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Govt for judicial probe into BTAD incidents: Tarun Gogoi

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 17:13

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said his government would institute a judicial enquiry by a retired judge to probe into the outbreak of violence in the Bodoland territorial Area Districts (BTAD) areas.

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:13

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).

Assam CM apprises Sonia of BTAD situation

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 17:19

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday apprised UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi of the prevailing situation in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) and the measures taken by the state government to restore peace in the area.

Sonia condemns militant attacks in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 02:31

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 21:07

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.

Normal life hit by 12-hour BTAD bandh in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 15:37

Normal life was hit by a 12-hour BTAD bandh called by the militant NDFB (Songbijit) faction on Tuesday demanding release of an arrested person. No untoward incident has been reported so far.

Violence during 12-hour BTAD bandh in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 12:31

A Congress party office and three trucks were on Thursday set ablaze in Udalguri district and vehicles damaged in Baksa district in lower Assam.

BTAD violence perpetrated by anti-national element: Gogoi

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 21:12

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said certain forces "politicised the issue for narrow selfish gains" and asked the people to remain alert.

Assam violence: Death toll reaches 10

Last Updated: Saturday, November 17, 2012, 10:13

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

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 09:21

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

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 12:15

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

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 20:16

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