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Quake of 5.2 magnitude hits Assam's Kokrajhar

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale shook Assam's Kokrajhar district and its neighbouring areas today, the Met office said.

published on : 20th January 2018

Spotlight on traditional fashion, food, music at Assam fest

The fourth edition of the fest commenced on Friday at the Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra.

published on : 20th January 2018

Earthquake of 5.2-magnitude jolts Assam

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale struck Assam's Kokrajhar district on Saturday morning.

published on : 20th January 2018

Threat from rebels now comes from Arunachal and Nagaland: Assam’s top cop

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.

published on : 17th January 2018

Nine oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border

The tankers were moving from Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh to Digboi in Assam when they were set on fire near Jagun. 

published on : 16th January 2018

Animal lovers fume as buffalos made to fight in Assam during Magh Bihu

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.

published on : 15th January 2018

Assam peasant leader Akhil Gogoi to contest polls in 2021; work to start from March

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.

published on : 15th January 2018

Curfew continues in Assam town after Wednesday's violence

The district administration relaxed the curfew for three hours but then re-imposed it fearing deterioration of law and order.

published on : 12th January 2018

Assam custodial death: Police officer arrested, sent to jail

He was arrested by the police on Wednesday night in connection with the alleged custodial death of a labourer, Hasen Ali.

published on : 12th January 2018

Orphanage director held in Assam for molesting minor inmate

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.

published on : 11th January 2018

Indefinite curfew in Assam's Darrang after man dies in police firing

The protests continued despite suspension of the police station in-charge and assurance of stern action against policemen found guilty.

published on : 10th January 2018

Assam: One killed, several injured in clash with police over custodial death of daily wager

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.

published on : 10th January 2018

Assam NRC draft excludes genuine residents: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged her state's people to offer shelter to those from Assam seeking refuge here.

published on : 9th January 2018

Militant arrested in joint operation by police, Assam Rifles

A militant allegedly involved in the recent kidnapping of a policeman has been arrested in Dima Hasao district, police said.

published on : 8th January 2018

Don't compromise on insurgency issue: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy tells Assam government

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.

published on : 7th January 2018
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