Five killed, 25 injured as bus falls into gorge in Assam

Five persons, including a mother and her three-year-old daughter, were on Thursday killed and another 25 injured when their bus lost control and fell into a gorge, police said.

IED recovered from railway track in Assam's Goalpara

A powerful Improvised Explosive Device was detected at a railway track in Assam's Goalpara district Friday, police said.

Nearly four lakh still flood-hit in Assam

Nearly four lakh people were still reeling under the impact of floods in Assam though the water level was receding in most parts of the state.

Two GNLA militants killed in Assam

Two suspected GNLA militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Balaikhamar in the district, police officials said today.

Assam to form GoM to study Goalpara, Kamrup floods

Assam government would soon constitute a Group of Ministers (GoM) to study the causes of devastation wrecked by the current wave of floods in Kamrup and Goalpara districts and to suggest suitable and effective measures for mitigating the risk of flooding.

Assam CM Gogoi visits flood-hit Goalpara

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today visited relief camps in severely flood-hit Goalpara district where 18 people lost their lives and a population of nearly ten lakh was affected.

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.

Assam floods: NFR cancels 5 trains, diverts 7 others

Five trains scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled and seven others diverted due to prevailing floods in Lower Assam and track restoration work, North-East Frontier Railway said today.

Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1,200 shifted to safer places
Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1,200 shifted to safer places

The flood situation in Assam has remained unchanged for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, with nine bodies being recovered so far from the Goalpara district.

Two ULFA(I) militants killed in Assam encounter

Two ULFA (independent) militants were killed in an encounter with the police in Goalpara district of Assam, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

ULFA`s anti-talk faction behind Assam blasts

One person was killed and three others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast in Assam`s Goalpara district, suspected to have been carried out by ULFA`s anti-talk faction.

3 UALA militants lynched in Meghalaya

Three suspected activists of Meghalaya-based United A`chik Liberation Army (UALA) were lynched in Goalpara district, police said Tuesday.

Rabha council polls begins amidst tight security

The first phase of Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council polls began Wednesday amidst tight security.

Bomb-like objects found on rail tracks in Assam

Four bomb-like objects were recovered from train tracks between Dudhnoi and Krishnai stations in Lower Assam`s restive Goalpara district Friday morning.

Assam violence: Seven killed by militants, night curfew clamped in Goalpara

Seven people were killed and many others seriously injured when militants fired on a group of people who were gambling on the occasion of Diwali in Assam`s Goalpara district on Sunday night.

Sporadic violence in central Assam bandh

Normal life was affected in Assam`s Morigaon and parts of neighbouring Kamrup (Metro) district following a 24-hour Central Assam bandh from 6 am.

Violence erupts in Goalpara district of Assam

Violence has erupted in Goalpara district following announcement of election to the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council with a school and two vehicles set ablaze in different places on Sunday, while an indefinite bandh has affected normal life.

Three suspected ULFA men arrested, arms recovered in Assam

Three suspected ULFA militants were arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in the wee hours on Tuesday, police said.

Govt extends term of commission probing Goalpara violence

The Assam government extended the term of the one-member enquiry commission probing Goalpara violence in February this year by six months.

36-hour bandh paralyses life in Kamrup, Goalpara districts

Normal life was paralysed in Assam`s Kamrup and Goalpara districts following a 36-hour bandh by the Non-tribal Coordination Forum.