Rockybul Hussain

Raids on minister's property politically motivated: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged the raids conducted by Election Expenditure Observer and Income Tax teams at Cabinet Minister Rockybul Hussain's residence and vehicle were "politically motivated" and aimed at "defaming" the leader and the Congress party.

Mar 17, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Guwahati: EC officials conduct raid at Rockybul Hussain's residence

During the raid, they also searched his car, his residence and adjoining buildings belonging to his relatives.

Mar 17, 2016, 12:49 PM IST
Assam Agriculture Minister files police complaint against Election Commission team

Assam Agriculture Minister files police complaint against Election Commission team

Assam Agriculture Minister Rockybul Hussain on Wednesday filed a police complaint against an 'Election Commission Election Expenditure' team for allegedly defaming him by searching his vehicles.

Mar 17, 2016, 06:22 AM IST

Magisterial enquiry ordered into alleged gangrape in Kokrajhar

A magisterial enquiry has been ordered into the alleged gangrape of an eight-month pregnant woman by two Army personnel in Kokrajhar district and said "strict action" will follow to punish the culprits, Assam government on Tuesday said.

Aug 11, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

JMB has prepared 'sleeper cell' for Assam: Minister

The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has trained and prepared about 20 'sleeper cell' members, of which 10 are still at large, for subversive activities in Assam, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Dec 15, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Assam claims nearly 80,000 hectares encroached by other states

Nearly 80,000 hectares of land belonging to Assam are being "occupied" currently by "six neighbouring states", the government claimed in the state Assembly.

Aug 07, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Govt

As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Aug 05, 2014, 01:11 AM IST

Insurgency claimed 2400 lives in Assam since 2001: Minister

2,400 persons were killed and over 5,500 people injured by militant organisations in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Aug 04, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Six militant outfits active in Assam

Six militant outfits, including anti-talk ULFA (Independent) and NDFB (Songbijit), are active in Assam with a cadre strength of 760, Forest minister Rockybul Hussain said on Monday.

Dec 16, 2013, 23:20 PM IST

Over 13,000 women raped in Assam in the past 8 years: Minister

At least 40,096 women were victims of atrocities against them and another 13,798 were raped in Assam between 2005 and October 2013, Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain said.

Dec 16, 2013, 22:31 PM IST

Day after opening, rhino carcass recovered in Kaziranga

A day after the Kaziranga National Park was opened for this tourist season, forest guards Saturday recovered a one-horned rhino`s carcass with its horn missing.

Nov 02, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

Curfew in Sualkuchi relaxed for 12 hrs; judicial inquiry to be ordered

Curfew was relaxed for 12 hours in the silk town of Sualkuchi with the Assam government announcing that it would order an inquiry into Saturday`s violence by weavers and local people.

Apr 01, 2013, 18:02 PM IST

Six insurgent groups active in Assam

Six insurgent groups are currently active in Assam while 12 others in talks with the Centre and the state government, Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Rockybul Hussain said on Monday.

Mar 25, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

Randhir supporters Tytler, Gehlot withdraw from IOA elections

A day after Randhir Singh withdrew his candidature for the post of Indian Olympic Association President, several of his supporters on Monday pulled out of contests.

Nov 26, 2012, 16:51 PM IST

Man-animal conflict: Assam forms response teams

Assam has formed Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to deal with growing instances of man-animal conflict, with 12 leopards having been killed in the last three months when they strayed into human habitations.

Mar 30, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

Law and order situation improved in Assam: Govt

Assam government on Monday said law and order situation in the state had improved considerably.

Mar 05, 2012, 18:43 PM IST

‘Number of tigers increasing in Assam’

The number of tigers in Assam is
increasing and it may become the highest in the country in future, state Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain.

Mar 02, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

Number of tigers increasing in Assam: Forest Minister

The number of tigers in Assam is increasing and it may become the highest in the country in future.

Mar 02, 2012, 14:34 PM IST