Assam CM Tarun Gogoi announces rehab panel, special force to seize illegal arms

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi announced setting up of a permanent commission to deal with the rehabilitation of the riot victims and a special force to seize illegal arms and ammunition across the state.

Ulfa faction calls for Assam shutdown Nov 19

ULFA`s anti-talk faction has called for a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Assam Monday to protest against the killing of three people in a staged gun-battle Nov 14.

Assam: 12000 refugee families to be rehabilitated

Assam govt and Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District administration decided to rehabilitate 12000 refugee families affected in recent violence.

Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online rumours were evidence of terrorists resorting to cyber space.

7 more bodies recovered in Assam, govt bans bandhs for a month

The toll in continuing violence in Assam mounted to 95 on Wednesday with the recovery of seven bodies.

Two labourers killed in fresh attacks in Assam

Two labourers were killed and another seriously injured in fresh violence in riot-hit lower Assam on Wednesday taking the overall death toll to 80.

Inter-ministerial team to visit Assam

An inter-ministerial central team of senior officers will visit Assam on Tuesday to assess relief and rehabilitation requirements.

MIM chief urges Muslims to help Assam victims

MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Muslims across India to help their brethren who were rendered homeless in recent Assam violence.

Fresh killing in Kokrajhar, toll mounts to 78

The assailants fled after the killing and the police launched the hunt to arrest them, the sources said.

Assam: Curfew relaxed in Rangiya

Curfew in Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday even as no incident of fresh violence was reported from any part of Assam.

PM, HM should ensure safety of NE people: Mizoram CM

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Thursday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure safety of north eastern people living in other parts of the country.

Some forces trying to destabilise Centre and state: Gogoi

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that unidentified forces were fomenting violence in lower Assam and trying to destabilise the central and state governments.

No threat to north eastern people anywhere in India: Home Secy

The Bangalore City railway station was flooded with north eastern people wanting to board available trains as rumours spread that some people from the state had been subjected to attacks in the city.

Attack on Northeast people in Karnataka just rumours: Shinde

Home Secretary RK Singh also gave the assurance saying that there was no threat to the people of the northeast in any part of the country.

Exodus of North-East people from Bangalore continues

Fear-struck people from the north-East continued to flee Bangalore for the second day on Thursday.

Assam riots fall-out: Ten from Northeast attacked in Pune

10 people from Northeastern states, most of them students, have been beaten up in separate incidents in the last three days in Kondhwa and Pune Camp areas of the city, police said on Tuesday.

Assam: About three lakh inmates still in 228 relief camps

Altogether 2,92,852 inmates are currently living in 228 relief camps in four trouble-torn districts of lower Assam.

JD-U embarrasses NDA in RS

In an embarrassment to the NDA, its key constituent JD-U on Tuesday strongly objected to certain remarks made by members of BJP and Shiv Sena in the Rajya Sabha on the recent Mumbai violence to protest against the Assam riots.

Mumbai violence raised in Rajya Sabha

The violence in Mumbai during a rally to protest Assam violence had its echo in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

Return of Assam refugees will take time: Sonia

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said refugees hit by recent violence in lower Assam will have to wait for some time for the situation to become calmer