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Four NDFB(S) ultras arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 16:05

Four militants of the anti-talk National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were arrested from a bus on the Bhumoraguri bridge over the river Brahmaputra in Sonitpur district, police said on Saturday.

Assam, Tripura set the tone for Lok Sabha polls with high turnout

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 07:24

Lok Sabha polls 2014 kicked off on Monday with nearly six million people casting their vote in five constituencies in Assam and one of two seats in Tripura. The Election Commission in New Delhi said the voter turnout in Assam was approximately 78 percent while in Tripura it was 85 percent.

General Elections 2014: Tripura registers 85 percent turnout, Assam 78 percent

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 21:55

A high turnout of 85 percent was recorded for one Lok Sabha seat in Tripura, while Assam registered 76 percent in five seats in the first phase of the elections which began peacefully on Monday from the country`s North East.

Polling in Tripura, Assam on April 07: As it happened

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 06:27

Around 60 percent of the electorate had cast their votes till 2 pm Monday as polling was held in one of the two constituencies in Left-ruled Tripura, an official said.

Assam CM`s son Gourav Gogoi files nomination

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 00:14

Assam Chief Minister`s son Gourav Gogoi Wednesday filed his nomination papers to contest the Lok Sabha election from Kaliabor near Tezpur.

Two killed, 6 injured in road accident in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 21:08

Two persons died and six others were injured when a car collided with an ambulance.

Prisoner commits suicide in Assam jail

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 12:32

A prisoner of Tezpur Central Jail has allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well in the jail premises, prison sources said on Monday.

Tezpur University journalism head suspended on molestation charge

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 17:19

The head of Department of Mass Communication and Journalism in Tezpur Central University has been suspended on the charge of molestation, university sources said on Monday.

Four killed, 26 injured in road mishap in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 16:21

Four devotees, including two women and a girl child, were killed and 26 others injured on Sunday when the vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Assam`s Sonitpur district, police said.

Work underway on war footing on Tezpur-Tawang Road

Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 15:42

Keen to improve surface transport and road connectivity between Tezpur in Assam and Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, the concerned authorities are working on a war footing to achieve this strategically important goal.

Ministry to focus on better air, road connectivity in NE

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 17:41

The Ministry for Development of North Eastern Region has submitted a proposal to the Centre for laying extra emphasis on promoting safe connectivity by air and surface in the region.

Two AANLA ultras nabbed with grenade

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 13:58

Two militants of the All Adivasi National Liberation Army were apprehended by security forces along with a grenade in Assam`s Sonitpur district Friday.