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Not enough police force initially: Chidambaram on Assam violence


Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday admitted there was not enough police force to stem the ethnic violence in Assam when it was in its initial stages.

"There was not enough police force on

4.7-magnitude quake hits Assam

An earthquake of mild intensity was on Sunday experienced in Assam and parts of the north-east.

‘If MHA knew, why wasn’t Army sent?’

Bogged down by criticism from all quarters for inaction, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Friday said that even after giving requisition to induct the Army to contain violence in Western Assam

PM’s helicopter returns to Guwahati due to technical problem

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's helicopter returned midway from a flight to strife-torn Kokrajhar district on Saturday due to a technical problem.

PM Manmohan Singh leaves for riot-hit Kokrajhar


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday left for Assam's violence-hit Kokrajhar district in an IAF helicopter after the previous chopper he was travelling in flew back here following a technical snag.

CM slams media, says Assam not burning

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Thursday claimed that situation in trouble-torn Western Assam was limping back to normalcy but lambasted national media for presenting a wrong picture of the s

Violence in Assam worst crisis for state govt: Gogoi


Describing the violence in the four Assam districts as the worst crisis his government has faced, chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said 45 people had been killed and three lakh people rendered homeless till now.

MP accuses Gogoi of defending culprits

The All India United Democratic Front president and MP Badruddin Ajmal here on Thursday said that they are going to lodge FIR against a MLA, deputy commissioner and superintendent of police of trouble

MHA finds lapses in handling of situation

In what has come as serious embarrassment for Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, the home ministry team has found serious lapses in handling of the situation by the state administration in trouble-torn

State, Bodo leaders divided over violence

Serious differences between Assam government and Bodo leaders cropped up on Wednesday when three ministers of the ruling Congress government not only contradicted the charges of Bodoland Territorial C

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