Kamrup

  • Assam: 28 people killed, 10 injured as a truck rams into 2 mini buses; driver on the run 03-10-2013 10:11 AM

    At least 28 people, including 13 children, were killed and 10 others injured when the two mini buses they were travelling in were hit by a truck on National Highway 35 in lower Assam's Barpeta district in the wee hours on Thursday. The two buses were going one behind the...
  • 36-hour bandh paralyses life in Kamrup and Goalpara district 29-08-2013 06:11 PM

    Rangiya/Guwahati: Normal life was paralysed in Assam's Kamrup and Goalpara districts following a 36-hour bandh called on Thursday by the Non-tribal Coordination Forum which was marked by sporadic incidents of violence. The bandh, which began at five AM on Thursday, has been called to demand curtailment of non-tribal villages from...
  • Protests in Assam, Cong MP's house set ablaze 02-08-2013 08:01 PM

    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...
  • 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 -...
  • PM asks Mukul Roy to visit Assam train crash site 11-07-2011 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday asked Trinamool leader and Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy to visit the accident site of the Guwahati-Puri Express in Assam. The Prime Minister has pulled up Roy a day after the minister said he was waiting for the Prime Minister's...
  • Bodo outfit behind Assam train accident: police 11-07-2011 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: At least 100 passengers were injured after four bogies of the Guwahati-Puri Express derailed following a suspected IED blast near Rangia in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district on Sunday. The train, with around 1000 passengers, mostly pilgrims bound for Puri left Guwahati railway station at 5:40 pm, railway officials...
  • Assam: bus falls off bridge in Kamrup, 31 dead 31-05-2011 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: In a tragic incident in Assam, 31 people were killed at Hajo in the Kamrup district after a private bus fell off a wooden bridge and plunged into a river at midnight on Monday. The incident happened at Rajabari on Hajo-Guwahati road when the bus carrying a wedding...