Assam Violence

  • Telangana fallout: 2 dead in violence as demand for 'Bodoland' grows in Assam 02-08-2013 08:55 AM

    Diphu: After the Telangana announcement by the Congress, the demand for separate statehood has grown louder in other regions as well. Violent protests have engulfed the districts of Karbi, Anglong and Dima Hasao in Assam, where protesters are demanding a separate state. As large-scale arson broke out, the Army, called...
  • Four killed in fresh Assam violence 17-11-2012 10:21 AM

    Guwahati: Bodoland area in lower Assam witnessed fresh trouble with the killing of four persons by armed assailants in Jiaguri even as police arrested a member of Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District in connection with the killing. The assailants fired randomly on a group of persons at Jiaguri in Kokrajhar police...
  • Assam violence: PM speaks to Gogoi, death toll rises to 5 16-11-2012 06:04 AM

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi late on Thursday evening to discuss law and order situation in violence hit Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD) where two person was killed taking the toll to five since November 10. Gogoi gave the Prime Minister, who is...
  • PM talks to Tarun Gogoi over Assam violence 16-11-2012 01:40 AM

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday evening to discuss law and order situation in violence hit Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD) where one person was killed taking the toll to six since November 10. Gogoi gave the Prime Minister, who is a...
  • Fresh clashes between NDFB factions in Assam, curfew imposed 15-11-2012 10:05 PM

    Curfew has been imposed in Kokrajhar and Gossaingaon districts after violent clashes between two factions of the NDFB. ...
  • Assam: Violence in Kokrajhar, 3 dead in 3 days 12-11-2012 12:49 PM

    Guwahati: Three persons have been killed as violence erupted in Kokrajhar. While two person were killed on Friday, November 10, another person was shot dead on Monday. A person was shot dead at Badugaon under Gossaigaon police station of Kokrajhar district on Friday and in the retaliatory attack, a youth...
  • Is social media a threat now?

    Anupam's Space |  Anupam Shrivastava
    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday raised concerns over misuse of social media specially to flare up communal hatred by certain section. Recently Law Minister...

  • North-East: a volcano waiting to erupt

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    Around a week ago, I was chatting with a friend wherein I remember mentioning that there was more to the Mumbai rioting of August 11...

  • Assam riot victims need our sensitivity, not our prejudice

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In an emotionally surcharged and polarised polity, even riot politics can become a zero sum game. So, any television debate on Gujarat 2002 must necessarily...

  • Govt could have averted Assam violence, says report 01-12-2007 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara on Tuesday said India are the favourites for the World Cup, beginning Feb 19 in the sub-continent but cautioned them about the pressure of playing at home. Lara, who was here for a cricket clinic, tipped South Africa as the second favourite...