Five labourers killed, two injured in accident in Assam's Morigaon

Five labourers were killed and two others injured seriously in a road accident involving three vehicles on National Highway 37 at Dharatul in Morigaon district of Assam on Wednesday, police said.

Sep 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

One ULFA terrorist, policeman killed in Assam's Goalpara

One United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) terrorist and one police personnel have been killed in an encounter following yesterday`s bomb blast in Assam`s Goalpara District.

Apr 05, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

Blast near BJP office in Assam; two dead, many injured

Hours after a peaceful first phase Assembly election recorded nearly 80 percent turnout on Monday, a blast rocked Goalpara in lower Assam, going to the hustings in the second phase on April 11, killing two persons.

Apr 04, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Army recovers huge quantity of explosives in Assam

The army recovered a large quantity of explosives here and arrested one person in this connection in Goalpara district on Saturday.

Sep 05, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2015, 20:19 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

Huge quantities of arms, ammunition recovered in Assam

Huge quantities of arms and ammunition were recovered during a search operation by the security forces in Assam's Goalpara district on Tuesday.

Jun 23, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

8 persons killed in road accident in Assam

Eight persons, including a woman and a child, were killed and another man was seriously injured in a road accident in Kamrup district of Assam, police said on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

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.

Mar 19, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

IED recovered from railway track in Assam's Goalpara

A powerful Improvised Explosive Device was detected at a railway track in Assam's Goalpara district Friday, police said.

Feb 27, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Nearly four lakh still flood-hit in Assam

Nearly four lakh people were still reeling under the impact of floods in Assam though the water level was receding in most parts of the state.

Oct 05, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Two GNLA militants killed in Assam

Two suspected GNLA militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Balaikhamar in the district, police officials said today.

Oct 05, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Assam to form GoM to study Goalpara, Kamrup floods

Assam government would soon constitute a Group of Ministers (GoM) to study the causes of devastation wrecked by the current wave of floods in Kamrup and Goalpara districts and to suggest suitable and effective measures for mitigating the risk of flooding.

Sep 29, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

Assam CM Gogoi visits flood-hit Goalpara

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today visited relief camps in severely flood-hit Goalpara district where 18 people lost their lives and a population of nearly ten lakh was affected.

Sep 28, 2014, 22:56 PM IST
Assam flood death toll rises to 36; 10 lakh affected

Assam flood death toll rises to 36; 10 lakh affected

With the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday, the death toll mounted to 36 in Assam floods that affected about 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered majority of them homeless.

Sep 25, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

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.

Sep 24, 2014, 21:26 PM IST
Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1,200 shifted to safer places

Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1,200 shifted to safer places

The flood situation in Assam has remained unchanged for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, with nine bodies being recovered so far from the Goalpara district.

Sep 24, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Two ULFA(I) militants killed in Assam encounter

Two ULFA (independent) militants were killed in an encounter with the police in Goalpara district of Assam, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

Aug 26, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

ULFA`s anti-talk faction behind Assam blasts

One person was killed and three others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast in Assam`s Goalpara district, suspected to have been carried out by ULFA`s anti-talk faction.

Jul 23, 2014, 20:54 PM IST