Four workers die while checking polypropylene tank at BPCL Dibrugarh

Four labourers on Saturday died after they entered a polypropylene storage tank in Central PSU Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) in Dibrugarh district following which enraged labourers set ablaze the construction company's office and damaged some vehicles.

Assam blames centre for law and order problem

Facing criticism over the blast in Dibrugarh and recovery of a powerful bomb in a train, the Assam government Tuesday said the responsibility of containing insurgency also lies with the central government.

Grenade blast in Assam kills one, injures over 20

A grenade attack in Assam's Dibrugarh disctrict here has left one person dead, according to the reports. In the attack in Rajgarh village, reportedly, more than 20 people have been also injured.

Four die as high pressure LPG pipeline explodes

An accidental explosion in the high pressure LPG pipeline of the state PSU Assam Gas Company Limited (AGCL) left four dead six injured in upper Assam's Sibsagar district early on Monday, said the police department spokesman.

Gogoi for free treatment to injured Rajdhani passengers

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday requested his Bihar counterpart to provide free medical treatment to the injured passengers of New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express that derailed at Chapra in Bihar today.

72 trains affected due to Dibrugarh train derailment

At least 72 trains have been affected due to the derailment of the Dibrugarh Express in the early hours of this morning, according to Additional Director General (ADG) PR, Railways, Anil Saxena.

Too early to blame Naxals for Rajdhani derailment: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said it was too early to blame the Maoists for the derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani in Bihar that left four persons dead.

Bihar CM rules out Maoist role in Rajdhani mishap

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi ruled out the involvement of Maoists in the Rajdhani Express derailment in Chapra which left four persons dead and said the incident appears to be a result of "error" on the part of Railways.

Dibrugarh-Rajdhani Express derailment: PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednedsay expressed his condolences to the kin of the persons who died in Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express accident.

Bihar train mishap: Four dead, MHA rules out Maoist sabotage theory

Twelve coaches of New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed at Golden Ganj station near Chapra in Bihar early Wednesday.

Medical student murder case: Fellow student arrested in Assam

A medical student was on Wednesday arrested for the murder of a fellow student at Assam Medical College Hospital on the basis of the statement of a ward boy of the hospital.

Assam, Tripura set the tone for Lok Sabha polls with high turnout

Lok Sabha polls 2014 kicked off on Monday with nearly six million people casting their vote in five constituencies in Assam and one of two seats in Tripura. The Election Commission in New Delhi said the voter turnout in Assam was approximately 78 percent while in Tripura it was 85 percent.

General Elections 2014: Tripura registers 85 percent turnout, Assam 78 percent

A high turnout of 85 percent was recorded for one Lok Sabha seat in Tripura, while Assam registered 76 percent in five seats in the first phase of the elections which began peacefully on Monday from the country`s North East.

Polling in Tripura, Assam on April 07: As it happened

Around 60 percent of the electorate had cast their votes till 2 pm Monday as polling was held in one of the two constituencies in Left-ruled Tripura, an official said.

Lakhimpur real test for Cong; tea tribe votes key in Dibrugarh

Assam BJP chief Sarbananda Sonowal moving out from Dibrugarh may have given a sigh of relief to Congress` five-time MP from the seat Paban Singh Ghatowar but has made things tough for Congress` Ranee Narah, who is left to fight against Sonowal in Lakhimpur.

BJP doing divisive politics: PM in Assam

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accused the BJP of doing divisive politics and said such a party could not bring development.

Take initiative to make Dibrugarh World`s Tea City: Rahul Gandhi to Assam CM

Assam Tea must be branded internationally with focus to promote Dibrugarh as the World`s Tea City, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said here on Thursday.

Assam on alert after Dibrugarh blast

A high alert was sounded across Assam, a day after militants triggered off a blast in Dibrugarh town.

One dead, 17 injured in bomb blast in Assam`s Dibrugarh

Suspected militants detonated a bomb killing a teenage girl and injuring 17 people, including a woman, in upper Assam`s tea town Dibrugarh on Tuesday.

Anti-talk ULFA faction stepping up extortions

An ULFA faction opposed to peace talks, led by Paresh Baruah reportedly living in exile in camps in Myanmar, has been trying to carry out extortion drives, particularly among the tea planters, in various districts of Assam.