07 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday accused the Tarun Gogoi government in Assam of failing to take strong action against jihadi and fundamentalist outfits despite intelligence inputs about their expansion in the state.
20 Aug 2014
Golaghat: Three persons were killed and six injured in police firing in this Assam town on Thursday when a mob tried to set ablaze the deputy commissioner's office and a police station and targetted a hospital in continuing violence along the state's border with Nagaland, after which indefinite curfew was clamped in the areas and Army called out.
01 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Assam will hand over cases related to jihadi activities in the state to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.
26 Jul 2012
Dozens of people on Thursday gathered here to denounce the ethnic riots in Assam and the killings of Muslims in Myanmar.
20 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Five National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB-Songbijit) militants were killed in an encounter with a joint police and army team in lower Assam's Chirang district early on Wednesday morning, said a top police official.
27 Oct 2014
Jorhat (Assam): Seventy labourers were injured when an over-crowded bus carrying them fell into a ditch on NH-37 here during wee hours on Monday. According to Jorhat district SP Amanjeet Kaur, the bus was carrying 70 passengers from Barpeta to Tinsukia against its capacity of 35 persons.
23 Jul 2014
Goalpara (Assam): One person was killed and three others were injured in a bomb blast triggered by suspected militants in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district on Wednesday.
04 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday congratulated former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on being bestowed with Japan's second highest civilian honour.
11 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Breaking away from tradition, North East region's premier educational institution Cotton College in Assam for the first time in its 113-year history has held an election for the post of General Secretary to its Teachers' Association.
30 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: A 30-year-old software engineer, who allegedly had plans to join the ranks of the dreaded terror group Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, has been detained by Hyderabad Police.