Karbi Anglong

  • Assam goes for second phase polls on April 12 amidst bandh 11-04-2014 09:53 PM

    Guwahati: Assam is set to hold the second of the three-phased Lok Sabha polls in the backdrop of a bandh in Autonomous District (ST), one of the three constituencies, capping a high-pitched campaign. Polling will be held in the Autonomous District (ST), comprising Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts, Karimganj...
  • Assam: Indefinite curfew continues in violence-affected villages 28-12-2013 02:17 PM

    Indefinite curfew continued in Chokihola area of Karbi Anglong district of Assam, where Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tiger (KPLT) militants killed four people on Friday, attacking a Naga village, setting fire and firing indiscriminately. The Assam government rushed three companies of additional forces on Friday night to the affected areas so...
  • Moderate quake rocks Assam 06-11-2013 12:06 PM

    Moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Assam on Wednesday. The tremor though lasted for few seconds, yet the doors and windows jolted. However, no information of any casualty or damage has been reported. The earthquake occurred at 9:46 am. The epicentre of the tremor was at...
  • 24-year-old neighbour rapes 11-year-old girl in Assam 15-09-2013 05:37 PM

    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...
  • Gogoi warns agitators against rail, road blockades 13-09-2013 08:39 PM

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday asked various groups of agitators in the state to withdraw road and rail blockades immediately, warning them that the government would be compelled to take "appropriate steps otherwise". He said that the government cannot remain a passive spectator to the series of road...
  • Bodoland stir: Life hit in Assam, violence in Karbi Anglong 05-08-2013 03:02 PM

    Guwahati: Normal life was paralysed in lower Assam and Karbi Anglong on Monday with violence and disruption of train services marking the beginning of bandhs by different organisations demanding a separate Bodoland. A 48-hour bandh by All Bodo Students Union(ABSU) and another 1500-hour Assam strike, the longest so far in...
  • Assam: Violent protest for more states continue 05-08-2013 08:55 AM

    Guwahati: Protests for the creation of more states by dividing Assam on the lines of Telangana have got violent. Several government offices have been torched and rail tracks have been removed in Karbi Anglong district of Assam by the violent protesters. Police said the office of the additional chief engineer...
  • 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...
  • Assam: Protests over Bodoland, Karbi Anglong intensify, 2 dead 02-08-2013 03:28 PM

    Guwahati: After Bodoland, there is now growing clamour for a separate Karbi Anglong council in Assam. The situation in Karbi Anglong district is tense as protestors have stepped up their agitation for a new state. Two people have died in violent protests while 20 have been injured. Agitators demanding an...
  • Assam: Violent protests erupt over demand of separate Karbi Anglong state, 2 killed 01-08-2013 11:27 PM

    Diphu (Assam)/Darjeeling: Two persons were killed in police firing in escalating violence in the agitation for a separate Karbi Anglong state in Assam on the lines of Telangana which also spurred GJM on Thursday to call for an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling from Saturday for Gorkhaland. As large-scale arson broke...