Dimapur lynching: Opposition questions Congress MLAs statement accusing Assam CM Gogoi

Opposition members in Assam Assembly on Monday questioned Congress MLA Siddique Ahmod's reported statement in a public meeting accusing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of failing to take action despite being informed that the rape accused, who hailed from Karimganj, would be dragged out from Dimapur Central Jail.

Assam attack: Opposition parties demand 'ruthless suppression' of NDFB(S)

Four opposition parties on Friday demanded "ruthless suppression" of NDFB(S) responsible for carrying out serial attacks on Adivasi villages in Assam, killing scores of tribal settlers.

Congress neglected Assam since 1950s: Mahanta

Former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Tuesday alleged that the Congress had neglected Assam since the 1950s and was responsible for the current problems faced by the state.

471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Govt

As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

Taking responsibility of his party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Monday stepped down as party president.

Richie Rich candidates in northeast poll fray

Nearly a third of the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the northeast are multi-millionaires.

Two AGP leaders join BJP, GJM pledges support in WB

In a shot in the arm for BJP, two senior leaders of the Asom Gana Parishad on Monday joined the party and the GJM pledged support to BJP candidates in West Bengal, including the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat.

Assam`s AGP not happy with poll dates

Assam`s regional party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Wednesday expressed unhappiness at the Lok Sabha poll dates announced by the Election Commission, while other parties welcomed the schedule.

Prafulla Mahanta `receives death threats`

Former Assam CM and AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has received death threats and extortion demand by a person claiming to have done so on behalf of the ULFA-Independent c-in-c Paresh Baruah.

Opposition members disrupt Assam Governor`s address in House

AGP, BJP and AIUDF members disrupted the customary address of Governor Janaki Ballav Patnaik to the Assam Assembly on Monday.

Assam to gain land from Bangladesh: Tarun Gogoi

In the event of the land swap deal with Bangladesh being struck, Assam would stand to gain 397.5 acres of land from the neighbouring country, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

Six militant outfits active in Assam

Six militant outfits, including anti-talk ULFA (Independent) and NDFB (Songbijit), are active in Assam with a cadre strength of 760, Forest minister Rockybul Hussain said on Monday.

AAP`s surge akin to debut of AGP, TDP three decades ago

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party`s surge in Delhi barely a year after its formation is reminiscent of the victory of AGP and TDP in Assam and Andhra Pradesh respectively three decades ago.

JD(U), AGP oppose bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

JD(U)and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Saturday demanded that Andhra Pradesh should not be bifurcated.

Congress govt failing to provide security to peopl

With 5 explosions in week in Assam, including Paltan Bazar, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) accused the Congress government of failing on all fronts, specially in providing security to the common people.

Gogoi supports Rahul comments on AGP

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi Thursday supported Rahul Gandhi`s purported remarks that AGP was in power for a term in the state allegedly with the backing of insurgents.

AGP and BJP to abstain from Assam RS polls

The opposition Asom Gana Parishad and BJP have decided to abstain from voting for the two Rajya Sabha seats in Assam, polling for which are scheduled on May 30.

AGP, BJP and ULFA have no moral right to demand resignation: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday asserted that opposition parties AGP and BJP and even the ULFA have no moral right to demand his resignation over the chit fund scam in the state.

Situation in Goalpara peaceful: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the situation in trouble-torn Goalpara district is now peaceful and the displaced people will be rehabilitated soon.

Assam govt responsible for violence in Rabha Hasong area: AGP

Asom Gana Parishad on Tuesday said the situation had escalated due to "high-handedness" of the ruling Congress party.