Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future
World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space
Assam is no stranger to the sad syndrome where the fight for supremacy often ends with either the death of human beings or elephants.
Bodos threaten to revive statehood agitation from October-November if BJP govt fails to keep 'poll promise'
He said that while the BJP assured to look into the statehood demand ahead of the Lok Sabha polls yet the party had ignored the issues Bodos
Assam government on Friday wrote to the CBI requesting for an inquiry into the murder of student leader Lafiqul Islam Ahmed in Kokrajhar.
Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riots
The incident happened an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for New Delhi from Guwahati after reviewing the damage caused by the recent wave of floods.
The second and final phase of Assam Assembly elections began at 7 am on Monday amid tight security to decide the fate of 525 candidates in 61 of the 126 constituencies with ruling Congress, BJP-AGP-BPF alliance and AIUDF locked in a keen contest.
The party is, however, open to join hands with any other "secular" force for the election, which is slated to take place within next three months.
Brahma, along with his party colleagues in different government bodies would resign from their posts by tomorrow, Mohilary said.
The 45-year-old Sarania has quite a few first against his name. He is not only the first non-Bodo MP to represent Kokrajhar but also the first member in Parliament who was part of the Ulfa.
"We have asked for 50 companies (100 personnel each) from the Home Ministry to maintain law and order in BTAD. Of them, 30 companies will be provided by the Centre," Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi told a press conference here today.
Two more bodies of have been recovered in Assam's Baksa and Barpeta districts today, raising the death toll to 45 in the recent violence in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD).
Security will be stepped up in the vulnerable areas of violence-hit Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) of Assam and the state police chief has been asked to prepare a comprehensive action plan in this regard.