Two of a family killed, three injured in ULFA(I) attack

At least two persons were killed and three others were injured in a attack by suspected ULFA (Independent) militants, following which a 12-hour bandh has been called in Tinsukia district on Wednesday.

No medical help from Assam govt, says Union minister injured in dais collapse

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday claimed that the Assam government did not provide any medical help to him after he, along with several others, sustained injuries when the dais at a BJP Yuva Morcha meeting collapsed in Dibrugarh.

Top official of oil major found dead in Dibrugarh

A top official of a state-run oil company has been found dead under mysterious circumstances with a vein on his wrist slit, at his official residence in Dibrugarh district of Assam.

President commutes death sentence of Assam death row prisoner

The death sentence of a condemned prisoner belonging to Assam has been commuted to life imprisonment by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Defence Ministry gives nod to pending Brahmaputra embankment: Sarbananda Sonowal

The Defence Ministry has given permission for construction of the pending portion of the Brahmaputra embankment in the Army cantonment area here, Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said.

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.