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CBI to probe border row: Assam CM
Guwahati, Aug 22 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said the CBI would be asked to probe the violence near the state's border with Nagaland in the wake of kidnapping of two youth allegedly by Naga men June 26.
Five militants killed in past 24 hours in Meghalaya
Shillong, Aug 22 : Five militants have been killed in the past 24 hours in the insurgency-ridden Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, including two ASAK militants killed in North Garo Hills bordering Assam, a top police official said Friday.
Curfew lifted in Assam's troubled district
Guwahati, Aug 22 : Indefinite curfew imposed in Assam's troubled Golaghat district, along the border with Nagaland, was lifted Friday for 12 hours as it remained calm with no protestors taking to the streets, officials said.
Manipur running low on supplies due to Assam-Naga conflict
Imphal, Aug.22 : Manipur is running low on supplies after several trade organizations in Assam have declared an indefinite blockade to protest against the violence in the Golaghat district of Assam.
Curfew in Assam's Golaghat District relaxed for six hours
Golaghat (Assam), Aug. 22 : Curfew has been relaxed for six hours in Assam's Golaghat District, which witnessed days of violence between people from Nagaland and Assam.
Rijiju calls for joint mechanism to resolve Assam-Naga border violence
Guwahati, Aug 21 : Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said here on Thursday that seeing the rising tension in Golaghat district, a joint mechanism has been worked out between the Assam and Nagaland Governments to prevent such incidents in the future.
Assam, Nagaland Govts. making sincere efforts to resolve border ...
Guwahati, Aug.21 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today stated that the state government is making sincere efforts to resolve the border issue with Nagaland which has led to the death of nine people so far and injured scores of others.
Assam DGP confirms death of nine persons in Golaghat violence
Guwahati (Assam), Aug. 21 : Assam's Director General of Police Khagen Sarma, on Thursday said that nine people have been killed so far due to violence on the Assam-Nagaland border.
Tripura CM calls for peace in Assam
Guwahati, Aug. 21 : Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has called for peace in Assam in the light of the recent unrest in Golaghat District.
Govt. taking effective steps to end Assam-Nagaland violence: Naqvi
New Delhi, Aug. 21 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Thursday that immediate, necessary and effective steps are being taken by the central government to bring the violence on the Assam-Nagaland border to a close.
MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju to discuss Assam-Nagaland border issue with ...
Guwahati/Golaghat, Aug 21: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju arrived in Guwahati on Thursday to meet Tarun Gogoi and T.R. Zeliang, the Chief Ministers of Assam and Nagaland, respectively.
Assam, Nagaland agree to resolve border crisis: Rijiju
Guwahati, Aug 21 : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju Thursday said a joint mechanism would be worked out soon to defuse prevailing tension along the border between Assam and Nagaland.
Army conducts flag march in Assam's troubled district
Guwahati, Aug 21 : Army Thursday conducted flag march in Assam's troubled Golaghat district near the border with Nagaland, even as a youth was injured when security forces fired rubber bullets at protestors who defied a curfew.
Violent protests in Golaghat, police opens fire
Golaghat (Assam), Aug 20 : A violent protest in Assam's Golaghat district injured several people as local police opened fire at the mob.
Kiren Rijiju: Centre is there to assist state governments
New Delhi, Aug. 20 : Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today assured the state governments of Assam that the Centre is there to assist them.
Police kill two near Assam-Nagaland border, judicial probe ordered
Guwahati, Aug 20 : Two people were killed Wednesday when police fired at protestors in Assam near the border with Nagaland, leading to curfew in Golaghat district, officials said. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered a judicial probe into the firing, while regional political party AGP has called ...
Police kill two near Assam-Nagaland border, judicial probe ordered
Guwahati, Aug 20 : Two people were killed when police fired at protestors Wednesday in Assam near the border with Nagaland, leading to curfew in Golaghat district, officials said. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered a judicial probe into the firing.
Centre to help Assam, Nagaland ease tensions
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday promised all help to Chief Ministers Tarun Gogoi of Assam and T.R. Zeliang of Nagaland to ease tensions along their border.
Police kill two near Assam-Nagaland border
Guwahati, Aug 20 : Two people were killed after police fired Wednesday at protesters in Assam near the border with Nagaland, leading to curfew in Golaghat district, officials said.
Fresh firing in Golaghat kills at least three, injures seven: Reports
Golaghat (Assam), Aug 20 : Fresh firing in Assam's Golaghat District today reportedly killed at least three persons and injured seven others.
Assam CM Gogoi calls attack on his convoy in Golaghat politically ...
Guwahati, Aug.20 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has termed yesterday's targeted attack on his convoy in Golaghat as politically motivated.
Devotees take part in annual Kamakhya Temple festival
Guwahati, Aug.20 : Devotees from various parts of the country thronged the Kamakhya Temple in Assam to witness the three-day Deodhani Dance Festival.
Central government not be blamed for the clashes on Assam-Nagaland ...
New Delhi, Aug.20, : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has defended the role of central government with regard to the clashes on the Assam and Nagaland border. He has said that central government will provide all the necessary assistance, but the onus is on the states to resolve ...
Regional parties call for strike as tension prevails in northeast ...
Imphal, Aug.20 : The tense situation along the Assam-Nagaland border has had an impact on Manipur, as regional parties called for an indefinite economic strike on Tuesday.
Rijiju to visit Assam, Nagaland over border row
New Delhi, Aug 20 : Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said Wednesday that he will meet the chief ministers of Assam and Nagaland and other senior officials over a violent border row on the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district.
Over 4 lakh affected by Assam floods
Guwahati, Aug 19 : A man and a child were killed even as over four lakh people continued to reel under floods caused by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries in Assam, an official said Tuesday.
Assam, Nagaland CMs seek PM Modi's help to resolve border crisis
Ralan, Aug.18 : Chief Ministers of Assam and Nagaland, Tarun Gogoi and T R Zeliang have reportedly sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help to resolve their border-related issues.
Gogoi faces people's ire along Assam-Nagaland border
Guwahati, Aug 18 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday faced the anger of the people in the violence-hit Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district, forcing him to wind up his visit ahead of schedule.
ULFA warns Naga 'aggressors'
Guwahati, Aug 18 : Assam's insurgent outfit ULFA Monday asked 'aggressors' from Nagaland to withdraw from the state and sought a clarification from the Naga leadership on attacks in Assam's Golaghat district that left at least 11 people dead.
Flood like situation across India brings life to a stand still
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 17 : Flood like situation in various parts of India today affected villages in Uttar Pradesh (UP), West Bengal (WB), Assam and Himachal Pradesh.