Three labourers killed in building collapse

Three labourers were killed and six others injured when a building collapsed in Kheri town area here, police said Thursday.

Assam flood situation worsens

Assam`s flood situation in severly-hit Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts on Saturday further worsened as river Subansiri in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh was in spate.

Flood situation remains grim, Sonowal visits affected areas

The flood situation in Assam remained critical in a number of districts including Dhemaji, Lakhimpur and Sonitpur.

Missing minor girl`s body found in UP`s Lakhimpur

The body of a missing 13-year-old girl was on Thursday recovered from a sugarcane field in a semi-nude condition in Nighasan police limits, police said here.

Pilgrim killed in mishap in Lakhimpur

A `kanwaria` was Thursday killed after after being hit by a tractor-trolley, triggering protests by a group of devotees who set the vehicle on fire and staged demonstrations.

Flood affects 25,000 people in Assam

Nearly 25,000 people have been affected in the first round of floods in four districts of Assam.

Man dies in custody, magisterial probe ordered

A 42-year-old man died within hours of being taken into custody by police following which a magisterial inquiry was ordered into the incident and two policemen suspended.

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.

Sonia Gandhi attacks BJP in Assam, says opposition only talks

Ahead of 2014 General Elections, Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressing a rally on Sunday in Lakhimpur in Assam.

Escaped undertrial prisoners arrested in Assam

A team of capital police under crime branch in-charge SI Krishnendu Deb nabbed one of the escaped under-trial prisoners from Banderdewa area.

13 killed in Sitapur road mishap

Thirteen persons were today killed and nine others injured when a truck lost control and hit a car and a cab on the Sitapur-Lakhimpur road in Shah Maholi area here, police said.

Assam in anger over Lakhimpur gang-rape

The people of Assam are in a state of shock. What has angered them is the recent incident of an alleged gang-rape in Lakhimpur district, which has eerie similarities to the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape.

Protests over woman allegedly raped and thrown out of tempo

Protests continued on Wednesday demanding the arrest and punishment of the culprits who allegedly raped a woman and threw her out of a vehicle leading to her death in Lakhimpur district.

Assam: 4 men gang-rape woman, gouge her eyes out, kill her

Four men allegedly raped a woman inside a tempo, gouged out her eyes and beat her before throwing the victim out of the vehicle leading to her death in upper Assam`s Lakhimpur district, sparking outrage from locals.

College principal arrested on molestation charge in Assam

The principal of a college in Assam`s Lakhimpur district was arrested for allegedly molesting 10 girl students, police said.

11 die in rain-related incidents in UP

Eleven people were killed on Friday in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh where major rivers continued to flow above the red mark during its courses at several places in the state.

Five wounded in grenade attacks in Assam

At least five people were wounded after suspected militants lobbed two grenades in Assam`s Lakhimpur town Tuesday night, police said.