Hope returns: The Kokrajhar story
Apr 19, 2013
Assam poll violence: Death toll rises to 20
Feb 13, 2013
Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday April 30, 2013
Curfew has been imposed in Malaipathar in Assam's Goalpara district amid violence in which four people have been killed. Two people died this morning when the police opened fire to control a 3000-strong mob on the rampage. Two more people were killed...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 2, 2013
Delhi will clash with Assam, who beat Kerala by five wickets in the other semifinal, for the title of the domestic One-day tournament.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 15, 2013
Two people were killed today and 11 others seriously injured in firing by security men amid clashes at a panchayat vote counting centre in Assam's Hatsingimari subdivision where indefinite curfew has been imposed.
Alok Pandey | Thursday February 14, 2013
Three more people have died in police firing in Assam's Goalpara district, taking the death toll in the last one day to 20. Thirteen people have died in police firing and six in clashes, which continued overnight between the Rabha Hajong tribe, which...
Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Eleven people have been shot dead in clashes between police and tribal groups opposed to local elections in Assam. The Army has now been deployed to help the local police maintain law and order in Goalpara district, where the clashes were reported.
Reported by Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Thursday September 13, 2012
Dhubri town served as a refuge for hundreds of people who were affected by the recent ethnic violence in Assam, the worst in the state in over a decade.
Written by Kishalay Bhattacharjee; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 30, 2012
20 minutes from Kokrajhar town through lush green fields and a forest is Pakritol village. Not a recent habitat but a very old settlement with neat rows of houses. We hesitate to enter knowing that people there must be agitated. An Army convoy with r...
Written by Mala Das | Tuesday August 28, 2012
One person has died and five others have been injured in fresh violence in the Kokrajhar district of Assam. The area has been the epicentre of an ethnic flare-up that has ravaged the state in the last one month, claiming over 90 lives and leaving lak...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday August 27, 2012
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered his administration to crackdown on trouble makers after five people were killed in fresh violence in lower Assam in the weekend. He has also sent out a team of ministers to ensure peace in the troubled dis...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday August 26, 2012
With the death toll in the Assam clashes reaching almost 80, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said, "Administration will fire at anyone who resorts to arson and violence." Mr Gogoi's warning came after five more people were killed on Saturday in Chir...
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday August 24, 2012
The Bodoland People's Front has called for an idefinite bandh to protest against the arrest of their MLA for his alleged role in the recent ethnic clashes in Assam that have left over 70 people dead in the last one month. In anticipation of violence...
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday August 23, 2012
Tarun Gogoi, the beleaguered Chief Minister of Assam, has taken umbrage at comparisons being made between the Gujarat riots of 2002 and the ethnic clashes that have rocked his state in the last month; he says such comparison is "unfair."
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday August 23, 2012
A state legislator in Assam has been detained by the police for his alleged role in the recent ethnic clashes in the state that have left over 70 people dead in the last one month.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 20, 2012
Peace remained the central focus of Eid in Assam on Monday with thousands of people offering Namaz-e-Eid at mosques across the state, including in the troubled Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri districts where 77 people have been killed in ethnic clashes...
Written by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday August 19, 2012
A Mumbai court has extended the police custody of all the 23 accused of violence last Saturday in Mumbai. They will remain in police custody till August 24.