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Bodoland Peoples Front ends 13-year alliance with Congress in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 22:02

Bodoland Peoples Front, an ally Congress in Assam, on Thursday broke its 13-year-old alliance with the party.

Gogoi requests Manjhi for free treatment of Rajdhani victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:41

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi requested his Bihar counterpart Jitan Ram Manjhi to provide free medical treatment to injured passengers of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express that derailed in Bihar.

Five communities in Assam may get ST status

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:08

The government is considering according Scheduled Tribes status to five communities in Assam.

Flood affects 25,000 people in Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 00:43

Nearly 25,000 people have been affected in the first round of floods in four districts of Assam.

Tarun Gogoi admits differences of opinion in leadership issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:21

There were differences of opinion within the party over the demand for a change in the leadership, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Tuesday, after an hour-long meeting with party observer Mallikarjun Kharge.

BJP trying to divert attention on visa free entry: Tarun Gogoi

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:21

Amidst the controversy about a proposal on visa-free entry to Bangladesh nationals, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday accused the BJP of diverting people`s attention on the sensitive issue.

Mallikarjun Kharge urges party members to work unitedly

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:22

In a bid to quell dissidence in the ruling Congress in Assam, AICC observer Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday urged party members to work unitedly to fight the BJP-led NDA.

Kamakhya Temple closes for Ambubasi Mela till June 25

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:07

The doors of Kamakhya temple, atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, will remain closed till June 25 due to the 16th century Tantric fertility festival Ambubasi Mela or Amoti as known locally.

Tarun Gogoi clarifies stand on visa-free entry for Bangladeshis

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:03

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said he has not compromised with `national security` by divulging the BJP-led union government`s proposal to grant visa-free entry to Bangladeshi nationals under the age of 18 and over 65 years.

Arms and ammunition recovered after encounter in Assam

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:25

The Army recovered a cache of arms and ammunition after an encounter with extremists in Dima Hasao district.