Army Chief to visit violence-hit Assam today; death toll at 81
Army Chief to visit violence-hit Assam today; death toll at 81

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag is expected to visit Assam on Saturday, where ethnic violence has claimed over 80 lives, reports said on Friday.

Assam ethnic violence toll rises to 81, Army intensifies operations against NDFB militants
Assam ethnic violence toll rises to 81, Army intensifies operations against NDFB militants

Guwahati: Operations were on Friday intensified against NDFB(S) militants along the border with Arunachal Pradesh even as the death toll in the massacre rose to 81.

CPI-M condemns killing of tribals in Assam by NDFB militants

New Delhi:The CPI-M on Wednesday urged the government to take "firm action" and dismantle Bodo militants after they massacred over 40 tribals, including women and children.

Modi announces relief for Assam ethnic violence victims

New Delhi: Expressing grief over the killings in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs.2 lakh each to families of the dead and Rs.50,000 to the seriously injured.

7 more bodies recovered in Assam, govt bans bandhs for a month

The toll in continuing violence in Assam mounted to 95 on Wednesday with the recovery of seven bodies.

Violence defamed Assam internationally: Shinde

Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said the clashes between Bodos and immigrant Muslims have defamed Assam internationally.

Two labourers killed in fresh attacks in Assam

Two labourers were killed and another seriously injured in fresh violence in riot-hit lower Assam on Wednesday taking the overall death toll to 80.

Inter-ministerial team to visit Assam

An inter-ministerial central team of senior officers will visit Assam on Tuesday to assess relief and rehabilitation requirements.

Curfew relaxed in Rangiya; no new fresh incident of violence

Curfew in Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday even as no incident of fresh violence was reported from of Assam.

Assam: About three lakh inmates still in 228 relief camps

Altogether 2,92,852 inmates are currently living in 228 relief camps in four trouble-torn districts of lower Assam.

Tarun Gogoi has failed: AIUDF chief

AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal on Sunday said Assam CM had failed in his duty as the state home minister.

Violence to continue if Indo-Bangla border not sealed: AASU

All Assam Students` Union said violent incidents like recent clashes in BTAD and Dhubri would continue until Indo-Bangla border was properly sealed.

Assam violence: Gogoi recommends CBI probe, toll 73

Fresh incidences of violence were reported in lower Assam districts even as government on Tuesday recommended a CBI probe into the ethnic clashes.

Indefinite curfew on in Chirang, 2 held in Baksa

Security forces maintained a round-the-clock vigil in lower Assam districts, where violence resurfaced.

Gogoi directs admn to ensure facilities for camp inmates

Gogoi has directed the GoM to proceed to the riot affected districts immediately.

Centre`s Assam package will trigger illegal immigration: Punj

BJP on Tuesday alleged that the UPA government at Centre is indulging in "vote bank politics" in Assam.

Situation in lower Assam calm, 3 deaths in Dhubri camps

Curfew was on Tuesday relaxed in Kokrajhar for two more hours, while night curfew continued in Chirang and Dhubri district.

Assam violence: PC reviews rehab work, assures all help

P Chidambaram on Monday met victims of ethnic violence in a camp for refugees in Assam`s strife-torn Kokrajhar district.

Congress backs Tarun Gogoi

Amid mounting criticism of Assam govt`s handling of ethnic violence in the state, Congress on Friday strongly backed Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

Centre rushes 2 medical teams to Assam

Centre on Friday rushed two teams of doctors and nurses to the riot-hit regions of Assam.