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Flood affects 25,000 people in Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 00:43

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 13:20

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 07:24

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 21:55

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 06:27

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

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:49

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

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 12:21

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

Escaped undertrial prisoners arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 13:19

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

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 23:57

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.

Sugarcane farmer commits suicide in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 15:14

A sugarcane farmer of Pakaria village here has allegedly committed suicide, officials said Thursday.

Assam in anger over Lakhimpur gang-rape

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 09:34

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.

NCW says Lakhimpur rape reminds it of Nirbhaya episode

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:42

National Women’s Commission member Nirmala Samant on Wednesday called for swift legal action on the Lakhimpur rape case, and said the incident reminded her of the Nirbhaya gang rape episode.