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Five labourers killed, two injured in accident in Assam's Morigaon

Five labourers were killed and two others injured seriously in a road accident involving three vehicles on National Highway 37 at Dharatul in Morigaon district of Assam on Wednesday, police said.

Rahul Gandhi skipped Assam temple visit as he didn't want to take bath, wear dhoti?

Rahul Gandhi skipped Assam temple visit as he didn't want to take bath, wear dhoti?

In a major development in Assam temple row, contrary to what Rahul Gandhi had claimed, local media reported that the reason was something else.

'Modi-RSS 'stopped' me from entering Assam temple, who are they to do it?'

'Modi-RSS 'stopped' me from entering Assam temple, who are they to do it?'

"They put women in front of me so I couldn't enter temple."

Assam flood situation improves, five lakh still affected

Though water levels were receding in most rivers in Assam on Thursday, over five lakh people remained affected by floods in 11 districts of the state, officials said.

Assam flood toll 48, flood water receding in 10 districts

With the death of one more person in Barpeta district the toll in the Assam floods on Thursday increased to 48 even as the water in 10 of the 21 districts in the state have started receding.

Flood situation shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Wednesday although over 1.45 lakh people are still affected in over 300 villages across the state.

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under the impact of floods in 12 districts affecting over 8.5 lakh people in 984 villages across the state even as the government said it has given all help to the state government to minimize casualties and flood damages.

Flood situation in Assam improves marginally

 The flood situation in Assam has shown signs of improvement on Wednesday though nearly 22,000 people are still suffering due to the waters in over 25 villages across the state.

Hurdles can be overcome by dedication: Mary Kom

Hurdles can be overcome by dedication: Mary Kom

Any hurdles, including financial, can be overcome in life with utmost dedication and hard work, boxing icon MC Mary Kom said Friday.

Floods hit six districts of Assam, one dead

One person was killed and nearly 33,000 affected as six districts of Assam have been hit by flood.

NIA searches house of Burdwan blast case prime accused

NIA sleuths on Tuesday searched the house of absconding accused of Burdwan blast, Sahanur Alam, in Barpeta district, police said.

Narendra Modi`s rally in Bongaigaon most unsuccessful: AGP

AGP MLA and Lok Sabha candidate from Barpeta constituency Phani Bhusan Choudhury on Saturday claimed that the rally of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Bongaigaon district was a "flop show".

Ponzi scheme company managing director detained

The managing director of a ponzi scheme company, who was on the run for over a year, was caught by aggrieved customers and handed over to the police, who detained him.

Police remove ULFA flags in Barpeta

Police on Thursday removed ULFA flags from two places in Assam`s Barpeta district.

Cash withdrawal racket busted in Arunachal

A racket allegedly involved in unauthorised withdrawal of cash from SBI customers` accounts through online transaction has been busted by the police.

Barpeta DC assaulted for stopping illegal petrol sale

The Deputy Commissioner of lower Assam`s Barpeta district was today assaulted by a group of people selling petrol illegally when he tried to stop them, official sources said.

Powerful bomb recovered from train track in Assam

A powerful bomb was recovered from a train track in Barpeta Road railway station in lower Assam`s Barpeta district on Wednesday, police said.

Assam flood situation worsens, 4 persons drown

Four persons, including a child, were drowned in the flood waters today taking the toll in the deluge to five, even as the flood situation in Assam deteriorated following incessant rainfall affecting 80,000 people.

Assam flood situation worsens

Overall flood situation in Assam deteriorated following torrential rains for past couple of days inundating low lying human habitations and cropland.

One dead, 31 injured in Assam road mishap

One person died on the spot and
31 others were injured, six of them seriously, in a road
mishap in Barpeta district of Assam today.