Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal to visit Kokrajhar today

Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal to visit Kokrajhar today

GUWAHATI: In the evening, NDFB-S issued a statement denying its role in the attack. Hours before this at the site of violence, a few locals had shouted slogans holding jihadi elements responsible for the killings. In a version that almost challenged the police claim, Mohilary’s party colleague and state forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma said, […]

Renowned Assamese writer Mahim Bora passes away

Renowned Assamese writer Mahim Bora passes away

GUWAHATI: Eminent Assamese litterateur Mahim Bora died due to old age problems in a private nursing home here, his family sources said. He was 92. He was admitted to the nursing home yesterday after his health condition deteriorated at his home in Nagaon district. Bora was a Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi winner and is […]

Images from terror attack in Kokrajhar, Assam

Images from terror attack in Kokrajhar, Assam

A dozen people were killed and many injured after two terrorists in army uniform opened fire at a crowded market near Assam’s Kokrajhar town. The terrorists came in an auto-rickshaw and started firing at a weekly market at Balajan Tiniali, around 220 km from Guwahati. One of the attackers also threw a grenade, setting off […]

Assam terror attack shocks nation, top leaders condemn act

Assam terror attack shocks nation, top leaders condemn act

KOKRAJHAR: Fourteen civilians have been killed after terrorists opened fire at a weekly market at Balajan Tinali in the heart of ASSAM’s Kokrajhar. Security forces in the area have killed one of the terrorists. Fifteen civilians have been reported injured in the incident. Early report indicates NDFB Sambijit group is behind d heinous attack killing […]