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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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
today.