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Reported by Kishalay Bhattacharjee, edited by Samira Shaikh | Sunday November 18, 2012
The curfew has been relaxed in Assam's violence hit Kokrajhar district from 10 am to 4 pm today. Four people, including a child, died Friday night after fresh violence broke out in Kokrajhar. In the last ten days, a total of 10 people have been kill...
Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Friday November 16, 2012
Two months after Assam witnessed its worst ethnic violence in a decade, the epicentre of those riots, in which more than 99 people were killed and five lakhs displaced from their homes, is simmering again.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 13, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today that the media should avoid the desire to be sensational though it is very tempting some times. Speaking at the golden jubilee celebrations of Kerala Union of Working Journalists in Kochi he said the recent vi...
Press Trust of India | Thursday August 16, 2012
Decrying rumours about attacks on people from the North-East living in other states, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today made an appeal to remain vigilant and maintain peace at any cost.
Alok Pandey with PTI inputs | Thursday August 16, 2012
In fresh violence reported in Assam, a man was attacked and his vehicle was set afire by unidentified men around 10.30 pm on Wednesday in Baksa district in lower Assam. In the retaliatory violence a bridge was torched in the area.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 15, 2012
BJP leader LK Advani today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the rehabilitation of the many thousands displaced by Assam's ethnic violence.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 15, 2012
Terming the violence in Assam as "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today promised to make every effort to find out reasons behind the clashes in which at least 77 people have lost their lives.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday August 14, 2012
Both houses of Parliament were disrupted today after uproar over the violence in Mumbai on Saturday that led to the death of two people; 55 others were injured in the clashes.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday August 8, 2012
The ethnic violence in Assam has dominated the first day of Parliament's Monsoon Session. Describing the riots in and around Kokrajhar as the biggest failure of the Centre, BJP leader LK Advani said, "Of the state's three-crore population, upto 400,...
Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday August 7, 2012
The situation in Assam appears to be far from over. Reports coming in that three people have been killed and two injured after armed miscreants entered at Ranighuli village and fired. The armed men then disappeared. The incident happened at 11 pm af...
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday July 30, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram has reached violence-hit Kokrajhar in Assam on a two-day visit. He will take stock of the situation. BJP leader LK Advani is also expected to visit Kokrajhar today - nearly 10 days after the area was hit by clashes. 53 peo...
Written by Alok Pandey; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday July 28, 2012
On Thursday, when we went to the Commerce College relief camp in Kokrajhar town, it was in a mess. People were scattered around in four rooms and a huge auditorium. Even basic facilities like water and a clean toilet were at a premium.
Press Trust of India | Saturday July 28, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's helicopter returned midway from a flight to strife-torn Kokrajhar district today due to a technical problem.
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday July 29, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram will take stock of the situation in violence-hit Assam in his two-day visit beginning Monday. Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Rs 300 crore relief for the state. On a visit to the relief camps i...
Kishalay Bhattacharjee, Sandeep Phukan | Friday July 27, 2012
At 3 pm, 100 soldiers carry out a flag march - an exercise to demonstrate the Army is on hand and working to revive law and order - in Jurigaon, a small village in Kokrajhar district of Assam. There is no civilian in sight. There are the remains of h...