Assam news

ULFA(I) e-mails Dalai Lama, tells Tibetan leader to not criticise China during Assam trip

ULFA(I) e-mails Dalai Lama, tells Tibetan leader to not criticise China during Assam trip

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is scheduled to attend the Namami Brahmaputra festival in Assam from April 1, on his way to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.

Mar 29, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Baby elephant refuses to part with mother's dead body in Assam – Watch video

Baby elephant refuses to part with mother's dead body in Assam – Watch video

Several hours after her death, the forest officials took out the elephant`s body from the pit with the help of a crane. Later, they removed her tusk and buried her remains.

Nov 26, 2016, 09:28 AM IST
Assam BJP leader's son, kidnapped by ULFA-I, released

Assam BJP leader's son, kidnapped by ULFA-I, released

The anti-talk faction of ULFA militants had on August 22 released the video footage of a youth abducted from Assam and demanded a ransom of Rs one crore.

Sep 09, 2016, 18:16 PM IST
Assam attack: NDFB(S) militants kill 14 in Kokrajhar; 1 attacker neutralised

Assam attack: NDFB(S) militants kill 14 in Kokrajhar; 1 attacker neutralised

The Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Police, and other Paramilitary forces are conducting a joint combing operation to neutralise the remaining extremists responsible for Kokrajhar attack.

Aug 05, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Assam attack: 14 civilians killed in Kokrajhar shootout; PM Modi, Rajnath Singh condemn

Assam attack: 14 civilians killed in Kokrajhar shootout; PM Modi, Rajnath Singh condemn

While no terror group has claimed responsibility, reports said the attack in Kokrajhar was carried out by members of the NDFB(S).

Aug 05, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

Over 17 lakh affected by Assam floods, Rajnath to visit on July 30

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Assam on Saturday for a day to take stock of the situation.

Jul 29, 2016, 20:26 PM IST
Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta's cremation today

Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta's cremation today

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Anjan Dutta, who passed away Thursday morning at the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi following cardiac failure, will be cremated on Friday.

Jun 17, 2016, 08:08 AM IST
Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta passes away

Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta passes away

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Anjan Dutta passed away on Thursday morning at the AIIMS hospital here following cardiac failure.

Jun 16, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Two GNLA linkmen in Assam; arms, sim cards recovered

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday apprehended two linkmen of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) from Dhubri district in Assam. 

Jun 01, 2016, 18:03 PM IST
Assam voted for change, I am ready to take state on path to progress: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam voted for change, I am ready to take state on path to progress: Sarbananda Sonowal

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday thanked the people of the northeastern state for `overwhelming love`.

May 20, 2016, 10:50 AM IST
Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Nearly one lakh people were suffering in Jorhat, Sivasagar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Cachar and Charaideo districts of Assam.

Apr 26, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
Tribal woman chops off man's genitals, kills him for attempting to rape daughter

Tribal woman chops off man's genitals, kills him for attempting to rape daughter

A tribal woman chopped off of man's genitals, killed him and later buried his body for allegedly attempting to rape her daughter in the north-eastern state of Assam.

Apr 21, 2016, 10:32 AM IST
Assam will be run from Nagpur if BJP comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

Assam will be run from Nagpur if BJP comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

Asking voters in Assam to reject BJP in the Assembly polls, Rahul Gandhi today said if it came to power, the state will be run from the RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

Mar 29, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

Three policemen injured in grenade attack in Assam

Three policemen were injured when unidentified persons hurled a grenade at them during patrol duty in Assam's Dima Hasao district in the wee hours today.

Jan 28, 2016, 16:01 PM IST
Blasts hit Fancy bazaar in Guwahati, 4 injured

Blasts hit Fancy bazaar in Guwahati, 4 injured

Panic gripped Assam when two consecutive explosions took place in Guwahati's commercial hub Fancy Bazaar on Saturday afternoon.

Dec 05, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

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

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.

May 04, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Dead woman in Assam not raped: Police

Police in Assam Wednesday said a woman whose death sparked widespread protests was not raped.

Nov 28, 2013, 00:10 AM IST

Pregnant woman`s body found, dowry threat suspected in Assam

A pregnant woman was killed allegedly by her in-laws because of dowry, police said on Monday.

Nov 25, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Assam Rifles` Haiti contingent returns

The contingent played a significant role in conduct of peaceful elections in Haiti in October-November, 2010.

Aug 04, 2011, 17:07 PM IST