Bodo groups want Modi govt to clear stand on statehood by tomorrow

Bodo groups want Modi govt to clear stand on statehood by tomorrow

NDFB-P general secretary Gobinda Basumatary said Bodo people were awaiting eagerly the Prime Minister`s visit.

Magisterial enquiry ordered into alleged gang-rape in Kokrajhar

A magisterial enquiry has been ordered into the alleged gang-rape of an eight-month pregnant woman by two Army personnel in Kokrajhar district and said "strict action" will follow to punish the culprits, Assam government said on Tuesday.

Tarun Gogoi lists achievements in his 14-year rule

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the state has made rapid progress in all fields during his tenure for the past 14 years.

39 NDFB(S) militants arrested since December massacre

Anti-insurgency measures by security forces have led to the arrest of 39 militants belonging to the banned organisation National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) and 8 linkmen in Assam.

NIA chief in Assam, to visit violence-hit areas Wednesday

NIA chief Sharad Kumar reached Assam Tuesday to take stock of the central agency`s probe into the recent violence in Assam that left 81 people dead and over two lakh homeless.

Five arrested in connection with NDFB (S) violence in Assam

Security forces on Monday arrested a cadre of NDFB (S) and four linkmen in connection with the violence unleashed by the group in lower Assam which has left 81 people dead.

Govt rules out talks with NDFB(S); NIA to probe Assam attacks

Govt rules out talks with NDFB(S); NIA to probe Assam attacks

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday ruled out any talks with the outlawed NDFB(S) militants who have carried out a series of attacks in Assam since Tuesday killing over 71 people. Seven people have also died in the subsequent violence.

Ex-MP asks Centre to 'take over' law and order in Bodo areas

Strongly condemning the killing of 65 people by NDFB militants, a Bodoland outfit Wednesday asked the Centre to "take over" law and order in the Bodo-dominated areas, saying the Assam government has "completely failed" to deal with the situation.

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.