Tezpur

  • Assam: Tea trader killed, two injured in blast 2 days ago

    Tezpur: A tea trader was killed and two others including a tea garden manger were injured in a grenade blast by suspected NDFB(S) terrorists at Dalgaon area in Darrang district, police said on Saturday. The grenade was thrown last night at the Borgarah tea garden manager's office, in which the manager...
  • Look beyond the din of electoral noise to see our work: PM in Assam March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was in Assam on Saturday on an electoral campaign. He urged voters in Tezpur to look beyond the "din of electoral noise" to "see the reality". "Compare the work done by Congress and non-Congress governments before you cast your votes. Sometimes the good work gets...
  • Minister's convoy blocked on second day of bandh against Rahul's visit February 26, 2014

    Morigaon/Tezpur: The convoy of a Union Minister and a state minister were blocked as sporadic incidents of violence were reported during the second day of the bandh called by different outfits protesting against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's visit to Assam. Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Development Ranee Narah and Assam Irrigation...
  • Earthquake rocks NE states, no report of casualties August 19, 2012

    Guwahati: An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked the entire north eastern region with no injury to people and damage to property. The earthquake had an intensity of 5 on the Richter scale, according to preliminary information released by the India Meteorological Department. The earthquake, which shook the region for more...
  • 'Cremated' girl reappears alive in Assam October 28, 2011

    Tezpur: A young girl who was presumed to have died with the body cremated two days ago turned up on Friday at the Tezpur police station in Assam's Sonitpur district. Nineteen-year-old Indrani Bora of neighbouring Nagaon district fled with her friend Mukut Ali from Guwahati to Dhubri district on October 17,...
  • CBI proves before SC, ex-MP Subba is not Indian October 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Proving the CNN-IBN impact true once again, CBI confirms former Congress MP M K Subba is not an Indian citizen. The CBI has confirmed to the Supreme Court that Subba's nationality documents are forged. CNN-IBN had first exposed that Subba, a three-time MP from Assam, is actually a...
  • Three-time MP Subba not an Indian: CBI September 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Moni Kumar, former MP from Tezpur in Assam, is not an Indian citizen, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has told the Supreme Court. The CBI has told the court that Subba's nationality documents are forged and a case must be filed against him. CNN-IBN in May 2007 had found...
  • IAF moving Sukhoi to NE to thwart Chinese threat June 10, 2009

    Tezpur (Assam): A squadron of the frontline combat aircraft Sukhoi 30- MKI would become operational in India's sensitive Northeast next week, a strategic decision to move advanced assets close to the Chinese border, defence officials said on Tuesday. A defence spokesperson said four multi-role strike fighter jets would land June 15...
  • With Rs 60 cr, Subba is Assam's richest poll candidate April 6, 2009

    Tezpur : Moni Kumar Subba, controversial Congress party MP and nominee for the Tezpur parliamentary seat in Assam, is undoubtedly the richest candidate in the state with cash, assets and investments worth more than Rs.60 crore. Subba, fighting to retain the Tezpur seat in northern Assam for the fourth straight...
  • Man who spent 54 yrs in jail without trial is dead December 27, 2007

    Tezpur: Machang Lalung, who was kept under custody for more than half a century without a trial and forgotten, is dead. Released in July 2005, the 77-year-old was beginning to savour freedom with his family in his village near Tezpur when death snatched him away. Lalung was only 23 when he was...
  • Centre walks the tightrope as Subba cries foul September 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Member of Parliament Mani Kumar Subba doesn't have a leg to stand on anymore after CNN-IBN exposed once again that his birth certificate, that would have proved his nationality, is a fake. And Subba’s claims of innocence have a familiar rant now. “I am not guilty. Your channel...
  • Expose: Escaped convict, Cong MP have lot in common September 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Moni Kumar Subba, the Congress MP from Tezpur in Assam, has for 16 years lied that he is an Indian. The truth is he is a Nepalese, and he is a criminal. A report by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) says Subba is a Nepali national originally named...
  • Certified fake: Subba's last defence falls apart September 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Moni Kumar Subba, Congress MP from Tezpur in Assam, flashes his birth certificate when he is accused of being a foreigner who has faked his identity. A CNN-IBN investigation in March 2006 exposed Subba for lying about his place of birth and hiding his Nepalese identity. The birth certificate...
  • Speaker rules 'no action' on Subba June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday ruled "no action" on an Opposition appeal seeking the expulsion of Congress MP MK Subba from Lok Sabha in the wake of a controversy over his nationality. Reacting to the CNN-IBN expose that casts doubts over the nationality of the MP from...
  • Govt grants Assam more firepower June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The screws are being tightened on the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the Centre has announced that the rebel group will be stopped in Assam at any cost. "The ULFA will not be able to carry ahead its heinous crimes and no quarter will be given...
  • 10,000 troops rush to upper Assam June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Army on Monday announced it was deploying over 10,000 troops in upper Assam to fight the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) which has killed at least 67 Hindi-speaking people since Friday. "Operations against ULFA insurgents have been intensified in Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Nalbari and other areas of upper...