Govt withdraws Assamese as official language from Barak valley

Assam government on Tuesday withdrew Assamese as the official language of the Barak valley with immediate effect.

Gogoi calls for proper mapping of human trafficking areas

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday called for proper mapping of areas from where incidents of trafficking of children and women are reported.

CM dares AGP, BJP, KMSS to prove his involvement in scam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday dared the Opposition AGP and BJP as well as KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi to furnish proofs about his alleged involvement in the chit-fund scam in the state.

Assam legislative Assembly adjourned sine-die

The 27-day session of the Assam Legislative assembly was adjourned sine die on Saturday, an official release said.

Assam govt handed chit fund cases to CBI before SC order

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that his government had handed over the chit fund cases to CBI, including that of Saradha, in 2013 much before the Supreme Court directed the investigating agency to probe the scam.

One tribunal states parents Indian, another says son foreigner

In a strange case, a man has been declared a foreigner by the Foreigners Tribunal, while his parents were declared Indian citizens by an erstwhile tribunal in Assam, the Assembly was informed on Monday.

Nearly three lakh affected by Assam flood

Nearly three lakh people have been affected by floods in Assam which has claimed seven lives and has hit 15 districts of the state.

Golaghat curfew relaxed for 2 more hours

Curfew in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district was relaxed for further two hours till 8 pm with no fresh incident reported so far, a district administration spokesman said.

CBI to probe Assam-Nagaland border row

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be pressed into service to probe the violence near the Assam-Nagaland border.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the CBI would be asked in the wake of kidnapping of two youth allegedly by Naga men June 26.

Assam govt to give adequate compensation and rehabilitation

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the state government would provide adequate compensation and rehabilitate the displaced people affected by the recent violence along Assam-Nagaland border.

DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh

At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister VK Singh on Friday said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it.

Assam: Golaghat situation controlled, curfew relaxed

The indefinite curfew in Golaghat district was relaxed for 12 hours from Friday morning with the situation "under control and improving further", a senior district official said.

Tripura CM for dialogue to end Assam-Nagaland border violence

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday said the only way to end the ongoing `disturbances` along the Assam-Nagaland border was to find an amicable solution through dialogue between the chief ministers of the two states.

Fresh clashes erupt in Assam`s violence-hit Golaghat district

Notwithstanding the indefinite curfew imposed in trouble-torn district of Golaghat in Assam, fresh clashes took place between the police and protesters on Thursday.

Border violence: Home Minister calls up CMs of Assam, Nagaland

Concerned over unabated violence along Assam-Nagaland border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday telephoned chief ministers of Assam and Nagaland and asked them to defuse tension along the borders of the two states.

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.

PM Modi seeks report on clashes along Assam-Nagaland border

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought a report from the Home
Ministry on clashes that took place along Assam-Nagaland border.

People block NH-37 in Assam protesting police action

A large number of people on Wednesday blocked the NH-37 by burning tyres and felling trees on the road at Borsapori, Borjuri and Kuruwabahi in protest against the police action in Rongajan in Golaghat district.

Assam-Nagaland border tensions: Gogoi blames Modi govt; Centre hits back

Amid rising tensions on the Assam-Nagaland border, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday blamed the Central government for failing to contain violence there.

`People in border areas not confident about central security`

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the people living along the Assam-Nagaland border and the inmates of the relief camps do not have confidence in the central security forces deployed along the disputed belt.