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An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale shook Assam's Kokrajhar district and its neighbouring areas today, the Met office said.
The fourth edition of the fest commenced on Friday at the Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale struck Assam's Kokrajhar district on Saturday morning.
The police in Assam are grappling with a new challenge. It is about the insurgents’ use of the soil of neighbouring states to carry out subversive activities in Assam.
The tankers were moving from Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh to Digboi in Assam when they were set on fire near Jagun.
Some 60 domesticated buffalos were brought to the historic Ahatguri in Morigaon district by their keepers from various parts of central Assam for the fights which were held after a gap of three years.
Gogoi said while he was not averse to having an alliance with like-minded forces to fight "fascist BJP", he would prefer to create a third alternative excluding the Congress.
The district administration relaxed the curfew for three hours but then re-imposed it fearing deterioration of law and order.
He was arrested by the police on Wednesday night in connection with the alleged custodial death of a labourer, Hasen Ali.
The 13-year-old girl lodged a complaint with the police that the director forcefully took her out of her room and molested her in another room on the night of January 7.
The protests continued despite suspension of the police station in-charge and assurance of stern action against policemen found guilty.
Fearing fresh violence, the authorities clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in areas falling under Dhula police station for an indefinite period.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged her state's people to offer shelter to those from Assam seeking refuge here.
A militant allegedly involved in the recent kidnapping of a policeman has been arrested in Dima Hasao district, police said.
During his visit to the city, Swamy said that any rebel group carrying out subversive activities against the sovereignty of the nation should be eliminated.