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US-based Muslim body condemns Assam violence

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 06:56

A US-based organisation of Indian Muslims has condemned the recent violence in Assam in which at least 32 people were killed and demanded that additional paramilitary forces be deployed in the strife-torn area.

Violence returns to haunt elections

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 09:48

With one more poll phase to go this longest election schedule, the prayer on everyone’s lips is that any more violence should not mar this election.

Gogoi should take immediate action against BPF: AIUDF

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 20:47

Principal opposition party in Assam AIUDF today said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should act immediately against Congress ally BPF in the wake of the recent violence if his intentions are true.

Five more bodies recovered from troubled Assam districts

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 10:49

Five more bodies were found Wednesday morning from two trouble-torn districts of Assam, taking the toll in the violence unleashed by ultras to 41.

NCM urged to visit violence-hit areas of Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 00:14

Union Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has urged the National Commission for Minorities to visit the riot-hit parts of Assam and submit a report.

Assam violence: Victims point finger at Bodoland People`s Front

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 17:35

"We did not vote for the BPF candidate in Lok Sabha polls, that`s why we were attacked," alleged 75-year-old Iman Ali.

Left Front links Modi`s comments to Assam ethnic riots

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 00:22

Linking Modi`s comments to the ethnic riots in Assam, Left Front chairman Biman Bose Sunday alleged the BJP`s PM candidate was making such comments repeatedly to stoke more such conflicts.

Comments of politicians aggravating Assam flare-up: Mamata

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 23:59

Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over the flare-up in Assam which claimed 32 lives and alleged that "certain comments" of some political figures are adding fuel.

BJP hits back at Congress over Assam violence

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:39

BJP on Sunday hit back at Congress for blaming Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was an outcome of "politics of divisiveness and blood" on which Congress had harvested "too many votes for too long".

Mamata Banerjee condemns Assam attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:35

In a veiled attack on BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said comments by "aspirants of high office are adding fuel" to the fire in states like Assam where at least 28 people have died in militant attacks.

Assam violence aimed at starting full-fledged communal conflagration: Shinde

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 15:56

With 32 people being killed in Assam, the Centre on Sunday said it is determined to curb attacks on minorities as the violence there was aimed at starting a "full-fledged communal conflagration".

BJP`s communal polarisation led to Assam violence, alleges Cong

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 15:03

Congress on Sunday attacked BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was a result of "communal polarisation" done by them to garner votes.