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Senior KLO `commander` killed in encounter with police

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 11:46

A self-styled commander of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) who had a Rs three lakh reward on his head was killed in an encounter with police at Nayakgaon village in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district, police said today.

People defy shutdown in Assam to celebrate Republic Day

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:49

Defying boycott calls and a general strike called by the militant outfits, the people of Assam came out to the streets in large numbers Sunday to celebrate the Republic Day.

Bomb kills two in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 13:37

Two people were killed when a bomb exploded in a car in Assam`s Dima Hasao district, police said Friday.

One killed, another injured by NDFB(S) militants

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 18:14

NDFB(S) militants struck for the third consecutive day killing one person and critically injuring another in two different incidents in Assam on Sunday, police said.

Gogoi asks DGP to take strict action against NDFB militants

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 21:12

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday asked the state Director General of Police to take strict action against NDFB militants, who killed five people yesterday.

Assam legislators pledge to make state tobacco-free

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 18:59

A large number of legislators in Assam, cutting across party lines, Thursday pledged to make their constituencies free from tobacco and save children in the state from the menace.

Assam got enough during UPA rule: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:55

A day after BJP top brass attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of using Assam for his "political advantages", state Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday countered that the state received "enough" during UPA regime.

High-level Assam govt team visits inmates at Bokajan relief camp

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:42

A high-level Assam government team is currently on a visit to relief camps in the state`s violence-hit Karbi Anglong district.

Manipur militants arrested in Guwahati

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 13:11

Five members of the Manipur-based militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) were arrested from different locations in Assam`s main city Guwahati, police said.

Five Manipur-based militants nabbed in Guwahati

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 00:19

Five members of a faction of Manipur-based militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) were arrested from different locations in Assam`s main city Monday, police said.

Plane tyre bursts; flight ops hit at Jaipur airport

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 11:22

Flight operations were halted at Sanganer airport here after a plane suffered tyre burst in the process of landing, but no one was injured, airport sources said on Monday.

5534 street children live in Guwahati, says survey

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 21:30

A total of 5534 street children live in Guwahati, the Gateway to the North East, with the majority being in the age group of 12-17 years, a survey conducted by an NGO said.