Goalpara

  • Assam: Death toll increases to seven in attack by GNLA 04-11-2013 11:28 AM

    The death toll has increased to seven in the attack by suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) insurgents in Assam's Goalpara district. The attack happened prior Diwali celebration when people were busy celebrating the festival. One seriously injured has been operated upon and another four injured are undergoing treatment", Hospital...
  • 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...
  • Assam: 6 killed as clashes between police, villagers continue 30-04-2013 03:57 PM

    Tezpur/Goalpara: A villager was killed and 11 others injured when police opened fire for the second day on Tuesday to control a mob which attacked and seriously injured over 20 policemen and set ablaze three police vehicles in Assam's Sonitpur district. The toll in Monday's violence in curfew-bound Goalpara district,...
  • Assam: 2 persons killed, 15 injured; indefinite curfew imposed 29-04-2013 06:11 PM

    Goalpara: Two persons were killed and more than 15 injured, including senior police officials, in police firing and mob violence, following which indefinite curfew was clamped in two areas of Assam's Goalpara district on Monday. Violence broke out in Mailapathar area near Rakshashini forest after the body of a 50-year...
  • Assam: Elephant gets stuck in mud pit, rescue efforts underway 08-12-2012 09:38 PM

    In Goalpara region of Lower Assam, a wounded elephant was lying in a swamp with broken tusks. Local forest officials brought in another elephant to try and pull it out. ...