Assam Violence

Violence in Assam's Kokrajhar district and other areas has left lakhs displaced and many dead after clashes between Bodos and Muslims.

Assam violence: Bodo-Muslim antagonism unravelled

Home Minister P Chidambaram and senior BJP leader LK Advani are expected to visit the violence-hit areas of Assam, including Kokrajhar, on Monday. It's been a week since the Bodos and the Muslims clashed in Kokrajhar, before the violence spread to surrounding areas leaving over 40 dead and over two lakh displaced in the ethnic riots.

Assam: No fresh clash, curfew relaxed in Kokrajhar

The situation in the strife-torn lower Assam districts is limping back to normal with authorities relaxing curfew in the worst-hit Kokrajhar district on Sunday.

Assam violence: Congress upset with CM Tarun Gogoi, say sources

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is under fire for his handling of the violence in Assam from none other than the Congress leadership, claim sources. CNN-IBN has learnt that the Congress is upset with him for failing to understand the gravity of the situation, by going to the troubled zone only on the fifth day of the violence, which was

Ground report: Assam on the edge, 44 dead

Clashes between Bodos and minority immigrants in the four Assam districts have continued for the fifth day in a row. The violence has been by and large contained but sporadic clashes were reported from Baksa, near Nalbari in lower Assam.

Assam violence: No end to unrest, lakhs displaced

An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Assam's north-west, as violence following a clash between Bodos and Muslims on Sunday engulfed four districts - Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Chirang and Bongaigaon. Five days of violence have left 40 people dead and over 2 lakh people in 400 villages displaced. Bodies have begun to pile up on the streets as shoot-at-sight orders are

Assam violence: Bodo-Muslim antagonism unravelled

Home Minister P Chidambaram and senior BJP leader LK Advani are expected to visit the violence-hit areas of Assam, including Kokrajhar, on Monday. It's been a week since the Bodos and the Muslims clashed in Kokrajhar, before the violence spread to surrounding areas leaving over 40 dead and over two lakh displaced in the ethnic riots.

Mamata warns against politics over Assam refugees

Wishing that peace returns to riot-torn Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday warned those who were trying to play politics over the influx of refugees into the state.

Special train tomorrow to clear rush to Assam

A special train would be run from Howarh to Dibrugarh on Friday to clear the rush of passengers following irregularities in Assam-bound train services owing to riots in Lower Assam.

40 dead in Assam riots, more troops called in

Desperate efforts are on to bring the situation in Assam under control. While around 1000 troops have been mobilised for peacekeeping in the state, the army has also been conducting flag marches in violence-hit areas.

Partial restoration of train service in Assam

In a major relief to passengers, train services to Assam were partially restored on Wednesday after the army staged flag marches in the violence-affected areas of the state.
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