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India-Bangladesh border will be secured, says Assam CM Sonowal

India-Bangladesh border will be secured, says Assam CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the state and central governments have taken strong measures to seal the India-Bangladesh border and added that the international border in Assam will be sealed in line with Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan.

Two GNLA linkmen in Assam; arms, sim cards recovered

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday apprehended two linkmen of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) from Dhubri district in Assam. 

Boat carrying over 200 people capsizes in Assam, at least 20 missing

Boat carrying over 200 people capsizes in Assam, at least 20 missing

About 20 people were missing after a boat carrying about 200 people capsized in a river in Assam`s Kamrup district on Monday.

Indefinite curfew in Agomoni police station limits of Dhubri

Indefinite curfew was on Saturday clamped in Agomoni police station area of Dhubri and prohibitory order under Section 144 CrPC promulgated in rest of the district following tension near a temple last night, a senior district official said.

Assam flood situation grim: With five more deaths toll rises to 41

Assam flood situation grim: With five more deaths toll rises to 41

Five people died in the Assam floods taking the toll in the current wave to 41 even as the situation in the state on Monday remained grim with an estimated 18 lakh people affected.

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 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.

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.

14 labourers found dead in Meghalaya after consuming wild fruits

Fourteen labourers hailing from Assam's Dhubri district died in their camp at a remote village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district after allegedly consuming poisonous wild fruits, police said on Tuesday.

Five killed, 25 injured as bus falls into gorge in Assam

Five persons, including a mother and her three-year-old daughter, were on Thursday killed and another 25 injured when their bus lost control and fell into a gorge, police said.

Assam floods: NFR cancels 5 trains, diverts 7 others

Five trains scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled and seven others diverted due to prevailing floods in Lower Assam and track restoration work, North-East Frontier Railway said today.

One killed, another injured by NDFB(S) militants

NDFB(S) militants struck for the third consecutive day killing one person and critically injuring another in two different incidents in Assam on Sunday, police said.

One killed, several injured in grenade attack and firing

One person was killed and several others were seriously injured in grenade attacks and firing by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) militants in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district on Sunday, police said.

One dead, two injured in police firing in Assam

One person was killed and two others were injured in firing by the police after they were attacked by a mob at a rally in Assam`s Dhubri district today, police sources said.

Assam road accident kills 30, including 13 children

In a massive accident, a cargo truck rammed into two minivans carrying brick kiln workers in Barpeta district, 150 kilometres from Assam`s capital.

BSF jawan kills two superiors in Assam`s Dhubri district

In a case of fratricide, a BSF jawan on border duty killed two superiors in Assam on Thursday.

Govt plans new road-cum-rail bridge over Brahmaputra at Dhubri

The Centre on Friday said it would start a feasibility study to construct a road-cum-rail bridge over river Brahmaputra at Dhubri in Assam as a part of the newly declared national highway 127(B).

Assam flood situation improves, 59 villages still under water

The flood situation in Assam on Monday showed some signs of improvement though 59 villages in three districts still reeled under water affecting nearly 30,000 people.

Indefinite curfew in Assam`s Manachar

Indefinite curfew was clamped from 7.30 on Sunday night in Mancachar and adjoining areas in Assam`s Dhubri district following violence in which two police men were injured and a police vehicle was set ablaze.

Assam parties protest against Bangla delegation visit

Opposition parties AGP and BJP in Assam have protested against the ongoing joint land survey by officials of the Bangladesh and Assam governments in the Mancachar sector of Dhubri district.