Rangiya

  • India's longest rail-cum-road bridge coming up in Northeast July 24, 2013

    Itanagar: India's longest rail-cum-road bridge coming up across the mighty Brahmaputra at Bogibeel in Assam is not only expected to be a lifeline for the Northeast, but will also strengthen the country's security. Scheduled to be completed in 2016, the 4.94 km bridge, a product of the 1985 Assam Accord and...
  • Congress workers ransack party office in Assam January 7, 2013

    Rangiya: The Congress office in Rangiya was allegedly ransacked on Monday by several party workers, who were protesting against non-inclusion of their names in the proposed list of nominees for the upcoming panchayat polls, police said. About 20 supporters entered the Congress office and smashed furniture, window panes, doors and tore...
  • Assam: Curfew relaxed in Rangiya, no fresh violence August 17, 2012

    Guwahati: Curfew in the Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup Rural district was relaxed on Friday as no incident of fresh violence was reported from any part of Assam. "Curfew has been relaxed in Rangiya from 9 am to 3 pm. The situation is under control," Assam Inspector General of Police (Law &...
  • Assam polls: violence reported from Rangiya April 11, 2011

    Guwahati: Voters clashed with police personnel in Rangiya in Kamrup district of Assam on Monday during the second and final phase of elections to the 126-member Assembly. The incident happened when some voters were allegedly manhandled by the police, who were trying to maintain order at a polling station. The voters...