Sonitpur district

Baby elephant refuses to part with mother's dead body in Assam – Watch video

Baby elephant refuses to part with mother's dead body in Assam – Watch video

Several hours after her death, the forest officials took out the elephant`s body from the pit with the help of a crane. Later, they removed her tusk and buried her remains.

Nov 26, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Forest dept files FIR against Patanjali Food Park

Jasim Ahmed, Additional Conservator of Forest, West Sonitpur Forest Division, said the FIR was lodged at Salanibari police outpost under Tezpur police station.

Nov 25, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

Assam flood situation deteriorates, 10 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as incessant rains pounded the state on Wednesday and four more persons lost their lives in it as the calamity affected nearly 10 lakh people in over 2,000 villages.

Sep 02, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

When wild elephants wreaked havoc on Assam streets

A person was killed and houses destroyed by a herd of wild elephants in a tea estate in Sonitpur district of Assam on Monday, a forest official said.

Aug 24, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Sonitpur attacks: NIA files chargesheet against four accused

The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet before the Special NIA court here against four persons accused of killing civilians at Sonajuli in Sonitpur district in December last year.

Jul 14, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

Fresh wave of flood in Assam, two die

A fresh wave of flood hit the northern bank of Brahmaputra in Assam on Monday claiming lives of at least two persons and affecting over 5,500 people in 20 villages.

Jun 29, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Two NDFB(S) militants apprehended

Two NDFB(S) militants have been apprehended during a joint operation by security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district.

Jan 21, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

One NDFB(S) cadre, four linkmen arrested by police in Assam

The police said on Monday that a cadre and four NDFB(S) linkmen had been arrested from Sonitpur and Kokrajhar district.

Dec 29, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

Deal with acts of terror with firm hand: President on Assam attacks

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday strongly condemned attack by militants in Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts of Assam and said such acts of terror and violence must be put down with a "firm hand".

Dec 25, 2014, 17:22 PM IST

Flood affects 15 villages in Sonitpur district in Assam

More than five thousand people in 15 villages of Assam`s Sonitpur district have been affected with water level of the rivers.

Jul 29, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

Indefinite curfew impose in Assam`s Rangapara

Indefinite curfew was clamped at Rangapara town in Assam`s Sonitpur district after police lathicharged protesters holding a road blockade demanding improvement of communication.

Jul 22, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

Assam teacher ties noose on child to demonstrate execution, probe on

In a shocking incident, a primary school teacher tied a noose around a student`s neck to demonstrate the class how freedom fighters were executed.

Dec 02, 2013, 09:15 AM IST

Minister appeals for release of abducted NHPC GM

With police remaining clueless of the whereabouts of NHPC general manager Anil Kumar Agarwal 18 days after his abduction, Arunachal Pradesh Power Minister Tanga Byaling appealed to the kidnappers for his early release.

Oct 09, 2013, 13:00 PM IST

Grenade explodes in Assam, none injured

A grenade exploded near Belshri railway station in lower Assam`s Sonitpur district on Friday. No injury has been reported so far.

Feb 22, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

Four killed, 26 injured in road mishap in Assam

Four devotees, including two women and a girl child, were killed and 26 others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle, police said.

Feb 17, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Three bodies recovered in Assam`s Sonitpur distric

Three bodies were recovered from separate places by the police while another unclaimed body was cremated by Sonitpur district administration at Tezpur on Thursday.

Oct 25, 2012, 18:19 PM IST

Army rescues 1,500 flood-affected people in Sonitpur

Troops of the Tezpur-headquartered Gajraj Corps have swung into action in flood-hit Sonitpur district of central Assam.

Sep 23, 2012, 20:20 PM IST

Explosives found from Sonitpur district

Some explosives,
including RDX, were recovered on Saturday by police and Assam Rifles
near a railway track in Assam`s Sonitpur district.

Oct 15, 2011, 20:08 PM IST