Golaghat

  • Assam: CM orders prompt registration of cases for crime against women 03-10-2013 08:21 PM

    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...
  • 1.2 lakh people affected in Assam floods 12-07-2013 11:27 AM

    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...
  • Flood situation worsens in Assam as 43 more villages submerge 30-06-2013 08:17 PM

    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 28-05-2013 10:20 AM

    Golaghat: Another incident of man-animal 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...
  • Assam's young crusader: Akhil Gogoi 27-10-2010 09:05 AM

    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 27-10-2010 08:51 AM

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