Goalpara

  • Tarun Gogoi to make aerial survey of flood-hit Goalpara today 5 days ago

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will make an aerial survey of flood-ravaged areas of Goalpara district to take stock of the situation. A statement from the Chief Minister's Office said Goalpara is the worst affected district where 16 people have lost their lives so far because of the floods....
  • Assam: Three terrorists die while planting explosives August 1, 2014

    Goalpara: Three ULFA terrorists were killed in an IED blast in Assam's Goalpara on Friday morning. The terrorists were planting the bomb when it went off. The local police say they had prior information of a possible attack. The blast was aimed at targeting police personnel. ...
  • Assam: One dead, three injured in blast in Goalpara July 23, 2014

    Goalpara: One person has been killed in a blast in Assam on Wednesday morning. Three others were also injured in the blast triggered by suspected militants. The IED blast happened in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district. The bomb, which exploded at about 8:10 AM, was kept in a...
  • Assam: Death toll increases to seven in attack by GNLA November 4, 2013

    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 Superintendent R...
  • 36-hour bandh paralyses life in Kamrup and Goalpara district August 29, 2013

    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 the...
  • Assam: 6 killed as clashes between police, villagers continue April 30, 2013

    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 curfewbound Goalpara district,...
  • Assam: 2 persons killed, 15 injured; indefinite curfew imposed April 29, 2013

    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 50year old...
  • Political conspiracy behind Goalpara violence: Tarun Gogoi February 13, 2013

    Guwahati: Dubbing the violence in Assam's Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council (RHAC) areas as a 'political conspiracy', Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday accused opposition parties of encouraging the perpetrators. "There are political forces who are instigating them. But I do not want to name them," Gogoi told reporters here. "How...
  • Assam: 8 IED blasts rock Goalpara, Dhubri districts January 27, 2013

    Goalpara: Suspected ULFA militants on Saturday night set off eight IED blasts in a space of 90 minutes targeting the house of an AIDUF MLA and crowded markets in Assam's Goalpara and Dhubri districts but there was no immediate report of casualty or injury, police sources said. ULFA, along with...
  • Assam: Elephant gets stuck in mud pit, rescue efforts underway December 8, 2012

    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. ...
  • Security tightened across Assam on IDay eve August 14, 2012

    Guwahati: Security has been tightened across Assam on the eve of Independence Day with additional forces deployed at sensitive locations to foil any attempt by militant outfits to create disturbances. "We have deployed additional forces. Besides, there is some intelligence feedback about attempt by the antitalk faction of ULFA to trigger...
  • Assam: CRPF vehicles targetted, red alert sounded August 9, 2012

    Guwahati: Suspected ULFA militants detonated an IED targeting a CRPF team in Assam's Goalpara district in the wee hours on Thursday but none was hurt. A red alert has been sounded following threats from the antitalk faction of the banned group led by by the elusive Paresh Baruah. The blast, triggered...
  • CRPF vehicles targetted in Assam, red alert sounded August 9, 2012

    Guwahati: Suspected ULFA militants detonated an IED targeting a CRPF team in Assam's Goalpara district in the wee hours on Thursday but none was hurt. A red alert has been sounded following threats from the antitalk faction of the banned group led by the elusive, Paresh Baruah. The blast, triggered from a...
  • Powerful bomb recovered in Assam August 7, 2012

    Goalpara: A powerful bomb hidden in a bag was found near National Highway 37 in Assam's Goalpara district on Tuesday, police said. Security personnel found the bomb during patrol at Haldapara adjacent to NH 37 close to the area where a bomb exploded on July 31 killing an army man and...
  • Assam: IED blast in Goalpara, 1 dead, 7 hurt July 31, 2012

    New Delhi: One Army personnel died and seven others were critically injured when the truck they were in was attacked in an IED blast in Goalpara in lower Assam on Tuesday. The blast took place near the Naranarayan Setu in Goalpara at 10.30 am. There is no information on the group behind...
  • Assam police on alert ahead of ULFA 'Army day' March 15, 2012

    Guwahati: With the Union Home Ministry alerting the Assam government to tighten security ahead of ULFA's 'Army day' on Friday, DGP Jayanta Narayan Choudhury on Thursday said that three districts in the state were an area of concern. "Three districts in upper Assam are an area of concern and we are...
  • IED blast in Assam, 4 CRPF personnel killed July 30, 2010

    Guwahati: At least four paramilitary troopers were killed and about 30 injured in a powerful landmine explosion in Assam on Friday, police said. The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) claimed responsibility for the explosion in the restive northeastern state. A police spokesperson said militants triggered the remotecontrolled landmine when...