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Five arrested, arms and ammunition recovered in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 00:27

Police on Thursday arrested five persons, including a woman and a child and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition of the NDFB-Songbijit militant outfit from Chirang and Kokrajhar districts of Assam, a senior official said.

NDFB militant killed in encounter with police, Army

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 22:01

An NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with a joint police and army team in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district on Tuesday and arms recovered from him, said a top police officer.

Earthquake rocks Assam

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:44

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hit Assam but there were no immediate reports of damage.

Another body recovered, toll goes up to 46 in Assam attacks

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 22:21

One more body was on Monday recovered in Baksa district, taking the toll to 46 in attacks in the BTAD areas allegedly carried out by miscreants of Congress` ally Bodoland People`s Front (BPF).

Families reluctant to return to site of mayhem in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 15:47

It is a difficult situation for Safikul Islam. He wants to go back to his village but his wife and mother are unwilling to risk the family`s life as they witnessed the mayhem in front of their eyes.

Assam Attack toll rises to 43 after 2 more bodies recovered today

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 14:35

Two more bodies of minors were recovered in the Baksa district today, taking the toll in the mayhem allegedly unleashed by the NDFB(S) in BTAD areas to 43, a senior government official said.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi announces rehab panel, special force to seize illegal arms

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 22:45

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi announced setting up of a permanent commission to deal with the rehabilitation of the riot victims and a special force to seize illegal arms and ammunition across the state.

Families recount horror of losing children in Assam violence

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 11:18

When Halima Khatun jumped into the Beki river with her five-month-old child to save his life from terrorists, she never thought it was the last time she was holding her child.

Assam attack toll rises to 36, curfew relaxed Kokrajhar

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 17:01

Two more bodies were found in trouble-torn districts of Assam, taking the toll in the mayhem unleashed by ultras there to 36, even as the curfew clamped in the area was relaxed today as no fresh violence was reported from anywhere.

Govt not to give firearms to violence-hit people: Gogoi

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 14:53

The recent violence in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of BTAD area has so far claimed 34 lives and forced thousands of others to flee homes.

Assam violence: Curfew relaxed in Baksa, Kokrajhar, Chirang; death toll at 34

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 08:30

As the toll in the savage attacks by Bodo militants in Assam rose to 31 Sunday, a National Investigationg Agency (NIA) team will visit the state on Monday.

BJP hits back at Congress over Assam violence

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 20:39

BJP on Sunday hit back at Congress for blaming Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was an outcome of "politics of divisiveness and blood" on which Congress had harvested "too many votes for too long".