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Assam violence: Relatives perform last rites, CM`s aide assures strict action

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 09:49

The relatives of the victims, who had refused to perform the last rites till Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visits to Nankekhadrabari area, on Sunday buried the dead, following assurance from a representative of the state government.

Gogoi seeks NIA probe into Assam violence

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 17:36

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday asked for a probe by NIA into the violence by Bodo militant group NDFB(S) in the state and vowed to apprehend those responsible for the killings.

Indefinite curfew clamped in Assam town after violent clashes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 04:18

Indefinite curfew was clamped today in an area near the national highway in Bihguri in Sonitpur district following a clash between a cultural troupe and some youth.

Leave violence, join mainstream: Assam governor to militants

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 00:23

Assam Governor Janaki Ballav Patnaik on Sunday appealed to the underground militant groups to abjure violence and come to the discussion table to solve the issues for an overall development of the state.

Violence erupts in Goalpara district of Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 16:21

Violence has erupted in Goalpara district following announcement of election to the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council with a school and two vehicles set ablaze in different places on Sunday, while an indefinite bandh has affected normal life.

Bandh affects normal life in central Assam

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 15:28

Stray incidents of violence during a bandh hit normal life in central Assam districts on Monday. The bandh has been called jointly by All Tiwa Students Union and Karbi Students Union for a separate autonomous council for Tiwas under the provisions of the sixth schedule of Constitution and scheduled tribe status to Karbis living in the plain districts of Assam.

Curfew relaxed in Karbi Anglong, bandhs end in lower Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 13:43

With no fresh incident reported, curfew was relaxed in strife-hit Karbi Anglong district, while the three bandhs in lower Assam ended on Wednesday after affecting normal life for two days.

Bodoland: Police firing in Karbi Anglong, violence continues in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:55

With the Army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Cong MP were set ablaze as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped

Violence in Assam over demands for Karbi Anglong state

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 15:59

Violence erupted in Assam in support of a separate Karbi Anglong state in which houses of a Congress MP and MLA were attacked, prompting the police to fire in the air to quell them.

Vehicles set ablaze during bandh in RHAC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 14:19

A mini-van and a motorcycle were set ablaze at Dudhnoi in lower Assam`s Goalpara district during the 24-hour bandh on Saturday by local militant outfit Rabha National Liberation Front.

Political conspiracy behind Goalpara violence: Tarun Gogoi

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 16:45

Dubbing the violence in Assam`s RHAC areas as a `political conspiracy`, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi accused opposition parties of encouraging the perpetrators.

Assam violence toll rises to 20, Army stages flag march

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 15:19

The Army on Wednesday staged flag march in areas hit by violence in Assam`s Goalpara district where shoot-at-sight orders were issued.