NDFB suspects girl as informer, shoots her in front of parents

A teenage girl was shot dead by the NDFB in the presence of her parents in Assam`s Chirang district as militants suspected her of being a police informer and a probe has been announced after chilling video of killing was aired.

Five arrested, arms and ammunition recovered in Assam

Police on Thursday arrested five persons, including a woman and a child and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition of the NDFB-Songbijit militant outfit from Chirang and Kokrajhar districts of Assam, a senior official said.

Curfew relaxed for two hours in Chirang after girl`s murder

The indefinite curfew clamped in Chirang district was relaxed for two hours on Sunday evening with no report of violence following the murder of a school girl.

Teenage girl killed, night curfew imposed in Chirang

A teenage girl was killed by unknown assailants on Saturday at a place under Amguri police station in Chirang district, where indefinite night curfew has been imposed.

Assam to institute judicial inquiry to probe `encounter`

The Assam government will order a judicial inquiry to investigate the police claim of an `encounter` in Chirang district on December 11 in which two boys were killed and another was injured, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.

CM orders inquiry by Additional Chief Secretary into `encounter killings`

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the killing of two teenaged youths in an alleged encounter with security forces which led to a public outcry in Chirang district.

3 NDFB(S) militants nabbed

Three NDFB(S) militants were apprehended today while extorting money from a trader in Assam`s Chirang district, police said.

Five injured as police open fire during student rally

5 persons were injured when police opened fire during student rally at Basugaon in Assam`s Chirang where the protesters attacked the men in uniform with stones demanding a separate Kamatapur state.

Five minor girls rescued from train in Assam

Five minor girls were rescued from a train in Assam`s Chirang district Monday while being trafficked, police said.

Five minor girls rescued from train

Five minor girls were rescued from a train in Assam`s Chirang district on Monday while being trafficked, police said.

One killed, four injured in grenade blast: Assam

One person was killed and four others were injured when unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade at a busy place in Assam`s Chirang district.

Confidence building measures for peace in Assam

With violence in Assam, the administrations of worst-hit Kokrajhar and Chirang districts chalked out confidence building measures to restore peace.

Assam: Bodo areas calm, rehabilitation starts

Clashes between the Bodos and Bengali speaking Muslim settlers that broke out in Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri districts since July 19 have so far killed 95 people.

1,540 people join relief camps in Kokrajhar and Chirang

Over 2.42 lakh inmates are staying in 218 camps in Assam`s Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Dhubri and Barpeta districts and 1,540 new inmates have taken shelter in relief camps at trouble-torn Kokrajhar and Chirang.

Editors on goodwill mission to Assam`s trouble-torn areas

A delegation of editors of local dailies on Thursday left on a two-day goodwill mission to trouble-torn Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri districts.

Bandh paralyses normal life in Assam, no fresh incident

Night curfew was continuing in the districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri with the Army on patrol.

NESO agitation against exodus

The North East Students Organisation (NESO) announced an agitational programme, including a bandh in N E states, to protest against the recent exodus of students and professionals from other states.

Assam: Curfew relaxed in Rangiya

Curfew in Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday even as no incident of fresh violence was reported from any part of Assam.

Assam: No fresh incident in Chirang and Kokrajhar

No fresh incident of violence was reported on Monday in Assam`s Chirang and Kokrajhar districts where 5 bodies were found yesterday .

Four houses burnt in Chirang

After a few days of calm in the strife-torn areas of lower Assam, 4 houses were burnt down by miscreants in affected Chirang district on Wednesday.