GOLAGHAT

  • AssamNagaland border violence: Curfew relaxed in Golaghat for 12 hours August 22, 2014

    Golaghat: The indefinite curfew in Golaghat district was relaxed for 12 hours from Friday morning with the situation "under control and improving further", a senior district official said. There was no report of untoward incident on Friday from any part of the district, including Uriamghat along the AssamNagaland border, he...
  • AssamNagaland border violence: State, Centre play blame game August 20, 2014

    Three people were killed on Wednesday and six injured in clashes in Golaghat on the AssamNagaland border but the state government and the Centre were busy playing the blame game. ...
  • Assam violence: Guwahati buses to be off road on Thursday August 20, 2014

    Guwahati: City buses in Assam's capital will remain off the road for 12 hours on Thursday in protest against the firing in Golaghat that left three persons dead and six others injured on Wednesday. The Guwahati City Bus Association has decided not to ply their buses for 12 hours on...
  • AssamNagaland violence intensifies; three dead, six injured in fresh firing in Golaghat August 20, 2014

    Golaghat: Three people have been dead and six have been injured in fresh firing in Golaghat in Assam. Violence has been intensifying along the AssamNagaland border. Earlier, too, nine people from Nagaland were allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought a...
  • Fresh violence on AssamNagaland border, 18 injured August 19, 2014

    Golaghat: At least 18 protesters were injured after police fired rubber pellets and resorted to lathicharge at Rangajan in violencehit Golaghat district of Assam along the Nagaland border on Tuesday evening, a senior police officer said. District Superintendent of Police Siladitya Chetia told PTI that a group of protesters turned violent...
  • People oppose Tarun Gogoi's visit to AssamNagaland Border, clash with police August 18, 2014

    Guwahati: There has been a clash between people and police at Merapani's district near Nagaland border over the visit of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday. Locals opposed the Chief Minister's visit due to the ongoing AssamNagaland border conflict. The police even fired in the air to disburse the crowd...
  • Assam government to submit detailed report on violence to Union Home Ministry August 17, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said that the state government would submit a detailed report to the Union Home Ministry on the recent violence along the AssamNagaland border which claimed nine lives in Golaghat district. "Along with the detailed report, a memorandum will...
  • Assam: CM orders prompt registration of cases for crime against women October 3, 2013

    Guwahati: Noting that speedy investigation of cases of crime against women will act as a deterrent for the criminals, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday directed the police to be prompt in registering such cases. "Speedy investigation will not only ensure quick justice to the victims but also act as...
  • 1.2 lakh people affected in Assam floods July 12, 2013

    Guwahati: Floods continue to wreak havoc in Assam where 1.2 lakh people have been affected affected as surging water from overflowing rivers submerge 27 more villages, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority(ASDMA). About 500 families were badly affected in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river. Across the...
  • Flood situation worsens in Assam as 43 more villages submerge June 30, 2013

    Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with 43 more villages in three districts getting submerged, while water entered the Kaziranga National Park where an antelope was killed, officials said. About 65,000 people of 170 villages in seven districts Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karimganj and Lakhimpur ...
  • Assam: Villagers beat a bear to death after it injures 10 people May 28, 2013

    Golaghat: Another incident of mananimal conflict has come up in Assam. A bear died of injuries after villagers of the Golaghat district hit it with stones and iron rods. The bear had entered the village in search of food and caused injuries to around 10 people. Gun shots and JCB...
  • Flood situation turns grim in Assam August 27, 2012

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam on Monday turned grim with the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries rising in five districts following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas. Over one lakh people have been affected by the third wave of floods in the five districts of Lakhimpur, Dhemaji,...
  • Economic blockade of Nagaland enters fifth day August 22, 2012

    Golaghat: The indefinite economic blockade of Nagaland called by six organisations of Assam entered its fifth day on Wednesday with no signs of any thaw. The blockade, which started on August 18, has been called against alleged encroachment of land by miscreants from Nagaland in Assam's Golaghat district. Protesters from various outfits,...
  • Assam floods: Over 500 animals dead in Kaziranga July 6, 2012

    Golaghat: Over 540 animals, including 13 rhinos, have perished in the worldfamed Kaziranga National Park in Assam during the current wave of floods, perhaps the worstever to hit the Park in recent history. Hog deer are the worst hit with 465 of them succumbing to the flood waters which has inundated...
  • Assam's young crusader: Akhil Gogoi October 27, 2010

    Guwahati: In a forgotten corner of Assam, RTI activist Akhil Gogoi begins his days work, meeting people and talking to them. Akhil and his Krishak Mukhti Sangram Samiti are the only way to fight for their rights and make the administration deliver. At his office the heap of files are...
  • Young Indian Leaders: activist Akhil Gogoi October 27, 2010

    He stood up against every possible threat to expose the corrupt, fought for the environment and millions of helpless people in Assam. ...