US-based Muslim body condemns Assam violence

A US-based organisation of Indian Muslims has condemned the recent violence in Assam in which at least 32 people were killed and demanded that additional paramilitary forces be deployed in the strife-torn area.

Gogoi should take immediate action against BPF: AIUDF

Principal opposition party in Assam AIUDF today said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should act immediately against Congress ally BPF in the wake of the recent violence if his intentions are true.

Five more bodies recovered from troubled Assam districts

Five more bodies were found Wednesday morning from two trouble-torn districts of Assam, taking the toll in the violence unleashed by ultras to 41.

Assam violence: Victims point finger at Bodoland People`s Front

"We did not vote for the BPF candidate in Lok Sabha polls, that`s why we were attacked," alleged 75-year-old Iman Ali.

Left Front links Modi`s comments to Assam ethnic riots

Linking Modi`s comments to the ethnic riots in Assam, Left Front chairman Biman Bose Sunday alleged the BJP`s PM candidate was making such comments repeatedly to stoke more such conflicts.

Comments of politicians aggravating Assam flare-up: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over the flare-up in Assam which claimed 32 lives and alleged that "certain comments" of some political figures are adding fuel.

BJP hits back at Congress over Assam violence

BJP on Sunday hit back at Congress for blaming Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was an outcome of "politics of divisiveness and blood" on which Congress had harvested "too many votes for too long".

Mamata Banerjee condemns Assam attacks

In a veiled attack on BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said comments by "aspirants of high office are adding fuel" to the fire in states like Assam where at least 28 people have died in militant attacks.

Assam violence aimed at starting full-fledged communal conflagration: Shinde

With 32 people being killed in Assam, the Centre on Sunday said it is determined to curb attacks on minorities as the violence there was aimed at starting a "full-fledged communal conflagration".

BJP`s communal polarisation led to Assam violence, alleges Cong

Congress on Sunday attacked BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was a result of "communal polarisation" done by them to garner votes.

Assam violence: Relatives perform last rites, CM`s aide assures strict action

The relatives of the victims, who had refused to perform the last rites till Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visits to Nankekhadrabari area, on Sunday buried the dead, following assurance from a representative of the state government.

Gogoi seeks NIA probe into Assam violence

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday asked for a probe by NIA into the violence by Bodo militant group NDFB(S) in the state and vowed to apprehend those responsible for the killings.

Curfew relaxed in Karbi Anglong, bandhs end in lower Assam

With no fresh incident reported, curfew was relaxed in strife-hit Karbi Anglong district, while the three bandhs in lower Assam ended on Wednesday after affecting normal life for two days.

Bodoland: Police firing in Karbi Anglong, violence continues in Assam

With the Army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Cong MP were set ablaze as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped

Violence in Assam over demands for Karbi Anglong state

Violence erupted in Assam in support of a separate Karbi Anglong state in which houses of a Congress MP and MLA were attacked, prompting the police to fire in the air to quell them.

Vehicles set ablaze during bandh in RHAC

A mini-van and a motorcycle were set ablaze at Dudhnoi in lower Assam`s Goalpara district during the 24-hour bandh on Saturday by local militant outfit Rabha National Liberation Front.

Political conspiracy behind Goalpara violence: Tarun Gogoi

Dubbing the violence in Assam`s RHAC areas as a `political conspiracy`, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi accused opposition parties of encouraging the perpetrators.

Assam violence toll rises to 20, Army stages flag march

The Army on Wednesday staged flag march in areas hit by violence in Assam`s Goalpara district where shoot-at-sight orders were issued.

Sporadic incidents in Assam`s Goalpara district

A panchayat office, school, bridge and a CRPF resting shed have been set ablaze in Assam`s Goalpara district, two days before the final phase of panchayat polls in the state.

Curfew relaxed for eight hours in Kokrajhar

Amidst army flag march, curfew was relaxed for eight hours on Monday in most part of the toruble-torn Kokrajhar district with no fresh incident of violence reported during the past 48 hours, official sources said.