Assam flood situation worsens, four lakh hit

The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages and causing widespread destruction, officials said on Monday.

Rajnath speaks to Gogoi over killing of Hindi-speaking persons

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi about the killing of a Hindi-speaking businessman and his daughter by suspected ULFA militants in Tinsukia.

Tinsukia attackers identified, massive manhunt launched: DGP

A massive joint operation by the Assam Police, Army, CRPF and SSB has been launched to nab the three suspected ULFA(I) cadres who killed two persons and injured three others of a family in Tinsukia district.

Security forces launch massive operation against ULFA in Assam

A day after the ULFA killed two innocent civilians in Assam`s Tinsukia district, police in association with the army and paramilitary forces launched a massive operation on Wednesday to apprehend the culprits.

Two of a family killed, three injured in ULFA(I) attack

At least two persons were killed and three others were injured in a attack by suspected ULFA (Independent) militants, following which a 12-hour bandh has been called in Tinsukia district on Wednesday.

Four IEDs recovered from bus in Assam

Four improvised explosive devices (IED), suspected to belong to the ULFA-Independent, were recovered from a night passenger bus in Tinsukia district, a police official said on Saturday.

Nearly two lakh hit by Assam floods

Close to two lakh people have been affected by floods in 13 districts of Assam, officials said on Wednesday, as over 200 people took shelter in relief camps in Tinsukia and Sonitpur districts.

ULFA, NSCN(K) militants nabbed in Asssam

Two militants, an ULFA and one belonging to NSCN(K), have been apprehended by security forces during a joint operation in  Assam's Tinsukia district today.

Assam flood death toll rises to 36; 10 lakh affected
Assam flood death toll rises to 36; 10 lakh affected

With the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday, the death toll mounted to 36 in Assam floods that affected about 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered majority of them homeless.

Eight die after consuming poisonous mushrooms in Assam

Dibrugarh: Eight persons including women and children died and nine others fell ill after consuming poisonous mushrooms in the last four days in upper Assam`s Tinsukia district.

Two suspected Naxals held in Assam

Two suspected Naxalites on Saturday apprehended by security forces from the Tinsukia district of Assam.

Eight ULFA ultras surrender in Assam

Eight hardcore ULFA insurgents and three link men surrendered before the police at Tinsukia in Assam Friday.

Former Assam Minister dead

Former Assam Minister Shiv Sambhu Ojha died here today following a cardiac arrest, family sources said.

Four ULFA activists surrender

The ultras handed over one AK-47 assault rifle, two 9 mm pistols, eight bottle grenades, four Chinese made hand grenades and other assorted weapons.

ULFA militant killed in Tinsukia

A suspected militant belonging to the anti-talk faction of ULFA was killed during a joint operation launched by the Army and police in upper Assam`s Tinsukia district on Sunday.

ULFA militant killed in Assam encounter

A suspected ULFA militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam`s Tinsukia district, police said on Saturday.

Ramesh asks Centre to declare Tinsukia, Dibrugarh as Maoists-affected districts

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked the Centre to declare upper Assam districts of Tinsukia and Dibrugarh as Left Wing Extremism affected areas.

Two Assam districts may be declared Maoist-affected

The central government is likely to declare two districts of Assam as Maoist-affected, making them eligible for special benefits, Rural Development Jairam Ramesh said Saturday.

Assam: 4 injured in ULFA grenade blast

At least four persons were seriously injured in a grenade blast by suspected militants of the ULFA`s anti-talk faction at Doomdoma township in Tinsukia district tonight, the police said.

Security beefed up in Assam due to fresh ULFA threat

Security has been beefed up in Assam following a threat by the anti-talk faction of ULFA, a top ranking police officer said.