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Indefinite curfew impose in Assam`s Rangapara

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:30

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

Abducted boy rescued from Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:33

An 11-year-old boy who was abducted a fortnight ago, was rescued by a joint team of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam police from Gohpur in Assam`s Sonitpur district, the police said Tuesday.

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.

Indefinite curfew clamped in Assam town after violent clashes

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 22:39

Indefinite curfew was clamped today in an area near the national highway in Bihguri in Sonitpur district following a clash between a cultural troupe and some youth.

NHRC asks Home Ministry to pay compensation

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 19:38

National Human Rights Commission asked Union Home Ministry to pay Rs 5 lakh each to kin of the five persons who died in an encounter with Assam Rifles in Sonitpur District of Assam in April, 2009.

Economic blockade against Arunachal continues

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 22:49

The economic blockade against Arunachal Pradesh following the killing of 10 CPI(ML) supporters at Chauldhua in Behali reserve forest in Sonitpur district entered its fourth day on Monday.

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

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 09:15

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.

Tea garden employee kidnapped in Sonitpur

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 00:51

A tea garden employee was allegedly abducted from Dafflagarh in Sonitpur district, leading to protests by locals.

Elephant electrocuted in Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 14:17

An adult female elephant was electrocuted in Assam`s Sonitpur district in the wee hours Wednesday, official sources said.

Minister appeals for release of abducted NHPC GM

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 13:00

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.

NHPC general manager kidnapped from Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 15:57

Armed gunmen have abducted a general manager of National Hydro Power Corporation at gun-point from Hatigate area in Sonitpur district of Assam.

Two NDFB-S ultras killed, 2 policemen injured in encounter

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 17:48

Two Bodo militants have been killed and two policemen injured in an encounter at Tarabari in Assam`s Sonitpur district.