ASSAM RIOTS

  • 30 minutes: Assam, split wide open August 25, 2012

    Between July and August, death came easy in Western and Lower Assam as the state witnessed its worst riots in recent times. ...
  • Assam: MLA Pradeep Brahma's supporters block rail tracks August 23, 2012

    Tension is back in Kokrajhar in Assam. Supporters of sitting MLA Pradeep Brahma, who has been arrested and charged with arson and violence in the riots have blocked railway tracks demanding his release. ...
  • NE exodus: 'Everyone wants to return to the cities now' August 22, 2012

    The Home Secretary of Assam GD Tripathi has claimed that the exodus by Indians from the Northeast has now ended and that people now want to return to Bangalore and other cities to earn their living. ...
  • Bangalore: Will Indians from the Northeast return to work? August 21, 2012

    An estimated 30,000 had fled Bangalore last week but many others stayed back. ...
  • Assam: Lowkey Eid in relief camps August 20, 2012

    An uneasy calm prevails amongst the relief camps of Assam as people have no other option but to stay put on Eid amidst tight security. ...
  • NE exodus: Rumours are baseless, says Gogoi August 19, 2012

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi says it's all a conspiracy to malign him. ...
  • Northeast exodus: Bangalore Police investigate SMS source August 17, 2012

    The Bangalore Police has said it is investigating the source of the SMS that triggered panic among the Northeast population in the city causing them to flee in hordes. ...
  • Bangalore Police starts patrolling of NEpopulated areas August 17, 2012

    Even as the number of the Northeast people leaving Bangalore city for Guwahati appeared to be less on Friday, the city police started patrolling areas with thick Northeast population. ...
  • Bangalore: '24/7 protection being provided to Northeast people' August 17, 2012

    The Additional DGP of Bangalore, Vipin Gopalakrishnan has said that the state and the Centre are doing all they can to bring the situation under control. ...
  • Ground report: No Independence Day cheer in Kokrajhar August 14, 2012

    Independent India turns 65 but there is not much to celebrate for at least four lakh people living in relief camps in Assam's Kokhrajar and Dhubri districts. ...
  • Assam riot: Return of refugees will take some time, says Sonia August 13, 2012

    Sonia Gandhi said refugees hit by the recent violence in lower Assam will have to wait for some time for the situation to become calmer before returning home. ...
  • Mumbai: Police arrest 23 for violence over Assam riots August 12, 2012

    Police told court that they want to interrogate the accused to find out whether the violence was preplanned or not. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 26, 2012

    Support for Team Anna seems to have dwindled considerably from last year. Modi says his detractors owe him an apology. ...