Diphu

  • Not in favour of tickets for politicians' kin: Rahul Gandhi February 25, 2014

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he was not in favour of family members of politicians getting party tickets to contest polls. "I am not in favour of giving tickets to family members of Congress leaders and want to change this trend," Gandhi said during an interaction with...
  • 24-year-old neighbour rapes 11-year-old girl in Assam September 15, 2013

    Diphu: An 11-year old girl was raped and abandoned by her attacker assuming her to be dead in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police sources said on Sunday. The girl was raped allegedly by her 24-year-old neighbour Tinku Sahu after taking her to a nearby sugarcane field at Kheroni on September...
  • Protests in Assam, Cong MP's house set ablaze August 2, 2013

    Diphu/Kokrajhar: With the army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Congress MP were set ablaze, while four persons were injured in police firing, as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped up on Friday. The army...
  • It is ballots versus bullets in Assam these elections April 16, 2009

    North Cachar Hill District: Dimasa militants and Karbi militants have been spreading terror in the hill districts of North Cachar and Karbi Anglong. Trains are been targetted, people are being abducted and killed and even an election officer was attacked. The Diphu constituency in this area went to polls on...
  • Twin blasts in Assam, narrow miss for Kamrup Express April 13, 2009

    Guwahati: A major tragedy was averted on late Sunday when two powerful bombs exploded on a rail track in Assam a few minutes before a crowded passenger train was to cross the blast sites, officials said. A police spokesman said the first explosion took place around 2230 hrs IST near Nilalong,...
  • Blast in Assam train; 2 killed, 30 injured December 2, 2008

    New Delhi: At least two people were reported killed and at least 30 were injured in a blast that ripped through one of the bogies of a passenger train near the Diphu railway station in Assam. The blast took place in the Lumding-Tinsukhia Inter City passenger train in the early hours...