Hope returns: The Kokrajhar story
Apr 19, 2013
असम के कोकराझार में हिंसा में चार मरे, कर्फ्यू लागू
Nov 17, 2012
Empty promises put Assam on the boil again?
Nov 16, 2012
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 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 Sreenivasan Jain; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday August 13, 2012
In a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in Assam, suspected militants shot at four labourers in Chirang district on the Assam-Bhutan border, killing one and wounding three.
Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday August 12, 2012
The politics over ethnic clashes in Assam has spilled over to Mumbai with violent clashes between the police on one side, and protesters on the other. Thousands of kilometres away, in Assam, there is politics over the identity of those from the Musli...
Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Monday August 13, 2012
24 people have been arrested in Mumbai for Saturday's violence near Azad Maidan. Two people were killed and 55 others were injured after a protest over ethnic clashes in Assam turned violent there. Investigation is now on to determine if the violence...
Reported by Rashmi Rajput | Saturday August 11, 2012
Two people died at Mumbai's Azad Maidan after a protest over the ethnic violence in Assam turned violent. The police had to fire in the air and lathicharge the crowds after a section of them burnt vehicles, including media vans on Saturday evening. ...
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday August 9, 2012
Here are the highlights of what various leaders said during a debate in the Rajya Sabha on Assam violence. Ethnic clashes have left over 70 people dead in the last one month in the state.
Alok Pandey | Thursday August 9, 2012
Normalcy seems to be returning in Assam, which has been witnessing ethnic clashes for over a fortnight now. Due to the violence, nearly 4 lakh people have been displaced and over 70 are dead.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday August 7, 2012
Trouble continues in lower Assam, which saw fresh violence and three deaths overnight. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the ethnic violence that is just not ending.