Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Fresh clashes erupt between police, protesters in Assam

Fresh clashes broke out in Assam`s Golaghat district on Wednesday, with police opening fire on protesters, as per TV reports.

Two killed, two injured in Assam road mishap

Two persons were killed and two others injured when a speeding truck and a car collided in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district Tuesday, police said.

Two ULFA terrorists killed in encounter

Two ULFA (anti-talk) faction terrorists were killed in an encounter with a joint team of the Army and Assam Police.

Separate cadre for intelligence wing to tackle crime in Assam

In an attempt to modernise and strengthen the police force, the Assam government has decided to have a separate cadre for the intelligence wing.

10 militants held for Assam police officer`s killing

Assam Police have arrested 10 militants involved in the killing of a top police officer and his personal security officer in Karbi Anglong district, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Tuesday.

Families reluctant to return to site of mayhem in Assam

It is a difficult situation for Safikul Islam. He wants to go back to his village but his wife and mother are unwilling to risk the family`s life as they witnessed the mayhem in front of their eyes.

Assam attacks cowardly attempts to spread fear: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condemned the violence in Assam and said that such attacks are "cowardly attempts to spread fear and terror".

Bodies of four children recovered in Assam; toll at 32

At least nine more persons have been killed in militant attacks in Lower Assam, taking the death toll in the recent violence to 32.

Police arrest 37 encroachers along Assam-Nagaland border

The police have arrested 37 people suspected to be encroachers and seized a vehicle on Monday along the Assam-Nagaland border in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district.

Bomb kills two in Assam

Two people were killed when a bomb exploded in a car in Assam`s Dima Hasao district, police said Friday.

NSCN (IM) militant arrested in Assam

A NSCN (IM) militant has been arrested from Dima Hasao district in a joint operation by security forces, the police said on Monday.

Assam govt sets up committee to probe Raidwngbari encounter

The Assam government has constituted a one-man inquiry committee headed by Additional Chief Secretary V B Pyarelal to inquire into the alleged encounter between security forces and suspected militants in which two youths were killed in the state`s Chirang district.

Abducted girl rescued near Assam-Nagaland border

A girl abducted by an unidentified gunman Wednesday from Assam`s Sivsagar district was rescued from near the Assam-Nagaland border Thursday morning.

Assam: 4 men gang-rape woman, gouge her eyes out, kill her

Four men allegedly raped a woman inside a tempo, gouged out her eyes and beat her before throwing the victim out of the vehicle leading to her death in upper Assam`s Lakhimpur district, sparking outrage from locals.

Bomb planted near post office recovered in Assam

A bomb planted allegedly by a nascent militant outfit National Liberation Force of Bengalis was found in front of Kokrajhar post office in Assam`s Kokrajhar district, the police said Thursday.

Assam Police seize explosives, arrest two

Acting on a tip-off, Assam Police have recovered huge quantities of explosives and arrested two persons in Kamalpur town.

Assam CID probe into false news by website

The CID of Assam Police has taken up suo motu investigations into a website`s article on an alleged `Assam Rape Festival` amidst widespread protests in the state.

ULFA ultra killed in encounter in Assam

An ULFA militant was killed in an encounter with police and several arms and explosives, including TNT, were recovered from him at Melanjatiapa- Jakuriapara in Kamrup district, police said Wednesday.

Police lathicharge KMSS protesters in Assam

Police on Tuesday resorted to a lathicharge and took recourse to teargas shells and water cannons to prevent a large crowd of protesters from assembling at Dispur under the leadership of RTI activist Akhil Gogoi.