Bodoland Territorial Council elections today

The voting for the 40-member Bodoland Territorial Council is scheduled to take place in Assam on Wednesday, amidst tight security.

Apr 08, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Assam's Bodoland all set for polls on April 8

Balloting will take place on Wednesday to elect a new Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), which administers four Bodo-dominated districts in Assam.

Apr 06, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Terror attack averted in Assam, two militants nabbed

A terror attack was Thursday averted in Assam when a joint team of the army and Assam Police arrested two Bodo militants and seized 12 kg of RDX from their possession.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

Hardcore NDFB(S) ultra, linkman nabbed

A hardcore NDFB(S) militant and a major linkman of the outfit were apprehended with explosives during twin Army operations in Assam on Saturday, said defence sources.

Jan 17, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Curfew relaxed in violence-hit areas of Assam, tension persists

Curfew was relaxed for a few hours Sunday in Assam`s violence-hit districts where the death toll in ethnic violence now officially stands at 75, officials said.

Dec 28, 2014, 15:19 PM IST

Centre asks Assam to check violence, seize illegal weapons

To prevent incidents of violence, Assam government has been advised to take strict security measures, including seizure of illegal weapons, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Aug 12, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

Curfew lifted in Baksa in Assam

Indefinite curfew was Friday lifted in Baksa district of Assam following normalisation of the situation in the area which witnessed violence after killing of a student leader in Mushalpur.

Jul 25, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Assam: Baksa situation becoming normal; curfew lifted during day time

The situation in troubled Baksa district is improving and the indefinite curfew was relaxed during daytime on Tuesday while and one more person was arrested in connection with the kidnap and killing of four persons.

Jul 15, 2014, 16:31 PM IST

Assam: Army on stand by, curfew on in Baksa, three arrested

The Army remained on stand by and indefinite curfew, clamped since the kidnap and killing of of four persons by suspected militants, remained in force for the third day in Assam`s Baksa district as three persons were arrested in connection with the crime on Monday.

Jul 14, 2014, 14:41 PM IST

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi announces rehab panel, special force to seize illegal arms

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi announced setting up of a permanent commission to deal with the rehabilitation of the riot victims and a special force to seize illegal arms and ammunition across the state.

May 08, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Five more bodies recovered from troubled Assam districts

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.

May 07, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Assam violence: Curfew relaxed in Baksa, Kokrajhar, Chirang; death toll at 34

As the toll in the savage attacks by Bodo militants in Assam rose to 31 Sunday, a National Investigationg Agency (NIA) team will visit the state on Monday.

May 05, 2014, 08:30 AM 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

Assam violence: 32 dead; 22 arrested as probe handed over to NIA

Assam violence — Probe into the killing of 32 civilians in the Assam`s Bodo-majority districts was handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday as 22 people were arrested in connection with the violence.

May 03, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

Assam violence: BJP alleges Tarun Gogoi govt, Centre playing votebank politics

With the death toll rising in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday slammed the Congress government in the northeastern state as well as at the Centre for failing to take action to curb violence.

May 03, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Assam attacks cowardly attempts to spread fear: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condemned the violence in Assam and said that such attacks are "cowardly attempts to spread fear and terror".

May 03, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

Bodies of four children recovered in Assam; toll at 32

At least nine more persons have been killed in militant attacks in Lower Assam, taking the death toll in the recent violence to 32.

May 03, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

Three persons shot dead by militants

Three persons of a family, including two women, were shot dead and an infant seriously injured by militants in Assam`s Baksa district on Thursday night, police sources said.

May 01, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

Goddess Kali idols vandalised in Assam`s Baksa

Idols of Goddess Kali and Hari were vandalised by unidentified miscreants in temples and puja pandals at Jwarkuchi in lower Assam`s Baksa district on Monday, police sources said.

Nov 04, 2013, 15:56 PM IST

Assam: Kidnapped bank official`s body found

Bodies of two bank officials
who were kidnapped by unidentified miscreants have been
recovered from Baksa district of lower Assam, police said

Mar 21, 2012, 13:24 PM IST