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

Woman cheated by lover, gang-raped in Rangiya

A 25-year-old woman was gang-raped allegedly by a youth she trusted as her lover and seven of his friends at Hajo in Rangiya on Saturday night.

Sep 15, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Huge quantities of explosives seized

Huge quantities of explosives, including RDX, were recovered and two persons arrested in connection with it in Assam`s Kamrup(Rural) district on Friday.

Nov 15, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Bangladeshi national apprehended in Assam

A Bangladeshi national was apprehended on Friday from a train in Rangiya Railway Station in Assam`s Kamrup district, police said.

Mar 01, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

Assam: Curfew relaxed in Rangiya

Curfew in Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday even as no incident of fresh violence was reported from any part of Assam.

Aug 17, 2012, 11:04 AM IST

Assam violence spreads to new district

Ethnic violence that has rocked parts of lower Assam today spread to a new district where incidents of arson were reported, forcing the Army to stage a flag march.

Aug 16, 2012, 14:46 PM IST

Police lathicharge during anti-encroachment drive

Police resorted to lathicharge when they faced resistance during an anti-encroachment drive.

May 19, 2012, 19:38 PM IST

Bodos and non-Bodos clash in Lower Assam

The All Bodo Students` Union (ABSU) and Non-Bodo Protection Forum activists today clashed during agitations by both organisations in Lower Assam districts, police said.

May 17, 2012, 14:52 PM IST

One killed, 21 injured in Assam road mishap

One person was killed and 21 others were injured when a speeding vehicle overturned in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district.

May 11, 2012, 13:46 PM IST

Child dies in accidental cartridge blast

A seven year-old boy
died in an accidental cartridge blast in Assam`s Baksa

Nov 13, 2011, 19:15 PM IST

Blockade affects train services in Rangiya

Train services at Rangiya station were affected following a `rail roko`
agitation by candidates appearing for Group-B examinations.

Oct 16, 2011, 20:37 PM IST

Police fires in the air to disperse mob in Rangiya

Police today opened fire
to disperse a mob which ransacked the office of the forest
department following the recovery of a students` leader body
in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district today, police sources said.

Aug 02, 2011, 15:23 PM IST