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CBI to probe Assam-Nagaland border row

CBI to probe Assam-Nagaland border row

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 07:12

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be pressed into service to probe the violence near the Assam-Nagaland border. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the CBI would be asked in the wake of kidnapping of two youth allegedly by Naga men June 26.

Assam govt to give adequate compensation and rehabilitation

Assam govt to give adequate compensation and rehabilitation

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:43

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the state government would provide adequate compensation and rehabilitate the displaced people affected by the recent violence along Assam-Nagaland border.

DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh

DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:08

At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister VK Singh on Friday said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it.

Assam: Golaghat situation controlled, curfew relaxed

Assam: Golaghat situation controlled, curfew relaxed

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:58

The indefinite curfew in Golaghat district was relaxed for 12 hours from Friday morning with the situation "under control and improving further", a senior district official said.

Bandh paralyses normal life in Assam

Bandh paralyses normal life in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:51

The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Opposition Asom Gana Parishad and the Assam Tea Tribes Students` Association, to protest against yesterday`s police firing in Golaghat in which three persons were killed, paralysed normal life across the state.

Rhino carcass found in Assam`s Pobitora

Rhino carcass found in Assam`s Pobitora

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:31

A rhino carcass was recovered Thursday by patrolling forest staff in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Fresh clashes erupt in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district

Fresh clashes erupt in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:53

Notwithstanding the indefinite curfew imposed in trouble-torn district of Golaghat in Assam, fresh clashes took place between the police and protesters on Thursday.

Three killed, over six injured in police firing in Golaghat

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:38

Three persons were killed and six injured in police firing in this Assam town on Wednesday when a mob tried to set ablaze the deputy commissioner`s office and a police station and targetted a hospital in continuing violence along the state`s border with Nagaland, after which indefinite curfew was clamped in the areas and Army called out.

PM Modi seeks report on clashes along Assam-Nagaland border

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 13:51

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought a report from the Home Ministry on clashes that took place along Assam-Nagaland border.

Assam losing Rs 200 cr annually due to floods: Economic Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:35

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 per cent of the state`s total land declared as flood-prone by the government.