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Assam: CRPF officer, student killed in firing incident

Guwahati, July 17 (IBNS): A CRPF officer and a student were killed and five others including four security personnel were injured in a firing incident in Assam's Nalbari district on Friday, officials said.

Powerful IED found in Assam

Guwahati, June 22 (IBNS): Security forces on Monday recovered a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Assam's Sonitpur district, police said.

Assam: Two killed, six injured in road mishap

Guwahati, May 29 (IBNS) : At least two people were killed and six others were injured in a road mishap in Assam's Kamrup (Metro) district on Friday, officials said.

Assam: 10 persons injured in train accident

Guwahati, May 23 (IBNS) : At least ten people were injured after a passenger train derailed in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Saturday morning, officials said.

Assam: 3 tea labourers die after consuming illicit liquor

Guwahati, Apr 29 (IBNS) : At least three persons died and 99 others, including 22 children and 27 women,fell ill after consuming illicit liquor in Assam's Jorhat district, officials said.

Assam: Lost Opportunities

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the house of a businessman, identified as Biren Agarwal, located in the market area of Sepon village in Sivasagar District, killing his younger brother, Situ Agarwal, and their driver, Dimbeswar Bhuyan, on February 13, 2015. The locals claimed that the Independent faction of United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA-I), which remains active in the area, had recently demanded extortion money from the businessman's family. The family had refused to make the payment.

BJP'S vision document sparks protests in Assam

Guwahati, Feb 4 (IBNS) : The BJP's vision document for the Delhi assembly election had stirred up a controversy as it allegedly referred the people of North Eastern region in the national capital as "immigrants". The reference sparked a huge protests in Assam on Wednesday.

More than 15,000 women raped in Assam in past ten years

Guwahati, Feb 3 (IBNS) : A 23 year old girl Amrita (name changed) hailing from a remote village in Baska district is still waiting for justice, who was raped by five people three years ago.

Assam: Cyclical Butchery

Publisher: SAIR; President, Institute for Conflict Management

Assam: NDFB used car, vehicle recovered

Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS) : The Security forces on Sunday recovered eight motorcycles and a car, which were used by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit) , in a camp and arrested at least four miscreants who tried to set ablaze a tribal village in BTAD area in Assam, police said.

Assam: Security forces launch all-out operation against Bodo militants

Guwahati, Dec 26 (IBNS): Security forces on Friday launched an all out offensive against the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit) responsible for the massacre in Assam's Kokrajhar and Sonitpur district leaving more than 80 dead.

India needs 'Smart' police force: PM Modi

Guwahati, Nov 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 49th All India DGPs and IGPs conference in Assam's Guwahati where he said India needs 'Smart Police' force.

Assam: A Threat Crystallizes

On October 9, 2014, Security Forces (SFs) killed an unidentified militant of the IK Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB-IKS) at Tarajuli in the Sonitpur District of Assam. One pistol, a grenade and some ammunition were recovered from the slain militant.

At least 10 killed in flash flood in Assam, Meghalaya

Guwahati, Sep 23 (IBNS): At least 10 people were killed as heavy rain in the last 48 hours triggered flash floods and landslides in several districts of Assam and Meghalaya.

Two men accused of rape lynched in Assam

Dispur, Aug 30 (IBNS): Two persons were allegedly beaten to death in Dibrugarh district of Assam late Friday night, reports said. The duo was accused of raping and murdering a woman at a tea garden in the Chabua area of the district.