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Ruling BPF MLA arrested for Assam violence

An MLA of Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF), which is an ally of the ruling Congress in Assam, was arrested in the wee hours on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the recent violence in the state.


Assam limps back to normal; 8,186 leave camps

As many as 8,186 people have left for their homes from relief camps in riot-hit districts in Assam.

Altogether 7,498 people have left the camps in Kokrajhar district and 688 in Chirang district since

Ex-rebels with arms worry MHA

The home ministry is extremely worried about the presence of more than 500 illegal weapons in the hands of pro-talk faction of militant outfits and former rebels in Assam.

Pro-talks Ulfa leader arrested

In a significant development, the Assam police on Monday arrested a top Ulfa leader of the pro-talk faction, Hira Sarania, in connection with a case of extortion dacoity, killing and kidnapping.

Cleric expelled for threat to Bodos

The leading Muslim leaders of southern Assam has taken serious note of an inflammatory appeal and quit notice issued to Bodos living in Barrak Valley by All-Assam Imam Parishad (AAIP) and Muslim Youth

Earthquake hits Assam, no report of casulaties

A moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.

The earthquake had an intensity of 5 on the richter scale, according to preliminary information release

Situation calm in Assam, two trains arrive from Bengaluru


The situation in lower Assam on Saturday remained peaceful with no report of any violence even as two special trains arrived here carrying 1700 people who had fled the southern states after rumours

Last accused in Guwahati molestation case surrenders

The last accused in the Guwahati molestation case of July 9 has surrendered.

The police said the last accused in the case, Sikandar Basfore, gave himself up late on Friday evening at Bhangagarh Polic

Dissent grows in Assam Cabinet

In what has triggered a speculation of growing dissension in the rank and file of the Assam government, the high-profile health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma skipped the crucial Cabinet meeting on Thur

Rumourmongers caused panic, claims Assam CM

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Thursday said that rumourmongers have caused panic among the people of north-eastern states living in south Indian states and a large number of them are return

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