Kokrajhar

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Political blame game over Assam violence as death toll reaches 32 May 3, 2014

    Political blamegame has begun over the Assam violence, in which 32 people have died so far. While the BJP has called for CM Tarun Gogoi's resignation, the Congress has accused the BJP of polarising politics. ...
  • Assam government must act immediately over Kokrajhar violence: Cong May 3, 2014

    Nine more bodies were recovered from violence-hit Baksa district of lower Assam, taking the toll to 32. The Army has been called in and curfew imposed in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of Assam after attacks by National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants. Congress leader Meem Afzal said, "The Assam government...
  • Watch: Battle for Kokrajhar Lok Sabha seat April 23, 2014

    In 2012, communal violence between the Bodos and non Bodos in Kokrajhar and surrounding districts in Assam killed at least 1000 people and more than lakhs were displaced from home. As Kokrajhar goes to polls on April 24, we try to find on what key issues people will vote. ...
  • Fresh clashes between NDFB factions in Assam, curfew imposed November 15, 2012

    Curfew has been imposed in Kokrajhar and Gossaingaon districts after violent clashes between two factions of the NDFB. ...
  • Must stand united in crisis: Assam CM on violence August 28, 2012

    More than a month has passed since the Kokrajhar violence took place. ...
  • Assam: MLA Pradeep Brahma's supporters block rail tracks August 23, 2012

    Tension is back in Kokrajhar in Assam. Supporters of sitting MLA Pradeep Brahma, who has been arrested and charged with arson and violence in the riots - have blocked railway tracks demanding his release. ...
  • Assam: Low-key Eid in relief camps August 20, 2012

    An uneasy calm prevails amongst the relief camps of Assam as people have no other option but to stay put on Eid amidst tight security. ...
  • Ground report: No Independence Day cheer in Kokrajhar August 14, 2012

    Independent India turns 65 but there is not much to celebrate for at least four lakh people living in relief camps in Assam's Kokhrajar and Dhubri districts. ...
  • Assam: No Independence Day cheer in riot-hit regions August 14, 2012

    Nearly 2000 people at a relief camp in Bongaigaon district have erratic water and electricity supplies, are forced to sleep on the floors, and have just 19 bathrooms to cater to their hygiene needs. ...
  • Advani's remarks cause ruckus in Parliament August 8, 2012

    BJP leader LK Advani squarely blamed illegal migration from Bangladesh as the root cause behind the Assam violence. ...
  • Ground report: Lack of food and medicine in Assam July 27, 2012

    More than two lakh people are trying to survive and overcome their fears in the relief camps in Assam. ...
  • Assam: Army struggles to curb violence, lakhs flee homes July 27, 2012

    There is an eerie silence across the 400 affected villages of Assam with lakhs fleeing to relief camps in fear. The Army, however, continues with flag marches to bring the situation under control. ...
  • The Last Word: What steps are needed to tackle Assam violence? July 29, 2012

    How should we try to understand the violence that has suddenly overtaken Assam? ...
  • Assam violence: Army stages flag march, over 80,000 displaced July 25, 2012

    Army staged flag march in four violence-hit districts of Assam as 32 people have been killed and over 80,000 have headed to relief camps. Chief Minister Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi admitted law and order failure but refused to resign. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Tarun Gogoi July 24, 2012

    There has been some serious fallout of the violence in Kokrajhar district in Assam where 21 people have died so far. Nearly 50,000 people have fled their homes in and around 400 villages across Kokrajhar, Dhubri and Chirang districts. ...