Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

Jun 17, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

SSB officer killed in shootout with militants in Assam's Chirang

A 47-year-old SSB officer was killed on Tuesday in a shootout with National Democratic Front of Bodoland-S militants in Assam's Chirang district, an official said.

May 09, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
Top NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

Top NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

A hardcore NDFB(S) militant, Uday Narzary, alias Khilikhang, was killed on Monday during a joint army and Assam Police operation in Assam`s Chirang District.

Feb 08, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

NDFB(S) militant involved in Baksa killing nabbed

A militant of NDFB (Songbijit) faction allegedly involved in the killing of minority community people at Baksa last year was apprehended with arms and ammunition from Chirang district in Assam on Wednesday.

Sep 30, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Assam seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief

The Assam government on Monday sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state, which has claimed lives of at least 13 persons so far.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Assam flood toll hits 13, CM Tarun Gogoi undertakes aerial visit

The flood situation across Assam continued to be grim as the toll rose to 13 on Sunday and 18 districts still remain inundated, officials said.

Aug 23, 2015, 19:52 PM IST
Assam flood situation worsens, rivers rising

Assam flood situation worsens, rivers rising

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Friday following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts and hit road communication in several places.

Aug 21, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam's Chirang

An NDFB(S) militant, suspected to have been involved in the massacre of adivasis in December last year, was killed in an encounter with security forces at Amteka in Chirang district of Assam on Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

A NDFB(S) hideout at Chirang was busted and a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police.

Jul 03, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Assam flood situation improves, ten villages remain affected

The flood situation in Assam on Thursday improved considerably with only around 3,500 people affected due to the waters in ten villages.

Jun 25, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Mastermind of Assam's tribal massacre arrested

A top Bodo militant, allegedly one of the masterminds behind the massacre of at least 80 people in Assam in December last year, was arrested by the army and Assam Police on Monday, officials said.

Jun 15, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

One MULTA militant, two NDFB(S) over ground workers nabbed in Assam

A Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam (MULTA) militant and two over ground workers of NDFB(S) were apprehended in two different operations in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts.

May 11, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Assam: Counting of votes for Bodoland Territorial Council to take place today

The counting of votes for the Bodoland Territorial Council is taking place in Assam on Saturday.

Apr 11, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

Bodoland Territorial Council elections today

The voting for the 40-member Bodoland Territorial Council is scheduled to take place in Assam on Wednesday, amidst tight security.

Apr 08, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Assam's Bodoland all set for polls on April 8

Balloting will take place on Wednesday to elect a new Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), which administers four Bodo-dominated districts in Assam.

Apr 06, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Six NDFB(S) cadres, two linkmen held in Assam

In another crackdown on NDFB(S) terrorists, security forces on Sunday arrested six cadres of the organisation besides two linkmen from Ripu Reserve Forest in Kokrajhar district.

Jan 25, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

Indian Army confirms arrest of 11 militants in Assam's Chirang

The Indian Army has confirmed the arrest of eleven militants of the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam's Chirang district.

Jan 20, 2015, 12:06 PM IST
12 NDFB(S) ultras arrested from Chirang, weapons seized

12 NDFB(S) ultras arrested from Chirang, weapons seized

 Twelve militants of NDFB-Songbijit, which was behind the December massacre of over 70 people in lower Assam, were apprehended during a joint operation by security forces in Manas reserve forest in Chirang district along the Indo-Bhutan border.

Jan 11, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

NDFB(S) serial attacks: Nearly 25,000 refugees return home

Nearly 25,000 refugees hit by NDFB (S) violence in Assam have returned to their homes in the last 24 hours with gradual improvement of the situation though around 1.3 lakh people are still lodged in these temporary shelters across four districts.

Jan 06, 2015, 22:12 PM IST