No firearms to be given to violence-hit people: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said the government would not provide firearms to the people affected by violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD).

Sonia condemns militant attacks in Assam

Expressing deep anguish and sorrow over the death of 23 people in NDFB(S) militant attacks in two communally-sensitive districts of Assam, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today decried the role of sectarian and militant groups.

Gogoi asks security forces to deal firmly with BTAD situation

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi sought assistance of the Army and instructed state police to deal firmly with the situation after 11 persons were killed by the NDFB(S) militants in BTAD areas last night.

Assam violence: Death toll reaches 10

Four persons were killed in Kokrajhar amidst indefinite curfew taking the toll in the current wave of violence between Bodos and Muslims in the lower Assam district to 10.

PM calls up Gogoi as toll in Assam violence reaches 6

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi late on Thursday to discuss law and order after toll in the recent violence in the state reached six.

Violence continues in Assam, death toll rises to six

The Prime Minister told Tarun Gogoi that certain forces were acting in a planned manner to destabilise peace and security in the region.

Commission on violence in BTAD

The Assam government on monday formed a one man Commission of Inquiry to look into the recent ethnic violence which rocked the BTAD.

Defeat divisive forces: Prakash Karat

The CPI(M)on friday called upon people in Assam to defeat "divisive forces" who are attempting to divide the society in the name of religion and ethnicity.

Large contingent of security forces in BTAD

A large contingent of security personnel have been deployed in trouble-torn Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts and neighbouring minority-dominated Dhubri to control the flare-up between Bodos and minority immigrants.

AIUDF demands deployment of more security forces

The AIUDF on Tuesday demanded deployment of more security forces in trouble-torn Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD) and Dhubri district in Assam.

Bandh hits normal life in BTAD area of Assam

Normal life was affected
in lower Assam`s Bodoland Territorial Administrative Districts
(BTAD) area Friday following a 12-hour bandh called by a local
Bodo political party