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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police lathicharge during anti-encroachment drive

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

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.

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.

Child dies in accidental cartridge blast

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

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.

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.