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PTI A policeman was killed on Thursday while another was injured when a mob tried to capture a poll booth in Kokrajhar Parliamentary seat of Assam, leading BSF personnel to open fire. In view of the violence, polling has been stopped at five polling
anti-talk faction militants in pre-poll violence in Assam's Kokrajhar district a day before Lok Sabha polls, police said. Heavily armed militants attacked them at Bhogjhra village and shot them at point-blank range killing them on the spot.
Muslims and Bodos still struggle to rebuild lives Pratibha and Narendra Chandra Narzary too are struggling to rebuild their house destroyed in the 2012 riots. Rajya Sabha member Urkhaw Gwra Brahma, holds BPF responsible for the violence in Kokrajhar.
the electoral fight for Assam's troubled Kokrajhar, a melting pot of conflicts between Bodos and non-Bodos, was never more intense and engrossing than this time. Witness to a series of communal clashes in the last few years, including the Bodo-Muslim
A large number of people gheraoed Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre here today, seeking his intervention for fast-track justice in the March 29 gang-rape and murder case. The girl, a resident of Boldigami village under Amguri
A political consensus has evolved in the State for updating the National Register of Citizens For Mofidur Rahman of Assam, having an updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the State is the top issue this election. We have to live in constant
A day after a tribal girl was allegedly gang-raped and killed on the bank of the Makra river in Chirang district, thousands of people today joined the twin rallies at Kajalgaon in the district to protest the incident. The girl, a first-year higher
Pillai's visit The police on Monday resorted to baton-charge and teargas to disperse anti-Bodoland protesters who blocked a rail line in Kokrajhar district ahead of Tuesday's visit by the former Union Home Secretary, G.K. Pillai, who has been tasked
The KLO list includes four top leaders commander-in-chief Nityananda Sarkar alias Shyam Ray, general secretary Keshab Barman, assistant organising secretary Lal Chand Deka and cultural secretary Digambar Rai alias Jibon Koch. Cash rewards of Rs 5
Today, it not only has about 250 cadres about 100 of whom are believed to be trained in sophisticated weapons and explosives but also has the capability of striking terror as Assam has already witnessed in the past three days. S) faction in fact has