Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Bodoland Peoples Front ends 13-year alliance with Congress in Assam

Bodoland Peoples Front, an ally Congress in Assam, on Thursday broke its 13-year-old alliance with the party.

Four NDFB(S) ultras arrested in Assam

Four militants of the anti-talk National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were arrested from a bus on the Bhumoraguri bridge over the river Brahmaputra in Sonitpur district, police said on Saturday.

Another body recovered, toll goes up to 46 in Assam attacks

One more body was on Monday recovered in Baksa district, taking the toll to 46 in attacks in the BTAD areas allegedly carried out by miscreants of Congress` ally Bodoland People`s Front (BPF).

Families reluctant to return to site of mayhem in Assam

It is a difficult situation for Safikul Islam. He wants to go back to his village but his wife and mother are unwilling to risk the family`s life as they witnessed the mayhem in front of their eyes.

Gogoi should take immediate action against BPF: AIUDF

Principal opposition party in Assam AIUDF today said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should act immediately against Congress ally BPF in the wake of the recent violence if his intentions are true.

NCM urged to visit violence-hit areas of Assam

Union Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has urged the National Commission for Minorities to visit the riot-hit parts of Assam and submit a report.

Assam carnage could have dangerous consequences for India: PDP

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday condemned the violence in Assam, and warned that such "senseless and targeted carnage" could have dangerous consequences for the country.

Assam CM apprises Sonia of BTAD situation

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.

Cops, protesters injured in clashes over Bodoland demand in Assam

Besides disruption of train services, four policemen and 10 protesters were injured in a clash on Monday in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district during a rail roko demonstration called on by a local social-welfare outfit.

Bodo students threaten to block NHs, railway lines

A Bodo students organisation has threatened to block the national highways and railway lines connecting the northeast for 1000 hours if the Centre fails to create a separate state of Bodoland out of Assam.

Centre sets up expert committee to examine demand for Bodoland

Days after Parliament approved creation of Telangana, the government has set up an expert committee to study and examine the demand of a separate Bodoland state to be carved out of Assam.

Jairam Ramesh wants four states carved out of Uttar Pradesh

Even as Telangana cauldron simmers, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that he supports formation of a separate Vidarbha state, but is opposed to the idea of carving out Gorkhaland and Bodoland.

Rail blockade in Assam disrupts train movement

Train services between Assam and rest of the country were disrupted on Tuesday for about seven hours following a 12-hour rail blockade by Bodo organisations demanding a separate state carved out of Assam.

Assam`s ethnic clashes: 1,327 families yet to be rehabilitated

The Assam government on Tuesday admitted that over 1,300 families, who were affected during the ethnic clashes in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) in 2012, were yet to be rehabilitated.

Four candidates file nominations for three RS seats in Assam

With closing of the application process, a total of four candidates have filed nominations for election of three Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, to be held on February 7.

Centre asks Assam govt to beef up security in Bodo areas

Warning repeat of 2012 communal clashes, the Home Ministry has asked the Assam government to tighten security in Bodo dominated areas which have witnessed several killings and kidnapping in recent days.

Two killed as Bodo militants ambush police patrol

A policeman and a civilian were killed in Assam`s Kokrajhar district when militants belonging to NDFB faction opposed to peace talks ambushed a police patrol.