her for alleged links with the arrested kingpin of a pan India auto theft gang and arms dealer Anil Chauhan, Monday claimed she was not absconding.

Protest over painting insulting National Flag in Assam

Two paintings by an Assam-based artist, including one which allegedly dishonours the National Flag, have been condemned by several organisations who have also demanded arrest of the artist.

Ruling BPF wins 20 seats in BTC polls, one short of majority

 The ruling Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) emerged winner for the third consecutive term in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) winning 20 of the 40 seats, falling one short of majority, Assam State election office said here on Sunday.

One killed, three injured in grenade blast in Assam

One person was killed and three others were injured in a grenade blast this morning in Udalguri district, police said.