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Maruti factory riot sounds alarm bells for industry


Hiding in his office near New Delhi as workers armed with iron bars and car parts rampaged through the factory, Maruti Suzuki supervisor Raj Kumar spent two terrified hours trying to comprehend the wa

3 killed in fresh Kokrajhar violence, toll 64


At least three more persons were killed while two others injured as fresh violence erupted in strife-torn Kokrajhar district, taking the death toll in the to 64.

"The Bodo miscreants indiscriminatel

Assam violence: CM wants CBI probe


Fresh incidences of violence were reported in lower Assam districts even as the government on Tuesday recommended a CBI probe into the ethnic clashes, which have left 73 dead.

Fury over deaths holds up traffic


Angry mobs took to the streets on Saturday at two places following the death of a girl and a woman constable in two different road mishaps.

When the driver of a stone blocks-laden lorry tried to spee

5 killed in fresh violence in lower Assam; toll rises to 61

After a calm of 10 days fresh violence broke out in parts of lower Assam claiming five lives and pushing the overall toll to 61 on Sunday.

Three injured in bomb explosion

Three people were seriously injured when a bomb exploded in Goreshwar area of Baksa district in lower Assam on Sunday afternoon.

The incident took place when the three noticed a packet hung from a tr

Syria rebels blast air base used to attack Aleppo


Syrian rebels used tanks to attack a military airport northwest of Aleppo on Thursday, a rebel commander said, as a human rights group reported 67 people killed in violence nationwide.

"We had alrea

Violence mars CPI-M hartal in Kerala, DYFI activist dies


An activist of CPI-M's youth outfit DYFI died and violence reported from different parts of Kerala during the dawn-to-dusk hartal, called by the Left party on Thursday to protest the arrest of its sen

Advani blames illegal immigration for Assam conflict


Blaming largescale immigration from Bangladesh for the clashes in lower Assam, BJP leader L.K. Advani on Tuesday said government's 'inaction' in dealing with the problem of infiltrators has resulted in indigenous communities feeling threatened.

MHA accuses Gogoi govt of ‘slow’ reaction

A Union home ministry team which visited the violence- hit areas of Western Assam has identified “land” as the root cause of the unrest, but also blamed the Tarun Gogoi-led state administration to re

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