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CM assures Bodo leaders of PM meet

In what may give more legitimacy to the demand of separate Kamatapur state comprising 20 districts of the two states — 15 in Assam and five in North Bengal — Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on W

Violence, arson rock Karbi Anglong

The warning by Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi of tough action against those resorting to violence failed to deter protesters, who on Sunday set the office and showroom of Khadi Gram Board on fire at

Stir brewed for decades, T-factor was the trigger

The ongoing anger and unrest in hills of Karbi Anglong, which continue to burn even on Sunday, was not the fall out of a day or two.

Assam fears ethnic clashes

In the absence of any effective intervention by the government, the ongoing agitation for statehood by various ethnic groups in Assam has started taking the colour of ethnic clashes with non-tribal gr

Four statehood demands rock Assam amidst violence

The UPA government’s decision to create Telangana has brought long-standing demands by four ethnic groups for separate states carved out of Assam to the fore, with large-scale violence and agitation erupting in the state.

Nearly 13,000 women raped in Assam in 8 years

Nearly 13,000 women have been raped in the last eight years in Assam, official sources said.

T-virus infects Assam, curfew on

With Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday outright rejecting the demand of separate states by various ethnic groups, violence broke out in central Assam’s Karbi Anglong district where support

Assam cops blame Ulfa for grenade attack

Assam director general of police Jayanta Narayan Choudhury here on Monday blamed outlawed Ulfa (I) for launching a planned offensive to make their presence felt in Assam.

CAG raps Assam on NREGA

If the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is any indictor, an expenditure of `4060.48 crore to execute the flagshi

Task force: Most women victims knew culprits

The task force, which was set up to study crime against women in Assam, has stressed the need of a calibrated approach to check the growing crime against women as it has identified a disturbing trend

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