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Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:55

Taking responsibility of his party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Monday stepped down as party president.

Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:13

Taking responsibility of his party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Monday stepped down as party president.

Assam: Army on stand by, curfew on in Baksa, three arrested

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:41

The Army remained on stand by and indefinite curfew, clamped since the kidnap and killing of of four persons by suspected militants, remained in force for the third day in Assam`s Baksa district as three persons were arrested in connection with the crime on Monday.

Army on stand-by in Baksa in Assam, bodies of all four kidnapped found

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:26

Army has been kept on stand-by as tension mounted in Assam`s Baksa district where bodies of three more persons kidnapped by suspected NDFB (S) militants were retrieved from Beki River on Sunday.

Four kidnapped in Assam district, one body found

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:54

Four persons, including two boys, were kidnapped by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) insurgents in Assam`s Baksa district and the body of one of them was found as indefinite curfew was clamped and the Army was standing by.

Most protests against Subansiri dam unjustified: VK Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:52

Advocating construction of the 2000 MW Subansiri hydro power project on the border of Arunchal Pradesh and Assam, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region VK Singh on Saturday said most protests against the dam were not justified.

Tarun Gogoi warns minister who speaks of dharna before Rahul`s residence

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:54

Plagued with dissidence, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi ticked off a minister for demanding change of leadership.

Assam govt to set up enquiry committee to find nexus in encroachment

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:01

The Assam government will set up an inquiry committee to find out the alleged nexus between officials of different government agencies and encroachers in the state capital, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

Unidentified youth kills school teacher inside classroom

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 21:04

A school teacher was shot dead by an unidentified youth inside a classroom during a teachers` training programme here this afternoon, police said.

Assam police to get Special Highway Patrol unit

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 20:56

Assam government has decided to set up a special Highway Patrol unit of the Assam Police to deal with accidents and crimes on National Highways, an official release said here today.

Mizo CM wants Commission to settle boundary issues with Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:10

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday told the state Assembly that he had asked the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to constitute a Boundary Commission to settle boundary disputes with Assam.

Two killed, two injured in Assam road mishap

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:42

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.